Chalk drawings on sidewalks are popping up all over Greenbelt, and they’re much appreciated! Send photos to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion here. It’s part of this archive of Greenbelters’ experiences during the pandemic.
New photos are added at the top.
Photographed November 9, 2020.
Photographed November 8, 2020 after Pennsylvania had been called for Biden, turning it blue here. The artist credits the New York Times with the design of this map.
Photographed November 7, 2020, after Anderson Cooper described Trump as an “obese turtle flailing on its back in the sun.”
Seen on Halloween.
Seen on Halloween, 2020.
Photographed October 31, 2020.
Photographed October 24, 2020.
Photographed October 18, 2020.
Photographed September 31, 2020.
Photographed September 21, 2020.
Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther. Photographed 8/30/20.
Photographed 8/27/20. The phrase “The best is yet to come!” is translated into Italian at the top.
Posted in late August, 2020.
Above and below, a change of pace from chalk to Burma Shave-style road-side story-telling. Posted mid-July 2020.
Seen July 4, 2020. By Vijay Parameshwaran.
Above, a message Woody Guthrie’s guitar.
Translation: “Be very, very quiet. We’re hunting vulnerable legislative districts!”
This image appeared on the day of the SpaceX launch.
Cassius versus Covid-19.
Cooper’s Hawk, for birdwatching Coopers.
Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker.
Reporters shown here are (L) Yamiche Alcindor and (R) Weijia Jiang (we think).
And thanks to an unknown artist for the two terrific additions below (posted by Erica Ginsberg – we thank her, too!)
Sidewalk artists remind us of important dates we may be unable to celebrate.
NOTE: By contributing these pandemic stories, photos, et cetera, Greenbelters are making an unconditional donation of the material to the nonprofit Greenbelt Online.org and the Greenbelt Museum/City of Greenbelt, which reserve the right to keep, lend, or otherwise dispose of the donated material, and may use the material on our website, for social media or other postings, in promotional materials or in future exhibits.