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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

City Life

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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WATCH: Street Artist MOMO Discusses His Two New Philadelphia Murals

It finished without much fanfare, which is funny, because street artist MOMO‘s new mural on the north-facing wall of the Sonesta Hotel is the tallest in […]

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A Turning Point for Mural Arts

After more than 30 years in Philadelphia, the ambitious Mural Arts Program has racked up its share of hits and misses, as we’ve dutifully chronicled. […]

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City Hosting a “Day of Kindness” to Honor Pope and Dalai Lama Visits

Philadelphia was to play host to two of the world’s top spiritual leaders this fall (we got the pope, the Dalai Lama canceled), so, in the […]

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Pope Francis Helps Paint Mural That Will Be Installed in North Philly

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. Last night, during the Festival of Families and concert on Eakins Oval, Pope Francis […]

City Life

Details and Rendering of Gloria Casarez Mural Revealed

Details are emerging about a new large-scale artwork that is being created by the Mural Arts Program to honor the late civil rights leader, LGBT activist, […]

The Scene

Mural Arts Salon Dinner

On Friday, September 11th the Mural Arts Advisory Council hosted its second Salon this year at at local artist Caryn Kunkle’s Philadelphia studio. The event attracted […]