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Art This Way Announces One More Alley Mural In 2018 And Amplify Art Grant Support

The Fort Wayne Downtown Improvement District is pleased to announce that the Art This Way, Alley Activation Project is producing one more large scale outdoor mural in 2018. Look for the Star Building Mural to begin in October 2018.


Location: 127 W Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN

“Downtown Fort Wayne’s public realm experience is essential to sustaining its momentum and growth as a destination of choice”, said Bill Brown, President of the Downtown Improvement District. “Through the collaborative efforts of great partners like Art This Way, the Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Lincoln Financial Group as well as fantastic Downtown advocates, businesses and property owners, we have been able to develop a very successful program which is adding amazing works of outdoor public art to Downtown Fort Wayne which are open and accessible for everyone to enjoy. The willingness for all these different interests to work together has made all the difference and is truly our X-factor in fulfilling our mission of Advancing Downtown Fort Wayne as the vibrant urban core of Northeast Indiana.

Art This Way is happy to announce that it was selected as a recipient of Arts United’s Amplify Art Grant which is an active crowdfunding based grant. The next cycle will go live on October 1. Anyone who is interested in supporting the efforts of Art This Way can visit for more information. Funds will be used to fund a mural at the 840 S Calhoun Street wall. Art This Way’s fundraising goal is $5,000.