Sep 12

Countdown to Mural Arts Month

by: Laura Kochman

With 25+ free events from September 26 to November 3, this year’s October is really Mural Arts Month Plus. There are just a few weeks to go before this celebratory month kicks off, and we can’t wait. Here’s a quick taste of what you can expect:

Check out the Mural Arts Month page for the full schedule, and join our email newsletter for regular announcements in your inbox. Follow along on our social platforms at @muralarts—see you out there, friends.

Flip through for behind-the-scenes moments 

  • Artist Russell Craig working on the Portraits of Justice mural in his studio. Photo by Steve Weinik.

  • Jon Laidacker works on the second phase of Philly Rowing in his studio. Photo by Steve Weinik.

  • Community members take part in the Basurama planter build at Southwark School, with Weaving Culture by James Dunn in the background. Photo by Steve Weinik.

  • Visiting the nearly completed mural with King Britt and Joshua Mays. Photo by Steve Weinik.

  • Legacy by Walé Oyéjidé, in progress. Photo by Steve Weinik.

  • Callie Curry, a/k/a Swoon, works with people at the Mural Arts Kensington Storefront. Photo by Steve Weinik.

Mural Arts Month 2018 Presenting Sponsor is PECO; Supporting Sponsor is Nick & Dee Adams; Participating Sponsors are Hankin Management Company, Inc., Independence Foundation, Majik Foundation, Parkway Corporation, Relief Communications, LLC, and Wawa. The 2018 season of muraLAB is supported by The Kresge Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Last updated: Sep 11, 2018

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