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Arts: Philadelphia Open Studios Tour Returns To The City

Arts: Philadelphia Open Studios Tour Returns To The City

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) is holding its annual Philadelphia Open Studios Tour (POST) throughout October. For the first two weeks of the month, visitors can get a behind-the-scenes look at the work of nearly 300 artists, with stops located in four different quadrants of the city: Northwest, Northeast, West, and South Philly. […]

 

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 […]