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

Featured artwork

Joan of Arc (1890)

by Emmanuel Frémiet (1824 – 1910)

A memorial to the French heroine, the French community in Philadelphia sought the aid of the Fairmount Park Art Association (now the Association for Public Art) to commemorate their centennial.

Featured artwork

LOVE (1976)

by Robert Indiana (1928 - 2018)

Side view showing where the tree fell on Martin Puryear's "Pavilion." Conservators from Fairmount Park Conservancy… https://t.co/aez9D5xzN0

Featured Story

The Association for Public Art’s Historic Medal of Honor

As of 2017, only twelve medals have been awarded since the first was given in 1936, with recipients including Isamu Noguchi, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, and Mark di Suvero.

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