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Soledad Mural Celebration 2022


Saturday, Oct 1

12:00pm - 2:00pm


Metered Parking

Washington Manor

Join the city in celebrating it's newest mural by international street artist Victor "Marka27" Quiñonez.

Marka27 describes the piece as a "mural dedicated to the preservation of diversity and representation in the south end." It depicts several symbolic images including...

  • a mother wearing a child on her back

  • Haitian colors on the mother's wrap

  • a Puerto Rico flag

  • a Chinese Imperial Dragon for protection and cultural pride

  • neo-Indigenous patterns and African textiles

  • red, black, and green for hip hop and shout out to Boston's street artist, ProBlak

  • cherry blossoms and a radiant child representing a brighter future and deep love and respect for all of God’s creations

The project was completed on August 27th, cost $87,500 and is located on an 8-floor, 77 apartment building called Washington Manor.

The celebration is free and open to all ages! You can learn more about the New York artist and see a collection of his work here.

After the event, you can visit Carter Playground and read this children's book about city living, street art and graffiti.

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