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 with new commissions, while interpreting and preserving public art for future generations

Explore Public Art

Easily browse an expansive selection of public artworks

Featured artwork

Land Buoy (2014)

by Jody Pinto (1942 - )

A “mast-like” spire ascends into the sky with a 16-foot spiral staircase wrapping around its base. Visitors can climb the stairs to a platform that offers views up and down the Delaware River.

Featured artwork

Atmosphere and Environment XII (1970)

by Louise Nevelson (1899 - 1988)

VIRTUAL EVENT: Join us Thurs. 5/20 @ 4pm for a closer look at the life and struggles of German artist Gerhard Marck… https://t.co/di8nH2Q7j0

Featured Story

Artist Rafael Ferrer Becomes National Academician

The artist is one of 15 elected to be National Academicians at the National Academy of Design, the leading society for visual artists and architects. Ferrer lived and worked in Philadelphia for many years and has been commissioned by the Association for Public Art.

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