The first mural painted in Toppenish
Come & watch paint dry!
The First Saturday in June
Pioneer Park in Toppenish, Washington
Each year, on the first Saturday in June the Toppenish Mural Society gets a group of artists together to complete a mural in one day. As a matter of fact, the entire Toppenish Mural project began as a Mural-in-a-Day in June of 1989, when “Clearing the Land” was created. Since that first one, we have created a total of 75 murals around town. Three times, walls have been built for the sole purpose of having a mural on them. Last year over 13,000 people walked through the doors of our Visitor’s Welcome Center to learn more about this fascinating program.
The artists invited to participate in Mural-in-a-Day are professional Western artists from throughout the Western United States and Canada. Some of the artists included in past projects have been: Fred Oldfield, Val Kerby, Robert Thomas, Gary Kerby, Roger Cooke, Don Crook, Lesa Delisi, Karen Gulley, Phil Kooser, Bill McCusker, Newman Myrah, Ken Carter, Janet Essley, Don Brown, Jack Fordyce, Don Gray, Betty Billups, Robert Walton, Daniel DeSiga, Jan Whitefoot, Mavis Willson, Bill Ross.
Come watch a dozen or more professional artists
paint an historically accurate mural.
It only happens once a year.
You don’t want to miss it!
For more information contact the Toppenish Mural Society at the Toppenish Chamber of Commerce 509-865-3262.
Artists working on the 2010 "Celebration of Agriculture: Fruit Labels" Mural