Philly's Mural Mindset

The Mural Arts Program is responsible for the beautiful murals painted on buildings sides throughout Philadelphia. Here is just some of the programs artwork.

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Jack Ramsdale for Mural Arts Program
"Celebration of Poetry" is part of the African American Collection. Pianted by Parris Stancell and located at 1531 W Girard Ave.
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Jack Ramsdale for Mural Arts Program
Philadelphia's Murals and the stories they tell. This mural of different hands coming together is to symbolize the commitment to ending racial division in the Grays Ferry neighborhood. The "Peace Wall" is located on 29th and Wharton Street.
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Steve Weinik for Mural Arts Program
"Evolving Face of Nursing" was painted by artist Meg Saligman. The mural honors the invaluable profession of nursing and shares their stories of healing and hope.
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Adam Wallacavage for the Mural Arts Program
This mural is one of 50 from the Love Letter Series by Steve Powers. The series of rooftop murals is located from 45th to 63rd Streets along the Market Street corridor. The murals express love letters from a guy to a girl, residents to their West Philadelphia neighborhood and an artist to his hometown.
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Jack Ramsdale for Mural Arts Program
"Artsolutely Awesome North Philly" by Marcus Akinlana is located at 1533-35 on Ridge Avenue.
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Steve Weinik for Mural Arts Program
The Recycling Truck Project is collaboration with The Design Center at Philadelphia University and commissioned by the City of Philadelphia Streets Department Recycling Office. The trucks are to help spread the word of Philadelphia’s citywide single-stream recycling program.
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Jack Ramsdale for Mural Arts Program
Philadelphia on a Half Tank” decorates the side of an oil tank and can be seen when traveling from the Philadelphia International Airport into Center City. The location of the mural is on Penrose Avenue and Platt Bridge.
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City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program
A painting to honor W.E.B. Du Bois by Willis Humphrey is located on 6th and South Street.
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Adam Wallacavage for the Mural Arts Program
This mural is one of 50 from the Love Letter Series by Steve Powers. The series of rooftop murals is located from 45th to 63rd Streets along the Market Street corridor. The murals express love letters from a guy to a girl, residents to their West Philadelphia neighborhood and an artist to his hometown.
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Jack Ramsdale for Mural Arts Program.
"Fall" is part of a seasons series that includes four different murals throughout the city. This one is located at 629 South 9th Street.
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Adam Wallacavage for the Mural Arts Program
This mural is one of 50 from the Love Letter Series by Steve Powers. The series of rooftop murals is located from 45th to 63rd Streets along the Market Street corridor. The murals express love letters from a guy to a girl, residents to their West Philadelphia neighborhood and an artist to his hometown.
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Adam Wallacavage for the Mural Arts Program
This mural is one of 50 from the Love Letter Series by Steve Powers. The series of rooftop murals is located from 45th to 63rd Streets along the Market Street corridor. The murals express love letters from a guy to a girl, residents to their West Philadelphia neighborhood and an artist to his hometown.
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Jack Ramsdale for Mural Arts Program
"Celebration of Poetry" is part of the African American Collection. Pianted by Parris Stancell and located at 1531 W Girard Ave.
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Edward Savaria for the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
"Philadelphia Muses" is a tribute to the artists and innovators in the Philadelphia community. This mural is located on 1235 Locust Street.
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Adam Wallacavage for the Mural Arts Program
This mural is one of 50 from the Love Letter Series by Steve Powers. The series of rooftop murals is located from 45th to 63rd Streets along the Market Street corridor. The murals express love letters from a guy to a girl, residents to their West Philadelphia
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