Category: Wall Art Learning Series

WALS is a series of individual workshops designed to equip emerging and mid-career artists and managers working in wall art, to deepen their understanding of the field of mural art and gain practical skills for career success.

Workshops are held throughout the year in locations across Toronto. Topics seek to fulfill needs in the mural arts community. Past topics have included budgets and proposals, working with aerosol, health and safety for muralists, community consultation, and more. If you have a suggestion for a relevant topic please email kyla@muralroutes.com.

Working at Heights Training: Summer 2022

In partnership with StreetARToronto, Mural Routes is offering multiple sessions of subsidized full Working at Heights Certification training, as well as subsidized Working at Heights REFRESHER, with priority given to mural artists with confirmed StART Projects in 2022, that require them to work with their feet 6′-or-more off the ground.. Working at Heights Certification is required …

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Golden Mile Food Equity Community Project

Mural Routes and Feed Scarborough have partnered to deliver The Golden Mile Food Equity Community Project, a City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot Signature Project. Through a holistic approach to community-building, local artists and community members will facilitate four workshops where participants will learn, create, eat, and grow together. The Golden Mile Food Equity Community Project …

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2022 WORKSHOPS FOR ARTISTS IN KINGSTON ON

Mural Routes in partnership with the Skeleton Park Arts Festival (SPAF) and the City of Kingston are offering two mural making workshops for artists who reside in Kingston, ON. Workshop #1 Materials and Techniques in Mural Making A successful (painted) mural project starts with the strong foundation of a well prepared surface and finishes with …

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WALL ART LEARNING SERIES – BUDGETING 101 FOR MURAL ARTISTS

Budgeting 101 for Mural Artists will walk participants through the essentials for preparing a well thought out budget for mural art projects. Marta Keller-Hernandez, Mural Routes Managing Director, will share about what to include in a budget that is specific to a mural art project, some tips and tricks, and knowledge about what funders are …

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PIECE BY PIECE: Online Mosaic Workshops for Scarborough Residents (55+)

Thanks to a Government of Ontario Seniors Community grant, 27 Older Adults (55+) and Seniors (65+) living in Scarborough developed mural-making skills with experienced mosaic mural artist Cristina Delago. As part of the program, delivered virtually, each participant created a mosaic panel to contribute to this large community mural project on the theme of gratitude. …

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