Understanding Murals of Nicaragua

What is a mural? To get ideas, think about the ones you see above.

  • What makes a mural a mural?
  • Where do you see them? in the city?, in the country?, in your neighborhood?
  • In what places do you see murals? inside? outside? on walls? on buildings?
  • Who makes murals? many artists? professionals? amateurs? people you know?
  • What colors are used?
  • What scenes are depicted?
  • How do you feel when you see a mural like the one above?
To learn about how context frames your understanding of murals, start here.
Or you can jump ahead to the interactive activities here.