Mural Training Program

About the Mural Training Program 

Each year Mural Arts Philadelphia offers a Muralist Training Program for artists interested in adapting their skills to public mural-making. The Muralist Training Program offers the following:

  • A comprehensive overview of the community mural-making process
  • An in-depth look at design challenges that arise in the community mural process
  • Step-by-step instruction on mural making techniques, including wall preparation, design enlargement, paint application, the cloth method, and sealing the completed project
  • A detailed look at materials required for best results-from primers and paints to brushes and sealersAn opportunity to acquire hands-on skills and exhibit your work
  • An opportunity to work on a large-scale public mural project with one of Mural Arts Philadelphia’s experienced mural painters
  • History of Mural Arts Philadelphia and its work in Philadelphia communities over the past 25 years

Installation shot of the mural. Photo by Steve Weinik.

Next Mural Training Program Schedule - Fall 2017 

Application Schedule

Deadline for applications: Friday, September 29, 2017, 5pm
Acceptance notifications will be sent out: Week of Oct 2

Class Schedule

6:00pm – 8:30pm Wednesday evenings October 25 – December 6, 2017 (No class on Thanksgiving week)

Class Location

The Lincoln Financial Mural Arts Center
at the Thomas Eakins House
1727-29 Mount Vernon Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Class fee: $150

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