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Official Ribbon Cutting for the Children's Mural at Phoenix Books in Burlington, VT


DATE:  Thursday, May 4th at 7pm

LOCATION:  Phoenix Books, 191 Bank Street in Burlington, Vermont. For more information, please call 802-448-3350 or visit

ADMISSION:  This event is free. Children's book lovers of all ages are welcome!

  • Meet the mural's patron: Mike DeSanto, co-owner of Phoenix Books. Learn about a special NYC location that inspired this very Burlington-centric mural.
  • Activities! Selected drawings from the mural will be available as coloring pages during the event and through Children's Book Week.
  • Artists' Sketchbook: I'll be sharing my sketchbook and many other preliminary drawings, including designs for a smaller Phoenix mural soon to come.
  • Light refreshments and a fabulous selection of books to enjoy!
  • For more information on how this mural came to be, go to the press release page

Note: the Marketplace garage across from the bookstore is usually free for the first two hours. It is accessible from Bank st or Cherry St.