The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the cultural life of Philadelphia through work that balances a drive for progress and modernity with a sensitivity to the past.
Maja (1942) has been tucked away in storage for more than 25 years; but in its prior life, the sculpture stood on the East Terrace of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (at the top of its famous steps) for decades.
Landscape architect Susan Weiler will be honored at the 2018 AIA Philadelphia Design Awards at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on November 7th.
Martin Puryear, an artist whose work is no stranger to many Philadelphians, will represent the United States at the 2019 Venice Biennale
Martin Puryear’s Pavilion in the Trees receives major renovations and is open to the public once again.
It is with great sorrow that the Association for Public Art recognizes the passing of Gregory M. Harvey – lawyer, activist, public art advocate, and bulwark of our organization.
It is with the deepest sadness that we recognize the passing of Theodore T. Newbold –– art advocate, civic leader, and Trustee of the Association for Public Art.
In an op-ed for the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Association for Public Art’s Executive Director & Chief Curator Penny Balkin Bach remarks on Robert Indiana.
Each spring, our team conducts conservation maintenance for over 30 outdoor sculptures in Philadelphia and takes on special projects as needed.
Ride in one of Cai Guo-Qiang’s lantern-covered pedicabs at Baltimore’s Light City festival in April 2018.