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How a neighborhood transformed through Mosaic Art

Inspiration is all around us as I discovered during a recent trip to Philadelphia.  Read below, how an artist, working through depression, revitalized a neighborhood with his art form of mosaic...broken pieces becoming something new and beautiful! For more information visit About Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Who We Are Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is a nonprofit art museum and gallery space located in Isaiah Zagar’s visionary art environment at 1020 South Street. Spanning half a block, the museum includes an immersive outdoor art installation and indoor galleries. Zagar created the space using nontraditional materials such as folk art statues, found objects, bicycle wheels, colorful glass bottles, hand-made tiles, and thousands of glittering mirrors. The site is enveloped in visual anecdotes and personal narratives that refer to Zagar’s life, family, and community, as well as references from the wider world such as influential ar