Artist Meg Saligman is crowdfunding a giant version.
The mural called ‘Soul of the Black Bottom’ was installed in November, 2017.
The Webb Street park is about to get a boost in the form of a colorful new painting.
The mural was razed due to renovations at 2400 Market, Aramark’s soon-to-be new HQ.
“Artwork, I knew, was the one thing that they could not take from me.”
“Pigeons,” artist Evan Lovett said, “are obviously the urban resident as far as nature goes in Philadelphia.”
Mural Arts and Indego are partnering to create a colorful, bike-friendly mural by artist Candy Coated at the Yorktown shopping center.
Where: Progress Plaza at 1501 N. Broad St. 19122
When: February 20, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
How much: Free
In honor of African American History Month, the Mural Arts Program and African American Museum are teaming up on this tour of the Albert M. Greenfield African American Iconic Images Collection. Guides will discuss each mural, artist and mural-making process.
Where: African American Museum at 701 Arc St. 19106
When: February 6, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
How much: $28-$32; advance registration required
Volunteers are invited to help create a new mural to adorn the Al-Aqsa Islamic Society. This is an all-ages event; just make sure to wear painting appropriate clothing.
Where: Al-Aqsa Islamic Society at 1501 Germantown Ave. 19122
When: January 30, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
How much: Free