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

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Phaedrus (1974)

by Beverly Pepper (1924 - )

A 12-ton sculpture at the Federal Reserve Bank building that thrusts from the ground at an implausible, gravity-defying angle.

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Joan of Arc (1890)

by Emmanuel Frémiet (1824 – 1910)

Features Isamu Noguchi's "Bolt of Lightning" sculpture, which we commissioned and installed in the 80s 🙌 ⚡ (via… https://t.co/hBObZ6ItW2

Featured Story

3 Public Art Moments of 2018 Thanks to Our Members

When you become a member, you’ll help the Association for Public Art bring artists’ visions to life, preserve Philadelphia’s cultural treasures, and invite people to learn more about public art through unique programs and events.

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