Featured Mural

Bomb Girls

Located at Warden & St. Clair Ave in Scarborough ON and painted by artist OMEN in 2014, this mural pays homage to the real life Bomb Girls who worked at Scarborough’s General Engineering Company (GECo) plant in the area during World War II.

Mural detail: 8th Fire at Garden & Roncesvalles: photo taken by Nelly Torossian

Featured Member Artist

Philip Cote

Philip Cote: Artist, Activist, Historian and Traditional Wisdom Keeper. A graduate of OCAD University’s Interdisciplinary Art Media and Design Masters program in 2015, Cote has been exploring new ways to imbue Mural Painting through oral traditions of storytelling and with traditional spiritual perspectives. Make sure to read our interview with Philip.

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Mix, Mingle, Murals!

CONNECT with new and familiar faces at an informal evening of networking. SHARE your projects from this season, and plans for next season. REFLECT with your feedback on our current, past and future programming. RSVP today!

Resource

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.

News

MURALi Celebration

November 28, 2018

  Join us and CELEBRATE 3 years of Mural Art Learning Institute programming! From 2016-2018, MURALi has served a vital role in mural education for artists by offering a range of training programs in mural making from introductory programs and practical workshops for artists to professional development for project managers.… Read More

Member Interviews: Philip Cote

October 18, 2018

Nazli Nahidi, Mural Routes Program Assistant, interviewed  Artist, Traditional Wisdom Keeper & Historian: Philip Cote on October 12, 2018. Mural detail: 8th Fire at Garden & Roncesvalles: Photo credit – Nelly Torossian. Interview with Philip Cote Your work is often centered around animal figures such as birds, turtles and many more.… Read More

Mix, Mingle, Murals: November 13, 2018

October 18, 2018

CONNECT with new and familiar faces at an informal evening of networking. SHARE your projects from this season, and plans for next season. REFLECT with your feedback on our current, past and future programming. Who: MURALi program alumni, Mural Routes members, mural artists, administrators and supporters. Date: Tuesday November 13,… 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.