Phillies Mural Dedication

Phillies Mural Dedication

Installation on the Phillies mural has begun. Join us for the dedication August 1.

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Open Source

Open Source

We've dedicated our first Open Source project, and announced our lineup for the year.

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New Mural to Honor Pope Francis

New Mural to Honor Pope Francis

The World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and Mural Arts announce plans to create a mural honoring Pope Francis' visit this September.

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Showing Face

Showing Face

Mural Arts is exploring the cross-generational relationships within Philadelphia’s LGBTQ community.

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psychylustro: the book

psychylustro: the book

Available now in hardcover. This monumental work sites Katharina Grosse’s explosive painted color in seven episodes.

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Take a Tour

Take the Official Tour of the Mural Capital of the World year-round with one of our expert guides

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Posted 15 June 2015 by RJ Rushmore

Mural Arts Receives Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

This evening, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced that the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has received a grant for A Desert Home Companion, an upcoming performance-based project with Philadelphia’s Iraq War and Iraqi refugee communities.

"I always liked art, but I never had experience before I came here. You can express your feelings through art."

Antoine, 13 years old

"Art heals, art unites, and art changes minds in convincing fashion. Art drives the agenda. Great art is never silent, can’t be ignored and serves poorly the status quo."

Mural Arts Core Value

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muraLAB

muraLAB is the Mural Arts Program’s creativity hub for investigating muralism in the twenty-first century  a think-tank for advancing Mural Arts’ vision for art igniting change in communities, city systems and artistic practice.

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Restorative Justice.

We incorporate the concepts of restorative justice through art instruction, mural making, and community service work.

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Art Education:

Be a Philadelphia Original

We offer year-round art instruction at no cost to Philadelphia youth ages 10 to 22. Our program invites you to take risks in your art, give voice to your experiences, and illustrate the world as you see it.

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Porch Light

The Porch Light Program is a groundbreaking public art approach to achieving health and wellness in Philadelphia.

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Community Investment

Mural Arts Projects are one of the top five investments the city can make on commercial corridors, reducing blight, increasing retail sales, and raising property values (Econsult Corporation 2009).

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