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Join us to Save Maxo Vanka


Holiday Lights Tours

December 26 – 29th & New Year’s Eve

Pre-tour Musical Performances: 6:30PM

Tours: 7PM

Holiday celebrations continue with the one-and-only Vanka Murals at the historic St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church in Millvale. Musical performances and docent-led tours.

Father and son looking up at the Vanka Murals.

Holiday Family Program

A 60-minute, multi-generational interactive tour designed to engage our youngest visitors amidst the lights and festive decorations in St. Nicholas Church.

Refreshments in the church basement following the program.

Open to all ages. A maximum of 3 adults per child.

Doors: 3:45PM
Program Begins: 4:00PM

Admission: “Pay What Makes You Happy”

Admission donations may be made in advance or at the door. Donations of any size are welcome and appreciated.  Advance registration is required.

painting of church

Table Talk

“Table Talk” is a conversation with experts working to enhance and grow the Vanka Murals’ mission to save and share the one-of-a-kind murals of immigrant artist Maxo Vanka in St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church in Millvale and to continue to connect the artist’s message to contemporary society and issues.

People power: Volunteer with us

Tour of the murals

Our mission to Save Maxo Vanka and share his incredible work relies on the time and talent of many. We’d love for you to join us.

Questions, thoughts?

Volunteer opportunities



Do you have a passion for the murals? Are you interested in helping to ensure their future? Please consider becoming a member of the Vanka Murals Board of Directors. Learn more to get involved, especially if you have experience with arts education, merchandising, legal work, community engagement.

Tour Docent

Ready to share your love of the murals with others? Want to learn more about Maxo Vanka, the inspiration behind his work and their connection to our world today? Join our team and our training will share everything you need to know.

Tour Greeter

Help us make every visit to the Murals one to remember and ensure that we connect with new and returning audiences. Become a Tour Greeter and serve as an ambassador to the public.

Event Planning

Love events? So do we. And we’d love your help with all aspects of our annual fundraiser.

  • Paint the Town Maxo – Party to Benefit the Vanka Murals – May 20, 2022

If you’re interested in event sponsorships, promotional partnerships and other ways to support our work, we’d love to hear from you.

Awareness/Audience Building

Join our social media squad or share you love of the murals with your talents, including photography, video, authored pieces, and more.

Expert Assistance

Love the murals? We’d love to meet you. Share your skills:

  • Curatorial training
  • Video production
  • Research/Archivist/Historian
  • Merchandising
  • Strategic/Business Planning
  • Arts Education
Save Maxo Vanka tee

Wear your love for Maxo Vanka on your sleeve. And elsewhere.

Maxo Vanka told his story. Tell us yours.

Family visiting the murals

Did Maxo photobomb your family’s pictures? Did you attend an event at St. Nicholas? Have a memorable mural moment?

Share your story

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