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Public Art

(Karl Solmssen cleans the statue of Viking explorer Thorfinn Karlsefni.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia’s Bronze Statuary Getting Its Spring Cleaning

On this day, technician Karl Solmssen was cleaning Einar Jonsson’s statue of Viking explorer Thorfinn Karlsefni, along Boathouse Row.

05/27/2014

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Official Says City Needs To Keep Better Track Of Its Public Art

Controller Alan Butkovitz says a random sample of 25 pieces found that half were either damaged, vandalized, could not be located or had other inventory issues.

02/26/2014

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

Top Murals In Philadelphia

These murals paint the city of Philadelphia bright with artistic expression.

10/04/2013

file photo (credit: Thinkstock)

Museum Without Walls Expands To Include Audio For Walking Art Tour In Philadelphia

Philadelphia has one of the largest collections of public art in the country and now more information that ever is available with just a few taps on your cell phone.

09/19/2013

(The Swann Memorial Fountain, in the center of Logan Circle, at 19th and Race Streets.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Positively Philadelphia: Springtime Spotlight on Public Artworks

“Site Seeing” is a month-long program in April from the Fairmount Park Art Association, to help the public rediscover public art.

04/01/2012

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