Friday, October 14 | 11 AM – 1 PM
1207 South Broad Street
Mural Arts Month event
Calling all sports fans! Join furry Franklin, the 76ers dancers, and winners of the upcoming DiSilvestro basketball tournament as Mural Arts and the Philadelphia 76ers celebrate a new mural highlighting the history of this longtime NBA franchise, designed by artist Ernel Martinez and inspired by Philadelphia student Brendan Dougherty, winner of the 76ers Mural Contest.
Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For over 30 years, Mural Arts has united artists and communities through a collaborative and equitable process, creating nearly 4,000 artworks that have transformed public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts aims to empower people, stimulate dialogue, and build bridges to understanding with projects that attract artists from Philadelphia and around the world, and programs that focus on youth education, restorative justice, mental health and wellness, and public art and its preservation. Popular mural tours offer a firsthand glimpse into the inspiring stories behind Mural Arts’ iconic and unparalleled collection, which has earned Philadelphia worldwide recognition as the “City of Murals.” For more information, call 215-685-0750 or visit muralarts.org. Follow us on social media: @muralarts on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, MuralArtsPhiladelphia on Facebook, and phillymuralarts on YouTube.