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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

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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

Maja (1942)

by Gerhard Marcks (1889-1981)

Did you know this sculpture is owned by the Association for Public Art? In 2019 we relocated Louise Nevelson's "Atm… https://t.co/rb88vS9kN8

Featured News

For Parkway Redesign, Association for Public Art Says “Be Bold”

Three renowned design teams were invited by the City of Philadelphia to develop conceptual plans for a major redesign of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The Association for Public Art recently met with the teams to offer insights and discuss the Parkway’s future.

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