Beyond These Walls: Building Community Through Public Art

In 1992, a small group of community leaders in Portsmouth, Ohio asked: How can we create pride in our community, improve the local economy and change a dying part of town into the vibrant place it once was?

Beyond These Walls is the story of the local visionaries and extraordinary artists who transformed a drab 2,200 foot section of the town’s floodwall into a vast display of public art, history and pride.