Local Artist Transforms Wall at Cottonwood Mall into a Vibrant Work of Art
- January 22, 2021
Local community leaders and artists celebrate Black History Month in partnership with Cottonwood Mall
Albuquerque, NM (February 26, 2021) – Cottonwood Mall is partnering with the African American Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce to recognize and celebrate Black History Month. Every Friday in February, families can tune into the Cottonwood Mall’s Facebook page for a weekly children’s story read by notable community leaders.
Along with the weekly story time, Cottonwood Mall is pleased to celebrate Black History month with the return of The Canvas Project, a one-of-a-kind event highlighting local Albuquerque artists and bringing the creative process to guests in real-time. On Saturday, February 27, from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM local African-American artist Davis Muwumba and African-American musician Duc Germain will showcase their talents at Cottonwood Mall while guests watch the progression live.
“At Cottonwood Mall we’re always looking for new ways to bring movement, art and culture to our town center for our guests to experience,” says Debra Sherman, General Manager of Cottonwood Mall “With such vibrant and diverse local talent here in Albuquerque the Canvas Project is an opportunity to spotlight our area artists, while creating a unique experience that will surely leave our guests feeling inspired. During Black History Month, and year-round, Cottonwood Mall is committed to recognizing and honoring the impact that notable Black figures have had on our society. We are proud to partner with our community and celebrate Black History Month in fun and engaging ways.”
This is just one example of parent company Washington Prime Group’s mission to transform traditional shopping destinations into true community gathering places where guests can experience cultural events, entertainment and much more.