Local Muralist Training

February 2021: Community Mural Training Program Webinar Series

Please bookmark this page and visit in the future for the next application deadline and training dates for 2021. 

The annual local Muralist Training Program is a six to ten-week program designed for local artists who are representative of the diverse communities of Philadelphia and are interested in adapting their skills to public community-based mural making. It offers:

  • A comprehensive overview of the community mural-making process – from contracts and community meetings to design issues and mural production.
  • Instruction on mural-making techniques, the “cloth” (polytab) method, and production materials and best practices.
  • An opportunity to acquire hands-on skills and exhibit your work.

Space is limited. Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria”

  • Appropriate quality of the portfolio and skill level
  • Dedication to local, regional Philadelphia, community-based work

Additional Questions? Please contact Mural Arts Staff Artist David McShane, david.mcshane@muralarts.org.