19th National Mural Symposium


Mural Routes’ 2019 Symposium Committee invites proposals for participation in the upcoming 19th National Mural Symposium, to be held in the Fall of 2019 in Toronto, Ontario. The deadline for all submissions is March 31st, 2019.

Deadline: April 8th, 2019

Mural Art Career Development

60-hour curriculum program that includes sessions delivered by professionals in various aspects of project management and artistic production. The program is designed to address the needs of emerging mural artists and project managers, preparing them for the workforce by providing training in a range of necessary skills for a successful career in mural art.

Featured Mural

Creekside: Eastern Gateway Mural

A signature project of Cultural Hotspot - East, Creekside: Eastern Gateway Mural is a permanent piece of public art, created to welcome visitors entering south Scarborough from the east. Creekside is located on Old Kingston Road in the Highland Creek area of Scarborough.

Featured Member Artist

Dom Laporte

Dom Laporte is an Ottawa-based artist whose work explores the limits of portraiture through a combination of traditional painting and mixed-media methods. Click to read our interview with Dom.


Mural Production: A Resource Handbook

From the amateur artist to the professional, from the interested wall owner to members of council, community and business associations, this handbook aims to assist in the creation of many significant murals to come.


Toronto Mural Archive

The Toronto Mural Archive is a research project and touring exhibit, the first of its kind to survey the history of mural art in Toronto. In 2017-2018, Mural Routes worked to piece together the story of the city’s murals through gathering research in the form of documents, articles and first-hand accounts and interviews. You can now check it out online!



March 19, 2019

Emerging mural artists and project managers – apply now to Mural Art Career Development 2019! Applications due: Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 5:00pm Program Schedule: May 7th – July 2nd, 2019 Tuesdays 6 – 9pm, May 7 – July 2nd Plus the following Saturdays: May 11, 10am – 5pm May 18,… Read More


March 4, 2019

Call for Proposals: 19th National Mural Symposium, Presented by Mural Routes October/November 2019 (date TBC) – Toronto, Canada OVERVIEW Mural Routes’ 2019 Symposium Committee invites proposals for participation in the upcoming 19th National Mural Symposium, to be held in the Fall of 2019 (date TBC) in Toronto, Ontario (venue TBC).… Read More

Beaches Foodland Mural 2019

February 19, 2019

Mural Routes and Sobeys Inc. to bring new mural to Foodland in The Beaches Project seeks artists with a connection to The Beaches FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, CA    Feb 19th, 2019 – Mural Routes and Sobeys Inc. are partnering on plans to produce a new mural in The Beaches, to… Read More

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We create, promote, educate, advise and link artists, organizations and others that are interested in the development of wall art. Mural Routes has become the primary advisor for communities engaged in producing public wall art in the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.