Mural Arts Program: Really Awesome Art Show



08 May 2014, 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Crane Arts Building
1400 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 8, 2014, 4 – 7 p.m.
Exhibition On View: May 8 – 31, 2014 

Sparks fly, ideas transform, the magic of creative collaboration is all around us! We come together from all over Philly to create something inspiring, something out of this world, something REALLY AWESOME.

Join over 250 incredible young artists as they share artwork reflecting their vibrant, creative exploration within the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. This year, students transformed themselves into anime characters, erected a Viking ship, and developed a multimedia street art campaign to confront bullying in their neighborhoods.

Each year, Mural Arts offers free art classes that empower over 1500 young people in Philadelphia to acquire leadership skills while beautifying their communities with public art. Their access to art is access to life. That’s why this show is REALLY AWESOME!

For More Information: Phil Asbury, Art Education Administrative Manager | 215-685-0726

FUNDED BY: Agnes Irwin School Youth Philanthropy Group, Christopher Ludwick Foundation, City of Philadelphia Department of Human Services, Comcast, Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation, Fondation d’enterprise Hermès, Forrest and Frances Lattner Foundation, Freire Charter School, Hearst Foundation, Hummingbird Foundation, IBM, Keystone Property Group, Lincoln Financial Foundation, PECO, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Philadelphia Youth Network, Seed the Dream Foundation, Surdna Foundation, The Pew Charitable Trusts, TD Charitable Foundation, Victory Foundation

©2014 City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program/students from El Centro de Estudiantes Waring Elementary School
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