mural arts philadelphia

For three weekends, the Philadelphia's Rail Park is turning into an immersive, multi-sensory, pop-up art experience looking at the past, present and future of the historic Reading Railroad corridor.
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Antionette Lee
October 03, 2019 - 9:18 am
For three weekends in October, Philadelphia's Rail Park is turning into an immersive, multi-sensory, pop-up art experience looking at the past, present and future of the historic Reading Railroad corridor.
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 Mural Arts Philadelphia unveiled plans and a first look at the latest work of art, which will honor legendary boxer and Philadelphian Smokin' Joe Frazier at an infamous spot boxing historians will definitely appreciate.
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Dan Wing
July 25, 2019 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia will soon add another mural to the hundreds already spread across the city. Mural Arts Philadelphia unveiled plans and a first look at the latest work of art, which will honor legendary boxer and Philadelphian Smokin' Joe Frazier at an infamous spot...
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The anti-violence mural that struck community controversy a year ago when a developer mistakenly destroyed it has been officially restored and was dedicated Wednesday.
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Cherri Gregg
July 24, 2019 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The anti-violence mural that struck community controversy a year ago when a developer mistakenly destroyed it has been officially restored and was dedicated Wednesday. The original mural at 20th and Fernon streets was painted in 1989 as a memorial to more than 40...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's mural arts program would get an important new source of funding under a bill introduced into city council this week. The bill would allow Mural Arts Philadelphia to participate in another highly esteemed public art program. Philadelphia was the first U...
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Mural Arts Philadelphia  is featuring a Black History Month-themed mural tour of the city.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 06, 2019 - 6:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In celebration of Black History Month, Mural Arts Philadelphia is featuring a themed mural tour of the city on Sunday. The Black History Month Mural Arts Tour is the story of the African-American struggle in Philadelphia through art. "And it really sort of focuses on...
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DRPA Mural 1
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Kimberly Adams
November 03, 2018 - 3:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you walk or drive thru the 5th Street tunnels in Philadelphia you'll see something new. The landscape just got a little prettier. "It's beautiful." A woman from New York marveled Saturday as she took in one of two murals in the tunnels at 5th and Race Streets,...
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Mural Arts Philadelphia
Justin Udo
October 17, 2018 - 8:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You can now get a chance to see some of Philadelphia's most popular murals in a way you've never seen them before thanks to a little help from Lyft. Mural Arts Philadelphia teamed up with the ridesharing service to wrap four of their cars in murals. Deana Frank,...
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Barnes Foundation
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Justin Udo
October 05, 2018 - 7:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a party next to the Ben Franklin Parkway, as one of Philadelphia's more popular institutions hosts a block party with a unique twist. People will be able to see a mural like they never have before. Food trucks, a pop-up beer garden, and even a live art exhibit...
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"Dreams, Diaspora and Destiny" mural
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Justin Udo
October 01, 2018 - 6:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Barnes on the Block is back again, this year with food trucks, dancing, a beer garden, plus a new visual art experience by Mural Arts Philadelphia. Along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday at 20th and Callowhill streets, the pay-as-you-go block party from 4 to 8...
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