Jane Golden Receives Trailblazer Award

Jane Golden Receives Trailblazer Award

Philadelphia Magazines Trailblazer Award recognizes extraordinary women whose accomplishments epitomize excellence.

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Open Source

Open Source

A groundbreaking exhibition of temporary public artworks coming in this year!

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Beyond the Wall

Beyond the Wall

One of the most troubling issues in the United States today is the rapid growth of the prison population.

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Forever Home

Forever Home

This two-part mural has been created in collaboration with PAWS, to honor our furry companions, and save homeless pets.

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Neighborhood Time Exchange

Neighborhood Time Exchange

Time Exchange is based on a simple model: A community gives artists studio space, and the artists commit time to community-identified projects.

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Take a Tour

Take the Official Tour of the Mural Capital of the World year-round with one of our expert guides

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Posted 3 February 2015 by RJ Rushmore

Meet the Love Train Wedding Couple

This Sunday, February 8, 2015 from noon to 3 p.m., Mural Arts celebrates the five-year anniversary of its landmark Love Letter project and marriage equality in Pennsylvania with Love Train 2015, a very special Valentine's version of our Love Letter tours. Love Train 2015 is a one-of-a-kind, can't-miss ride, and tickets are still available.

"I always liked art, but I never had experience before I came here. You can express your feelings through art."

Antoine, 13 years old

"Art heals, art unites, and art changes minds in convincing fashion. Art drives the agenda. Great art is never silent, can’t be ignored and serves poorly the status quo."

Mural Arts Core Value

Explore Our Programs

Restorative Justice.

We incorporate the concepts of restorative justice through art instruction, mural making, and community service work.

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Art Education:

Be a Philadelphia Original

We offer year-round art instruction at no cost to Philadelphia youth ages 10 to 22. Our program invites you to take risks in your art, give voice to your experiences, and illustrate the world as you see it.

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Porch Light

The Porch Light Program is a groundbreaking public art approach to achieving health and wellness in Philadelphia.

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muraLAB

To push our creative boundaries we are developing an experimental creativity hub at Mural Arts called muraLAB. 

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Community Investment

Mural Arts Projects are one of the top five investments the city can make on commercial corridors, reducing blight, increasing retail sales, and raising property values (Econsult Corporation 2009).

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