North Philly Mural Recreated In History Museum

 

Emma Lee | newsworks.org

  • NewsWorks looks at the piecemeal reopening of the Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent. Last week, the latest exhibit room was unveiled, one that will house a revolving display chosen by local organizations to showcase their histories and missions. First up is the Mural Art Project, which chose to recreate a North Philadelphia mural “Family Interrupted,” which explores the effects of incarceration on entire families.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.



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