Center City: The Fabric Museum And Workshop Enriches Art Education

Center City: The Fabric Museum And Workshop Enriches Art Education

The Fabric Workshop and Museum is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a special exhibition: “Process and Practice: 40 Years of Experimentation” which will run through March 25. “Our upcoming exhibit is curated by Susan Talbott, our second ever executive director,” Christina Roberts, the director of education, said. “She thought it would be very interesting in our […]

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Point Breeze: KIND Institute Prepares to Open Its Gallery Doors to Community

Point Breeze: KIND Institute Prepares to Open Its Gallery Doors to Community

Artist and teacher Ronald Kustrup hopes to combat violence with art in Point Breeze. The KIND Institute at 1242 Point Breeze Ave. will open to the public Saturday, Oct. 31. The Institute will celebrate its grand opening with a Halloween event filled with art and live music starting at 6 p.m. The gallery space in the […]

 

Olney: Organizations and Arts Alliance Keeps Arts Alive

Facing a $304 million budget deficit last June, the School District of Philadelphia laid off 3,800 employees, including 127 assistant principals, 676 teachers, 283 counselors, 1,202 aides, 307 secretaries and 769 service assistants. Extracurricular programs and activities, like art and music education, felt the deficit. For the 2013-2014 school year, in what many called a […]

 

Taller Puertorriqueño: The Cultural Heart of Latino Philadelphia

Taller Puertorriqueño: The Cultural Heart of Latino Philadelphia

Although Taller Puertorriqueño is divided into two buildings one block apart, the organization is united in its mission to develop and promote Latino art and culture in the community. Since 1974, Taller has been at the heart of the art scene in El Bloque de Oro providing the community with art and art-based educational programs for […]

 By Francisco Jr. Ovalle and Wafai Dias

Al Día: Latina Artist Leads Children Art Education Program

Al Día: Latina Artist Leads Children Art Education Program

Chilean artist Jacqueline Unanue teaches a children’s art education program with a focus on a holistic curriculum in West Philadelphia. The Children’s Art Education Program is for children 2 to 5 years old and takes place during the academic year. The program also has sessions during summer, winter and spring breaks. It accepts kids who […]

 By Chelsea Solitrin

Bella Vista: Fleisher Art Memorial Encourages the Community to Create

Bella Vista: Fleisher Art Memorial Encourages the Community to Create

[vimeo 22170241] Founded in 1898, the Fleisher Art Memorial, which was previously known as the Graphic Sketch Club, had a relatively simple mission—to provide arts education and instruction to individuals within the community. Although the name and the location of the institution have changed over the years, not much else differs in terms of the […]