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PRSB Community Mural, by ArtWorks Kensington

Updated: Jul 23, 2020

After school art students at the Portside Arts Center are designing a mural for the 100th anniversary of Port Richmond Savings Bank which will be painted by the community members during the 'Dyngus Day' Polish celebration.

Students from Hackett Elementary School at Portside Arts Center creating color templates.

Port Richmond Savings Bank celebrated their centennial anniversary as a small, local branch bank in the heart of Port Richmond, Philadelphia

What a goal! The student participants of ArtWorks Kensington wish to congratulate the locally minded small business by creating murals influenced by their presence in the community.

Artworks Kensington, the collaboration between NKCDC and PAC, is leading a student driven mural project to be displayed in the newly renovated lobby of PRSB. Students of the After School Arts Program designed 4 unique '100 dollar bills' using symbols and designs that represent the identity of Philadelphia.

ASAP students brainstorming mural ideas using 100 dollar bill

Since the Covid Pandemic canceled so many great events in the Philadelphia area, these amazing murals will have to wait to be painted! Be on the look up for updates regarding the new date and location for the community paint day.


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