The History of the Packinghouse Worker

The History of the Packinghouse Worker

Recipients of the 2021 Abbey Mural Prize. Funded by National Academy of Design / Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Trust Fund for Mural Painting, National Endowment of the… More

Spirit of Hyde Park

In 1973 Astrid Fuller, a long-time resident of Hyde Park and one of the early Chicago muralists, created Spirit of Hyde Park. The 200-foot mural is located… More

Unidos Para Triunfar (Together We Overcome)

The mural, Unidos Para Truinfar (Together We Overcome), contrasts fighting gangs and a ‘march’ of unity. Created in 1971, the mural was truly a community project: it… More

Casa Aztlan

In 1970, Pilsen native Ray Patlán was studying at the School of the Art Institute and sharing studio space with Mario Castillo (a Chicago mural pioneer) at… More

Childhood is Without Prejudice

William Walker, co-founder of the Chicago Mural Group, which later became the Chicago Public Art Group, painted Childhood is Without Prejudice in 1977. It was created as… More

Tilt (Together Protect the Community)

Originally painted in 1976 and restored in 2003, Tilt (Together Protect the Community), is one of the most reproduced murals in Chicago. The mural is thematically divided… More