Resources and opportunities to learn about mural art production, management, maintenance and more.

 


Training: Current Programs

NEW! Step X Step (Lakeshore) 2013
A series of workshops that connect art & design to practical mural making, encouraging community members of all ages to participate in wall art projects. Ages 14+
Saturdays from Sept. 21 - Nov. 30, 2013
from 10 am - 1 pm
at Toronto New Library, 110 Eleventh Ave.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
For information, email Tara@muralroutes.com
or Bebhinn Jennings (Lakeshore Arts) at
bebhinn@lakeshorearts.ca

16th National Mural Symposium
October 25 - 27, 2012 in Toronto ON
Keynote speaker: Will Shank
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Training: Past Programs

The BIG Picture 2012
A training program including:
Leadership Training in Mural Arts and

Step x Step: Introduction to Mural Arts
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15th National Mural Symposium
October 12 – 14, 2012 in Essex, ON
Symposium report here
Check out the photo album here

14th National Mural Symposium
October 28 - 30, 2011 in Toronto ON
Symposium report
here

Toronto Mural Seminar 2011
July 2011
Seminar report here

Youth Leadership Training
Summer 2011 Program
Click here

13th National Mural Symposium
Collingwood, Ontario - November 2010
Click here for report
Click here for
Appendix

12th National Mural Symposium
Midland, Ontario - October 2009
Click here for report.

11th National Mural Symposium
Toronto, Ontario - November 2008
Symposium summary (pdf 1.2M)

Report appendix (pdf 4.25M)

10th National Mural Symposium
Huntsville, Ontario - October 2007
Symposium summary (pdf)

Workshops
Wall Mural Course & Project 2008
Project summary
Wall Art Workshops 2007

PDF file

...more in the Archives

 

Mural Project Management
Starting your mural project? For information about fundraising, marketing, paint and surface materials, techniques and more
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Copyright and Contracts
Links to legal information, advice and sample documents related to the business of your mural project. 
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Health and Safety
Information to ensure artist health and a safe workspace or studio
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Mural Conservation
Link to Conservation Guidelines for Outdoor Murals on the Canadian Conservation Institute website for detailed information about the planning, creation and maintenance of outdoor wall art.
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FAQs
Frequently asked questions and answers from the worldwide Mural Routes' community.
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Links to mural web resources

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 - research paper by Michael Noble (pdf)

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 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.

...more links on International Murals page


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