Arts Education

Blog Post
Posted May 17, 2013

ArtWell partners with schools and other youth-oriented organizations to present arts-based curriculum where students learn to cultivate their own personalities and talents, honor and respect the abilities and strengths of their peers, and deal with challenges and conflict from a perspective of peace and trust.

Blog Post
Posted May 17, 2013

Since 1994, The Clay Studio’s Claymobile van has traveled to schools throughout our region to deliver pop-up art classes to students in need.  “The whole reason the program exists is that we’d rather have the art actually happen in the school and ideally we’d just be this add-on coming in for special projects that they wouldn’t normally be able to do.  We’d like to not be the only art students are getting, but unfortunately that’s [often] the way it ends up being,” says Annette Monnier, Outreach Program Director.

Professional Development Event
Posted May 16, 2013
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Posted April 15, 2013
Professional Development Event
Posted April 4, 2013

The Arts Relief Course of the BuildaBridge Institute is a one-day training course for creative artists, educators, and social service and community workers who want to serve in global areas of crisis.

Professional Development Event
Posted April 4, 2013

Discover restorative concepts and learn effective strategies for managing student behavior and teaching students to take responsibility for their actions.

Blog Post
Posted March 30, 2013

The first GroundSwell action campaign, a February musical instrument donation drive for Musicopia's Gift of Music program, was a huge success!

Professional Development Event
Posted March 6, 2013

BuildaBridge Institute is a training and applied research academy designed to prepare artists, youth workers, community and congregational leaders, teachers, social service professionals, and nonprofit organization personnel to integrate the arts effectively in education, social services and community development.

Blog Post
Posted January 20, 2013
"The arts have power beyond entertainment," said James Claiborne, community engagement manager for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance. "They can inspire and empower, and [spur] community development and growth." The alliance, an arts-advocacy group, is in its first year as a partner with Global Citizen, the force behind the Day of Service.
Professional Development Event
Posted January 18, 2013
The American Museum Membership Conference (AMMC), with a concentrated focus on the world of membership, is a wonderful opportunity for us to exchange innovative ideas and thoughts regarding the latest industry trends.
Professional Development Event
Posted January 17, 2013
With tight budgets and increasing competitors, art groups that are optimizing their acquisition and renewal efforts by improving their patrons’ involvement are the ones that are thriving into the next era. Make certain that your organization is among the best by joining colleagues from across North America for three days of learning, discussing, socializing, and relaxing in vibrant New York.
Blog Post
Posted January 15, 2013
Mayor Nutter named Siduri Beckman, a student at Masterman, Youth Poet Laureate today in City Hall.
Professional Development Event
Posted December 15, 2012
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Posted November 26, 2012
Blog Post
Posted November 21, 2012
Rocco Landesman confirmed his plans to step down as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts at the end of the calendar year.
Professional Development Event
Posted November 14, 2012
Have you ever lost money on a residency or realized you charged way too little for the work you promised? What is your time worth? What are the things you know you must have to provide a successful program? This session will work through these questions and more.
Professional Development Event
Posted October 18, 2012
Philadelphia’s public educational system is one facing many political, economic, and social issues. Penn’s scholars and practitioners are actively engaged in researching related complex problems and developing and implementing new models, such as the notable Penn Alexander School, that seek to turn the tide. This panel will bring together various perspectives on the issue for a lively conversation on what the research tells us about what works, what doesn’t and how research impacts policy and practice.
Professional Development Event
Posted October 16, 2012

Are you curious about pursuing a graduate degree in Theatre? Befuddled about funding? Want to learn more about our new certificate in Nonprofit Management? How about our partnership with The Abbey Theatre in Dublin?

For all this and more, join us at the Villanova Theatre Open House on Dec. 2, 2012 from 11am-2pm. Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet current students, faculty and staff of the Villanova Theatre Department and attend the Philadelphia premiere THE DROWSY CHAPERONE for FREE! Attendees will also have their application fee waived.

Professional Development Event
Posted August 15, 2012
Join your colleagues, supporters of the arts and cultural sector and the board and staff of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance for our Annual Member Meeting & Reception on Monday, September 24th.
Professional Development Event
Posted August 13, 2012
Seizing the Moment NOW, Starting October 17th, the 8th national conference organized by the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) will bring Latino artists, arts professionals, scholars, and entrepreneurs to Philadelphia for five days of education, exchange, and networking.
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