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Kensington: Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Connects With The Community

Kensington: Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Connects With The Community

Walking down Master Street in Kensington, it’s almost impossible to miss the Crane Arts building. Located in front of the building, two light brown doors lead to the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, a space that provides the community with tools and exhibits to expand their knowledge of photography. It wasn’t that long ago – six years to […]

 

Olde Kensington: Five Creative Places for Your Artistic Palate

Olde Kensington: Five Creative Places for Your Artistic Palate

Olde Kensington is a close-knit community with a thriving arts and culture scene (watch out, Fishtown). On every street you will encounter anything from an art recycling center to a monstrous exhibition hub. Want to brush up on your photography skills? Grab a cup of premium-sourced coffee? Network at a trendy gallery event? In Olde […]

 

Germantown: iMPeRFeCT Gallery Celebrates Two Years, Despite Rocky Start

Germantown: iMPeRFeCT Gallery Celebrates Two Years, Despite Rocky Start

Rocio Cabello and Renny Molenaar are the proud owners of iMPeRFeCT Gallery on Greene Street in Germantown. Neatly tucked away behind the shops and restaurants of Chelten Avenue, this gallery brings art to a neighborhood in desperate need of artistic expression. From oil paintings to street photography, the space called, “iMPeRFeCT” is home to 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 […]

 

Fishtown: Local Arts and Entertainment Reign

Fishtown: Local Arts and Entertainment Reign

According to the New York Times, Fishtown is the home of the Creative Renaissance in Philadelphia. The community once known for being a major source of Shad fish due to its convenient location near the Delaware River is now a budding artist hub. Streets are dotted with trendy vintage boutiques, galleries and thrift shops. However, […]

 By Kris Kitts and Becky Kerner

Chestnut Hill: Gallery Promotes Local Artists

Chestnut Hill: Gallery Promotes Local Artists

If there’s one thing worth knowing about Chestnut Hill, Steve Berg, a local artist and co-owner of the Nichols Berg Gallery, said it’s that the area is a “hotbed of artists teeming with talent.” Berg and his partner, Scott Nichols, opened the gallery two years ago after moving to the area from Seattle. Berg said […]