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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!


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Monument Lab


Essay by Jane Golden

As the executive director of Mural Arts Philadelphia, I have observed an exciting uptick in creative risk-taking. Artists are pursuing conceptually and aesthetically bold projects.

Yes! Solutions Journalism

Why Public Art Is Good for Cities

Studies show that investments in public art can improve street safety, provide tourism and new jobs, and combat social isolation and anxiety.



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.

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