National Mural Symposium

The National Mural Symposium (Canada), is a professional development and networking event for mural artists, administrators and mural producers to teach, learn, share and explore current trends and challenges in the field of mural art.

The Symposium is hosted by Mural Routes every second year in the GTA.  The next Symposium will be held in downtown Toronto on November 2, 2019.  Check back soon for details and registration information.


March 4, 2019

Call for Proposals: 19th National Mural Symposium, Presented by Mural Routes October/November 2019 (date TBC) – Toronto, Canada OVERVIEW Mural Routes’ 2019 Symposium Committee invites proposals for participation in the upcoming 19th National Mural Symposium, to be held in the Fall of 2019 (date TBC) in Toronto, Ontario (venue TBC).… Read More

18th National Mural Symposium Report

March 22, 2018

The 18th National Mural Symposium was held Friday, October 13 – Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto. Mural Routes would like to thank the attendees and all who generously gave their time and expertise for the 18th National Mural Symposium, especially the speakers for their gift of… Read More

Registration Open: 18th National Mural Symposium

August 17, 2017

  Mural Routes invites you to join us for the 18th National Mural Symposium at the Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto! For over 20 years, Mural Routes has hosted a weekend of learning, sharing and networking with the mural art community. This year we explore Perspectives, inspired by the work of our keynote speaker John… Read More

18th National Mural Symposium: Save the Date!

March 30, 2017

It’s that time again! Our biennial National Mural Symposium is coming up this fall. We are putting together an exciting lineup of speakers, panels, and workshops for a fantastic weekend of learning and connecting. Mark your calendar: October 13th-15th, 2017 at the Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto The National Mural Symposium is… Read More

17th National Mural Symposium – Thanks!

November 5, 2015

Thanks to all staff, speakers, volunteers and attendees who made REFLECTIONS: The 17th National Mural Symposium weekend such a success. The report highlighting the speakers, important discussions, and ‘reflections’ that took place is available in PDF format – download it here.   For now – enjoy the full photos in our… Read More

17th National Mural Symposium, Oct 23-25, 2015 – Media Release

October 19, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 October 19, 2015 Mural Symposium will reflect on current state of murals: funding, graffiti, copyrights, and Toronto’s history of mural making Join mural artists, administrators, educators and mural enthusiasts this weekend for three days of inspiring and informative sessions about public mural art at the 17th… Read More