We believe that art ignites change.

Together, we create art that transforms places, individuals, communities, and institutions.

Our Programs
Public Art and Civic Engagement
Art Education
Restorative Justice
Porch Light
Environmental Justice
Mural Arts Institute
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Beautify. Inspire. Empower.
Beautify. Inspire. Empower.
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Beautify. Inspire. Empower.
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Beautify. Inspire. Empower.

Announcing the recipients of the Art & Environmental Justice Co-Learning Initiative: Strength Through Solidarity

We’ve awarded over $880,000 to support three BIPOC-led Environmental Justice organizations rooted in frontline communities. Congratulations to:

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Chicago, IL, $296,000
South Baltimore Community Land Trust, Baltimore, MD, $296,000
VietLead, Camden, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, $296,000

Explore Mural Arts’ full collection

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!



A public art project running from June – October that represents archival images and materials from the now defunct LGBTQ news publication, Au Courant.

Beautify. Inspire. Empower.

Mural Arts Philadelphia exists to provide transformative experiences, progressive discourse, and economic stimulus to the City of Philadelphia through participatory public art that beautifies, advocacy that inspires, and educational programming and employment opportunities that empower.

Our Mission

Through participatory public art, Mural Arts Philadelphia inspires change in people, place, and practice, creating opportunity for a more just and equitable Philadelphia.

Our Vision

Mural Arts Philadelphia envisions a world where all people have a say in the future of their lives and communities; where art and creative practice are respected as critical to sense of self and place; and where cultural vibrancy reflects and honors all human identities and experiences.