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Wichita's Murals

When someone mentions city murals, is Wichita one of the first places that comes to mind? If not, maybe it should be! With over 100 murals in the city, there are tons of different styles to be seen. In fact, weโ€™re even home to the largest acrylic mural by one artist in the world! ๐ŸŒŽ


Some quick facts about the mural: ๐ŸŽจ Called El Sueno Original, aka The Original Dream ๐ŸŒพ Covers an entire grain elevator in north Wichita ๐Ÿˆ At 50,000 sq ft, itโ€™s almost as large as a football field (57,600 sq ft) ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŽจ Created by street artist GLeo ๐Ÿ‘ญ Commissioned by Armando Minjarez, director of the Horizontes Project, which aims to unite the predominantly Latino North End and historically African American Northeast neighborhoods of Wichita. ๐Ÿ“ Check it out for yourself at 519 E 20 St N, Wichita, KS 67214


Below weโ€™ve included photos of not only El Sueno Original, but also some of the other murals that can be found around Wichita. Let us know which ones youโ€™ve visited below! ๐Ÿ‘‡


El Sueno Original


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Armando Minjarez, director of the Horizontes Project, in front of the mural.


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1125 E Douglas - The Artist at Large Tattoo Shop Mural by Chris Tenary


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3407 E Douglas - "We've Got the Joy" by Elisabeth Owens, sponsored by Mollie Smith and John Throwbridge


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3215 E Douglas - "Greetings from Wichita"


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100 21st St E - Heather D. Byers


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13th St Train Bridge - Kamela Eaton


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122 N. Madison - "Livin' in the Wheat"


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2100 E Douglas - "Bee Yourself" by Jeff Jokavac, sponsored by College Hill Pediatric Dentistry


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1520 E Douglas - "Dear Wichita, Take Care and Dream Big" by Lindsey Kernodle and friends, sponsored by Michael Andrusak


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1007 N. Cleveland (Dunbar Theatre) - Priscella Brown


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1. For a map of Wichitaโ€™s murals: https://rem.ax/3OqQ4g5 2. Largest acrylic mural source: https://rem.ax/3u6euTW 3. The Horizontes Project: https://rem.ax/3OoE66L 4. For more murals and their locations: https://rem.ax/3bAgFsF


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