The Mission of the Pawtucket Public Art Program is to reflect the city’s identity, improve the quality of life for residents and visitors, stimulate city pride, attract economic development, and to engage artists and the community in the life of the city by acquiring and maintaining high-quality public art that is funded partially or fully with public monies and/or located on public property.

 

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A NEW MURAL IN PAWTUCKET

 

 

 

THE BESWICK PEACOCK by Charles C Clear III
46 Summer Street, Pawtucket, RI


 

 

A new, highly visible mural recently appeared on the Summer Street side of the Beswick Building, located at the intersection of Exchange Street and Broad in downtwon Pawtucket. This magnificent peacock was painted by Charles C. Clear sponsored by XOS Plus, a Pawtucket arts advocacy group. Funding was provided by a RI CHARG grant administered by Rhode Island Council on the Arts.

The Beswick Building is owned by DemeterLLC, a local real estate, planning and development group that is currently renovating the historic building. Inspiration for the mural came from an antique advertising poster found in the building. For more about the artist, visit: oceanstateart.com


 

 
 


 

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