Mural Arts Program

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

‘Phillies Mural’ Design Unveiled In Center City

The wraps are off plans for a mural along the Schuylkill River depicting the history of the Phillies.


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North Philadelphia Behavioral Center Gets Mural Makeover

A behavioral health center in North Philadelphia has a new look, thanks to a new initiative by the Mural Arts Program.


(The Frank Sinatra mural at Broad and Wharton Streets, in file photo)

South Philadelphia Losing Its Mural View Of ”Ol’ Blue Eyes”

Buildings now under construction are blocking the public’s view of murals in two separate neighborhoods of the city.


(Kenny Scharf's work, "Chunk Pack Philly 11," in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Center City Philadelphia Mural Project Gets A Brooklyn Look

Brooklyn-based artist Kenny Scharf brought his work to midtown Philadelphia for the project.


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New Mural Arts Project, Encompassing A Full Block, Highlights Homelessness

The Mural Arts Program has launched a unique, block-long multimedia project in West Philadelphia that brings attention to children and how homelessness affects them.


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Guide To Philadelphia’s Mural Tours

Philadelphia is increasingly becoming known as “The Mural Capital of the World,” and with over 3,000 murals, there are a number of ways that people can explore all or as many of them as they would like.


(The new mural in West Philadelphia celebreates women who have advanced education. Credit: Karin Phillips)

New West Philadelphia Mural Pays Tribute To Women Of Education

As a part of the 125th anniversary of Bryn Mawr College, A spectacular mural has been dedicated in West Philadelphia as a tribute to advances in the education of women.


(Photo by Karin Phillips)

Mural Arts Program Seeks Volunteers For Huge PHL Airport Artwork

Organizers of Philadelphia’s largest Mural Arts project want the community to come out for a “Community Paint Day” this coming Sunday.


(photo by Karin Phillips)

Philly’s Mural Arts Program Unveils A “One World” Message

The new mural, “One World,” covers a 50′ x 40′ wall that overlooks the new playground at the Independence Charter School, at 16th and Lombard Streets.


Jane Golden explaining the new installation "Light Drift"

Schuylkill River Aglow With “Light Drift”

This weekend, only, a cutting edge art exhibit is on view in Center City on the Schuylkill River. It’s called “Light Drift,” and it’s the latest project of the Mural Arts Program.



Public Invited To Participate In Mural Painting At The Gallery

The Mural Arts Program is inviting the community out to help paint one of its largest murals yet. Community Paint Day is Saturday at 1p.m. at The Gallery on Market Street.


Mural Arts Program To Honor Bryn Mawr College With Painting

Mural Arts month begins in Phladelphia with the announcement of a new mural to be painted in West Philadelphia to celebrate the anniversary of Bryn Mawr College.


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Top Murals To See In Philadelphia

Philadelphia has many murals, thanks in part to the Mural Arts Program, which has produced a wide variety of works in partnership with many organizations across the city. Travel around town, and be sure to look up at the dazzling walls you see across the cityscape!


Mural Arts Program Looks for Tourists' Impressions of Phila.

Philadelphia’s famed Mural Arts Program has teamed up with an organization that promotes tourism here to develop a special program focusing on visitors to our city.