Bihl Haus ArtsGO ArtsElvira Cisneros Senior Center Mural

Elizabeth Rodriguez and her art class at the Elvira Cisneros Senior Community Center had a lot of room to work with for a mural celebrating the South Side — it was to hang on a wall 60 feet wide — but they still had to be judicious in selecting the stories it would preserve.

“We tried to include everything, but you can’t include everything,” said Rodriguez, who teaches the classes as part of Bihl Haus Arts’ GO! Arts program, which is aimed at senior citizens. “So … we concentrated on the memories and the stories of all the participants that relate to this part of town.”

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