Mural Arts Program
The yearlong collaboration between members of the Attic Youth Center and seniors from the LGBT-oriented John C. Anderson Apartments produced a series of photos that focus on faces, with eyes open and closed.
An Old City company that specializes in Segway tours is now offering visitors a look at the city’s world-famous murals.
Frankie Avalon has kicked in $5,000 for a replacement for a decaying mural honoring South Philadelphia entertainers.
The grant to Drexel University will support the development of science, technology, engineering, and math courses at the McMichael School, 36th and Fairmount, and the Powel School, 36th and Powelton.
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.
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.
“It’s not only a new home but it’s a new chapter of collaboration with the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts,” noted Joan Reilly (center), chief operation officer of Mural Arts.
It’s the latest addition to the online Google Cultural Institute, an effort by the digital info company to capture significant artworks for all the world to share.
“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.”
The city’s Mural Arts Program is teaming up with Shake Shack for the first ever community “Paint Day.”
Located near 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue, Journey2Home is the culmination of two years of workshops with youung people experiencing housing insecurity.
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.
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.
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.