Cabot A&P Approves Mural Funding Request from CFAC
Large Scale Commissioned Murals Coming to Cabot
Cabot, AR: The Cabot Foundation for Arts & Culture (CFAC) today announced a new partnership with the Cabot Advertising and Promotion Commission to bring large scale murals to Cabot’s Art & Entertainment District. This partnership will bring more people to downtown and will create inviting spaces for visitors and citizens.
“We are thankful that the Cabot A&P values the community building aspect of the arts in Cabot,” says Becky Williams, VP at CFAC. “These new murals will extend the Cabot Art Walk and continue the beautification of Mayor Kincade’s Art & Entertainment District.”
The benefits of this new partnership include.
- Creates spaces for the community to gather
- Creates a visual interest point for visitors to see
- Creates jobs for artists
About CFAC: CFAC, a non-profit local arts organization in Cabot, works its mission to promote community through arts and culture. The group formed as a direct result of the members’ participation in Uncommon Communities, where they were inspired to do more for the community. The group established the Cabot Art Walk and spearheaded the Placemaking Roadmap project. Their website is CabotArt.com
About Cabot Advertising and Promotion Commission: The Cabot Advertising and Promotion Commission was created by the City in 1993. Its stated purpose is to improve the overall economy of Cabot. This goal is accomplished by the attraction of visitors to the community through the creation and promotion of events, attractions, and tourism related activities. The Commission also works to enhance the city’s overall quality of life, through the development of community parks and other recreational facilities. The Cabot Advertising and Promotion revenues are derived from the 1.5% sales tax upon the gross receipts received from Cabot businesses from the sale of prepared foods and beverages and other sources as may be approved by the Cabot City Council and the Commission.