We commission, preserve, interpret & promote public art in Philadelphia
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Video by Bluecadet Iroquois, Mark di Suvero. Photo: Bluecadet

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

Atmosphere and Environment XII (1970)

by Louise Nevelson (1899 - 1988)

Atmosphere and Environment XII is a product of the mature style of Louise Nevelson, one of the most influential artists of the decades following World War II.

Featured artwork

Alexander von Humboldt (1871)

by Friedrich Johann Heinrich Drake (1805 - 1882)

Happy birthday to #MarkdiSuvero, the artist behind Philly's red "Iroquois" sculpture. "You have to walk in through… https://t.co/xel5KMW1OR

Featured Story

Conservation for Walt Whitman and Other Philadelphia Treasures

Philadelphia’s Walt Whitman sculpture by artist Jo Davidson gets special treatment just in time for poet’s 200th birthday. WHYY interviewed our conservation team about the process (VIDEO).

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