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With community outreach at the forefront of its company culture, DAP recently sponsored Cicada Parade-a, a large-scale, collaborative art project that features hundreds of one-of-a-kind cicada sculptures by local artists to celebrate the re-emergence of central Maryland’s 17-year Brood X cicada—an insect that has returned to the state by the billions this summer.

To help kick this creative community effort into high gear and bring more art to the Baltimore area, DAP donated 2,225 pounds of its Plaster of Paris plaster repair product—allowing local artists to mold and decorate approximately 150 cicada sculptures in less than two months. Organized by Formstone Castle Collective, this public art project will be on display around the greater Baltimore, Md., area through the end of summer 2021.

Learn more about this year’s Cicada Parade-a project at cicada2021.com.

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