A West Washington “Small art” Project completed

Where there was once blight, there is now whimsical art that makes Cuba, Missouri just a little more special.

Annual inspection in the historic mural district of Cuba, MO

Viva Cuba members conduct an annual mural inspection to report the condition and recommendations of repairs for each mural, as well as to assess the general upkeep of each site. This allows Viva Cuba to detect any changes and address problems and deterioration before major unsightly and, perhaps irreparable, damage occurs. At least that’s the plan. Occasionally, because of weather or structural conditions, problems arise suddenly to require attention.

Route 66 eyesore due for a makeover

Viva Cuba, a non-profit community betterment organization, plans to tackle this small pocket of blight in a new pocket project. Pocket projects are small transformations that improve a previously blighted or spoiled view. The projects may take a couple of hundred dollars or several thousand dollars as the Viva Cuba Garden at the intersection of Route […]

Viva Cuba Chair-i-table Auction at Cuba Fest 2012

Viva Cuba’s annual Chair-i-table Auction, which features furniture by local artists and crafts people, has become an expected event. However, this year the event will not be the Saturday before Mother’s Day as it has been since the first auction. The auction has been moved to the first day of Cuba Fest on Saturday, October 20. Viva […]

Cuba, MO has wall-to-wall art: the rest of the story

Cuba, Missouri is known as the Route 66 Mural City, but that is only part of the story. One of the results of Viva Cuba’s 12 outdoor murals project is the support and participation of Cuba businesses for Cuba’s public art project. Some of Cuba’s other public art is very visible along Route 66 while […]

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