RFP’s and RFQ’s for project specific work will be listed on this page, as those opportunities become available.
RFQ: Limited Edition Merchandise in Celebration of Mural Arts Month
Deadline: 5 pm EDT, August 6, 2021
Mural Arts Philadelphia is partnering with REC Philly to create (3) limited-edition merchandise items on the occasion of Mural Arts Month in October 2021. This project and partnership is designed to support and highlight BIPOC graphic artists/designers in Philadelphia. The goal is to create some exciting designs that will engage broader audiences and generate sales in support of both organizations.
Virtual Community Artist Application
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until further notice.
Porch Light is a partnership between Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services. At our storefront at 2774 Kensington Avenue (“The Kensington Storefront”), Porch Light is working with the New Kensington Community Development Corporation and Prevention Point to make a community space where neighbors can create art and connect with resources to live a better, healthier life.
Kensington Storefront Virtual Community Artists (VCAs) will create bold new structures for engaging the Kensington community virtually (or through safely-conducted outdoor programming), using the arts. During this intense time, trauma awareness and collective meaning-making is more important than ever. VCAs will provide programs (offered to all community members free of charge) where they will be able to reflect on their experiences, build relationships with their neighbors, and learn a new modality in the arts. We are especially interested in public engagement that uses the arts to help participants reacclimate to busy schedules after the stay-at-home order, and to redefine “normal” life. Out of this public engagement, VCAs will create a work of public art in Kensington based on their community engagement, with the aim of improving and beautifying the neighborhood. All modalities welcome: music, theater, dance, photography, mixed mediums, storytelling, etc.
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