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Mural Maintenance at The Rainbow Tunnel
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Mural Maintenance at The Rainbow Tunnel

On Saturday, June 16th, 2018 Mural Routes staff and students from this year’s Mural Art Career Development program helped in restoring vibrancy to the iconic Rainbow Tunnel near the Don Valley Parkway.        The mural was originally painted in 1971 by Bc Johnson, and was restored by Mural Routes in 2012, adding a mural to…

Call for Volunteers to Paint the CN “Rainbow Tunnel”
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Call for Volunteers to Paint the CN “Rainbow Tunnel”

As you may have heard, we are painting the inside and North-facing entrance to the infamous DVP “Rainbow tunnel” this Spring! This is an exciting opportunity and we would like to have anyone who is as enthusiastic and a positive team worker to be part of the painting. We will be having a meeting for…

Rainbow Tunnel

Rainbow Tunnel

Mural Routes had the opportunity to revitalize Toronto’s iconic rainbow tunnel mural, located just south of Lawrence on the East side of the Don Valley Parkway, on the south entrance of the CN Rail Tunnel and part of the East Don Trail.

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Donations help us facilitate the creation of responsive, collaborative murals and provide opportunities to build and advance careers in mural art. Mural Routes has become the “go to” place for information and advice on mural creation and continues to provide support and consultation to a large network of artists, managers, and organizations. Your donation allows…

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 has 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. The…

A Summer with Mural Routes

A Summer with Mural Routes

This summer Mural Routes hired Samaa Ahmed to undertake the large project of assessing and documenting the condition of over 40 murals in East Toronto. In this post, Samaa looks back on her time with Mural Routes and her continuing interest in public art. Visit our Mural Conservation page to read Samaa’s East Toronto Condition Reports. My…

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Step x Step Lakeshore Exhibit Media Release
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Step x Step Lakeshore Exhibit Media Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        12 Dec 2013   Mural Routes and Lakeshore Arts present: Intro to Mural Art Final Exhibit show featuring locally inspired mural designs A multigenerational arts program concludes with mural designs for the Lakeshore community   This past fall, mural arts service organization Mural Routes partnered with local arts service organization Lakeshore Arts…

To The Walls!
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To The Walls!

Mural Routes and Lakeshore Arts present… TO THE WALLS! MURAL ARTS EDUCATION SERIES TO THE WALLS! MURAL DESIGNS AND MAQUETTE EXHIBIT July 30 – August 19, 2013 L Space Gallery, Humber College, 21 Colonel Samuel Smith Dr. Closing Reception: Mon, Aug 19th, 5:30- 7:30 pm (Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/220823808065901/ ) Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 12-5pm An exhibit based on mural…

Step x Step: Flemingdon Park – Update March 11, 2013
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Step x Step: Flemingdon Park – Update March 11, 2013

Our first three Workshop Sessions for Step x Step: Intro to Mural Art have been a great success! Workshop Session #1: Intro We all introduced ourselves and Tara presented an intro to Mural Routes, types of murals, and an explanation of mural design and making mural maquettes. See Slide show here Mural Design Maquette: a to-scale…

Step x Step: Flemingdon, Introduction to Mural Arts
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Step x Step: Flemingdon, Introduction to Mural Arts

Mural Routes will continue our Step x Step model for a free, intergenerational intro to mural arts in 2013 at Toronto Public Library, Flemingdon Park Branch. A total of 9 workshops will run at the Library on Saturdays 10am-1pm from late February to April, 2013. The curriculum will build upon feedback from the 2012 pilot…