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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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.

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LOVE (1976)

by Robert Indiana (1928 - 2018)

Last year, Puryear's "Big Bling" (2016) came to Philadelphia from NYC (temporary installation) through a collaborat… https://t.co/nuXEGdUMT4

Featured Story

Bike Map for Public Art in Fairmount Park

Created in collaboration with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, our bike map highlights sculpture stops and scenic views throughout Fairmount Park.

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