Art for All

Wide Open Walls promotes diversity through artistic expression. We think art should be part of daily life and want art to reach a wider audience.

festival history

With the help of Friends of the Arts Commission, the first mural festival was founded in 2016, with 11 murals painted throughout the Midtown and Downtown area.

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programs

Wide Open Walls is committed to bringing art to the world and the local community through international programs and arts education.

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Sacramento Bee

More than murals, Wide Open Walls is a sign Sacramento has finally arrived

Most days, the tree-lined midtown streets near The Sacramento Bee are quiet and predictable. In other words, boring. But on Friday, as the clock ticked toward noon, four young men piled out of “I Love Teriyaki” and craned their necks to get a look at the humongous bear that Raphael Delgado was painting on a […]

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