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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.
A West Philly community chose 10 local artists to bring art into their neighborhood method

Apr. 12, 2017 12:48 pm

A West Philly community chose 10 local artists to bring art into their neighborhood

They were selected from an event where more than 20 artists and artist collectives pitched their ideas for art installations at the former United Bank building and University City High School near Lancaster Avenue.
Al-Bustan’s (Dis)Placed project is navigating a crucial moment in history method

Feb. 10, 2017 12:57 pm

Al-Bustan’s (Dis)Placed project is navigating a crucial moment in history

The Pew-funded project will use art to tie together narratives of displacement in the Middle East and Philadelphia, but the travel ban has proven to be a bump in the road for one of its artist residents.
Love your Blackness with Asian Arts Initiative purpose

Jan. 30, 2017 9:53 am

Love your Blackness with Asian Arts Initiative

AAI is bringing over 20 artists together to address tensions between Black and Asian communities and create art in solidarity.
The marginalized artist and the pressures of representing an underrepresented culture purpose

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.
This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates purpose

Jan. 5, 2017 12:49 pm

This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates

Meet Songs in the Key of Free, a fledgling organization that has partnered with the Curtis Institute and Mural Arts to bring Graterford its first music program in 10 years.

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