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What if we could all remember the power of art? purpose

Nov. 15, 2019 8:30 am

What if we could all remember the power of art?

A recent TEDxPhiladelphiaSalon event reminded attendees that art presents concepts that viewers might not understand through any other medium — and that we would do well to remember this when we seek social justice.
Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR purpose

Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 am

Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR

The 2019 convening of the new performance residency, Black Spatial Relics, will take place in Philadelphia from November 14 to 16.
The intersection of art and profession (and Jeff Buckley) purpose

Nov. 13, 2019 1:28 pm

The intersection of art and profession (and Jeff Buckley)

Music represents who we are, who we want to be, and is a powerful reminder of the work to be done.
Updated: 14 ways to mark Day of the Dead in Philadelphia – Actualizado: 14 maneras de conmemorar el Día de Muertos en Filadelfia purpose

Oct. 4, 2019 7:31 am

Updated: 14 ways to mark Day of the Dead in Philadelphia – Actualizado: 14 maneras de conmemorar el Día de Muertos en Filadelfia

At events from Juntos to Penn Museum, Southwark School to Fleisher Art Memorial, the catrinas will don their big hats, the calacas will show off their colors and the music will be lively enough to raise the dead.
Barnes Foundation’s virtual reality program combines high-tech gadgets with low-tech community building purpose

Sep. 30, 2019 11:30 am

Barnes Foundation’s virtual reality program combines high-tech gadgets with low-tech community building

"It’s a way to go into communities, meet them where they are, invite them into the museum, and then encourage them to come back," says Ana Gamboa, the museum's special project coordinator.
At the corner of art and solidarity: ‘Sanctuary City, Sanctuary Neighborhood’ mural to be unveiled today purpose

Aug. 27, 2019 10:18 am

At the corner of art and solidarity: ‘Sanctuary City, Sanctuary Neighborhood’ mural to be unveiled today

The mural at 5th and Huntingdon — which will be dedicated today at noon — is a collaboration between artists Ian Pierce and Betsy Casañas. It is also a celebration of community and of the rich Latinx tradition of political art.
In their own words: The filmmakers of Hidden Lives Illuminated talk about prison and their art purpose

Aug. 14, 2019 5:23 pm

In their own words: The filmmakers of Hidden Lives Illuminated talk about prison and their art

"These prison doors become revolving doors. Being in and out, in and out, in and out. That’s the message I was trying to get across," Jerome L. tells Generocity freelancer Shalon Bayliss.
There’s still time to be part of ‘Art as Resistance’ exhibit purpose

Jun. 12, 2019 4:06 pm

There’s still time to be part of ‘Art as Resistance’ exhibit

If  you create sculpture, drawings, painting, fashion or digital art exploring restorative justice and resistance, the organizers of the Institute for Community Justice exhibit want to see your work.
‘In Search of Meaning: Memory Becomes Us’ makes space for science and art purpose

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.
This Philly art collective is helping teens deal with mental health issues people

Mar. 5, 2019 11:38 am

This Philly art collective is helping teens deal with mental health issues

The Creative Resilience Collective gets teens to create individual and collaborative projects that explore their lived experiences and build on leadership skills.

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