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Mural Arts Community Meeting

The first community meeting to plan the murals for the pop up park on Paul Street next to the Destination Frankford art gallery will be held at 6:00 PM tonight, May 27th, at the Turning Points for Children office at Griscom and Church Street.  This is the St. Joachim Rectory.  This is your opportunity to have a voice in shaping what goes up on those walls.



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Dedication of the Frankford Murals

Mural Dedication: Imagining Frankford

Friday, September 13

Womrath Park

Frankford & Kensington Avenues

12 – 2 p.m.

Join City Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez, the Mural Arts Program, muralist Cesar Viveros, neighborhood youth, and community members-turned-storytellers, for the dedication of the Imagining Frankford mural series. Partner organization the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) will be on hand to showcase the rain garden in Womrath Park, created as part of Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters plan.

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Historical Society of Frankford Tuesday Night

Tuesday, 11 June 2013
6:30pm – Salad and Dessert Social
7:30pm – Program
Frankford’s Mural Arts and Hidden City Initiatives
Cesar Viveros Herrera, MURAL ARTS PROGRAM
Peter Woodall, HIDDEN CITY
The Historical Society of Frankford continues its mission to preserve and promote the history of Frankford and Northeast Philadelphia as it works cooperatively with the City’s Mural Arts Program and Hidden City Philadelphia to engage residents with this area’s history.   Meet Cesar Viveros Herrera – the Mural Arts artist who has been working with the Frankford community to create several extraordinary murals representing various eras in Frankford’s development. Also hear from Peter Woodall, of Hidden City Philadelphia, who will discuss the 2013 Hidden City Festival’s efforts to engage the public with some of Philadelphia’s most remarkable spaces – which have been animated by artist projects that ask you not only to look, but also to participate. As the Historical Society of Frankford is participating this year – with sound artists Data Garden/King Britt – you will have an opportunity to view this very special installation following the program.
Refreshments served. Members free; Others $5.00
1507 Orthodox Street
PO Box 4888, Philadelphia, PA 19124
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Imagining Frankford Final Mural Design

Coming up this Sunday at the Frankford craft market and holiday celebration, the mural arts folks will have the design for the last mural to go up on Frankford Avenue.  They would like your input.  They have been very attentive to community concerns so come by St. Marks and take a look. They want to hear from you.