Mural Arts

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Take That, Frank Rizzo: Behold This 800-Pound Black Power Pick

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. The Thomas Paine Plaza, home of the city’s contentious Frank Rizzo statue, welcomed a new […]


Rizzo’s Former Secretary Uses Italian Market Facebook Account to Trash Helen Gym

A since-deleted post to the 9th Street Italian Market’s official Facebook page on Sunday characterized Philadelphia Councilwoman Helen Gym as a bigot for her opinion […]


Mural Arts Honors Fallen Fire Lt. Joyce Craig

The latest project from the city’s Mural Arts program celebrates the life and memory of the first woman to die in the line of duty in […]


New Sixers Mural Unveiled at Broad and Federal

Mural Arts Philadelphia unveiled its latest piece at the corner of Broad and Federal streets – a 37-foot tall collage dedicated to the 76ers and […]

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Ai Weiwei, Famed Chinese Artist/Activist, Is Coming to Philadelphia

The Mural Arts Program announced on Wednesday that world-renowned artist Ai Weiwei, known as much for his clashes with the Chinese government as his artwork, […]


Chunk of Seven-Story Center City Mural Falls, Crushes Two Cars

A piece of wall falls off of #Hahnemann Univ. Hospital as high winds pound #CenterCity Phila. No immediate injury reports. @FOX29philly — Dave Kinchen🇺🇸FOX […]


20 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Mural Arts Month Kickoff Party @ Snyder Plaza Mural Arts Philadelphia opens Mural Arts Month with a party at Snyder Plaza, where […]


Mural Arts Month Kicks Off With a South Philly Dance Party

In a city with almost 4,000 murals, it makes sense that we’d have a month set aside for looking at them. The newly rebranded Mural […]


The Electric Street Mural Dedication is Tonight in South Philly

Electric Street Mural Dedication @ Percy Street | Wednesday, August 17 Mural Arts usually sticks with paint for the many, many murals around town, but […]


PHOTOS: Colorful Broad Street Median Mural Installed

You may have noticed this morning that the median on South Broad Street is quite colorful today. The DNC Host Committee announced the beginning of installation […]

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An Electric Light Mural Just Arrived in South Philly

YAAASSS! This new neon mural by @_david_guinn and @drewbilliau in #SouthPhilly is EVERYTHING that's right with the world… More info/photos at the link in my […]


DNC Host Committee Unveils Bold Broad Street Beautification Project

Broad Street will be much more colorful than usual during the Democratic National Convention. The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the DNC, in collaboration with […]


15 Outstanding Philly Arts Moments in 2015

Ticket arts writers weigh in on what they think are the most important local arts moments of 2015.  Brava, Diva! It’s been a banner year […]


Philly Blogger Curates Amazon’s First Series of Artist Prints

Over the weekend, Amazon launched an online gallery showcasing limited-edition prints from seven international street artists. They’ll be available for purchase starting December 7th. This is […]


Pope Doll and Other Timely Philly Trinkets Buried in Time Capsule at the Fillmore

The new Fillmore Philadelphia is barely a couple months old now, but if our great-great-grandchildren go digging around in Fishtown one day, they may come across a little […]