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Shaping Peace Together: Collaborative Chalk Mural

In partnership with the Dayton International Peace Museum, the Dayton Art Institute offers this guide to creating a collaborative chalk mural.

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Collaborative Chalk Mural

Featured Artwork:
Left: Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018), Love, 1968, lithograph in colors on paper #44/100. Gift of the Price Brothers Company, Mr. Harry S.
Price, Jr., Mr. Gayle B. Price, Jr. and Ms. Pamela Houk, 1998.62

Right: Asante people, Kente Cloth, 20th century, cotton, silk, dye. Gift of Willis Bing and Audrey Davis in memory of Fred Davis, 2002.44

Materials Needed

• sidewalk chalk, approx. 24 sticks
• house paint brushes
• water spray bottle
• pencil and paper
• tape measure
• paper towels
• water bowl

Optional:

• chalk pastels, various colors
• work gloves and knee pads
• dustpan and broom

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