PIO Margo Rohrbacher
Date: June 22, 2014 12:30 PM
San Rafael, CA – June 19, 2014. A traffic advisory is in effect for downtown San Rafael from June 26th through June 30th. A segment of A Street, as well as Julia Street, will be closed in order to accommodate the Italian Street Painting Marin event.
Beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 26th, one block of A Street will be closed between Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue; and Julia Street will be closed between B and A Streets. The streets will re-open on Monday, June 30th at 5 p.m. Vehicles are prohibited during this time but the sidewalks will be accessible for pedestrians. Cross town traffic should use C Street, B Street, or Lootens Place as alternate routes.
This year’s ISPM is the Pop-up Gallery event. Modern Madonnari artists will create 22 images, each in a 12x12 foot square. The paintings will run the length of A Street between Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue. The Pop-up Gallery takes place on Saturday, June 28th, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, June 29th, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. Food, beverages, and Italian Street Painting Marin merchandise will be available for purchase.
The best options for parking are at one of the two downtown parking garages located at Third and A Streets or Third and C Streets. Either garage is just a short walk from the venue. A downtown parking lot guide is available at www.cityofsanrafael.org/parking-map
With the exception of service animals, no dogs are allowed at this event.
For further event information go to www.italianstreetpaintingmarin.org or call 415.884.2423.