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Mural Mile: Meet the Muralist

Come explore the Mural Mile, 17 of Center City's most iconic murals arranged along a walking route through downtown Philadelphia's vibrant commercial districts and quaint residential streets. Download the free podcast of the Mural Mile and you will be led on a self-guided tour of the colorful route by the very muralists, community leaders and local celebrities that made each mural come to life. Hear the stories behind the murals like never before.


The Mural Mile brings to life the stories behind the murals like never before! Hear fascinating details about some of your favorite murals!


CELEBRATE THE STORIES

Experience murals brought to life through speakers, performances, and FREE family-friendly events! All events are open to the public.


Wednesday, June 23, Noon–1 pm

Eric Okdeh at Legacy, 707 Chestnut Street

Michael Webb at Building the City, 12th & Moravian Streets

David Guinn at Spring, 13th & Pine Streets


Wednesday, June 30, 5:30–6:30 pm

Josh Sarantitis at Finding Home, 21 S. 13th Street

Michael Webb at Tree of Knowledge, 13th & Market Streets

David Guinn at Crystal Snowscape, 629 S. 10th Street


Wednesday, July 7, noon–1 pm

Ann Northrup at Pride and Progress and Taste of Summer, Juniper & Spruce Streets

Meg Saligman at Philadelphia Muses, 13th & Locust Streets

David Guinn at Gimme Shelter, 1236 Lombard Street


Wednesday, July 14, 5:30–6:30 pm

David McShane at Mural at Dirty Franks, 13th & Pine Streets

Meg Saligman at Theatre of Life, Broad & Lombard Streets

Willis Humphrey at Mapping Courage, 6th & South Streets


For more information please contact the Mural Arts Program at 215-685-0759 or visit their website.

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