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

AMOR (1998)

by Robert Indiana (1928 - )

On the occasion of Pope Francis’s visit to the United States, the Association for Public Art (aPA) and the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) installed Robert Indiana’s “AMOR” sculpture.

Featured artwork

Symbiosis (2011)

by Roxy Paine (1966 - )

One of Diane Pieri's colorful #ManayunkStoops on the Manayunk Canal Towpath https://t.co/IXDpRzZJxk #WorldTurtleDay https://t.co/UtUMB4ER1b

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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