Past Programs

Off the Wall: Leadership Training 2011
The program for youth mural artists in leadership development, mural art production and project management wrapped up in August 2011 with 12 graduates.
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Bathurst Mosaic Mural
The City of Toronto, in consultation with Mural Routes, installed a mosaic mural in Toronto's Bathurst/Lawrence area.
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Jameson Ave. Impressions
Impressions is an outdoor gallery of over 560 photographs installed on tree planters along Toronto's Jameson Avenue.
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Heritage Trail Mural Restoration
Summer 2010, Mural Routes commissioned artist Allan Bender (Blinc Studios) to restore the 1990 mural Scarborough Rifle Company.
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Heritage Trail
Series of 12 commemorative murals along Kingston Road in Scarborough, Ontario
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Summer Youth Mural Program
Urban Trail of community murals in Toronto created by youth artists under supervision of artist mentors
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Education and workshops
Wall Mural Course & Project 2008
Project summary
Wall Art Workshops 2007
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Graffiti Transformation Report (Toronto) 2007
Mural Routes' report on initiatives to enhance the GT program
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The Big Picture: Training in Mural Making 2012

The Big Picture will provide a continuum of training opportunities for skills development in mural making for all ages; from children to seniors, emerging youth entrepreneurs to skilled professionals and to provide context and information about improving communities through mural programs.

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Youth Summer Mural Project 2011

The mural Intersections was created during summer 2011 in the Wexford Heights/Dorset Park community in east Toronto, part of Mural Routes youth summer training initiative.

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14th National Mural Symposium:

Mural Routes' annual meeting of mural artists and administrators from across the continent (and beyond) was held in Toronto Ontario, Oct. 28 - 30, 2011. Keynote address was a look at the monumental murals and methods of Winnipeg artist Charlie Johnson.

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The Bridging Project

The Bridging Project is a initiative to transform a six-lane traffic bridge into the connector between two east Toronto neighbourhoods. Mural Routes collaborated with The Amazing Place, Jumblies Theatre, Scarborough Arts Council and Toronto Cultural Services - Arts Services to bring a summer of arts and environmental projects to the Kingston/Galloway/Orton Park community.

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