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Black Thought Teams With Mural Arts to Honor Dr. Shawn “Air Smooth” White

The Roots MC Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter is teaming with Mural Arts on a new project honoring hip-hop musician and Philly HIV advocate Dr. Shawn […]

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Artist to Install Major Art Installation Along Philly-to-NYC Amtrak Route

A stretch of industrial waste and suburban blight navigated by passengers on SEPTA, NJ Transit or Amtrak’s Philly-to-NYC rail corridor is getting a makeover, thanks […]

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Mural Arts Announces Four New Tours for 2014 Season

Philadelphians now have four new ways to take in the scenery, with Mural Arts‘ new tours launching April 1st. Mural Arts’ tours introduce visitors to […]

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Jane Golden’s Mural Arts Program Turns 30

Through this spring, the esteemed Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is hosting a Mural Arts retrospective, in commemoration of the program’s 30th anniversary. This […]


This Weekend: The Meal Moves To Thomas Paine Plaza

Philadelphia is home to one of the largest art museums in the United States. Every day, buses pull up in front of it, hordes of […]


A Celebration of Fergie’s New Freewall

Freewall Philadelphia is a mural project dreamed up by David Guinn, a prolific muralist with the Mural Arts Program who saw something missing in the […]


Mural Arts: “Fear Not, It’s a Face Lift”

The Mural Arts Program (MAP) knows how much people love the 1987 Keith Haring mural We the Youth at 22nd & Ellsworth. That’s why the […]


David Guinn Mural Defaced By Graffiti at 13th and Pine

One the best things about this city is the plethora of artwork on its buildings. Some of it is legal (see: the Mural Arts Program) […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Faveladelphia

The pair of Dutch painters known as Haas & Hahn are famous for transforming Brazilian favelas with bold, colorful paint on building exteriors. Last year […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Roots Mural Gets a Dedication Date!

How long have we been waiting for the Roots mural? It seems like forever ago that we started pining for Philly’s biggest hometown hip-hop stars […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Steve Powers’ “Love Letter” for Sale

You’ve seen them on the buildings along the route of the Market-Frankford El–artist Steve Powers’ “Love Letter” murals, which are evocative, poignant, funny and one […]

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Stephen Starr and Questlove to Open Chicken Joint on South Street? We Can Dream…

As the countdown continues to the opening of Serpico–the much-hyped Stephen Starr restaurant that has foodies in a lather–real estate watchers are hopeful but puzzled. […]

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Shagging Opens at William Way

“I am interested in the gestural quality of the woven line,” says Kathryn Pannepacker, a Philadelphia artist who showcases her new works (March 9) during […]