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Jane Golden Receives Trailblazer Award

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Feb 12, 2015
Philadelphia, PA
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Jane Golden, executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program (Philadelphia, PA) and recipient of the 2011 National Guild Leadership Award, has received the 2015 Trailblazer Award from Philadelphia Magazine. The Trailblazer award, given annually, recognizes extraordinary women in business whose accomplishments and contributions epitomize excellence in their field and community. Golden has worked tirelessly throughout Philadelphia for over 30 years with unmatched determination, spirit, and vision. Click here to read the full Philadelphia Magazine article.


About the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program
The Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural making, to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts began in 1984 as part of the Philadelphia Anti-Graffiti Network’s effort to eradicate the graffiti crisis plaguing the city. Since then, the organization has grown to become one of the largest public arts initiatives of its kind, producing more than 3,500 murals and providing critical art education and workforce development opportunities through its Community Murals, Art Education and Restorative Justice programs. As a hybrid of city agency and nonprofit organization, Mural Arts stands as a national and international model for arts organizations, with a 27-year track record of leveraging the community-based process of public art to catalyze true social progress and positive change within Philadelphia’s communities.

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