May 3, 2024 | 8:00pm–10:30pm EDT Past Event

Wall Ball 2024

Celebrating Mural Arts @ 40: Roots & Reimagination

Friday, May 3

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. VIP Entrance & Program

8:00 – 10:30 p.m. General Admission & Party

2300 Arena
2300 South Swanson Street

Visionary Artist Award

Tariq Trotter


Amber Art & Design

Artist Collective

Wall Ball Honorees

Estelle Richman

Vincent Hughes & Sheryl Lee Ralph

In 2024, Mural Arts Philadelphia celebrates its illustrious 40-year journey of transforming urban spaces into canvases of hope and dialogue. With the year’s theme, “Roots & Reimagination,” we embark on a reflective expedition, honoring our rich heritage of community engagement and artistic innovation while fostering a culture of reimagining what public art signifies for the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. This milestone not only underscores the profound roots that have anchored Mural Arts in the social fabric of Philadelphia but invites a boundless reimagination of what the convergence of art and community can birth. Through this lens, the murals are not merely paintings on a wall but narratives of past, present, and future, continuously weaving the tapestry of Philadelphia’s collective story. This 40th anniversary beckons a celebration of the enduring legacy and the promise of new artistic horizons, reaffirming Mural Arts’ role as a linchpin of Philadelphia’s cultural and community vitality.

Digital Invitation Mural Artists Credits (from left to right):

  • Legendary © 2013 City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program/Amber Art & Design featuring Tatyana Fazlalizadeh. World Communications Charter School, 512 South Broad Street.
  • Finally on 13th © 2023 City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program / Nile Livingston, 306 South 13th Street. Photo by Steve Weinik.
  • The North Philadelphia Beacon Project © 2013 City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program / James Burns. 2701 North Broad Street.
  • Jackie Robinson © 1997 (restored 2015) City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program / David Mcshane. 2803 North Broad Street.
  • Cecil B. Moore Philadelphia Freedom Fighters © 2021 City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program / Felix St. Fort & Gabe Tiberino, 2201 College Avenue.
  • Folding the Prism © 2019 Mural Arts Philadelphia / Jessie Unterhalter & Katey Truhn (Jessie & Katey), 1217 Spring Garden Street.
  • Seasons © 2020 City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program / Shawn Theodore, 2113 North Corlies Street.

Photos by Steve Weinik.

Wall Ball Sponsorship Packet (PDF)

Presenting Sponsor 

Leadership Sponsors 

Pam & Tony Schneider

Premier Sponsors 

Julia & David Fleischner
G.S. Peter & Janie Gross
Sarena Snider


Visionary Sponsor 

Brian & Christy Pedrow, Robert Saligman Charitable Foundation

Muse Sponsors 

Comcast Corporation, Leslie Fleischner, Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, Hankin Management Company at THE ARSENAL, Margaret Harris & Phil Straus, Margelle & Shelly Liss, The Philadelphia Foundation, David & Helen Pudlin, Eileen and Jon Weiswasser

Collector Sponsors 

Anna & Michael Boni, Ellen & Ron Caplan, Cozen O’Connor, Danella Companies, Linda DeJure, ECBM,  Fashion District Philadelphia, Michael Forman & Jennifer Rice, FS Foundation, International Materials Foundation, Jefferson, Harold & Peggy Katz, Susanna Lachs & Dean Adler, Laura & Marc McKenna, Parkway Corporation, Penn Medicine, Jay & Gretchen Riley, Katie Adams Schaeffer & Tony Schaeffer, The Paul & Emily Singer Family Foundation

Patron Sponsors 

A.P. Construction, Inc., Archer & Greiner, P.C., Athena Contracting, The Ball Family Foundation, Kevin & Joselyn Basden, Carolyn Bedrosian Nagy & Alexander Nagy, Bellevue Strategies, Shaun Bockert, CAL Automotive, Communications Test Design, Inc., Steven Dubow, East Bay Merchant Partners, Elk Street Management, Lenny Feinberg & Jill Govberg, Gessler Construction Co., Inc., Holt Logistics, Mary & Howard Hurtig, Independence Foundation, Joanna Lack & Brendan Lowe, Morgan Lewis, Alan Lindy, Leslie Miller & Richard Worley Foundation, National Real Estate Development Corporation, Parx Casino, PennEngineering, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Jennifer Porges & Joseph Manko, Jr., Reach Climb & Fitness, Roe Fabricators: Berry & Homer, Joe & Beth Rosato, The Schwab Family, Visit Philly


40th Anniversary Honorary Committee 

Marc Brownstein, Candy Chang, Michael DiBerardinis & Joan Reilly, Shepard Fairey, Julia & David Fleischner, Michael Forman, William P. Hankowsky, Jesse Krimes, Nile Livingston, Kathryn Ott Lovell, Roberto Lugo, Michelle Angela Ortiz, David Pudlin, Pedro Ramos, Leslie Richards, Meg Saligman, Tony Schneider, Sandy & Steven Sheller, Danny Simmons, Hank Willis Thomas, Ceasar Viveros, Shira Walinsky

Wall Ball Honorary Committee 

Kimberly Allen, Daniel Astolfi, Kevin Basden, Nicole Gainer, Jane and Joe Goldblum, Danielle Hankin, Keith Lewis, Margelle Liss, Tricia Maloney, Sarena Snider, Dana Spain, Alexis & Max Tuttleman


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