U.S. News and World Report
October 1, 2018
Even Amy Wynn, the American Mural Project's first executive director, struggles a bit in explaining what the project is. But give her a couple of minutes and she is able to slowly put words together that at least provide a basic understanding of its intent. Click here to read the full article.
September 16, 2018
There’s a lot to like about Winsted, and when it’s finished, the American Mural Project is going to be in a class by itself as a city showplace. Not yet completed, it already generates an inner excitement. Click here to read the full article.
July 8, 2018
Amy Wynn, current executive director of the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council will soon be joining AMP as the first executive director!
"We are thrilled to have Amy join us at this pivotal moment in our growth. With construction wrapping up in a few weeks, Amy will be overseeing all operations as we begin to install the mural and prepare to open to the public in 2019. Her successes in building the Arts Council will directly translate to our needs in the next several years. She's a tremendous asset to the region, and we can't wait for her to make her mark here." --Ellen Griesedieck, founder and artistic director of the American Mural Project
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April 8, 2018
In a few months, an old factory building on Whiting Street undergoing renovations could technically be ready to store a gigantic three-dimensional mural dedicated to American workers. Click here to read the full article
August 8, 2017
Patrons of the American Mural Project will have the opportunity to hear the stories of everyday American workers when they tour the museum when it opens, possibly as early as next year, thanks to an internship program.
The project, otherwise known as AMP, hired five college-age adults this summer to be part of an unpaid pilot 10-week internship program. They received first-hand experience interviewing people who have a wide variety of different jobs.
July 14, 2016
This week, the State Bond Commission approved a $1 million grant to support the development of an old mill building in Winsted to house the American Mural Project. Click here to read the full article.
February 19, 2016
Ellen was interviewed yesterday, along with Kristina Newman-Scott, Connecticut's director of culture, on WNPR's Where We Live with John Dankosky. Ellen's segment, which starts at approximately 15:00, is part of a longer interview on the state of the arts in Connecticut.
February 4, 2016
A $1.4 million boost. Ellen Griesedieck is all smiles as she addresses supporters Wednesday after The American Mural Project recieved a $1.4 million challange grant from the state. See the entire article here.
The Register Citizen
October 18, 2015
Folks got a glimpse of the American Mural Project Sunday when they attended an open house at Whiting Mills. Click here to view more photos and to read the rest of this article.
Hartford Business Journal
July 6, 2015
Winsted's the American Mural Project received a $50,000 pledge from the Draper Foundation Fund. The pledge will be applied toward AMP's capital campaign to renovate its mill building and open its arts center to the public. The state has also pledged $1 million to support the project.