1. 2009 Athmar Park Library Mural Project Documentary

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    The Athmar Park Branch Library received a grant from the Urban Arts Fund and has created an anti-graffiti-vandalism project this summer! The project is a graffiti art mural that says "Athmar Park Library" and features drawings based on the theme, "Knowledge is Power." Athmar Park neighborhood youth in grades 5 through 12 have created the mural themselves and have documented their experience with photos and video. The mural is hung on the south-facing wall of the Athmar Park Library as a permanent art installation! Special thanks to Your Name In Graffiti, who helped with the mural, and Dona Laurita from Think 360 Arts, who brought innovative photography to the project! The Athmar Park Library Urban Arts Fund Graffiti Mural Project documentary presentation and mural unveiling was held on August 19, 2009. See photos of the project at teens.denverlibrary.org/media/urbanarts_ath.html

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    • Denver Arts & Venues Introductory Video

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      Denver Arts & Venues' mission is to enhance Denver's quality of life and economic vitality through premier public venues, arts and entertainment opportunities.We exist to make Denver the greatest city in the country to live in and visit. And why shouldn’t it be? With our mild sunny weather, parks and trails, arts and culture scene, growing culinary community, a healthy and youthful attitude, all set to a Rocky Mountain backdrop, Denver is the place to call home. Proudly owned and operated by Denver Arts & Venues: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, Denver Performing Arts Complex, Colorado Convention Center, McNichols Civic Center Building and Denver Coliseum. Proudly programmed by Denver Arts & Venues: Denver Public Art, Create Denver, Urban Arts Fund, Mayor's Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture, Five Points Jazz Festival and Youth One Book, One Denver.

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