Leonard Folgarait Explores Mexican Muralism at Cheekwood Workshop on October 21

riveramural2Leonard Folgarait, professor of history of art, and Brian Greif, creator of the Nashville Walls Project, will offer a professional development workshop at Cheekwood on Friday, October 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The workshop is entitled “Street Stories: Urban Art in Mexico and Nashville.”

Folgarait will explore Mexican muralism with workshop participants, and Greif will talk about the murals found on walls all over Nashville. Participants will engage in an interactive art activity as well as practical classroom application to a variety of grades and subject areas.

For more information about the workshop, email Brooke Griffith, School & Outreach Program Manager, at bgriffith@cheekwood.org.

Scene from Diego Rivera’s mural “La conquista y revolución” at Palacio de Cortez, Cuernavaca

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