Mural Map of Canada - how to video

Watch how to add your murals to the map

In this video we go over the steps in adding a mural to the Mural Map of Canada. The map was updated in 2019 with the support of a Toronto Arts Council, Digital Incubator grant. If you're ready to add your mural to the map - click here!.

Featured Mural

Live Art Festival @ Underpass Park

As part of the 2016 Pan Am Path Art Relay, Underpass Park’s Live Art Festival was a collaboration between Mural Routes, StreetARToronto and CRBA, this festival included live painting on 18 of the underpass pillars, performances, community arts activities and the creation of five iconic murals on pillars facing Lower River Street.

Featured Member Artist

Marg Cresswell

Marg is an award-winning muralist who spent her final year of study in Florence, Italy. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art in 1994 and worked as a muralist for several art studios in Toronto, including for muralist Frank Stella...

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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.

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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!

News

Augmented Representations: the North Etobicoke Mural Project

June 11, 2019

Arts Etobicoke, Mural Routes, the STEPS Initiative, and Womxn Paint present Augmented Representations: The North Etobicoke Mural Project. The project is a series of workshops and training with local community and artists, leading to a summer-long, collaborative mural project in North Etobicoke. A Signature project of the Cultural Hotspot produced… Read More

Health & Safety for Muralists in North Etobicoke

June 11, 2019

  Mural Routes is offering a workshop on the theme of Health & Safety for Mural Artists, part of a series of workshops and trainings offered for community members, volunteer painters and artists of Augmented Representations: The North Etobicoke Mural Project coming this summer. Led by Michael Brown June 26,… Read More

INTEROH GALE MURAL

June 7, 2019

MURAL ‘INTEROH GALE’ WILL TRANSFORM UNDERPASS AT FINCH AVE AND MORNINGSIDE THIS SUMMER The mural by artist MEDIAH in partnership with Mural Routes will be themed around sustainability will provide local youth and emerging artists mentorship and training opportunities   Toronto, CA    June 7, 2019 – Mural Routes is partnering… Read More

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Want to get involved with Mural Routes? The best way to support us, keep up to date, and learn about opportunities in mural art is to become a member.  Mural Routes offers our members unique opportunities to network with artists and administrators, receive job opportunities, and learn about the latest developments in mural art trends. Become part of the mural art network – join Mural Routes today.

“When I moved to Canada in 2016, I was mesmerized by beautiful murals all around the city. I was very excited to see all the murals because I always wanted to do bigger scale work. Then I found Mural Routes’ Mural Art Career Development (MACD) Program while I was searching for an opportunity. And it changed my life entirely.” – Jieun June Kim

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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.