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Street Art Stories: Urban Murals in Mexico and Nashville

Friday, October 21--Cheekwood and the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University teamed up to offer teachers an exploration of Murals in Mexico and Nashville. Dr. Leonard Folgarait, Professor of History of Art at Vanderbilt University, explored Mexican muralism, and the creator of the Nashville Walls Project Brian Greif delved into the murals found on walls all around Nashville. Teachers engaged in an interactive art activity, as well as practical classroom applications to a variety of grades and subject areas.


Nashville Walls Project:

Nashville Arts Magazine feature: 

Diego Rivera Web Museum: 


Diego Rivera unit