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CaptionRINGING SAN FRANCISCO'S FIRST MURAL TO LIGHT * Mission San Francisco de Asis is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco. * Hidden inside it is a mural painted by Ohlone Indian in 1791 under the supervision of Spanish Missionaries. * It is San Francisco’s Oldest Mural yet little is known about it. * This mural has not been in public view for over 200 years. * Ben Wood and Eric Blind rediscovered and digitally documented the mural in 2004. * This project will transform their digital documentation into a physical public mural in the heart of the Mission District. * The project will recreate the 18th century mural as a significant piece of Native American and California history blocks away from the original in Mission Dolores. REVIVE HIDDEN HISTORY + BEAUTIFY THE NEIGHBORHOOD This project is a collaboration with the Mission Community Market MCM on Bartlett Street. MCM is a weekly outdoor event that celebrates the neighborhood’s diversity with fresh foods local small businesses and youth activities. MCM's mission is to make Bartlett Street between Mission and Valencia a safe beautiful and fun public space. The Mission Dolores Mural is the perfect first step in this direction. This mural will tell San Francisco’s oldest story in a very public place free to be seen by thousands of residents and visitors in the Mission District every day. Where will it be painted? 85 Bartlett Street at 22nd Street in the Mission District of San Francisco CA. Who will paint it? 
 Jet Martinez Ezra Eismont and Bunnie Reiss. These famed local muralists from the Mission District bring individual and complementary styles and perspectives. The combination of their talents will make the recreation of the Mission Dolores Mural a brilliant piece of public art and a long-term attraction to historians artists and community members alike. ____________ Contact For project inquiries email jeremy[at]missioncommunitymarket[dot]org
HeadlineBRINGING SAN FRANCISCO'S FIRST MURAL TO LIGHT
Copyright Noticemission dolores mural.com/
URLhttp://www.missiondoloresmural.com/

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