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MEDIA ADVISORY

December 5, 2019

 

                              MARTA UNVEILS NEW COMMUNITY INSPIRED MURAL

                                                        AT EAST LAKE STATION                               

 

This Saturday, MARTA is celebrating the installation of a new mural by artist Nico Romero at East Lake Station. The mural was inspired by Romero’s interaction with members of the communities surrounding the station; Kirkwood, East Lake, Decatur, and Oakhurst. Each image relates to a conversation, experience, or a story told to the artist by a community member.

 

WHEN:  Saturday, December 7, 2019

   1 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Coffee/hot chocolate party

               2 p.m. – Group photo shot by drone

 

WHERE:  East Lake Station

                 1156 DeKalb Ave.

                 Atlanta, GA 30307

 

WHO:  Residents of Kirkwood, East Lake, Decatur, and Oakhurst are invited

            All are welcome!

 

The mural installation was made possible through MARTA’s public art program, Artbound. One percent of MARTA’s annual budget is allocated to enhance the ridership experience through visual and performance arts. To learn more visit https://www.itsmarta.com/artbound.aspx.

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