Mar. 15, 2019 1:45 pm
‘In Search of Meaning: Memory Becomes Us’ makes space for science and art
So does the Esther Klein Gallery of the Science Center, where it's being exhibited.
Jan. 18, 2017 7:38 am
The marginalized artist and the pressures of representing an underrepresented culture
Cultural equity is a challenge, but Saudi filmmaker Hamzah Jamjoom's biggest obstacle was his own ego.
Jan. 17, 2017 7:48 am
Heidi Saman’s ‘Namour’ will be distributed by Ava DuVernay’s film collective
Saman's film, a dramedy centered around an Arab-American family in L.A., was screened at BlackStar this past summer. Now it will be in theaters and Netflix March 15.
Dec. 9, 2016 12:42 pm
Norris Square youth ponder the costs of privilege
Youth at Norris Square Neighborhood Project will have their art on display Friday, Dec. 16.
Jul. 14, 2016 12:45 pm
El Sawyer’s TED talk about his time in prison will wake you up
For eight years, the Media in Neighborhoods Group cofounder's name was DC-3617.
Jul. 12, 2016 12:25 pm
Al-Bustan is Philly’s beacon for Arabic culture in Donald Trump’s age of hate
Founder Hazami Sayed believes anti-Arab sentiment is a product of misunderstanding. The solution? Show students the beauty of the Arab world by engaging them with its art, culture and language — and local funders are loving it.
Jul. 12, 2016 8:15 am
These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism”
Newly minted Pew Center for Arts & Heritage fellows Jennifer Kidwell, Tiona McClodden and Heidi Saman explain the role philanthropy plays in funding American art.
Mar. 29, 2016 2:21 pm
These merging nonprofits use hip-hop culture to educate youth
Blackboard Labs and Jr. Music Executive are merging under fiscal sponsor Resources for Human Development.
Mar. 1, 2016 10:38 am
How a hyperlocal arts festival in South Philly hopes to mend a neighborhood
The Hello Arts Festival is a year in the making.
Feb. 23, 2016 12:42 pm
How the Flower Show is making itself accessible to the visually impaired
Attendees can take a "verbal description" audio tour of the annual horticulture event on March 8.