Artist Resources

Training & Workshop Schedule coming soon for 2022 

Make sure to bookmark this page to visit again soon for the final dates and registration info.

Philadelphia Muralist Training Program, Tentatively Feb. 2022
This training is limited to local Philadelphia artists representative of the diverse communities we serve.
(Local, hybrid, acceptance by application only)

Community Mural-Catalyst Incubator, Tentatively Feb./Mar. 2022
This training is open to artists and culture workers looking to launch their changemaking creative public art practice.
24-30 hours over 2 weeks of training by professional artists and administrators on project planning, community engagement strategy, mural-making techniques and more.
(Global, virtual)

Single-Session Convenings:

  • Mural Restoration & Maintenance Practices
  • Alternative Mural Materials: From 3D to ground mural
  • Understanding Insurance for Individual Muralists
  • Promising Practices in Socially Engaged Mural Making, an Introduction

Contact institute@muralarts.org with any questions, and sign up to receive the Institute’s quarterly newsletter with updates on learning initiatives, workshops, and news from the field of participatory socially-engaged public art.

Other Local (Philadelphia) Resources for Artist Opportunities:

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance (GPCA) Job Bank

GPCA also has a long list of resources under their “Arts & Culture for Racial Justice” Section

InLiquid.com opportunities listings page for jobs, grants, calls for artists, etc.

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation’s grants program, and trauma-informed practices training and more for teaching artists

The Philadelphia Office of Arts Culture and the Creative Economy’s opportunities listings

The Leeway Foundation provides grants and resources serving women and trans community-based artists and cultural producers

The Mural Arts Institute does not provide training in drawing, painting or portfolio development for muralists just starting out. Check out our Arts Education Program (High School level) or look into local programs at places such as Fleisher Art Memorial and other community art centers near you.

Other Local (Philadelphia) Resources for Artist Opportunities: 

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance (GPCA) Job Bank
GPCA also has a long list of resources under their “Arts & Culture for Racial Justice” Section
InLiquid.com opportunities listings page for jobs, grants, calls for artists, etc.
Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation’s grants program, and trauma-informed practices training and more for teaching artists
The Philadelphia Office of Arts Culture and the Creative Economy’s opportunities listings
The Leeway Foundation provides grants and resources serving women and trans community-based artists and cultural producers

The Mural Arts Institute does not provide training in drawing, painting or portfolio development for muralists just starting out. Check out our Arts Education Program (High School level) or look into local programs at places such as Fleisher Art Memorial and other community art centers near you.