Off The Wall

The Official Blog of Mural Arts

Posted 3 October 2014 by Julius Ferraro

journey2home gives voice to housing insecure youth

Join us Friday, October 10, for the dedication of Home Safe, the journey2home mural at 42nd and Lancaster Ave.


Posted 3 October 2014 by Amy Johnston

If You Could Hear These Walls: A concert series inspired by murals

To shine a new light on 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 performances to celebrate both mural art and community identity.

Posted 29 September 2014 by Virginia Harrison

Support Mural Arts by driving a cool car

Zipcar unveiled its 2014 Mural Arts car at Greenfest Philly on September 7—with plenty of rave reviews.

“This is the coolest car!” exclaimed a 10-year-old girl as she walked up to the Honda Fit “Pocus” car wrapped in Benjamin Volta’s We Are All Neurons. The girl proceeded to pose for numerous pictures with the car for her mother and besieged Volta with a number of questions between smiles.

tags: Ben Volta, Zipcar
Posted 29 September 2014 by RJ Rushmore

Catch Mural Arts on the PECO Crown Lights and win

October is Mural Arts Month!

Posted 29 September 2014 by Joe Goldblum

Joe Goldblum reflects on the Mural Arts Program

At the September meeting of the Mural Arts Advocates and after six years as Board Chair, I passed the gavel to my able successor, David Pudlin. While good nonprofit governance requires an orderly succession plan and new leaders with new ideas, I exit reluctantly because I have loved being Chair of this incredible organization. Yes, it was hard work – early morning meetings; major crises and creative solutions; financial roadblocks; and always balancing the artistic big-vision agenda with the pragmatic and obtainable.

tags: Joe Goldblum