Sunday, November 22, 2009

Elmhurst mural completed

Puttin' Down Roots in Elmhurst
Lead Artist - KT Walsh
Assisted by Ashley Laird
With support from dozens of community volunteers

Help Support the Great Mural Wall

There are many costs associated with completing the Great Mural Wall of Topeka, and we need all the help we can get. From smaller things like paint all the way up to funding an entire panel, all contributions are appreciated. Each 60 foot long panel costs about $10,000.

Help us make this the longest mural in Kansas, and the most vibrant cultural site in Topeka.

Yes, I want to donate!

Michelangelo ..... $ 5,000
Diego Rivera ......... 1,000
Aaron Douglas ......... 500
John S. Curry ........... 100
Apprentice ................ 25

To donate on-line, click here.
When you reach the Topeka Community Foundation Donate On-line page, click on the box that says "
--> Please use my donation for " and choose "Chesney Park Mural Fund."
You can also send your donation.

Please make checks payable to:
Topeka Community Foundation /Chesney Park Mural Fund

And mail to:
Topeka Community Foundation
5431 SW 29th Street
Topeka, KS 66614

The Chesney Park Neighborhood Improvement Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

For more information contact Tom Benaka at:
785-234-4664 or

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Celebrating Elmhurst

Dedication for the completed Elmhurst Mural is Sunday, November 22nd at 1pm! SW 20th & Western

Topeka High

"The Road From Brown V. Board"

Completed in July of 2009.
Lead Artist - Dave Loewenstein.
Assisted by KT Walsh and students from Marty Moreno's Advanced Art class at Topeka High School.