A brand new outdoor mural entitled In the Palm of Your Hand, by local artist Nila Devaney, has been installed on the historic grounds of Arch Street Meeting House! Illustrated by Devaney with management from Amber Art & Designand Quaker artist Keir Johnston of Newtown Monthly Meeting, the mural features depictions of lush greenery and interpretive figures of notable Quakers from Philadelphia history.
The mural is currently on view and visitors are welcome, and a dedication ceremony will occur duringContinuing Sessions on Saturday, November 5th at 1:00 pm outdoors on the grounds of the meetinghouse.
ABOUT ARCH STREET MEETING HOUSE
Located in the heart of Old City, Philadelphia, Arch Street Meeting House (ASMH) is a museum, National Historic Landmark, and active Quaker place of worship. Constructed in 1804 on two acres of land deeded by William Penn as a burial ground for the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Arch Street Meeting House has had an estimated 20,000 burials occur on its historic grounds.
Support for the mural was provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and friends dedicated to the preservation of Quaker history at Arch Street Meeting House.
LocationArch Street Meeting House, 320 Arch St, Philadelphia, 19106, United States
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