Visual beauty is food for the soul. The Publicolor Community Museum is a paradigm Ruth Lande Shuman, founder of Publicolor, came up with to bring art to low income communities whose residents rarely visit museums. Publicolor students work with artists to realize a work of art in a public school and instead of going from room to room in one museum building, a visitor goes from school to school, from borough to borough to experience works of art. Thus far Publicolor has painted two Sol leWitt murals in a cafeteria of a Manhattan high school, and a Carmen Herrera mural in a middle school in the Bronx.
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