The City of Searcy unveiled its newest mural on Friday, March 15, ahead of the total solar eclipse which will take place on April 8. The unveiling was made a success with the help of the Searcy Eclipse Committee, Creative Group of Arkansas, Main Street Searcy and the Searcy High School EAST program.

 

Located on the back of the White County Title building at 120 N. Spring Street, the “Moon Over #MySearcy” mural was designed and painted by local artist Jason White and features aspects of an eclipse, space exploration and Searcy’s downtown area.

 

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During the launch of the reveal, a newly created Walking Mural Tour was also announced. The tour will live beyond the eclipse and is designed to show off Searcy’s many murals, as well as encourage participants to explore the downtown area. Downtown businesses, along with the Main Street Searcy office, will have tour brochures and maps available for those interested. They can be found online, as well.

 

Through these efforts in conjunction with the Art Alley project, A Walk Through the Cosmos, Searcy has created a bridge between Art, Science & Space that connects locals and visitors to the celestial event.

 

On the day of the total solar eclipse, April 8, Searcy is in the path of its totality for approximately three minutes and has several week-long events and eclipse viewing locations planned. Click here for more details.

 

 

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