Are you ready to Paint the Town!? Apply for Oakland’s new street mural program! After receiving 150 responses in our Request for Community Interest, OakDOT is piloting temporary street murals. Application period open from September 19th-November 30th. Streets murals can brighten and represent a neighborhood, and help strengthen community spirit. They can also potentially reduce traffic speeding, and they’re fun to make! A street mural designed and painted by community members brings people together and adds life and surprise to our streets.
Where can Street Murals be Painted?
Street Murals approved by the program can be painted entirely on asphalt at two locations:
I want to apply! Now what?
Great! To paint a street mural, you must complete an application using the application guidelines. Make sure to read the rest of this guide to learn how to Paint the Town! and come to an application clinic hosted at Oakland Public Libraries. During these application clinics, community members can learn about the program and receive assistance on applications. Attending a clinic is not required to apply but we encourage you to come!
These clinics will provide an overview of Paint the Town! and answer your questions. OakDOT will contact selected applicants on January 5, 2018 if your application is chosen.
Other useful facts!
Have more questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org and visit the website for all application materials.