Off The Wall

The Official Blog of Mural Arts

Posted 17 September 2014 by RJ Rushmore

journey2home in the National Spotlight

Reporter Kelly Wright of the Fox News Channel recently profiled the Mural Arts Program and our journey2home project in West Philadelphia as part of his Beyond the Dream series for the America's News Headquarters program.

The 2-part series has drawn national attention to issues of housing insecurity and its impact on young people in Philadelphia. Watch the series in the videos below...

Posted 20 August 2014 by Marcus Balum

The latest progress at Mapping Freire

*Mapping Freire will be dedicated on September 19th at 11 a.m. Join us for the celebration!
More info HERE>>

Posted 17 July 2014 by Julius Ferraro

Designing with nature & community: an interview with artist Kim Beck

Every afternoon, in a big, sunny corner room at Mastery Charter School’s Shoemaker Campus, sixteen students busily paint away in bright strokes of green, brown and purple. Standing around large, five-foot-square pieces of parachute cloth, they steadily color in sections of a mural.