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Another day, another scandal. How should nonprofits assess and address public controversies? purpose

Feb. 21, 2020 4:30 pm

Another day, another scandal. How should nonprofits assess and address public controversies?

There is no clear consensus, no playbook for Philly nonprofits to follow in the event of public controversy and scandal, but maybe there should be.
Use arts and culture as a platform for social justice, says this teen purpose

Nov. 19, 2019 1:47 pm

Use arts and culture as a platform for social justice, says this teen

"It is so important for local artists of all mediums to spread these strong messages," says Sabirah Mahmud, a member of the STAMP Teen Council, and Global Climate Strike activist.
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.
Show us our history results

Mar. 1, 2019 10:57 am

Show us our history

Drexel University says it will tend to the shuttered Philadelphia History Museum's collection of artifacts. That's a good thing, isn't it?
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.
Penn Museum hopes 2,379 miniature boats will remind of the cultural heritage at stake in Syria purpose

Sep. 8, 2017 11:25 am

Penn Museum hopes 2,379 miniature boats will remind of the cultural heritage at stake in Syria

Syrian-born artist Issam Kourbaj needs help to build all those boats in an upcoming community art event on Sept. 17, which will mark 2,379 days that have passed since the beginning of the Syrian civil war.

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