Celebrating Women and Public Art in Philadelphia
Carl Milles’ Playing Angels: A Slice of Sweden in Philadelphia
Posted: October 9, 2020
Philadelphians who have visited Millesgården in Stockholm, Sweden may have been surprised to find the exact same Playing Angels as the ones we have along the Schuylkill River.
“OcTOURber” Public Art Virtual Tour in East Fairmount Park
Friday, October 9, 2020
Register for our free virtual lunchtime tour of select sculptures in East Fairmount Park, including Playing Angels and Sleeping Woman as part of Fairmount Park Conservancy’s OcTOURber series.
Nancy Baker Cahill: Augmented Reality, Activism, and Public Art
October 13, 2020
Register for this free virtual talk with artist Nancy Baker Cahill on October 13th for the 2020 DesignPhiladelphia Festival.
Remembering Charles E. Mather III, Longtime President of aPA
Posted: September 28, 2020
It is with great sorrow that the Association for Public Art recognizes the passing of Charles E. Mather III, trustee, advocate, and supporter of our organization for decades.
Tucked Away and Worth the Trek: Hidden Gems in Philadelphia
Posted: September 11, 2020
A virtual mini tour of some of the city’s hidden public art gems with the Association’s Executive Director.
Virtual Tour: Art & Nature in the Centennial District
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Join us for a virtual lunchtime tour of two notable places in the Centennial District of West Fairmount Park: Concourse Lake and the Smith Memorial Arch.
aPA Exec. Dir. Supports Columbus Monument Removal in Historical Commission and Art Commission Testimony
Posted: July 24, 2020
As Chair of the City’s Public Art Advisory Committee, Penny Balkin Bach, the Executive Director of aPA, provided testimony in July in support of the Mayor’s proposal to remove the Columbus Monument from Marconi Plaza.
Virtual Hike to Pavilion in the Trees with aPA and FPC
July 29, 2020
Join us for a lunchtime virtual walking tour of Lansdowne Glen Trail to Martin Puryear’s Pavilion in the Trees.