and Town of Essex present the
15th National Mural Symposium
Featuring Keynote Speaker:
Meg Saligman, Philadelphia USA
Friday, October 12
to Sunday, October 14, 2012
Windsor Riverside Inn and Essex
For program & schedule,
Once in a Millennium Moon, 2001,
National Mural Symposium 2012
is a professional development opportunity for
mural artists, arts administrators, arts educators,
public art consultants and creative developers of
internationally acclaimed mural and community artist.
She has created some of the world's most recognized
murals, including Philadelphia’s landmark Common
Threads, Philadelphia Muses and Once in a
Millennium Moon, the largest publicly funded U.S.
mural project in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Symposium accommodation & venues:
Windsor Riverside Inn
333 Riverside Dr. West
Windsor ON, N9A 5K4 Canada
Hotel Front Desk: (519) 977-9777
Hotel Toll Free: 1(800) 267-9777
A discounted room rate
is available to delegates of the Symposium. Use the
promo code MURAL when booking by phone or online:
Discounted room rate of
$107 valid until 09/28/2012 thereafter, reservations
will be taken on a space available basis only.
Essex County Civic & Education Centre, 360 Fairview Avenue in the town of Essex, is
approximately 1/2 hour drive from the Windsor Riverside
Inn. Transportation will be provided from the Inn to
Essex symposium sessions at scheduled times.
While visiting Essex, Ontario:
Enjoy historical and other visitor attractions in our
host Town of Essex including:
Municipal Affairs & Public
Private Partnerships: Executive Director of
Brampton Arts Council, Marnie Richards, and a
representative of Brampton Community Services on
working through municipal policies and processes
to launch a public art program;
Public Private Partnerships:
The Bell Box Murals Project
director Michael Cavanaugh will share what he
has learned about putting together successful
public-private community art partnerships.
Mural Tour of the downtown outdoor
gallery in Essex
Using Acryloid B72 for Mural Restoration:
Wayne Winiecki, ‘The Mural
Medic’, who has used the coating to restore celebrated muralsin Twentynine Palms, CA and Chemainus, BC.
Occupational Health & Safety
Town of Essex
Health & Safety Co-ordinator
Practical information about contracts
with Karin Eaton, Mural Routes
Carol Knowlton-Dority, President Mural Routes, sharing
her recent work creating visual-tactile murals designed for children and adults with special needs.
Debunking the Fear of Fundraising with Louise
Garfield, Arts Etobicoke. How beliefs, fear and stress about fundraising in difficult economic times affects our ability to succeed in reaching our goals.
Project Management - roundtable: Topics include financial tracking tools, current practices in restoration and other issues raised by our delegates.
opportunities, and more...
symposium registration: $210
Full symposium registration (Mural Routes members):
Full symposium registration includes:
~ All sessions
and refreshment breaks, Friday evening reception
~ Saturday breakfast & lunch, Sunday breakfast
~ Transfers between hotel and Essex Civic Centre
One day rate -
(includes Friday sessions
1 - 5 pm, evening reception)
One day rate - Saturday: $130
(includes Saturday sessions
9:30 am - 4:15 pm, breakfast & lunch)
One day rate - Sunday: $110
(includes Sunday sessions 9:30
am - 12:30 pm, breakfast)
Guest/spouse full symposium rate (accompanied by one
or fax registration, download form
Register online now!
For more information,