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Press Conference and Painting Fun Ahead of the 2017 24-Hour Mural Marathon

For Immediate Release

Wed, Jul 5, 2017


Sara Robbins






WHO: Circus Circus Reno, with support from the Regional Alliance for Downtown (RAD), Artown, Artech and Nevada Fine Arts

WHAT: Media is invited to paint over last year’s murals in preparation for the 2017 24-Hour Mural Marathon.


Tony Marini, Director of Casino Operations will welcome and provide information on changes to this year’s event.


Darrell Clifton from RAD will provide the history of the 24-Hour Mural Marathon and introduce some of this year’s participating artists.  


Paint, paintbrushes, popsicles and light refreshments will be provided by Circus Circus Reno.


WHERE: Circus Circus Reno, Virginia Street side

WHEN: Thursday, July 6 at 10:30 a.m.

WHY: Each year, media gets to dip into the preparation for the 24-Hour Mural Marathon by joining past and present artists in putting a fresh coat of paint on the seven panels of Circus Circus Reno.

This year’s 24-Hour Mural Marathon will take place on July 15 and 16 with many exciting new additions, including food trucks, live music, live art, art cars and the Playa Art Park, to make it bigger and better than ever.

MEDIA CONTACT: Sara Robbins, 775-240-2319,



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