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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Visual Arts

           

Treme Homecoming Mural 

In partnership with the Arts Council of New Orleans
Artists Jamar Pierre and Ivan Watkins led youth art classes and Saturday community workshops on art and mural design.  They also learned how to research, document & depict the history of Treme & Treme Center with elders and artists in the community.  

The project culminated with a large mural (above) for the Treme Rec Center that honors the Treme community's  heroes, history and culture. Students paintings are also on display in the main walkway.

Tremé People & Places in the Mural 
Cheryl Austin, Ron Chisom, Jim Hayes, Viola Washington, Jessie Hill, Louis Charbonnet,The Box Band, Big Ike, Ashton Ramsey, Miss Lucile, Treme Community Center, Treme Coffeehouse, and Miss Annie Mae’s Sweet Shop.  To learn more about these people and places, click here to download a mural guide. 

 

 

 

 

 
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Last updated: 12/11/2014 4:17:35 PM

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