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These 14 Philly schools just got funding for their ‘innovative’ arts ed projects funding

Jan. 10, 2018 10:55 am

These 14 Philly schools just got funding for their ‘innovative’ arts ed projects

Picasso Project announced its latest round of grants for local public schools.
‘The Caregivers Project’ invites social workers, nannies and home aides to the stage purpose

Jan. 5, 2018 10:52 am

‘The Caregivers Project’ invites social workers, nannies and home aides to the stage

"I wanted to shine a light on this work, which often happens behind closed doors and in isolation," said Pig Iron Theatre Company's Nell Bang-Jensen.
A filmmaker made a movie about 4 North Philly kids’ lives. Five years later, she checked back in results

Jan. 4, 2018 1:21 pm

A filmmaker made a movie about 4 North Philly kids’ lives. Five years later, she checked back in

Amanda Danzinger's "Backyard Philly Project" update premieres today online.
6 local projects just won National Endowment for the Humanities grants funding

Dec. 22, 2017 10:20 am

6 local projects just won National Endowment for the Humanities grants

The list includes the digitization of LGBTQ historical archives, a book about the "American poor posture epidemic" and a video game about alchemy.
PHL Assembled collaborators on empowering marginalized communities through art method

Dec. 12, 2017 2:58 pm

PHL Assembled collaborators on empowering marginalized communities through art

A discussion featuring Reentry Think Tank and Black Quantum Futurism founders closed the PMA's Philadelphia Assembled exhibit by highlighting how collective storytelling encourages traumatized communities to reclaim their narratives.
How broken instruments provided bonding — and a prop — for a Philly sketch comedy team funding

Dec. 8, 2017 12:22 pm

How broken instruments provided bonding — and a prop — for a Philly sketch comedy team

The members of Fezziwig, a house sketch team at Philly Improv Theater, paid to repair one of the broken violins from "Symphony for a Broken Orchestra" after using one of the broken conga drums for their holiday-themed show.
The Village of Arts and Humanities just won an ArtPlace grant to build a ‘civic power studio’ funding

Dec. 8, 2017 11:09 am

The Village of Arts and Humanities just won an ArtPlace grant to build a ‘civic power studio’

The North Philly nonprofit will transform two vacant rowhomes into a "multi-media creatorspace" focused on finding care-based public safety strategies.
At SHOOTERS, the formerly incarcerated find freedom through film purpose

Dec. 5, 2017 12:10 pm

At SHOOTERS, the formerly incarcerated find freedom through film

El Sawyer and Jon Kaufman's Media in Neighborhoods Group is teaching returning citizens digital media and entrepreneurship skills in an intensive six-week program.
What a North Philly film 10 years in the making can teach about building relationships results

Dec. 3, 2017 9:31 pm

What a North Philly film 10 years in the making can teach about building relationships

Jonathan Olshefski spent nearly a decade filming the lives of Christopher “Quest” Rainey and his family for his first documentary feature. Here are some resulting lessons on getting a community's story right.
Here’s how the Penn Museum wants to engage visitors with vision loss method

Nov. 30, 2017 11:18 am

Here’s how the Penn Museum wants to engage visitors with vision loss

The history museum is expanding on the "touch tours" it's been offering for more than five years at some of its galleries.

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