How to Act Sustainably (Through Art)

How to Act Sustainably (Through Art)

Local environmental activist Ron Whyte, for Restored Spaces. Photo by Teishka Smith. At the intersection of public art, community space, and the environment, the Restored Spaces initiative uses art as a tool for conversation and learning. You may have seen their...
How to Ignite Change in Perspectives

How to Ignite Change in Perspectives

Having fun with Legacy, by Walé Oyéjidé. Photo by Steve Weinik. Whether you lean in close to see the details or zoom out for the full panorama, perspective changes everything. Our murals can shift views on a neighborhood, help frame an issue of...
Art in Person

Art in Person

Artists in Conversation event planning and research meeting at the Free Library of Philadelphia. From left: Alina Josan, Starfire, and Ginger Rudolph. Photo by Steve Weinik. Our first Artists in Conversation event is this Wednesday, July 17, and we thought we’d...
Introducing the James Prigoff Archive

Introducing the James Prigoff Archive

James Prigoff Archive, 1992 For five decades, James Prigoff has built a reputation as one of the world’s most respected photographers of public murals, graffiti, and spray can art. In an era when these types of artwork were largely dismissed and rarely...
How to Ignite Change in Places

How to Ignite Change in Places

The Electric Street © David Guinn. Photo by Steve Weinik. From skylines to flower boxes, portraits to abstract images, Mural Arts is always reflecting and igniting change in places. Projects bring communities closer together, create new connections, and inspire...
Why Wall Ball Matters

Why Wall Ball Matters

Our Wall Ball fundraiser is a beautiful night of celebration, but it isn’t the sum of our work. Your generosity fuels the meaningful work that we do all year round—your support of Mural Arts changes lives and helps shape our beloved city.Because of you,...