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    • Unveiled in September, 2017, the Octavius V. Catto is Philadelphia's first statute to African-American on city property

Monument Lab provided more questions than answers

Mural Arts Philadelphia’s temporary exhibition, Monument Lab: A Public Art and History Project, ended on November 19th. It asked: “What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?”…

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Mayor Rizzo’s discriminatory housing policies: confronting our past and present

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney recently announced that the statue of former Mayor Frank Rizzo before the Municipal Services Building is to be relocated. Much of the discussion has centered on discrimination,…

    • Monument Lab, Spring 2015

As Philadelphia reflects on its monuments, some more questions to ask

Mural Arts' Monument Lab wants to know, “What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?” It’s a great question, but I want to suggest a few more to…

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A healthy city requires a thriving cultural ecosystem. That community including nonprofit arts organizations and for-profit art institutions; community cultural centers and fine museums; galleries and theaters; music groups and design guilds; educational institutions, archives and libraries; literary groups and publications; media arts groups and public artwork.
 

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