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Arts and Entertainment: Five Murals To Put On Your Radar for Fall 2017

Arts and Entertainment: Five Murals To Put On Your Radar for Fall 2017

Philadelphia is a city where you can find murals and street art in many neighborhoods. From Isaiah Zagar’s Magic Gardens in South Philly to the “wicked” Philly-style graffiti seen around the city, the street art scene is constantly being evolving. Here are five works to keep an eye out for in fall 2017:   Curing […]

 

Francisville: Mural Program Brings Artists and Young Students Together

Francisville: Mural Program Brings Artists and Young Students Together

One of artist Charlyn Griffith’s biggest accomplishments was being nicknamed “Ms. Strawberry Face.” “I think that at the point where a young person feels like you belong to them, you’ve succeeded in making a connection,” Griffith said. “I think that at the point where they started calling me their own nickname, that made it real. […]

 

Germantown: Art Reflecting The Community’s Life and History

Germantown: Art Reflecting The Community’s Life and History

Philadelphia is home to more than 3,700 murals, according to the Mural Arts Program. Several of these colorful, detailed works of art are spread across the exterior of buildings throughout Germantown. Some are visible from the community’s bustling Germantown Avenue, while others are tucked behind buildings on side streets. The subject matter of the displays […]