Things to Do NYC Pride to unveil 50 street art murals with 'poignant messaging' Each painting will reflect and honor the LGBTQ community as part of the World Mural Project. The World Mural Project for NYC Pride will introduce 50 new street art murals across all five boroughs, including one by Buff Monster at 125 Chrystie St. Photo Credit: NYC Pride By Shaye Weaver email@example.com Updated May 15, 2019 1:39 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email New Yorkers will mark Pride and Stonewall 50 with street art. Until mid-June, graffiti and street artists will be covering city walls with paint at 50 locations across the five boroughs for the World Mural Project. Each mural will reflect and honor the struggle, strides and beauty found within the LGBTQ community in its own way, according to organizers. Street artists Buff Monster (his work is pictured above), Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Nomad Clan, Kunle Martins aka Earsnot IRAK Crew, Gianni Lee and STIK are just a few participants in the project. Murals will be unveiled one by one throughout the month. "Art, in all its forms, has always been an integral means of expression in the LGBTQIA+ community, and particularly meaningful to the fabric of New York City’s culture," Chris Frederick, the executive director of NYC Pride, said in a statement. "Street art is a poetic example of this expression and the 50 WorldPride muralists will, no doubt, combine beauty and poignant messaging at a time when our collective stories can be — and must be — told." The project is a collaboration between NYC Pride, LISA Project, HSBC Bank and Macy's and will show up in Williamsburg, Long Island City, Mott Haven, Staten Island and across Manhattan. Macy's at Herald Square is unveiling its own murals within its windows on June 6. By Shaye Weaver firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Pride Month: Complete coverageFrom the political to the party-minded, the city offers myriad ways to celebrate. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.