Keene Walldogs
200 artists, 15 murals, 4 days


"The Walldogs" is an internationally renowned organization of sign and mural artists. Every year The Walldogs organize a festival where hundreds of artists descend upon a village or small town to paint a series of murals in one 3-5 day festival. The tradition of painting wall advertisements dates back to the early 1800s. Evidence of this can be seen as "Ghost Signs" throughout cities of all sizes. These mural painters of old were often called Walldogs.

  • 2016-2017

    Our Humble Beginnings

    The Magical History Tour formed to enhance downtown Keene, NH by funding and maintaining 15 originally designed outdoor murals, showcasing the culture and history of the region. Work began organizing logistics, creating fundraising goals and planning special events to make our event a success for the community.

  • 2018

    The Big Year

    This is the year we put our plans into action. During this time period the Magical History Tour will work to develop community awareness and support and raise funds. We are actively fundraising toward a goal of $240,000 to bring this awe-inspiring event to Keene's historic downtown.

  • June 20 - June 23 2019

    Walldogs Arrive in Keene

    In late June, the Walldogs will join the Keene community for 4 days creating 15 public art murals in our downtown depicting our city's historic resources and rich cultural heritage.

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We Need Your Help

Here's how you can make Keene's mural festival happen!


From becoming a funder of Walldogs in Keene, every dollar is valuable to this effort.


Open your home and welcome an artist and family to stay with you during the mural festival.


Help the Walldogs safely and comfortably complete each mural by lending or donating items from our need list.


Be one of hundreds of volunteers working to make our community's mural festival a success.

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