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10 New Must-See Murals by Local MoCo Artists

Step outside and experience a taste of local culture by exploring 10 new murals exhibited throughout Montgomery County, Maryland.

In an effort to promote the safe reopening of the area’s creative economy and cultural industry, the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County commissioned eight local artists to mount temporary public art murals that encourage residents and visitors to reengage with the arts and humanities sector.#ArtHappensHere reflects the wide diversity of Montgomery County’s communities including Takoma Park, Silver Spring, Glen Echo, Bethesda, Sandy Spring, Olney, Poolesville, and Gaithersburg.

Concept: “Joy” Back 2 Life
Artist: Dinah Myers Schroeder
Location: Sandy Spring Museum


Concept: Hands, birds, and a heart as a sun
Artist: Felisa Federman
Location: Bender JCC and Glen Echo Park


Artist: Arlette Jassel
Location: Olney Theatre Center


Concept: A collage of sunflowers
Artist: Marcie Wolf Hubbard
Location: Alden Farms


Concept: Observations about the human life inspired by Mary Oliver’s poem “Summer Day”
Artist: Martina Sestakova
Location: National Capital Trolley Museum


Concept: In the Stacks
Artist: Robert S. Cohen
Location: BlackRock Center for the Arts


Concept: “Four Seasons” showcasing women of many ages and ethnicities
Artist: Liliane Blom
Location: Takoma Park Arts


Concept: “Hope Tree”
Artist: Sandra Perez Ramos
Location: Woodside Urban Park


More information on each of the artists, 10 murals, and their exact locations can be found on the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County website, creativemoco.com.

Looking for more ways to experience the arts in Montgomery County? Explore arts & cultural exhibits and events hosted by museums, galleries and performance venues throughout the county.