Off The Wall

The Official Blog of Mural Arts

Posted 20 October 2014 by Steve Weinik

One-on-One with muralist Willis Humphrey aka NOMO

For the better part of the last decade, artist, designer and educator Willis Humphrey aka Nomo has been building a deep body of work with Mural Arts.

Posted 20 October 2014 by Lauren Dewitsky

Celebrating Mural Arts Month at Southeast by Southeast

Not to be confused with a certain South Texas festival, the Southeast by Southeast project represents the regeneration of life after tragedy and turmoil. The name of the project comes from its goal of providing support to Southeast Asian Refugees who have relocated to Southeast Philadelphia to start a new life. Southeast by Southeast is a movement to ignite change in our local refugee communities. As Jane always says, Art Ignites Change.

Posted 14 October 2014 by Charis Duke

Composing music with and for a community

Today we have a guest post from Charis Duke, a composer working with the Mural Arts Program and the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Composers Forum on the If You Could Hear These Walls project.

Posted 14 October 2014 by Almaz Crowe

A Makeover for Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center

Join us Thursday, October 23, for the dedication of Staircases and Mountaintops: Ascending Beyond the Dream, at 2101 Cecil B. Moore Avenue.