The Northampton Arts Council is an organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

SKATE OR PAINT 2019: Live Mural Painting, Skate Competition & Live Music



WHAT: SKATE OR PAINT 2019: Live Mural Painting, Skate Competition & Live Music
WHEN: Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm
WHERE: Northampton Skatepark, Veteran’s Field Northampton, MA.

SKATE OR PAINT 2019: Live Mural Painting, Skate Competition & Live Music
Presented by Northampton Arts Council and Theory Skateshop. SKATE OR PAINT is a free public event to gather the community, reinvigorate the space and organize for future projects at the Northampton Skatepark and in the local skating community. The event will include skate competitions hosted by Theory Skateshop, mural painting and live performance from local skater/musicians Jesus Vio, Mibble and DANE X SOPIRA.

Local artists will paint a mural on two sides of the field house at Veterans field, adjacent to the Skate Park. The Mural Artists include Ryan Muldoon, Tyler Chaney, Mark Tousignant, Ben Licata and Eric Talbot.

Opened in 2007, The Northampton SkatePark is a community gathering space and athletic facility where sports, art, style, passion and fun collide. The skate park project was initially spearheaded by a community group of skateboarders and skateboard moms who formed a group called Skate Park in Northampton, or SPIN, in 2001 and raised almost $70,000

Poster by Psyched on High http://psychedonhigh.com/

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