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.

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.

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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

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

Registration Now Open – Introduction to Mural Art: The Beaches Library

February 19, 2019

INTRODUCTION TO MURAL ART The Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. East  Mondays 5:30-8:30pm, from April 1st – May 13th Note: No class on Easter Monday, April 22nd All ages; 14+. Spaces are limited; Register with form below. This is a free program, with priority to members of The Beaches community… Read More

Member Interviews: Dom Laporte

February 12, 2019

Nazli Nahidi, Mural Routes Program Assistant, interviewed artist Dom Laporte in February, 2019. Dom Laporte is an Ottawa-based artist whose work explores the limits of portraiture through a combination of traditional painting and mixed-media methods. Laporte believes that portraiture has a unique ability to transcend the artist’s individual voice—whether he’s… 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.