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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.

30th AIDS Walk Philly on CBS3

CBS3’s Cherri Gregg covered the 30th Annual AIDS Walk/Run Philly, highlighting the important work of AIDS Fund around HIV in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

Mural Arts Shines on CBS Sunday Morning

Mural Arts gets the spotlight on the huge national show, CBS Sunday Morning. Reporter Anthony Mason and Producer Sari Aviv spent multiple days over six weeks shooting the story and meeting people who work with this renowned public art program.

The Oval Opens for Summer 2016

http:// The pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, returns for summer 2016 created by the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation with help from the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. CBS3’s Jan Carabeo previewed the project on opening day.

Parks on Tap featured on Fox Good Day

Parks on Tap, a new mobile beer garden initiative by Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation launched today with a feature on Fox Good Day with Jennaphr Frederick.

Google Trekker to capture Philadelphia’s Parks and Trails

The launch of the Google Trekker project in Fairmount Park Belmont Plateau May 16, 2016

The launch of the Google Trekker project in Fairmount Park
Belmont Plateau
May 16, 2016

Philadelphia Magazine highlighted the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation partnering on capturing Philadelphia’s trails and parks with the Google Trekker, on loan from Google.

Philadelphia Inquirer Cover of Weekend Section for Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square drew over 90,000 people in 7 weeks to Franklin Square, kicking off the 10th Birthday Season with an exciting event. Natalie Pompilio wrote a cover story for the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Weekend Section about the spectacular Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

Judith Porter, pioneer in needle exchange, honored at AIDS Fund’s Black-Tie GayBINGO

photo by CBS3

CBS3’s Cherri Gregg produced a wonderful segment highlighting the pioneering work of Judith Porter who has been working with drug addicts for over 25 years to provide education and needle exchange to avoid getting HIV. CBS3 and KYW Newsradio spotlighted Judith’s work since she will be receiving the Favorite Straight Person of the Year Award at AIDS Fund’s Black-Tie GayBINGO on March 19. Watch the video here. Special thanks to Prevention Point for opening their doors to enable an important story to be told.

Mural Arts Program’s Open Source project featured in Newsweek

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The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program created a project called “Open Source” which brought together 14 artists from around the world to create public art. The month-long outdoor exhibition and celebration was covered by Max Kutner for Newsweek.

The street artist MOMO has created a 22-story mural for "Open Source," a monthlong exhibition organized by the Mural Arts program in Philadelphia. STEVE WEINIK FOR THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA MURAL ARTS PROGRAM

Pope Francis Signs Mural Arts Program mural, The Sacred Now, Covered on CNN

MuralPopeSign_BradleyMauleThe City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program created a beautiful new mural, “The Sacred Now,” in honor of the September visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia. Artist Cesar Viveros and some children presented Pope Francis with the final panel and he signed it, “Francis” to become a permanent part of the mural, created in partnership with the World Meeting of Families. CNN commentator Bruce Feiler talked about the mural during the live presentation.

photo by Bradley Maule for the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program