Allegheny West: Creative Program Helps Bridge Generation Gap

Allegheny West: Creative Program Helps Bridge Generation Gap

The Senior Partnership Initiative is one of several community outreach programs run by the Center For Emerging Visual Artists. The program creates an environment for fourth- and fifth-grade students to participate in the creative arts alongside senior residents at Newcourtland Life Senior Services.  The program has several sources of funding, including The William Penn Foundation, […]

 By Lucas Rodgers

Spruce Hill: Local Artists Engage West Philadelphia Communities

Spruce Hill: Local Artists Engage West Philadelphia Communities

The stereotypical starving artist is usually a common fixture in large cities but local art is alive and well in West Philadelphia. In October, the Center for Emerging Visual Artists hosted the annual Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, which allowed visitors to get an inside look at various art studios and meet some of the local […]