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Mural Arts Program

(A computer rendering of the Phillies Mural superimposed on a photo of the site.  Inset: the site today.  Graphics provided)

Work To Begin Within A Week On Phillies Mural

Within a week, site work will begin on a seven-story wall at 24th and Walnut where a Phillies mural will go, says Phillies marketing director Michael Harris.

07/11/2014

(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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Three People Leading The Green Movement In Philadelphia

Paving the way for green living in Philadelphia and surrounding areas, these three individuals volunteer their time and share their knowledge with others in support of a more sustainable community.

12/16/2013

(credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio)

Mural Arts Program Introduces Moving Mural On SEPTA Train Car

Artist Benjamin Volta worked with kids from Waring Elementary to create a multicolored mural of nerve cells.

11/23/2013

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

‘Beyond The Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts’

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts presents “Beyond the Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts,” featuring the work from 30 years of community based art making in the city.

11/16/2013

(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

(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

(The Mural Arts Program mural honoring The Roots, at Broad and South Streets.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New Broad St. Mural Honors Philadelphia’s Music Ambassadors, ‘The Roots’

The mural, titled “Legendary,” towers six stories high and stretches 60 feet wide.

05/31/2013

(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

(Credit: Mural Arts Program)

Porch Light Project Uses Art to Shine Light on Public Health

The Mural Arts Program has teamed up with the city’s Department of Behavioral Health to create an art that engages the public while promoting public health.

03/16/2013

(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

(Credit: Michael Reali via familyinterruptedproject.com)

Smart Element Added To Mural Arts Program

The latest work of the Mural Arts Program, which now uses technology to keep it current, was dedicated Sunday in North Philadelphia.

09/16/2012

(The current, paved schoolyard at the William Dick Elementary School.  Photo provided by Phila. Dept. of Parks and Recreation.)

City To Convert Blacktop Into Parkland At Philadelphia Schools

Turning acres of little-used paved surfaces at Philadelphia school yards into parkland is the goal of a program being launched tomorrow by city officials.

05/09/2012

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