• Guerrillas Picking Coffee

    Houser, Henry P

    Located on the outside of a youth building or school, this mural shows guerrilla soldiers picking coffee. The red paint splatters show how the mural has been vandalized.

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  • Mural de Pintura Primitivista

    Aguirre, Julie, García, Manuel, Vogl, Hilda (1930), Houser, Henry P

    This mural is one of three murals located in the Luis Alfonso Velásquez Park on a service building. This mural was painted by three artists; each did a section of the mural, and they signed their name…

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  • La Resurrección

    Michilini, Sergio (1948), Houser, Henry P

    Part of the "Historía de Nicaragua" (History of Nicaragua) mural project, this is the central mural located over the altar in the Santa Maria de los Angeles Church in Barrio Riguero in Managua, Nicara…

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  • Birth

    Houser, Henry P

    An abstract mural with very bold colors. A woman holds a child; two figures flank them: a male figure has what appears to be a bird with wings outstretched resting in its hand; the other figure, a fem…

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  • El Güegüense

    Sáenz, Leonel, Houser, Henry P

    Located outside of a dance school in the suburbs of Managua, this mural depicts an indigenous dance called the "Güegüense." The dance dates back to the 16th century where indigenous peoples would wear…

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  • De este Dolor

    Houser, Henry P

    Mural on the side of a building with the text "De este dolor no nace ni el odio ni la venganza si no la voluntad de defender la resurreccion de Nicaragua" (Neither hate nor vengeance is born from this…

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  • Flight

    Houser, Henry P

    A map of Central America appears in the right-hand side of the image with a boy is standing on the part of the map where Nicaragua is located. The boy appears to be releasing six doves into the sky. T…

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  • Leader and Village

    Houser, Henry P

    In this very large paneled mural an indigenous leader stands off to the left raising a shield. In the center lies a small village with a statue of a native form in the center. On the right panel a gro…

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  • Nuevo Amanecer

    Colectivo Boanerges Cerrato, Houser, Henry P

    Located in Managua, Nicaragua in the Batahola Community Center, this mural is by the Goanerges Cerrato Collective. Carlos Fonseca, Che Guevara, Sandino, and Archbishop Romero, all martyred heroes in N…

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  • Camilo Torres and Gaspar Garcia Laviana

    Michilini, Sergio (1948), Houser, Henry P

    This mural is part of the "Historía de Nicaragua" (History of Nicaragua) mural project in the Santa Maria de los Angeles Church in Barrio Riguero in Managua, Nicaragua. This specific part of the mural…

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  • Salvadoran Martyrs

    Minero, Camilo, Houser, Henry P

    Archbishop Romero, dressed in white with arms spread, is the main portrait in this mural. Below are more Jesuit Salvadoran martyrs who were assassinated in 1989.

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  • Los Prometeos

    Belkin, Arnold (1930-1992), Houser, Henry P

    Painted by Mexican Artist Arnold Belkin in the Palacio Nacional (National Palace) in Managua, Nicaragua. It was painted for Nicaragua for the 75th Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution (1910-1985), th…

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  • Banderas y Maiz

    Houser, Henry P

    Small mural on an exterior wall. At the top fly the Nicaraguan and FSLN (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional) flags; below are campesinos tilling fields. A woman is feeding a chicken. On the righ…

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  • Bello Horizante Supermarket

    García, Manuel (1936), Houser, Henry P

    Located in a supermarket, across a back wall above the counters, this mural portrays both agricultural and modern technological themes. There are fields of cotton, corn, coffee, sugar cane and another…

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  • Los Niños son el Jardín de la Revolución

    Houser, Henry P

    These murals are painted on the outside of a Biblioteca Infantíl (Children's Library) donated by a solidarity group from Austria. At the top left a chain surrounds a shelf of books; below, the chain i…

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  • Fray Bartolome de las Casas

    Michilini, Sergio (1948), Houser, Henry P

    Fray Bartolome de las Casas was the first Bishop of Chiapas during the 16th century. He was one of the first people to fight against slavery and the inhumane acts of colonization by the Spanish conque…

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  • Homage to Woman

    Canales, Alejandro (1945-1990), Houser, Henry P

    This mural is located in the Luis Alfonso Velásquez Park on a service building. This is one of three murals that were painted on this building. It shows women and children together playing and reading…

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  • El Amanecer

    Alicia, Juana, Bergman, Miranda, Seidenberg, Ariella, Williams, Arch, Mèndez, Hector Noel, Cerrato, Nohelia, Cerrato, Boanerges, Cerrato, Vicente, Paisano, Pablo, López Hernandes, Rosa, Houser, Henry…

    Henry Houser notes: "This mural was painted by a Nicaraguan Solidarity group from San Francisco, CA. The top figure in the tree is a woman teaching a campesino to write. Next is another teacher, a wom…

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  • Sandino

    Cerrato, Leonel, Houser, Henry P

    An exterior mural featuring Sandino with women washing clothes in a river to the left and men on horseback carrying the Sandinista (FSLN) flag.

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  • Sandino and Romero

    Houser, Henry P

    Located outside of the Palacio Nacional, two portraits hang on each side of the main entrance. To the left is General Augusto César Sandino and to the right is Archbishop Oscar Romero. A young girl is…

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