Mural Arts Program
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.
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.
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.
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.
From bean to cup, a new Philadelphia coffee roasting company takes social responsibility very seriously.
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.
Expanding its reach, Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program storefront at the Gallery shopping mall has launched its 2012 tour season.
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.
Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program has leased new space in the Gallery at Market East, creating a place for the public to explore what the world’s largest public art program has to offer.
Wednesday morning, children at the “Please Touch” Museum painted a section of the mural to be affixed to a building near 24th and Walnut Streets.
Philadelphia’s favorite band is hooking up with Philadelphia’s premier public arts program.
If you are a visitor coming to town or even a lifelong Philly area native who wants to get better acquainted with the city, sightseeing tours may be the way to go.
Philadelphia’s newest mural is also its largest and most visible.
“The hooks are actually where a lot of the carcasses of the cows were hung, and they remind you of some of the things that hooks were used for over the next 200 years in our history.”