Associated Press Highlights Mural Arts & Barnes Foundation Partnership

Dawan Williams

Instructor Dawan Williams talks about details of a birdhouse during a session of the “Restorative Justice” program at The Barnes Foundation Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 in Philadelphia. The Barnes Foundation and Mural Arts Philadelphia are collaborating on “Restorative Justice,” a program where current and former prison inmates will work on public art projects. They will create panels for a future mural, as well as a body of work that will be exhibited at the museum. Jacqueline Larma AP Photo

Mural Arts Philadelphia and the prestigious Barnes Foundation are collaborating on a series of projects with Mural Arts’ Restorative Justice program. The Associated Press highlighted one of the formerly incarcerated artists leading one of the projects, as well as some of the students and how they are benefiting from the program.

KYW Newsradio at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

Historic Fairmount Park Mansions Showcase Holiday Traditions

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – This weekend and next weekend, a handful of Historic Fairmount Park mansions will be open to visitors. They will be decorated so folks can see how people of that era celebrated their holidays.

Hadas Kuznits from KYW Newsradio visited the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park for A Very Philly Christmas, highlighting the work of Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation at Woodford Mansion.

AIDS Memorial Quilt Visits Northeast Philadelphia for First Time

AIDS Fund and Southeast Northeast Philadelphia Arts Collective together created a first-time free event to bring the AIDS Memorial Quilt to Northeast Philadelphia.

AIDS Memorial Quilt heads to Northeast Philly for first time

The lives of those lost to HIV/AIDS will be honored in Northeast Philadelphia for the first time next week. Fourteen panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display Nov. 17 at the Tacony Library, a branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia….

Fox29 Features Murals Old & New

Fox29’s Hank Flynn took a look at an older mural project, and a new one as well, as he examines “Love Letter” and “Sanctuary” by Mural Arts Philadelphia. Terrific projects by Steve ESPO Powers and James Burns.