We commission, preserve, interpret & promote public art in Philadelphia.
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What We Do

The Association for Public Art (aPA) seeks to respond to the conditions of our time, creating a legacy and maintaining a heritage for future generations.

Explore Public Art

Easily browse an expansive selection of public artworks

Featured artwork

Aero Memorial (1948)

by Paul Manship (1885 – 1966)

Located opposite the main entrance of the Franklin Institute, the bronze sphere is dedicated to the aviators who died in World War I.

Featured artwork

AMOR (1998)

by Robert Indiana (1928 - )

Anthony J. Drexel was also the first president of our organization! #drexel125 https://t.co/gu4pEBQZBH

Featured Story

Three Generations of Calders in Philadelphia

Philadelphia boasts three generations of Calders, whose numerous works enhance our outdoor experience of the city and the park.

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