The Guardian Labs

Covid-19 responses that are changing cities for good

In partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Mural Arts Philadelphia used vibrant art as a community tool to transmit accurate and reliable public health messages in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more in this Guardian's Bloomberg Philanthropies article.

Mural Arts Institute

Beyond Philly: Socially-Engaged Public Art Across the Globe

Learn how we bring the Mural Arts model to other change-oriented cities and leaders across the world to help build their capacity and sustain community-driven public art projects and participatory practices.

Now on the Public Art Archive

Explore Mural Arts’ collections

Cataloging our collections supports our ongoing efforts to expand access to our work. The Public Art Archive is a platform to document and preserve information about our projects and practices. Visit today!


Take a tour and explore the world's largest outdoor art gallery!



End the Exception: Abolish Slavery in Prisons

The 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution – which abolished slavery and involuntary servitude except for persons “duly convicted” of a crime – was a compromise that was made with the Confederacy in 1865.



We Will Write the World

We Will Write the World encourages dialogue and interactions between grown-ups and children through large-scale public art pieces.