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The Knight Arts program is now seeking grant opportunities in Philadelphia that can create transformational change through artistic excellence and collective cultural experiences. If you’re interested in learning more about working with Knight in the arts, please contact Nicole Chipi.

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April, in addition to being the start of beautiful spring weather in Philadelphia, is also the inaugural month for the latest collective featuring work by emerging artists: AUTOMAT. In order to kick off this creative journey, the space is showcasing work by member artists in a debut exhibition entitled “Hello, My Name is AUTOMAT.” The […]

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By Christina Catanese, Director of Environmental Art, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education at Schuylkill Center On Sunday, April 26, seven Philadelphia artists will open up their studios, inviting the public to see how they’ve paired art and science in the LandLab artist residency at the Schuylkill Center. But these studios aren’t buildings, aren’t indoors at […]

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Popular scientist and educator Bill Nye asserted on a Reddit AMA that, “Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” This notion is certainly a fascinating one, a philosophy that encourages us to keep an open mind, and view every encounter as a learning opportunity. It would seem that the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym has […]

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It’s safe to say that in 2015, practically anyone reading this article uses some sort of mobile device on a daily basis. Whether we are texting, calling, getting directions, updating social media or checking the weather, these tools have become such integral fixtures in so many of our activities that it’s hard to imagine a world […]

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In order to look back at more than 40 years in diaspora, Asian Arts Initiative is currently showcasing an exhibit of artwork by Lao American artists titled “Laos in the House: Voices from Four Decades of the Lao Diaspora.” Some of the artists have never presented work in Philadelphia before, and their subjects range from […]

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By Philadelphia Young Playwrights “Most girls’ boy problems consist of them having to choose between two guys or something like that. I have to choose between a guy and my religion.” Each spring, Young Playwrights partners with InterAct Theatre Company to produce the Young Voices Monologue Festival, featuring the work of talented high school students […]

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By Art Sphere After a lot of hard work and generous help, we are excited to share “Creating Legacies through Art,” a book of free art lesson plans for anyone serving curious kids. The book is designed to provide teachers and families with free, approachable art projects that stimulate creative thinking and self-expression. Each lesson […]

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Take a journey into the basement of the Crane Arts building to visit Second State Press, and you might find yourself on yet another expedition: into the artistic process of Kip Deeds. Outside of the Second State workshop, “Prints + Process: The Alasktic Series” is currently on display, providing a trail of prints, proofs, notes, […]

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Right now The Clay Studio is asking visitors to see the big picture with a pair of exhibits from Chinese tile artist Hao Luo and the Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA). Both shows at this Knight Arts grantee are focused on the sum of their parts: combining small pieces of ceramics and other materials […]

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By Lindsay Mauck, Philadelphia Young Playwrights The Philadelphia Young Playwrights and InterAct Theatre Company have partnered to bring you this production of 17 winning monologues. Enjoy this video featuring winning writer Samira Dawan and her monologue “Love-Trouble,” then come see the festival March 12-21, 2015. Tickets are $10, click here to purchase.

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