Calendar

October 2014

October 1
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

13th & Market Streets (19107)

Join Jane Golden, Executive Director of the Mural Arts Program, The Honorable Mark SquillaGeorge de Lama, President of the Eisenhower Fellowships, and Michael Webb, mural artist, for the rededication of Tree of...

October 2
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Lincoln Financial Mural Arts Center at the Thomas Eakins House
1727-29 Mt. Vernon Street (19130)

Mural Arts hosts an exhibition of renowned photojournalist Martha Cooper's photographic preservation of graffiti and Steve Weinik's documentation of ...

October 4
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Travel through the heart of Philadelphia and explore public art in Spring Garden, Chinatown, on the Avenue of the Arts and around City Hall, where some of our most iconic murals stretch toward the sky. Weave through the streets of Philadelphia where murals...

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Experience the power of murals by train on a Love Letter tour! Noted street artist and hometown hero Stephen Powers (aka ESPO) and crew, in collaboration with Mural Arts, painted a series of 50 murals on rooftops that collectively express a love letter from a guy to a girl,...

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Take a walk on the mural side!

Explore the iconic public art north of Market Street, such as Evolving Face of Nursing (Meg Saligman) and How to Turn Anything Into Something Else (Miss Rockaway Armada).  An experienced guide...

October 5
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Take a walk on the mural side!

Explore iconic public art in the heart of Center City, such as Spring (David Guinn) and the recently restored Philadelphia Muses (Meg Saligman).  An experienced guide will share the stories of the...

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Experience the power of murals by train on a Love Letter tour! Noted street artist and hometown hero Stephen Powers (aka ESPO) and crew, in collaboration with Mural Arts, painted a series of 50 murals on rooftops that collectively express a love letter from a guy to a girl,...

October 6
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Levitt Auditorium
Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad Street (19147)

Photo courtesy of the artists

Inspired by Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry Murals and Philadelphia’s history as an industrial hub city, collaborating video artists Matthew Suib and Nadia Hironaka have created Mural...

October 8
9:30 am - 11:30 am

3543 Fairmount Avenue (19104)

Join us for the dedication of Micro to Macro, a 12,000 square foot mural that takes viewers on a journey from the microscopic to the macroscopic. The Micro to Macro mural serves as the final project of a yearlong partnership between the Mural Arts Program and the...

October 10
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

42nd Street & Lancaster Avenue

Home Safe Mural Dedication/Second Fridays at journey2home

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Caplan Recital Hall, Terra Hall, 17th Floor
University of the Arts, 211 S. Broad Street (19107)

Join us on Friday, October 10th, for a conversation on abstraction and social imagination with psychylustro curator Elizabeth Thomas and artist and writer Douglas Ashford, Associate Professor at Cooper Union and former member of Group Material.

October 11
9:30 am - 12:15 pm

The Navy Yard
4500 S. Broad Street (19112)

Join the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the Chroma Dolls at the 8th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut to help paint a section of the new PAWS mural! This activity is open to participants of...

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Travel through Philadelphia neighborhoods Frankford and Kensington to learn about Philadelphia’s 17th, 18th and 19th century commercial corridors, when the entire industrial area was known as the “Workshop of the World”.  View modern-day murals, listen to their stories, and...

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

 Experience the power of murals by train on a Love Letter tour! Noted street artist and hometown hero Stephen Powers (aka ESPO) and crew, in collaboration with Mural Arts, painted a series of 50 murals on rooftops that collectively express a love letter from a guy to a...

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Take a walk on the mural side!

Explore the iconic public art north of Market Street, such as Evolving Face of Nursing (Meg Saligman) and How to Turn Anything Into Something Else (Miss Rockaway Armada).  An experienced guide...

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

1927 S. 7th Street (19148)

Celebrate Philadelphia’s diverse and creative voices in the Southeast by Southeast Project – a collaboration between the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, and the Refugee Mental Health Collaborative. First...

October 12
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Take a walk on the mural side!

Explore iconic public art in the heart of Center City, such as Spring (David Guinn) and the recently restored Philadelphia Muses (Meg Saligman).  An experienced guide will share the stories of the...

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Experience the power of murals by train on a Love Letter tour! Noted street artist and hometown hero Stephen Powers (aka ESPO) and crew, in collaboration with Mural Arts, painted a series of 50 murals on rooftops that collectively express a love letter from a guy to a girl,...

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2544 Germantown Avenue (19133)

The Village of Arts and Humanities and the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program have joined forces to restore The Village’s iconic Ile-Ife Guardian Mural, originally designed and created in 1986 by Village Founder Lily Yeh alongside neighborhood residents. The Guardian Mural...
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

1425 Christian Street (19146)

To shine a new light on some of our existing work Mural Arts has partnered with the American Composers Forum - Philadelphia Chapter to present If You Could Hear These Walls, a community engagement project featuring residencies, new music written for Philadelphia murals, and...

October 13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Temple Contemporary | Tyler School of Art
Temple University | 2001 N. 13th Street

Temple Contemporary, along with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, presents a free hands-on workshop in the basic skills and techniques of old fashioned hand lettering. The workshop coincides with Vital Signs, a Temple Contemporary-Mural Arts collaborative project that gives face...

October 14
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street (19106)

Philadelphia is a fascinating place, with many assets, a variety of challenges, and great ambitions. In order to meet the challenges facing our city, we need to connect with a diverse group of committed citizens and to nourish everything we do with imagination, creativity, and collaboration....

October 17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

13th & Chestnut Streets (19107)

What's more Philly than a block party with your favorite DJ spinning your favorite songs?   Join us as we kick off the Philly DJ Mural Project with a celebration in the city, featuring live entertainment, special guest DJs RJD2...
October 18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Admire our mural masterpieces and learn why Philadelphia is called the “Mural Capital of the World”.  Travel throughout the...

10:00 am - 11:30 am

20th & Sansom Sts.

Join Mural Arts and David Guinn at Shake Shack to help paint our latest mural-in-progress! This event is free and open to the public. Recommended age: 10 y/o and above. All supplies and...

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Experience the power of murals by train on a Love Letter tour! Noted street artist and hometown hero Stephen Powers (aka ESPO) and crew, in collaboration with Mural Arts, painted a series of 50 murals on rooftops that collectively express a love letter from a guy to a girl,...

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Take a walk on the mural side!

Explore the iconic public art north of Market Street, such as Evolving Face of Nursing (Meg Saligman) and How to Turn Anything Into Something Else (Miss Rockaway Armada).  An experienced guide...

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Broad & Market Streets
West Side of City Hall

Visit Mural Arts at  Oktoberfest at Dilworth Park on Saturdays, October 18 and 25!


This fall festival will fill the park with a...

October 19
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Take a walk on the mural side!

Explore iconic public art in the heart of Center City, such as Spring (David Guinn) and the recently restored Philadelphia Muses (Meg Saligman).  An experienced guide will share the stories of the...

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

901 Market Street
Northwest Entrance of The Gallery @ Market East at 9th & Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA

The Mural Arts Program and the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services are pleased to invite you to the Rise and Shine Mural Tour....

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Experience the power of murals by train on a Love Letter tour! Noted street artist and hometown hero Stephen Powers (aka ESPO) and crew, in collaboration with Mural Arts, painted a series of 50 murals on rooftops that collectively express a love letter from a guy to a girl,...

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Philly Art Center @ Queen Village
514 Bainbridge Street (19147)

Have fun at Philly Art Center @ Queen Village's 1st Annual Fall Festival celebrating arts and community.  Enjoy a mural-themed art-making for all ages, plus a special Mural Arts Trolley Tour featuring youth art-inspired murals and specail student guides who helped create these works.

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October 23
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center
2101 Cecil B. Moore Avenue

Last spring, PhillyRising Collaborative and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center in North Philadelphia approached the Mural Arts Program about renovating the older murals at the Center. Following their meeting, Mural Arts gathered a team to create Staircases and...
October 25
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

New this season...Take an exciting mural tour of the country’s first highway, Route 30 and view a variety of beautiful and unique murals that...

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Square 1682/Hotel Palomar
Lobby, 117 S. 17th Street (19103)

This special Center City Walking Mural Tour starts with mimosas and a pastry, followed by a guided tour of nearby murals, and concludes with brunch at the Square 1682/Hotel Palomar with a special menu and unique food experience.

Tour begins and ends at Square 1682/Hotel Palomar...

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Experience the power of murals by train on a Love Letter tour! Noted street artist and hometown hero Stephen Powers (aka ESPO) and crew, in collaboration with Mural Arts, painted a series of 50 murals on rooftops that collectively express a love letter from a guy to a girl,...

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Take a walk on the mural side!

Explore the iconic public art north of Market Street, such as Evolving Face of Nursing (Meg Saligman) and How to Turn Anything Into Something Else (Miss Rockaway Armada).  An experienced guide...

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Broad & Market Streets
West Side of City Hall

Visit Mural Arts at Octoberfest at Dilworth Park on Saturdays, October 18 and 25!


This fall festival will fill the park with a series of fun activities...

October 26
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Take a walk on the mural side!

Explore iconic public art in the heart of Center City, such as Spring (David Guinn) and the recently restored Philadelphia Muses (Meg Saligman).  An experienced guide will share the stories of the...

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

901 Market Street
Street Level Entrance at Northwest Corner of 9th & Market Streets (inside The Gallery @ Market East)
Philadelphia, PA

Experience the power of murals by train on a Love Letter tour! Noted street artist and hometown hero Stephen Powers (aka ESPO) and crew, in collaboration with Mural Arts, painted a series of 50 murals on rooftops that collectively express a love letter from a guy to a girl,...