Philadelphia is home to an unparalleled collection of public art in every medium including sculptures, paintings, memorials, photographs, glass art, kinetic works, and murals throughout all areas of the city. Over 650 of these artworks were commissioned through the City’s Percent for Art Programs. The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority are celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Programs, the first in the nation.
The Percent for Art 60 are a selection of 60 public artworks commissioned through these Percent for Art Programs that illustrate the variety of public art located in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia as well as the evolution of artist responses to these opportunities over the last 60 years. Explore the interactive map to learn more about the stories behind each artwork or use for a self-guided tour. Visit the Percent for Art 60 and share your photos on social media using #PercentForArt60 to join in the 60th Anniversary celebration!
Click on the image below to enter the TOUR of 60 of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art projects