THE WALLDOGS

WHERE: Earlier in the summer the Walldogs came to Arcola.

WHAT: The Walldogs are a group of artists that are invited to a town to paint murals on walls – usually of old advertisements. We were only able to see a few of them, but they were fun to look at and I’m sure they would’ve been to watch paint. (One man told of how crowds of people surrounded each of the artists in his town. He bought an ice cream cone and joined in – wandering around town, watching the murals go up.)

KID FACTOR: I can see how it would be fun to find out how many murals there were in a town and then go on a “scavenger hunt” with the kids, looking for them.

Here are three we did see –

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