Local residents will help design a mural to be painted on a fence bordering a pathway in Rutherford.
The project, which is fully funded by Hume Community Housing Association, was originally set for Youth Week 2020 but was placed on hold due to COVID-19.
Hume is working with residents and arts facilitators UP&UP to deliver the project, where designs will complement another set of murals painted onto a Compass Housing complex in late 2018 on the opposite side.
Faith Curtis from UP&UP said public art and murals help to revitalise community spaces.
"We hope this mural project can foster strong social ties and a sense of pride and belonging," she said.
"We are so pleased to be coming back to the community."
There will be a school workshop at Telarah Public and another at Rutherford Technology High School to muster up design ideas.
A third community workshop will held from 4-6pm on Friday, March 19 at Finney Close Reserve next to the pathway, where local services will also be available to chat about programs and activities on offer.
Richard Hershman, Community Cohesion Officer at Hume the community workshop will be a great opportunity for all residents to get involved and potentially have their ideas added to the mural.
The final mural design was to be painted on Saturday, March20 with the help of local indigenous artist Jakeob Watson.
This event has been cancelled due to the weather and a new date will be advised.
Mr Watson recently designed an Aboriginal artwork for Hume Housing's Reconciliation Action Plan which hangs in Hume's Maitland Offices.
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