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Penn researchers are treating homeless individuals’ cardboard signs as data method

Sep. 15, 2016 3:28 pm

Penn researchers are treating homeless individuals’ cardboard signs as data

Willie Baronet's art project buys signs from people experiencing homelessness across the country. Penn wants to figure out how the messaging on those signs differs geographically.
Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab purpose

Sep. 14, 2016 8:39 am

Why Rasheedah Phillips wants Temple University to collaborate on Community Futures Lab

The sci-fi author and housing attorney wants to see support from her alma mater as her art collective attempts to heal and preserve an adjacent community.
I used to think yoga was for the birds. Then I tree posed with two social entrepreneurs method

Aug. 10, 2016 9:12 am

I used to think yoga was for the birds. Then I tree posed with two social entrepreneurs

PLUSgives sells artisinal yoga mats, donating a portion of the proceeds to three local nonprofits. Here's how they're tweaking the traditional "buy one get one" model — with art and yoga.
Kensington youth interviewed homeless individuals and then made some art about it results

Aug. 8, 2016 8:40 am

Kensington youth interviewed homeless individuals and then made some art about it

"I think it's crazy what they've gone through," said one participant. "Someone should do something about homelessness."
Al-Bustan is Philly’s beacon for Arabic culture in Donald Trump’s age of hate purpose

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.
These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism” people

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.
A grassroots design workshop for activists is launching this summer purpose

May 31, 2016 3:07 pm

A grassroots design workshop for activists is launching this summer

Think of Design Activist Institute as a mission-driven art collective looking to use graphic design as a vehicle for social change.
Arts + Biz Council is honoring two Philly legends tomorrow people

May 23, 2016 12:33 pm

Arts + Biz Council is honoring two Philly legends tomorrow

Former Gov. Ed Rendell and The Roots' frontman Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter will be receiving awards for their contributions to art and culture.
Here are some tips for cultural institutions adapting to modern audiences method

May 3, 2016 8:19 am

Here are some tips for cultural institutions adapting to modern audiences

Arts and culture organizations need to act as publishing companies, said Sree Sreenivasan, chief digital officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, at Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance's #PTW16 event.

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