Resources

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Mural Routes is dedicated to training and supporting mural artists and communities involved in mural arts through teaching, learning and sharing initiatives in mural art together.

FAQ
Frequently asked questions and answers from the worldwide Mural Routes’ community.

Mural Art Learning Institute
Course materials for Mural Routes’ MURALi workshops.

Mural Projects Around the World
Murals have been a form of expression throughout our globe for as long as there have been people to paint them. Here are a sampling of various mural projects and websites from around the world.

Mural Project Management
Practical advice and information to ensure a successful mural project, from start to finish.

Copyright and Contracts
Links to legal information, advice and sample documents related to the business of your mural project.

Healthy and Safety
Information to ensure artist health and a safe work-space.

Mural Conservation
Information about the maintenance of outdoor wall art.

City of Ottawa Mural Guide
An online guide from Ottawa’s Mural Program with an overview on project planning and management in Ottawa and beyond.

Lovely Spaces in Unknown Places
Creative City Building in Toronto’s Inner Suburbs – a research paper by Michael Noble (PDF).

Porch Light Mural Program Toolkit
The Porch Light program is a unique mural-based public health initiative in Philadelphia.

Community Public Art Guide
Informative and detailed online guide to making public artworks through collaboration with community, produced by Chicago Public Art Group.

Murals of Sherbrooke
Download the e-book (PDF) about murals by the Sherbrooke, Québec urban revitalization organization MURIRS. The book is featured on the website www.trompe-l-oeil.info, included in its extensive database of murals from around the world.

Branding 101
ArtReach Tookit: Branding 101 (PDF)
In this toolkit, you will learn the basics of branding, how to develop your brand, how to create brand content, how to design your brand identity, how to compile your portfolio, and more.
Created for ArtReach and the Toronto Youth Equity Strategies Youth Arts Communication, by The Real Sun, Pauleanna Reid and Rania El Mugamma.