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Save the Mural

Organized by: The Lawrence Family

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THE STORY:

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT. WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING DONATIONS AT THIS TIME. 

 

Respected artist David L. Lawrence (1917-2007) painted five murals in the Jamestown, NY, area.  Today, only two of the murals remain--and they could be destroyed without your help.

Lawrence painted the two surviving murals in 1963 for the James Prendergast library. One of the murals, in the library's main lobby area, is scheduled to be destroyed in mid-June of 2014 as the library makes renovations.  We need your help to save the mural!

Family and friends of the local artist have raised $3,500 toward the goal of $9,000 that is needed to bring a team from the Intermuseum Conservation Association (http://www.ica-artconservation.org/) to safely remove the mural and preserve it for installation.

While the library’s Board of Directors supports the preserving of the mural, they have no funds to pay toward the preservation. So, the Lawrence family, friends of the artist, the people of the region, and YOU are needed to preserve this beautiful piece of Chautauqua culture.

Time is short. Construction is scheduled to begin in mid-June of 2014. Donate today and save the mural!

And, stay tuned for information on saving the second remaining mural-- a nursery-rhyme themed mural that has been a beautiful fixture in the library's children's area for more than 50 years.

For more information about the efforts to save the murals, please contact the Lawrence family at savethemurals@gmail.com.

$1,450

 

16% Raised of $9,000 Goal

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  • Keith & Andrea Lawrence

    $50

  • Christine Lawrence

    $200

  • Pat Anzideo

    $200

  • Renate Bob

    $200

  • William Disbro

    $100

  • Wendy & Steve Richards

    $100

  • Brian Lawrence and Elise Li

    $50

  • Erik Lawrence

    $100

  • Regina Burlingame

    $100

  • Roger and Laurie Principe

    $25

  • Brint Learned

    $25

  • hermie & phil

    $200

  • Brian & Sue Lawrence Family

    $100

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The Lawrence Family

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Donor Comments

Brian & Sue Lawrence Family

Brian & Sue Lawrence Family

DONATION: $100

Thanks to all for your donations! 3 years ago

hermie &  phil

hermie & phil

DONATION: $200

3 years ago

Brint Learned

Brint Learned

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Roger and Laurie Principe

Roger and Laurie Principe

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Regina Burlingame

Regina Burlingame

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Erik Lawrence

Erik Lawrence

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Brian Lawrence and Elise Li

Brian Lawrence and Elise Li

DONATION: $50

In loving memory of David and Betty Lawrence 3 years ago

Wendy & Steve Richards

Wendy & Steve Richards

DONATION: $100

In memory of Wendy's parents, David and Betty Lawrence and to honor the people of Chautauqua County. 3 years ago

William Disbro

William Disbro

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Renate Bob

Renate Bob

DONATION: $200

In memory of Betty Lawrence and in memory of Murray Bob 3 years ago

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