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Call for Muralists and Walls: Nelson International Mural Festival

By Contributor
December 31st, 2018

The Nelson and District Arts Council (NDAC) is excited to announce that artist and building owner applications for the Nelson International Mural Festival are live.

NDAC is thrilled to be presenting the second annual mural festival in collaboration with the City of Nelson. Through the festival, NDAC is increasing the cultural vibrancy of Nelson by engaging local, national and international street artists, muralists, performance artists, creators and arts lovers through the creation of up to 10 large scale public artworks, two days of live music, dance and theatre and educational opportunities.

NDAC desires to shine a light on local cultures and histories, encouraging collaboration and community building.

The festival is an inclusive event intended for all cultures, genders, ages and abilities. Artist and Building Owner applications are currently available on our website and close on Thursday, January 31st at 5 p.m.

For more information on the event and application forms, check out Any questions can be directed to Executive Director Sydney Black at

Photo Caption: Artist Kelly Shpeley paints one of the many murals during the 2018 festival. — Emilee Wheeler of Electrify Photography


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