2018: Mural project approaches finish date

The American Mural Project in Winsted will open to the public next September now that the renovation of its home, a former industrial building, is complete. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — After 17 years of planning and slow-but-steady effort, the American Mural Project (AMP) is now projecting that it will open to the public in September 2019. 

AMP founder and Sharon resident Ellen Griesedieck calls it “the largest collaborative piece of artwork in the world —  a mural that is 120 feet long, 48 feet high and 10 feet deep.”

The mural is being constructed in two former industrial buildings in downtown Winsted. 

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