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: Summer 2022

June 24, 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… Read More

Golden Mile Food Equity Community Project

June 24, 2022

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… Read More


May 4, 2022

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… Read More


February 23, 2022

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… 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

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