Citizen Recap: Higginbotham Mural Paint Day

Heat couldn’t keep West Philadelphia neighbors away from contributing to a legacy public work of art

By Lauren McCutcheon

Generation Change Philly: The Fearless Artist

Raheem “King” Saladeen has unlocked opportunities around the world with his artwork—including his ubiquitous “JP The Money Bear.” But his heart belongs to the city that raised him and the late friend who believed in him

By Jessica Blatt Press

Ideas We Should Steal: Arts Everywhere

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is embedding the arts in myriad city agencies with a bold, economy-boosting goal that Philly should emulate: supporting art in every neighborhood in the city

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2020: How Art Can Change the World

Join The Citizen in December to hear from Jane Golden, Shepherd Fairey, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Hank Willis Thomas, and many more

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Breaking Down Barriers

Can Sunflower Philly, a community space in Kensington run by local artists and funded by local developers, forge a connection between new and longtime residents?

By Emily Neil

Filling The Walls With Hope

Philly street art project "Fill the Walls With Hope" aims to cover walls around the city with optimistic messages during the Covid-19 crisis

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: #SisterlyLove Project

This Women’s History Month, take in the vibrant street art created by—and honoring—Philly women of all walks of life

By Jessica Blatt Press