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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 former Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (now PHDC).
The Percent for Art 60 were 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. Please go to this website page for current information on the Percent for Art and Other Art programs.