Arts Education

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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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Posted June 18, 2014
This week's featured member is Art-Reach!
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Posted June 18, 2014
Soledad Alfaro-Allah, a student at Science Leadership Academy, has been named as the city's second Youth Poet Laureate.
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Posted June 16, 2014
The Curtis Institute of Music is launching a new program this fall that encourages young people to engage in national service.
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Posted June 10, 2014
On Thursday, June 5th, GroundSwell joined Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) and arts education advocates as they traveled to City Hall and Governor Corbett's Philadelphia office to express their concern for the state of arts education in Philadelphia.
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Posted June 9, 2014
This week's Featured Member is Girls Rock Philly!
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Posted June 5, 2014
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Posted June 2, 2014
Join Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) on June 5th as they head to City Hall to express their concern with arts education in the School District of Philadelphia.
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Posted May 28, 2014
Philadelphia-area kids are set to perform at the Phillies game on Friday, May 30th, and the young musicians are sure to hit it out of the park.
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Posted May 14, 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 After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)!
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