Arts Education

Blog Post
Posted April 30, 2014
Yesterday, on Pennsylvania Arts Advocacy Day, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) awarded Portside Arts Center with the inaugural "Best of the Best" award for their incredible work in providing after-school arts education to children in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia.
Blog Post
Posted April 7, 2014
On October 4th, 2013, we launched STAMP: The Virginia and Harvey Kimmel Family Teen Program with a blow-out party at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. Within the first week of the program, we had already surpassed our goal of 1,000 teens enrolled by the end of the first year, and the sign-ups haven't slowed down! Currently, nearly 8,000 teens are enrolled in STAMP, which gives Philadelphia residents ages 14-19 free access to 12 of the city's top museums and attractions.
Blog Post
Posted April 3, 2014
The Do-Gooder Spotlight is GroundSwell's semimonthly 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 the Teen Arts Council of PA!
Blog Post
Posted April 3, 2014
April 22nd is the first-ever Philadelphia Arts Advocacy Day and we need arts supporters from across the region to show their support!
Blog Post
Posted March 27, 2014
The Assistant Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia was recently highlighted in an Education Week article which focused on Creedon's passion for arts education.
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Posted March 21, 2014
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Posted March 19, 2014
Meet some of your fellow arts advocates who will be joining us at our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank on March 25th!
Blog Post
Posted March 19, 2014
Get to know our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank partner, Creative MontCo, who will be hosting our Montgomery County phone bank on March 25th.
Blog Post
Posted March 17, 2014
Get to know our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank partner, Arts Holding Hands and Hearts (AHHAH), who will be hosting our Chester County phone bank on March 25th.
Blog Post
Posted March 17, 2014
This is the second of a two-part series that explores the importance of advocacy from the point-of-view of four aspiring arts administrators.
Blog Post
Posted March 17, 2014
Get to know our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank partner, Artistic Rebuttal Project, and its founder, Amy Scheidegger, who originally came up with the idea for the event.
Blog Post
Posted March 11, 2014
The Best Day of My Life (So Far) is a volunteer-run non-profit which serves as a senior writing program as well as an intergenerational social network. The organization empowers seniors to discover and share their voices through face-to-face conversations; engages a global all-ages audience to listen through social media; and empowers teens to join in the global conversation through specific outreach to youth.
Blog Post
Posted March 10, 2014
Get to know CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, which will be hosting our Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank for Center City!
Blog Post
Posted March 10, 2014
This is the first of a two-part series that explores the importance of advocacy from the point-of-view of four aspiring arts administrators.
Blog Post
Posted March 3, 2014
The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has been celebrating Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM) since 1973!
Blog Post
Posted February 20, 2014
A Drexel student is putting together a free classical music concert in University City as her senior project.
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Posted February 19, 2014
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Posted February 17, 2014
Edison High seniors are sharpening their writing and language skills while also finding new ways to express themselves through the "Romeo and Juliet Project."
Blog Post
Posted February 11, 2014
Caryn Kunkle, a Fairmount resident and Executive Director of local artist collective The Philadelphia Salon, is circulating a Change.org petition to see the old Divine Lorraine hotel building turned into a shared creative space.
Blog Post
Posted February 10, 2014
Join leading community music education organizations on Monday, February 17th for this free day-long event!
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