Wall Art Learning Series Workshops

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. There is a fee for this program.

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 info@muralroutes.ca.

For more information about MURALi:  Wall Art Learning Series, please contact our Program Manager Jenneen Beattie: jenneen@muralroutes.ca

Working at Heights Training: August, 2021

August 1, 2021

In partnership with StreetARToronto, Mural Routes is offering one session of subsidized full Working at Heights Certification training, and one session of subsidized Working at Heights REFRESHER, for mural artists. Working at Heights Certification is required in Ontario when a worker’s feet are higher than 6 ft above the ground. For… Read More

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

June 3, 2021

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… Read More

PIECE BY PIECE: Online Mosaic Workshops 

February 24, 2021

PIECE BY PIECE: Online Mosaic Workshops for Older Adults (55+) and Seniors (65+) who reside in Scarborough. Develop mural-making skills with experienced mosaic mural artist Cristina Delago. Participants will work on a small mosaic keepsake for themselves as well as one larger piece to contribute to a community mosaic project. DATES:… Read More

Artists’ Response in Uncertain Times: Watch Now on YouTube

August 10, 2020

2020 has shown us that mural artists can be looked to as the cultural “First Responders” in Uncertain Times. Mural Routes hosted this free online event, open to all registrants, that took place July 29, 2020, to discuss the challenges and responses for mural artists during the Covid-19 pandemic. The… Read More

Registration: Artists’ Response in Uncertain Times

July 21, 2020

2020 has shown us that mural artists can be looked to as the cultural “First Responders” in Uncertain Times. Join us online as this panel of speakers share examples of how individual artists, collectives, and organizations can creatively pivot and negotiate the margins, and lead with creative solutions during these… Read More

2019 Funding Opportunities for Toronto-area Mural and Visual Artists

January 22, 2019

FUNDING BODY GRANT OR PROJECT NAME   ABOUT DEADLINE MURAL CALLS FOR ARTISTS StreetARToronto City of Toronto – Transportation Service StART Outside the Box Program   Opportunity for local artists to create works of art on traffic signal boxes across Toronto. March or April, 2019 *date TBA Bell Box Murals… Read More