Off The Wall

The Official Blog of Mural Arts

Posted 19 October 2015 by Carly Rapaport-Stein

Open Source in Two Minutes: SWOON

For Open Source

Posted 15 October 2015 by Carly Rapaport-Stein

The Man in the Mural: Migrants, Ibrahim, Mingora-Philadelphia

Over the weekend, I met with Ibrahim, the young man who is the subject of JR’s mural for Open Source, Migrants, Ibrahim, Mingora-Philadelphia. Over coffee, Ibrahim and his friend and interpreter Faisal talked to me about life in Pakistan and Philadelphia, and Ibrahim’s dreams for the future.

Posted 14 October 2015 by Carly Rapaport-Stein

Open Source: Your guide to Week Three

Open Source, week three. We are gearing up for a giant week, with parties, lectures, and tours galore, so here’s a day-by-day guide of all things Open Source.

Tonight, join us from 6:30-7:30 pm in the Great Stair Hall of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to hear street artist Shepard Fairey talk about the influential work of Jasper Johns. The talk is free after the museum’s pay-what-you-wish entry.

Posted 7 October 2015 by Carly Rapaport-Stein

Open Source: Week Two

Week one of Open Source is a wrap! Friday night’s party was a ton of fun, and despite the hurricane conditions, we saw almost 500 of you down in South Philadelphia - thanks for coming out to help us kick off the month!

Posted 6 October 2015 by Carly Rapaport-Stein

HubBub Coffee Pops Up in Open Source's Hub Space

Have you been to the Open Source Hub Space yet? If not, this week, you’re in for a treat. From Wednesday, October 7 through Sunday, October 11, HubBub Coffee is popping up in our space, with hours from 11 am - 2 pm.