Percent For Art

Philadelphia is home to an unparalleled collection of public art in every medium – sculptures, paintings, memorials, photographs, glass art, kinetic works, and murals. Over 650 of these artworks were commissioned through the City’s Percent for Art Programs.

2020 Percent for Art Committee Members

Margot Berg
Duane Bumb
Ignacio Bunster
Peter Crawford

Martha Croos
Ofelia Garcia
Germaine Ingram
Katherine Liss

Christine Marsal
Nancy O’Donnell
Laura Spina

With questions of for more information contact Katherine Liss at katherine.liss@phila.gov.

Percent for Art Policy: Review the full Percent for Art Program policy.

In 2019, the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority are celebrated the 60th Anniversary of Philadelphia’s first-in-the-nation Percent for Art Programs. The Percent for Art 60 is a selection of 60 public artworks commissioned through these Percent for Art Programs. The art illustrates the variety of public art located in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. It also shows the evolution of artist responses to these opportunities over the last 60 years. Explore the interactive map in the tour to learn more about the stories behind each artwork or use for a self-guided tour.

Click on the image below to enter the TOUR of 60 of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art projects.