Cleveland Joins Wyland Foundation’s National Effort to Promote Healthy Waterways

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Event also announces plans to refresh iconic “whale wall” mural on Interstate 90

CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank G. Jackson invites the media to join him in welcoming the return of marine life artist and conservationist Wyland and the Wyland Foundation to the city of Cleveland. 

The artist, who is best known for his 30,000 square foot marine life mural or “whale wall” on the Cleveland Public Power Building on Interstate 90, will visit the city to kick-off the foundation’s annual national outreach effort for water conservation with an eco-fair, guest lecture, and an inspirational day of mural painting with 80+ Cleveland Municipal School District students. They will also announce plans to refresh the iconic I-90 mural.

WHO:    Mayor Frank G. Jackson
Steve Creech, Wyland Foundation
Matt Gray, Cleveland Chief of Sustainability
Kevin Butt, Chief Environmental Officer, Toyota
Wyland, Artist
WHAT:   Mayor Frank G. Jackson invites the media to join him in welcoming the return of marine life artist and conservationist Wyland and the Wyland Foundation to the city of Cleveland. The artist, who is best known for his 30,000 square foot marine life mural or “whale wall” on the Cleveland Public Power Building on Interstate 90, will kick-off the foundation’s annual national outreach effort for water conservation with an eco-fair, guest lecture, and an inspirational day of mural painting with 80+ Cleveland Municipal School District students. They will also announce plans to refresh the iconic I-90 mural.
WHEN:  Wednesday, April 3rd, 1 p.m.
WHERE:  Davis Aerospace and Maritime School, 1137 Lakeside Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44114

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