Event

#ArtPup Dog Walk & Public Art Tour

September 29, 2018 10:00AM - 12:00PM weather permitting
Benjamin Franklin Parkway (Begin at Iroquois Park, 24th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue; End at Front Steps of Philadelphia Museum of Art)
#ArtPup Tallie with William Zorach’s Puma in the Azalea Garden near the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Bring your pup for a public art stroll around the Philadelphia Museum of Art and along Kelly Drive!

Presented as part of the Association for Public Art’s #ArtPup campaign, this outing will give owners and their dogs a closer look at some of Philly’s fantastic sculpture and its unique history. The tour will begin at Iroquois Park at 24th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue and end at the front steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

  • Only one dog per person allowed on the tour, for the safety of all participants and their pets
  • All dogs must remain on a leash at all times, and adhere to the dog regulations and best practices set forth by the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • You know your dog better than anyone. Do they play well with others? Please consider whether your dog’s temperament is suited for this type of environment
  • Please bring water for you and your dog
  • Please curb your dog

This event is FREE, but registration is required and space is limited.
Questions? Email apa@associationforpublicart.org or call 215-546-7550.

 

Related Artworks

Artwork

Iroquois

(1983 – 1999)

by Mark di Suvero (1933 - )

Benjamin Franklin Parkway at Eakins Oval and Spring Garden Street

Mark di Suvero’s monumental Iroquois has a robust energy and physical presence. The abstract sculpture is formed from painted steel I-beams, which are emblematic of the artist’s use of industrial materials.

Artwork

Symbiosis

(2011)

by Roxy Paine (1966 - )

Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 24th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue (Iroquois Park)

Hand-fabricated from thousands of pieces of stainless steel pipe, plate, and rods, Symbiosis is part of Roxy Paine’s “Dendroid” series.

Artwork

Puma

(1954)

by William Zorach (1887 - 1966)

The Azalea Garden at Kelly Drive and 26th Street

A labrador black granite puma in the Azalea Garden by Lithuanian artist William Zorach.

Artwork

The Wedges

(1970)

by Robert Morris (1931 - 2018)

Kelly and Sedgely Drives

Eight wedges of painted weathering steel by artist Robert Morris form a rounded square on the grass near Kelly Drive.

Artwork

William M. Reilly Memorial: Revolutionary War Heroes

(1947 – 1961)

by Various Artists

Terrace northwest of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, at Waterworks Drive

In his will of 1890 General William M. Reilly of the Pennsylvania National Guard established a trust fund for the purpose of creating monuments to Revolutionary War heroes.

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