Arts Education

Blog Post
Posted February 10, 2014
A new neighborhood performing arts studio is opening in Elkins Park next month!
Blog Post
Posted February 4, 2014
On Saturday, March 15, 2014, the Cultural Alliance and STAMP are partnering with the University of the Arts Pre-College Program to present Discover A.C.T (Arts & Culture for Teens) Day. Discover A.C.T Day is an arts and cultural resource fair for Philly teens highlighting classes, summer camps, after-school programs, teen lounges and other teen-centered activities. The event will be held in Hamilton Hall at UArts (320 South Broad Street, Philadelphia), and run from 1-4pm.
Blog Post
Posted January 23, 2014
Fresh off of winning the 2014 GroundSwell Award, Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)'s Picasso Project is giving out some awards of their own this Monday, January 27th at World Cafe Live.
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Posted January 22, 2014
Thank you to all those who were able to join us on Monday, January 20th for our 1-Year Anniversary & MLK Day of Service Celebration! If you weren't able to make it, check out the highlights!
Blog Post
Posted January 2, 2014
Winners of PCCY's Picasso Project Grant have been announced and the awards ceremony is scheduled for January 27th!
Blog Post
Posted November 14, 2013
This compelling photography exhibit is being held at Crane Arts from November 8th - December 12th.
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Posted November 13, 2013
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Posted November 5, 2013
If you have programs or opportunities for Philly teens you'd like to see us share on the STAMP website, we'd love to hear about them! Since STAMP launched in October, over 5,000 Philly teens have already signed up for a STAMP Pass, and the number keeps growing—that's a lot of potential exposure for your organization!
Blog Post
Posted November 4, 2013

Oasis Art Center has been working with individuals with a wide array of abilities to provide artistic and life skills support since 1996.

Blog Post
Posted October 30, 2013

Speed Read features Philly names from local media, arts, sports and politics, who speed rapidly through Dr. Seuss books in a fun and frequently funny contest, all to raise funds to buy new books for kids in need. This year’s event is Thursday evening, November 7th and it takes place at the Union League in Philadelphia. 

Blog Post
Posted October 16, 2013

Join White Pines Productions tonight, October 16th, as they host a presentation on how the arts can be utilized to save our educational system.

Blog Post
Posted October 14, 2013

Philadelphia Public Schools can apply for grants of up to $5,000 for projects created to increase arts education opportunities for students.

Blog Post
Posted October 9, 2013

More than 250 high school students gathered at the African American Museum in Philadelphia for the launch of STAMP, a new Cultural Alliance program that provides teens age 14 to 19 with free access to 12 of Philadelphia's top museums. 

Press Release
Posted October 2, 2013

Philadelphia high school students are now eligible for one year of free admission to 12 of the city’s top museums and attractions thanks to STAMP: the Virginia and Harvey Kimmel Family Teen Program, a new program announced today by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.

Blog Post
Posted September 16, 2013

The application process for a new year of PNC Arts Alive grants is now open!  PNC Arts Alive grants are available to visual and performing arts organizations and are intended to help them expand audience participation and engagement.

Blog Post
Posted September 16, 2013

Join arts educators and advocates for the Third Annual Arts and Education Symposium in Harrisburg, PA, on Wednesday, October 30th.

Blog Post
Posted September 13, 2013

Dr. William R. Hite, Jr., the superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia, will address the arts and cultural community at our Annual Member Meeting and Reception on Monday, September 30, 2013, at the Independence Seaport Museum.  

Press Release
Posted September 4, 2013

Throughout September GroundSwell and Cradles to Crayons are partnering on a school supply donation drive to help local students get ready for the new school year.

Blog Post
Posted September 3, 2013

When families are living in poverty and there isn’t enough income for groceries or rent, it is a challenge to pay for all the clothes, shoes, books and supplies a child needs to be ready for school. Child poverty is currently at its highest level in 50 years, and with budget cuts affecting schools throughout Pennsylvania, young students need support and resources now more than ever.

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