MURAL DEDICATION: Black Holes with Ryan McGinness

11 October 2013, 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM

University City Science Center
3711 Market Street (19104)

World-renowned artist Ryan McGinness' monumental mural at the University City Science Center features layers of “event horizons,” creating a feeling of portals into an infinite inner space, and a strong gravitational pull on the senses. McGinness' "Black Holes" series is an exploration of how ideas of outer space and mind space can intertwine. This mural is organized by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and sponsored by the University City Science Center, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, and Wexford Science & Technology: A BioMed Realty Company.

Image credit: (detail) Ryan McGinness, "Black Holes" 2013

This event is presented as part of the 2013 DesignPhiladelphia Festival, a program of the Center for Architecture. The 9th annual citywide celebration of all things design will run for nine days from October 10 - 18 in unique venues and spaces throughout the city. Visit to learn more.

MURAL ARTS MONTH 2013 is presented by: