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Milwaukee Station Hopes Murals Will Spark Dialogue

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 7/19/2017

Milwaukee Public School’s WYMS-FM Milwaukee has used grant money to commission local artists to paint murals aimed at spurring community conversations. Artist Stacey Williams-Ng will work on the first mural from July 31 – September 10. Katie Mullen and Jordan Pintar will work on the second mural from September 1 – October 6. “We want these pieces to propel dialogue,” said Marketing Director Alyssa Feuerer. By seeding thought-provoking messages through the city, we hope to encourage people to be more accepting and empathetic with their neighbors.”

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