All of Philly's On Stage at This Year's Fringe Festival

1.5 million Philadelphians will be represented on stage this September during the 2014 Fringe Festival in the interactive theater piece, "100% Philadelphia."

Community Mural Project in Mantua to kickoff Fourth of July Celebrations!

As part of Wawa Welcome America! Festival, Mural Arts Program is hosting a community paint day in the Mantua section of Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia Artists Summit: A Grassroots Brainstorm

If you are an artist and/or arts administrator in Philadelphia there is a high chance you have been talking about the Charlotte Ford interview in the FringeArts blog.

Improving Literacy & Learning through Cooking

The Free Library of Philadelphia's new Culinary Literacy Center not only teaches cooking skills, but also helps improve reading, math, and science skills.

Staff Picks: Where to Send Philly Visitors

As reported by the Philadelphia Business Journal yesterday, a study by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of National Travel and Tourism has cited Philadelphia as the 13th most visited city in the U.S., up one spot from last year!

The Village: Learning Through the Arts Summer Program

Register now for this FREE summer arts program, which starts on June 30th and is offered by The Village of Arts and Humanities!

Enter the Aphillyated Cityscape Contest

The photo contest is in full swing - find out how you can show your love for the City of Brotherly Love.

The Force Field Poject Takes Over Kensington

The two-day art and music festival is happening in Kensington this weekend!

STAMP Participants and Arts & Cultural Participation (2014)

STAMP: The Virigina and Harvey Kimmel Family Teen Program, offers Philadelphia youth ages 14-19 the opportunity to attend 12 partner museums free of charge by signging up for a STAMP Pass. In the first year of the program, STAMP had 9,200 sign-ups as of May 2014. Of these participating teens, 48% are African American, 16% are Latino, and 41 % come from economically disadvantaged households. Additionally, 75% come from underserved communities that have very low or low arts participation.

Arts & Cultural Participation in Greater Philadelphia (2013)

Arts and Cultural participation data is based on analysis of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance's Audience Analytics program, a database of over 1.4 million households collected from over 150 organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region. The attached map shows the level of arts and cultural participation in Greater Philadelphia by county and zipcode boundaries.