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Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia - Mural Tours

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), 128 N. Broad Street Hamilton Building, Front Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19102
+1 215-925-3633
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Come see our amazing collection of murals and other public artwork! The City of Murals is now available for guided tours all year long. Please check our Tour Calendar to see the latest offerings open to the public. A mural tour is a world-class experience for the whole family and any group.All mural tour proceeds benefit Philadelphia Mural Arts Program initiatives. We appreciate your support, please join us soon!
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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), 128 N. Broad Street Hamilton Building, Front Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19102
+1 215-925-3633
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Visiting some of these murals was one of the most visceral experiences I have had. It moved me to tears. The art work is nothing short of amazing, and the messages they contain are so moving, indicating that art was their way to reintegration into...More

Thank CarolynMcI
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We took the Mural Arts Masterpieces Tour-West on a Saturday morning. The selection of murals seen on this particular tour are true masterpieces with messages and lessons for everyone in the community to enjoy and learn from over and over again. We are native Philadelphians...More

1  Thank teachme2read
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Would highly recommend the walking mural arts walk. We did it self guided with the downloaded audio at each mural which give you a candid view of the mural often in the actual words of the artist. You can find the way to listen on...More

1  Thank Christina C
Reviewed 31 July 2016

My husband and I spent a delightful, albeit it hot, Saturday afternoon on the Mural Mile Walking Tour with Nancy. Nancy is extremely knowledgable and very personable. I found her presentation to be very engaging, friendly, and interactive. We really enjoyed ourselves and would highly...More

Thank Denise Q
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Jane Golden has done an amazing job of building the Mural Arts Program! This tour of the Mural Masterpieces-West was a thorough sampling of different types of art, organizations which participated, history, philanthropy, neighborhoods and the Mural Arts Program itself. However, our tour guide was...More

1  Thank brettb1940
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We went on walking tour of various murals in the area. It was interesting to learn about how this program evolved and the various people involved in the Mural project. We were surprised at how many thousands of murals are in Phili. I enjoyed looking...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the tour and I found the guide invaluable not only finding the murals, but in pointing out many details and nuances that you wouldn't notice on your own. I didn't know any of the artists as some in the tour group. I didn't...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 6 May 2016

With one of the four of us acting as the driver, we were skilfully navigated through this city of Murals by a professional guide from the Program - a very skilled narrator who helped us to understand all aspects of the Mural Arts Program. We...More

2  Thank JannJ28
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We followed a map that we found online and walked by many of the murals. Loved the idea of decorating the entire side or end of a building like this! The ideas and themes of each were so varied. You can type in a code...More

1  Thank francetravel
Reviewed 6 December 2015

We walked most of Philly based on the muralarts.org self-guided mural arts tour. Arts education based vacation!

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