Celebrating Women and Public Art in Philadelphia
The artist is one of 15 elected to be National Academicians at the New Academy of Design, the leading society for visual artists and architects. Ferrer lived and worked in Philadelphia for many years and has been commissioned by the Association for Public Art.
Cai Guo-Qiang’s “Fireflies” Illuminate Coral Gables, Florida
Posted: February 12, 2021
After a debut in Philadelphia and a stop in Baltimore, the Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies pedicabs covered in glowing lanterns are parading through South Florida’s first art and light exhibit, Illuminate Coral Gables.
Carl Milles’ Playing Angels: A Slice of Sweden in Philadelphia
Posted: October 9, 2020
Philadelphians may be surprised learn that the Millesgården in Stockholm, Sweden has the exact same Playing Angels as the ones we have on Kelly Drive 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.