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Check Out the Awesome Mural Being Painted On the Ground at the Oval

The Oval opens this Thursday, July  16th, with an evening of activities including food trucks, face paintings and beer gardens, but the thing I’m most excited […]

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Glowing Pedicab Sculptures to Hit the Parkway in 2016

It was announced this week that 50 local artists and cultural organizations will receive a total of $9.6 million in grants from the Pew Center […]

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London Street Artist Painting Entire Alphabet on Philly Roll-Down Shutters

London-based street artist Ben Eine is in Philly this week to paint the entire alphabet on a bunch of storefront roll-down shutters around Fishtown and […]

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Skateable Sculptures Installed at Paine’s Skatepark

This afternoon, Mural Arts dedicated a couple new skateable sculptures at Franklin’s Paine Skatepark. The pieces, created by Berlin-based artist Jonathan Monk, are called Steps […]

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Schuylkill Wildlife Get Spotlighted in New Street Art Project in Manayunk

Manayunk is getting a blue makeover this summer courtesy of one of Mural Arts’s largest installations ever. “Waterways,” a collaborative effort between Philadelphia Water and Mural Arts, is a 50-piece […]

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Is Big Eakins Oval Exhibit Ripping Off Philly Artist?

Eager Philadelphians have been waiting with bated breath for the opening of The Oval’s “Future Sensations” exhibit, a giant light-up series of installations that have […]

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Artist Sets Up “Selfie Zones” in Philadelphia

A photo posted by Kid Hazo (@kidhazo) on Apr 21, 2015 at 7:05am PDT Philadelphia street artist Kid Hazo — he of the giant PPA […]

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NYC Street Artist Puts Bill Cosby on Blast—With the Help of Fat Albert and the Gang

A New York street artist is using his craft—along with tons of wheatpaste and a cast of Fat Albert characters—to convince comedian Bill Cosby to respond to the […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Claes Oldenburg Met the Poop Emoji

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PHOTOS: Street Artist Turns Part of the PAFA Paint Torch Sculpture Into a Poop Emoji

Best local April Fool’s joke yet? Street artist Kid Hazo has attached two big eyes and a mouth to the drop of paint that’s part of […]

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Mural Arts Teams With Google to Highlight and Preserve Local Street Art

Philly’s Mural Arts program joins 68 organizations around the globe who have teamed with Google on an initiative to preserve our quickly fading street art through […]

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Ice Queen Sculptor Creates a Poseidon in Logan Square

The snow may be on its way out, but Don Harrison, the man responsible for that stunning Shiva the Ice Queen sculpture in Fairmount Park […]

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Mural Arts Announces Artists for “Open Source” Project

Today the Mural Arts Program announced the artists who will be participating in the new “Open Source” project, which it says is Philadelphia’s biggest site-specific […]

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PHOTOS: Chroma Dolls Paint Adorable Mural for PAWS

Philadelphia is a city of murals, and it seems like every day a new one pops up to deliver us from the blahs of the […]

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Blek le Rat Graffiti Shows Up Near 13th and Sansom Streets in Philadelphia

We got tipped off by Duross & Langel owner Steve Duross that a work by French artist and “Father of Stencil Graffiti” Blek le Rat showed up […]