“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.”
A new mural honors the memories of two hometown heroes who died fighting a five-alarm warehouse fire in East Kensington in 2012.
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.
The collection of essays chronicles the program’s 30 years of influence beyond the wall.
A North Philadelphia public health center is celebrating works of art created by more than two dozen patients at the facility.
These murals paint the city of Philadelphia bright with artistic expression.
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.
The Mural Arts Program has announced a new project that takes art “beyond the wall.”
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.
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.
The latest work of the Mural Arts Program, which now uses technology to keep it current, was dedicated Sunday in North Philadelphia.
The ambitious Philly Painting project is sponsored by the city’s Mural Arts Program. It’s part of a $3.5 million makeover that city officials planned for the once-thriving commercial strip in Germantown.
Philadelphia’s Poet Laureate and the creator of Philadelphia‘s unique Mural Arts program have joined their passions and talents for peace, using haiku poetry as the medium on murals in the inner city.
Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program held its 2012 “Arts and Criminal Justice Symposium” in center city Philadelphia, part of its efforts to teach community groups how to use art to rehabilitate those both in and outside of the prison system.
A big, blank wall at the corner of 6th and South Streets in South Philadelphia will soon be a giant mural to showcase one of Philadelphia’s most famous bands, The Roots.