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Meet community organizer and teaching artist Claudia Peregrina people

Dec. 16, 2019 8:25 am

Meet community organizer and teaching artist Claudia Peregrina

She was the lead artist behind the ofrenda for Fleisher Art Memorial’s seventh annual Day of the Dead celebration this year. The best part of the tradition, she says, is getting to share all the food and joy with friends and community.
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital showcases the work of artists with disabilities purpose

Dec. 2, 2019 8:00 am

Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital showcases the work of artists with disabilities

Art Ability, the hospital's annual 12-week juried exhibition, includes the work of 200 artists from 30 states and eight countries. It runs through Jan. 26, 2020.
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.

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