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About Movable Murals: 

This inaugural project was originally developed for and in celebration of Watsonville’s Sesquicentennial in 2018 and was a collaboration with Pajaro Valley Arts and the City of Watsonville, first funded by the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz. Check out the current Movable Murals at 250 Main Street, Watsonville. Click through the slideshow below to check out the murals throughout the years!

PVA and the City of Watsonville completed the installation of Moveable Murals: An Act of Love: Mask Wearing During the Pandemic in 2021 funded by the Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust Cares Act grant.

Read the full press release for Movable Murals 2021 here:
Press Release Moveable Murals 2021 Ribbon Cutting

The first phase of the project included a digital rendering of the piece Wear Together by Watsonville artist Erik Davison; and two photo collages designed by Karen Lemon, digitized by Hedwig Heerschop, of photographs submitted by: Genevieve Daly, Kimberly deLucia, Brianna Flores, Linda Martin, Karen Lemon, Marianne Nagel, Joey Ontiveros, and Graciela Vega. The second phase included installation of four hand painted murals called Flying Together by Watsonville artist Jaime Sanchez.

Movable Murals 2019 consisted of the murals entitled Strawberry Festival & Safety First by Priscilla Martinez, Pedestrians Come First by Peter Bartzcak, and Birds Crossing by Jaime Sánchez. Photos of the murals are included in slideshow above.

Murals were completed by Bonni Carver, Paul DeWorken, Judy Gittelsohn, and Taylor Reinhold. Taylor’s and Judy’s murals have moved on to a new location at Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes. Photos of the murals are included in the slideshow above.