Artists and others will focus on building mural communities and art in public places in Crescent City.

On Thursday, Oregon muralist Roger Cooke will present techniques to paint murals in a day and answer questions on how to complete such projects in Del Norte County.

California Public Art and Mural Society and Redwoods Mural Society members will meet 9 a.m. Saturday in the Lighthouse Inn to present mural art awards to children.

At 9:30 a.m., artists and organizers will discuss ways to paint more mural in the area and boost art in public spaces.

A mural tour will follow a presentation on creating mural communities, with the Kamp Klamath Fun Bus taking participants to see existing murals in the area.

A reception will take place in the Crescent Harbor Art Gallery at 4:30 p.m. and professional mural painters will talk about their craft.