New Mural in North Sacramento Celebrates Diversity

The city that boasts hundreds of murals has added a new one to its walls – this one celebrates Sacramento’s diversity. Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Councilwoman and Vice Mayor Angelique Ashby were at the dedication ceremony for the “Victory & Rhythm” mural on Sunday. The most recent mural adorning the city walls is in the Gardenland Northgate area. You can find him at 2630 Northgate Blvd. at SP Liquor & Market. Beth Rubel was the lead artist for the mural. She is one of 10 other lead artists to lead the City of Sacramento’s community murals pilot program that began last year. The 10 murals are set up in each of Sacramento’s eight districts. This mural is in District 3, where Council Member Jeff Harris serves. “Embracing diversity and culture through community art and murals has been a goal for Councilmember Harris, especially in historically under-invested neighborhoods such as Gardenland and Northgate,” a press release on the mural said. “This new mural from the Gardenland Northgate Neighborhood Association (GNNA) represents the confluence of what we love about the city of Sacramento, government; building neighborhoods, bringing community together, supporting our artists and creatives, and highlighting the beautiful mosaic of diversity in our city,” Steinberg said on social media. The Sunday inauguration included a free lunch for the first 100 people and a bike raffle for children.

The city that boasts hundreds of murals has added a new one to its walls – this one celebrates Sacramento’s diversity.

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Councilwoman and Vice Mayor Angelique Ashby were at the dedication ceremony for the “Victory & Rhythm” mural on Sunday.

The most recent mural adorning the city walls is in the Gardenland Northgate area. You can find him at 2630 Northgate Blvd. at SP Liquor & Market.

Beth Rubel was the lead artist for the mural. She is one of 10 other main performers to spearhead the city of Sacramento. Community Murals Pilot Program which started last year. The 10 murals are installed in each of the Sacramento’s Eight Wards. This mural is in District 3, where council member Jeff Harris sits.

“Embracing diversity and culture through community art and murals has been a goal for Councilmember Harris, especially in historically under-invested neighborhoods such as Gardenland and Northgate,” a press release said. on the mural.

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg

“This new mural from the Gardenland Northgate Neighborhood Association (GNNA) represents the confluence of what we love about the city of Sacramento, government; building neighborhoods, bringing community together, supporting our artists and creatives, and highlighting the beautiful mosaic of diversity in our city,” Steinberg said on social media.

The Sunday inauguration included a free lunch for the first 100 people and a bike raffle for children.

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