Free Guided Walk: Mission Murals and Cultural Identity
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Meet in front of Charlie's Deli Cafe, | 3202 Folsom Street, San Francisco
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Murals first appeared in the Mission in the 1970s and soon became central to the area’s identity: Over the decades artists have used the walls of the Mission, its buildings and even entire alleyways to give voice to the matters of social and political importance to the neighborhood. You’ll start in beautiful Precita Park and be moved by the stories that inspired the murals and finish in Balmy Alley where you will see a display of powerful works expressing feelings about immigration, war, gentrification, as well as healing and the celebration of women. This is an unforgettable walk, both visually dazzling and emotionally impactful. (Recommended: Sign up for the Mission Murals walk at www.sfcityguides.org)