Arts Education

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Posted October 20, 2014
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Posted September 26, 2014
Get ready for a day that honors the arts! The Pennsylvania Governor’s Arts Awards return this Sunday, September 28 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and this year’s Distinguished Arts Award will be given to Philadelphia composer, Jennifer Higdon! will feature a special exhibit of Indiana area award-winning youth art. The artwork will be featured as part of the Governor’s Arts Awards.
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Posted September 25, 2014
The Do-Gooder Spotlight is GroundSwell's blog post spreading the word about individuals and organizations working to better their communities. Today we are giving a shout-out to our friends at SpArc Philadelphia!
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Posted September 25, 2014
The Cultural Alliance is partnering with the Office of Strategic Partnerships at the School District of Philadelphia to make sure that all cultural organizations that currently serve Philadelphia schoolchildren are counted in the Office's Partnerships Census.
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Posted September 24, 2014
Lil' Filmmakers is a West Philly based non-profit media and performing arts organization geared to train youth and teens to conceive, develop and produce movies. The mission of the organization is to transform young people into artists, thinkers, and socially responsible community leaders.
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Posted September 22, 2014
This past Thursday, September 18, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) partnered with the Philadelphia School District and Blick Art Materials to host its fall exhibition, A+ Art in the Art Gallery at City Hall. As a result of this partnership, During the event Blick Art Materials will donate $15,000 worth of gift cards to the 23 participating schools to purchase materials for their art classes!
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Posted September 18, 2014
In honor of International Peace Day, Sonia Sanchez, famed poet, playwright, and activist, Sonia Sanchez is hosting Footprints of Peace, a celebration of peace to be held this Sunday, September 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Penn Museum.
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Posted September 16, 2014
Learn more about neighborhoods and communities that make the city a great place to work and play! Community Education Center (CEC) is a nonprofit performing arts center and artists incubator space located in the Powelton Village section of West Philadelphia. Incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1973, the CEC was founded by local community members to promote shared experiences. The Center is known and respected by artists and audiences alike for its support of the local arts community and its presentations of outstanding dance and performance
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Posted September 15, 2014
On Friday, September 19th, Park(ing) Day Philadelphia will reclaim the city when it returns for its seventh anniversary. The annual event that transforms parking spaces around the world into mini-urban parks is back, and better than ever!
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Posted September 11, 2014
GroundSwell is committed to showcasing how the arts positively impact our communities, and Philadelphia’s vast collection of public art is an integral part of the Philadelphia landscape that enhances our surroundings and is part of the fabric of the city! Each week we will spotlight one of the great pieces of public art that lives in our city. Today, we spotlight “Sleeping Woman” by Stephen Berg and Tom Chimes.
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Posted September 8, 2014
Nurturing Families, Strengthening Neighborhoods, and Driving Change in West Philadelphia is the mission of People’s Emergency Center (PEC). Responding to community needs and helping stimulate economic growth, create wealth and improve quality of life for all West Philadelphia residents, makes PEC this week’s community spotlight!
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Posted August 27, 2014
The arts are alive in Mantua! A newly-released Drexel study focusing on the role of arts and culture in the West Philadelphia neighborhoods of Mantua, Powelton Village and West Powelton, depicts a flourishing cultural ecosystem that faces challenges, but with the right tools, can thrive.
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Posted August 25, 2014
This week's Featured Member is Abington Art Center!
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Posted August 18, 2014
Saturday, August 16th marked the first annual Lancaster Avenue Day hosted by Lancaster Avenue 21st Century Business Association (LA21). The summer festival featured live art, face painters, drums, spoken word and even horse rides.
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Posted July 14, 2014
The Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation has selected Philadanco as the winner of the 2014 George Bartol Arts Education Award. This prestigious award is given to an organization that displays meaningful exposure and participation of the arts, and maintains high artistic standards for its faculty and students.
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Posted July 4, 2014
Looking to add to your creative skillset? Have a workshop or conference to post? Check out ProCalendar – the Cultural Alliance’s online collection of professional development opportunities!
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Posted July 1, 2014
Next time you hop on a SEPTA bus, you may just be visiting Philly's newest museum.
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Posted June 30, 2014
This week's featured member is Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas Inc.!
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Posted June 23, 2014
Register now for this FREE summer arts program, which starts on June 30th and is offered by The Village of Arts and Humanities!
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