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

WALS: Health and Safety for Murals

Mural artists work in unusual places, and it’s important to know the risks involved. Join us May 13 to review important health and safety tips for mural artists, including hands-on practice with ladders and scaffolding. This is also a great chance to network with fellow artists and project managers, including our Mural Art Career Development students. …

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WALS: Project Management for Murals 101

Working on a mural project this summer? Overwhelmed by budgets and logistics? Join us April 20th and brush up on your project management skills, just in time for mural season! Project Management for Murals 101 What: Managing a mural project from idea to unveiling is no easy feat. In this workshop, veteran mural manager Karin …

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WALS: Utility Box Murals

Registration is now open for our upcoming workshop, Utility Box Murals. This session will introduce the StART Outside the Box and Bell Box Murals programs, review the application processes, and discuss effective design and painting strategies for utility boxes. This workshop is part of the WALS: Behind the Scenes workshop series. Click here to view the …

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Wall Art Learning Series: Behind the Scenes

    From February to May 2017, Mural Routes will be offering at least one workshop per month focusing on the behind-the-scenes aspects of mural-making.  These workshops are perfect for mural artists or project managers looking to build their skills and knowledge during the lead-up to mural season. Attend all 5 sessions or pick and …

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