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.
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.
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 celebrated sculpture “AMOR” (1998) will be moved to a permanent home at Sister Cities Park at 18th and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
A month-long series of photography workshops in September, led by Philadelphia-based photographers for participants of all levels.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
The Oval, Philadelphia’s new “Park on the Parkway,” will return to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for its second summer of outdoor fun.