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May 2015

May 2
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Due to its overwhelming popularity and the number of murals that are featured on this tour, the Masterpieces route has been split into two different tours.  This allows guests the opportunity to see many more murals in...

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

View the iconic murals South of Market Street.  Travel the streets of Center City Philadelphia to Lombard Street and back along the revitalized 13th Street corridor. Garden of Delight by David Guinn...

May 3
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

View the iconic murals North of Market Street.  Travel the streets of Center City Philadelphia into Old City, through Chinatown and around City Hall.  Evolving Face of Nursing, by Meg Saligman and ...

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes

May 8
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Propper View Apartments
4368 Cresson St. (aka Main St. & Leverington Ave.)

Manayunk Turns Teal for World Ovarian Cancer Day to benefit the
Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation

First mural to raise cancer awareness in the United States rededicated

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Philadelphia Center for Architecture
1218 Arch Street (19107)

Join the Philadelphia Center for Architecture for a free preview of Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia on Friday, May 8 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The evening will include a panel discussion with Monument Lab curators Ken Lum,...

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

4017 Lancaster Avenue (19104)

Join us for Second Friday to learn more about the second co-hort of artists! Learn about their current projects, including lot cleanups, beautifying vacant homes on Belmont Ave, and teaching sports classes for local youth. Stop by and enjoy musical performances, organized by the Black Quantum...
May 9
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Travel through the heart of...

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

View the iconic murals South of Market Street.  Travel the streets of Center City Philadelphia to Lombard Street and back along the revitalized 13th Street corridor. Garden of Delight by David Guinn...

May 10
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

View the iconic murals North of Market Street.  Travel the streets of Center City Philadelphia into Old City, through Chinatown and around City Hall.  Evolving Face of Nursing, by Meg Saligman and ...

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

This season a new 2nd Sunday...

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes

May 14
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street (19107)

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation
Drexel University, 3401 Filbert Street | Pearlstein Gallery, URBN Annex

The public forum "Making Place by Building Civic Stewardship & Public Art-Making" is an important opportunity for a public conversation about larger issues that are part of a national trend called "Creative Placemaking" — an evolving concept that attempts to ...

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

4162 Main Street (19127)

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May 15
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Philadelphia City Hall
1 Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA

Monument Lab Opening
Friday, May 15, 4–7pm
Courtyard of City Hall
Free and open to the public

Featuring special guest speakers, a short musical performance, and a dedication of the late...

May 16
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Due to its overwhelming popularity and the number of murals that are featured on this tour, the Masterpieces route has been split into two different tours.  This allows guests the opportunity to see many more murals in...

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

View the iconic murals South of Market Street.  Travel the streets of Center City Philadelphia to Lombard Street and back along the revitalized 13th Street corridor. Garden of Delight by David Guinn...

May 17
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

View the iconic murals North of Market Street.  Travel the streets of Center City Philadelphia into Old City, through Chinatown and around City Hall.  Evolving Face of Nursing, by Meg Saligman and ...

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes

May 18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

PRO-ACT Community Recovery Center
1701 W. Lehigh Avenue, Unit 6 (19132)

ABOUT THE PROJECT

May 21
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Help us plant the seeds of change

Every story of change begins with the seed of an idea. The first sketches of a mural. The blueprint for a local park. A second chance for a neighbor in need. These ideas, when nurtured, can take root in a community and thrive.

...
May 23
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Travel through the Philadelphia neighborhoods of Frankford & Kensington to learn about the City’s 17th, 18th & 19th century commercial corridors, also known as the “Workshop of the...

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

View the iconic murals South of Market Street.  Travel the streets of Center City Philadelphia to Lombard Street and back along the revitalized 13th Street corridor. Garden of Delight by David Guinn...

May 24
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

View the iconic murals North of Market Street.  Travel the streets of Center City Philadelphia into Old City, through Chinatown and around City Hall.  Evolving Face of Nursing, by Meg Saligman and ...

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes

May 26
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

641 Snyder Avenue (19148)

Staten Island-based artist Tattfoo Tan has been conducting workshops with a fantastic group of middle school students at Mural Arts' Southeast by Southeast storefront, as well as high school students from Sayre High School in West Philly since October 2014.  The workshop...

May 30
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
1020 South Street
Philadelphia, PA

Don't miss this unique opportunity to combine 2 Philadelphia artistic treasures into 1 exciting experience - Philadelphia's Magic Gardens and a Mural Arts walking tour!  The event will start at Philadelphia's Magic...

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Due to its overwhelming popularity and the number of murals that are featured on this tour, the Masterpieces route has been split into two different tours.  This allows guests the opportunity to see many more murals in...

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes

May 31
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

View the iconic murals North of Market Street.  Travel the streets of Center City Philadelphia into Old City, through Chinatown and around City Hall.  Evolving Face of Nursing, by Meg Saligman and ...

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad Street (Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building)
Philadelphia, PA

Forever Begins When You Say Yes