Mural Art Career Development 2018 – Apply now!

Emerging mural artists and producers are invited to apply for Mural Art Career Development: an intensive, fully-subsidized training program for mural artists and managers.

To apply: Read our MACD 2018 Application Information package and fill out your application by 5pm on Monday, March 5th.

Quick Details:

  • A fully-subsidized, 60-hour certificate program in mural art production and project management.
  • Eligibility: Open to emerging artists or project managers over the age of 18; for full requirements please see application package
  • Application deadline: Monday, March 5, 5:00 pm
  • Locations:
    • Story Arts Centre, Centennial College, 951 Carlaw Ave, Toronto
    • Mural Routes Office, 1859 Kingston Rd., Scarborough
    • Session Dates: May 1st – July 3rd, 2018
      Tuesday May 1 6pm – 9pm
      Saturday May 5 10am – 5pm
      Tuesday May 8 6pm – 9pm
      Tuesday May 15 6pm – 9pm
      Tuesday May 22 6pm – 9pm
      Saturday May 26 10am – 5pm
      Tuesday May 29 6pm – 9pm
      Saturday June 2 10am – 5pm
      Tuesday June 5 6pm – 9pm
      Tuesday June 12 6pm – 9pm
      Saturday June 16 10am – 5pm
      Tuesday June 19 6pm – 9pm
      Saturday June 23 10am -5pm
      Tuesday June 26 6pm – 9pm
      Tuesday July 3 6pm – 9pm

Mural Art Career Development is a free training program for career development in mural art production and project management. The program offers an opportunity for emerging mural artists and managers to gain experience, make connections, and develop skills.

This is an intensive, approximately 60-hour, curriculum course led by professionals in the field. While the focus of this program is mural art, a number of other transferable skills will be learned that can be used in any large-scale creative enterprise. Topics include:

  • Project management
  • Working with panels
  • Community and client relations
  • Budgets and funding
  • Health and safety
  • Presentation techniques
  • and more

Please read our MACD 2018 Application Information package before completing your application. Applications are due no later than 5pm on Monday, March 5th

Attend one of our Info Sessions (RSVP required).
Friday, Feb 9thLakeshore Arts 2-4pm – click here to RSVP on Eventbrite
Monday, Feb 12thCentennial Arts Story Campus 6-8pm – click here to RSVP on Eventbrite
Wednesday, Feb 21stThe Bluffs Gallery 10am – 12pm – click here to RSVP on Eventbrite

To watch a short video about Mural Art Career Developmentclick here.

Questions? Contact Kyla Ross, Curriculum Manager at kyla@muralroutes.ca or 416-698-7995

Mural Art Career Development is part of the Mural Art Learning Institute (MURALI), a continuum of training programs in all aspects of mural-making. MURALI is generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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Thank you to Centennial College for their support in co-hosting this program.

Mural Routes operating costs are funded by Toronto Arts Council.