Association for Public Art in Philadelphia Unveils a Major New Public Artwork by Cai Guo-Qiang in the Fall
Posted: May 11, 2017
In September, the Association for Public Art (aPA) in Philadelphia presents a major new site-specific work by the internationally acclaimed artist Cai Guo-Qiang.
Internationally Acclaimed Artist Martin Puryear’s Largest Temporary Public Sculpture to Date, “Big Bling,” to be Installed along Philadelphia’s Kelly Drive
Posted: May 4, 2017
The aPA, working with New York’s Madison Square Park Conservancy in a first-time collaboration, will bring internationally acclaimed artist Martin Puryear’s “Big Bling” to Philadelphia as a temporary installation.
Parkway Council Announces Plans for Benjamin Franklin Parkway Centennial
Posted: March 23, 2017
Major Grant from the William Penn Foundation Supports a Parkway-wide Public Art Installation; More than a Year of Activities Mark the Milestone
Robert Indiana’s AMOR Sculpture to be Dedicated at Sister Cities Park
Posted: December 1, 2016
Robert Indiana’s celebrated sculpture “AMOR” (1998) will be moved to a permanent home at Sister Cities Park at 18th and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Association for Public Art Hosts “Public Art in Focus”
Posted: August 18, 2016
A month-long series of photography workshops in September, led by Philadelphia-based photographers for participants of all levels.
AMOR, Robert Indiana’s Monumental Sculpture, to Grace the East Terrace of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Posted: September 21, 2015
The loan of “AMOR” is presented by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Association for Public Art in honor of the Papal Visit. The sculpture is now on view through January 2016.
Association For Public Art Hosts ”Sculpture Zoo in Rittenhouse Square”
Posted: July 13, 2015
On Saturday, August 8th from 10am to 1pm. All are invited to enjoy free, fun-filled interactive activities that will enliven the Square’s public artworks. Discover live animals on location: a small reptile near “Lion Crushing a Serpent,” a goat next to “Billy,” and a bird nearby “Duck Girl.”
Association for Public Art Honored With Public Art Network Award
Posted: June 11, 2015
The Association for Public Art (aPA) was presented with the Public Art Network Award from the Americans for the Arts (AFTA) 2015 Annual Convention in Chicago, during the Public Art and Placemaking Preconference.
Roxy Paine Sculpture “Symbiosis” Acquired by Philadelphia’s Association for Public Art
Posted: April 27, 2015
The Association for Public Art (aPA) announced today that it has received a grant from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Trust, Inc. to acquire “Symbiosis” (2011), a masterwork by internationally acclaimed artist Roxy Paine.