A monument to the “unselfish devotion to duty” of African American military men was a rare objective in early 20th century America; the artist began his work, but the struggle to realize the memorial had just begun.
These printable activity pages offer kids an introduction to Philadelphia’s “Museum Without Walls” with mazes, connect the dots, drawing prompts and more.
We’ve gathered a number of excellent online galleries, virtual tours, and interactive maps to explore art in Philadelphia from the comfort of your home.
From conserving our long-held treasures to bringing the best contemporary public art to the city, aPA promotes Art for Everyone, Anytime. Become an aPA member and support Philadelphia’s growing collection of exceptional outdoor sculpture.
Philadelphia’s Walt Whitman sculpture by artist Jo Davidson gets special treatment just in time for poet’s 200th birthday. WHYY interviewed our conservation team about the process (VIDEO).
The Tempesta di Mare orchestra is bringing classic literary tales to life through music this May at the Kimmel Center, and we’ve connected those stories to outdoor sculptures in Philadelphia.
Fairmount Park is punctuated by masterpieces of art, architecture, and engineering. It is considered one of the largest urban park systems in the world.
The Association for Public Art commemorated the Parkway’s 100th anniversary with two spectacular public art commissions and a special Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO program.
When you become a member, you’ll help the Association for Public Art bring artists’ visions to life, preserve Philadelphia’s cultural treasures, and invite people to learn more about public art through unique programs and events.
The city’s wealth of public art just became even easier to explore thanks to Google Street View.