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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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At first glance, the fields of painting and experimental cosmology may not seem to have an awful lot in common, but the worlds of art and science have long been deeply intertwined. By furthering the dialogue at the core of each of these pursuits, the ARTacama Project proves that this ongoing relationship is as vibrant […]

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For an exhibition as robust as “Other Selections: Local Artists Respond to the Museum Collection” at the Center for Art in Wood, its name is both literal and surprisingly modest. The uncomplicated title is useful, however, for allowing the creations of the 18 Philadelphia-based artists participating in this show speak for themselves, and the inclusions […]

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By Norman Keyes, Jr., director of communications at the Philadelphia Museum of Art As John Dorchester takes his daily walk along Front Street in Media, Pa., he eyes the stone facade of the Delaware County Courthouse. Grim-faced law enforcement officers are standing watch. Nearby cherry trees are blooming like cotton candy in the May-morning sun. […]

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Like many others, Zac Beaver is a working artist. He spends his days on construction sites, from which he often salvages the old windows that serve as surfaces for his paintings. On display at New Boon(e) in a solo exhibition called “Awake in the High,” a collection of these wily, reverse acrylic paintings on glass demonstrates […]

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There is something striking about the sparse landscapes of Northern and Western Pennsylvania. Rolling hills and stands of trees populate the wide expanses of open space, foreign enough to us Southeasterners that it’s hard to believe it is the same state. But there is something else that sets these locations apart, and it’s a much […]

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By Ann Mintz, Reading Terminal Market April marks the first anniversary of the enhanced performance series at Reading Terminal Market made possible by the Knight Arts Challenge. A total of 31 performances took place at the Market during this year.   They included popup performances by the Philadelphia Orchestra‘s string section, a 50-voice children’s choir, and […]

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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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