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Museum Without Walls Public Art Bike Tours are Back

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Cyclist observe "The Wrestlers"
Photo Craig Harris © 2012 for the Association for Public Art

Back by popular demand, the Association for Public Art is offering two FREE “Museum Without Walls Public Art Bike Tours” that will explore Philadelphia’s outdoor sculpture in Fairmount Park.

The first ride is on Sunday, May 17th from 10:00AM-12:30PM (open to everyone) and the second is on Saturday May 30th from 10:00AM-12:30PM (for women-identified folks only).

Both tours will highlight public artworks included in Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO, the aPA’s interpretive audio program for Philadelphia’s outdoor sculpture. The rides will begin at Iroquois Park at 24th and Pennsylvania Avenue near the Iroquois and Symbiosis sculptures, and end at the front steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Our bike tours are free, but registration is required and space is limited!

>>Click here for 5/17/15 bike ride (open to everyone) registration and details

>>Click here for 5/30/15 bike ride (women-identified only) registration and details

Related Artworks

Artwork

Iroquois

(1983 – 1999)

by Mark di Suvero (1933 - )

Benjamin Franklin Parkway at Eakins Oval and Spring Garden Street (Iroquois Park)

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.

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