1. Holyoke teens paint murals and learn restoration at Gateway City Arts

    Holyoke teens paint murals and learn restoration at Gateway City Arts

    The windows' revivication will cost $400,000. Grants, donations and fund-raising have covered $320,000 and the hope is the youths' murals will be another way to direct attention to the windows' restoration to raise the remaining $80,000, those involved in the project said. "I think this is the beginning of showing how capable our young people are and if they get the opportunity, to show it, they can do amazing things," said Vitek Kruta, artist, muralist, art restorer, set designer, teacher and founder of Gateway City Arts at 92-114 Race St.

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    1. I loved it. I made friends and I was able to learn some English.
    2. I think this is the beginning of showing how capable our young people are and if they get the opportunity, to show it, they can do amazing things.
    3. So the stained glass windows are going to be exposed to people.
    4. We try to match them with what their interests are.
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