Jane Golden

(Credit: Philadelphia Mural Arts)

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Teams Up With The Eagles For New Mural

Jane Golden, executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, says the new mural replaces one that was there previously.

07/23/2015

(Mural Arts Program director Jane Golden tries out a Segway outside the Philly Tour Hub headquarters, on Arch Street.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Segway Tourism Company Adding a Philadelphia Murals Tour

An Old City company that specializes in Segway tours is now offering visitors a look at the city’s world-famous murals.

06/17/2015

(A skateboarder interacts with a new sculpture built to be skated on.   Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program Goes Interactive With Its Newest Artworks

The city’s renowned Mural Arts Program is working with fourteen well-known artists on a series of works that interract with the viewing public.

06/04/2015

(Sections of this mural, on a South Philadelphia building, are missing because the underlying stucco was crumbled away.  Photo by Kristen Johanson)

Group Aims To Keep South Philly Entertainers’ Mural From Fading Into Oblivion

An effort is underway to keep one of the Mural Arts Program’s most iconic works, in the heart of South Philadelphia, from disappearing forever.

06/01/2015

Artist Cesar Viveros displays a drawing of his mural to commemorate the visit of Pope Francis.  (Credit: Mark Abrams)

Philly’s Mural Arts Program To Memorialize The Visit Of Pope Francis

Artist Cesar Viveros designed the mural, which will be displayed on the exterior walls of the new St. Malachy School in North Philadelphia.

05/28/2015

(Jane Golden, executive director of the Mural Arts Program, at right, chats with a filmmaker who is part of the "Neighborhood Time Exchange."  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

At 41st & Lancaster, An Artist Enclave Aimed at Lifting the Surrounding Community

“It is based on the theory that artists can revitalize a corridor,” says Mural Arts executive director Jane Golden. “They are unlike anyone else when it to comes to building a life and spirit in a community.”

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(Dedication ceremonies for the mural honoring firefifghters Robert Neary and Daniel Sweeney.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Memorial Mural Dedicated To Two Fallen Philadelphia Firefighters

A new mural honors the memories of two hometown heroes who died fighting a five-alarm warehouse fire in East Kensington in 2012.

07/10/2014

(A digital rendering of what the mural honoring Dr. Shawn White will look like.  Image provided by Mural Arts Program)

Mural Honoring a Point Breeze Activist Gets Boost From Philly Music Legend

Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of “The Roots” is lending his support for a mural that would honor the legacy of a beloved community leader he grew up with in South Philadelphia.

04/09/2014

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New Book Highlights The Mural Arts In Philadelphia

The collection of essays chronicles the program’s 30 years of influence beyond the wall.

03/24/2014

(Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Mural Arts and Mental Health Providers Show Value of Art As Therapy

A North Philadelphia public health center is celebrating works of art created by more than two dozen patients at the facility.

10/16/2013

The Peace Wall (Courtesy of City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program / Photo by Jack Ramsdale)

Top Murals In Philadelphia

These murals paint the city of Philadelphia bright with artistic expression.

10/04/2013

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mural Arts Program Readying Its 30th Anniversary Dinner Event

The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program announced final details for its 30th anniversary kick-off event next month, which includes dinner for 900 people on Independence Mall.

09/04/2013

(A previous "70x7" meal event, in Belgium.  Photo provided)

For Its 30th Anniversary, Mural Arts Program to Host a World-Traveling Meal Event

The Mural Arts Program has announced a new project that takes art “beyond the wall.”

04/25/2013

(Students from Paul Robeson High School help to rededicate the Paul Robeson mural. Photo by Steve Weinik, provided.)

Paul Robeson Mural Restored, Rededicated on Activist’s 115th Birthday

At nearly four stories tall, the mural of Robeson faces west on Chestnut Street near 45th, just across the street from the high school that bears his name.

04/09/2013

(A detail of the mural that will be installed on the façade of the Philadelphia Zoo's new parking garage.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia Zoo Provides the Canvas For City’s Next Mural Arts Project

Mural Arts executive director Jane Golden says the plan is turn a benign wall of a parking garage into an 8,000-square-foot work of art.

01/24/2013

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