Minds behind Richmond Mural Project unite for new DC-based mural festival – ‘District Walls’

by | Sep 16, 2016 | STREET ART

Blind Whino X Art Whino in its mission to bring all the cross sections of the Low Brow world is pleased to announce DISTRICT WALLS.

Blind Whino X Art Whino in its mission to bring all the cross sections of the Low Brow world is pleased to announce DISTRICT WALLS.

With over 146 murals implemented in the last 9 years and with ongoing success of the Richmond Mural project, Art Whino will be using the power of the mural once again with its focus this time on the Nations Capitol.

Washington DC has gone through an amazing renaissance in the last five years and this project’s mission is to add another dimension to the city with this year them of bringing World Renowned abstract muralists. These abstract styles have roots in fine art, graffiti, street art, and abstract geometry meshes them together into some of the most striking murals in the forefront of the mural world.

Art Whino will be curating 10 world renowned abstract muralists who will be painting murals through Washington, DC. Numerous local artists will assist these muralists, allowing for an exchange of artistic knowledge. Blind Whino will hold a special free mural workshop for the public, taught by the local artists. DISTRICT WALLS is supported in part by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.


Muralist begin painting the week of September 19th and will finish their murals by September 30th

Mural Locations: Various Locations and will be announced soon.

Kickoff Reception September 19th 6-8pm
Come out and give a warm welcome to the muralists
Blind Whino
700 Delaware Ave, SW
Washington DC, 20024
RSVP Only event. RSVP Here
Yummy BBQ and drinks will be served
All ages event

Main Reception September 23rd 6pm – 9pm
Location at one of the murals TBD
RSVP Only event. RSVP Here
All ages event

Art Workshop September 25th Noon-5pm
Signup for classes Here
Workshops will be held at
Blind Whino
700 Delaware Ave, SW
Washington DC, 20024
Materials included
All ages

Brad Kutner

Brad Kutner

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