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Fabric Workshop and Museum

Posted September 21, 2017

The Fabric Workshop and Museum was founded in 1977 with a visionary purpose: to stimulate experimentation among leading contemporary artists and to share the process of creating works of art with the public. Today, FWM is recognized as an internationally acclaimed contemporary art museum, uniquely distinguished as the only institution in the United States devoted […]

Twelve Gates Arts

Posted September 21, 2017

Twelve Gates Arts, established in 2011, is a non-profit organization based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The “gates” refer to the fortified gates that walled many ancient cities such as Delhi, Lahore, Jerusalem, and Rhodes – inside which lay the heart of each city’s art and culture, and today this reference offers perspectives on history and possibilities. […]

Barnes Museum

Posted January 13, 2017

Updated 9/20/17 The mission of the Barnes Foundation, which dates back to its founding in 1922, is the promotion of the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts. In furtherance of its mission, the Barnes Foundation promotes appreciation of the arts and horticultural science, through the preservation, presentation, and interpretation of the collections of […]

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Posted September 29, 2014

Updated 9/22/17 Overlooking one of the nation’s most culturally vibrant cities, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes nearly a million visitors each year, encouraging them to embark upon a walk through time that extends across two millennia and six continents. As one of the largest museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art […]

The Fleisher Art Memorial

Posted September 29, 2014

Updated 9/22/17 The Fleisher Art Memorial is guided by the spirit of its founder, who first extended an invitation in 1898 for “the world to come and learn art.“ Samuel Fleisher‘s singular vision of high-quality, tuition-free art instruction continues uninterrupted at the Memorial. Here, children from all economic and cultural backgrounds share in the commonality of […]

Arts Sanctuary

Posted September 29, 2014

Updated 9/22/17 Art Sanctuary, founded in North Philadelphia, uses the power of black art to transform individuals, unite groups of people, and enrich, and draw inspiration from the inner city. Board and staff members have worked hard for twelve years to create a learning culture adequate to support the mission.  We present, produce, commission, create, and […]

The Asian Arts Initiative

Posted September 26, 2014

Updated 9/22/17 The Asian Arts Initiative is a community-based arts center in Philadelphia that engages artists and everyday people to create art that explores the diverse experiences of Asian Americans, addresses our social context, and  imagines and effects positive community change. We are working toward a just and joyous world where all people, regardless of their […]

The Painted Bride

Posted September 26, 2014

Updated 9/22/17 The Painted Bride Art Center collaborates with emerging and established artists to create, produce and present innovative work that affirms the intrinsic value of all cultures and celebrates the transformative power of the arts. The Bride is especially committed to Philadelphia-based artists and to linking them to community groups and issues. The Bride’s […]

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Posted September 22, 2014

Updated 9/22/17 Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is a folk art environment, gallery space, and nonprofit organization that showcases the work of mosaicist Isaiah Zagar. Located at the site of Zagar’s largest public mosaic installation, the Magic Gardens includes a fully mosaiced indoor gallery and a massive outdoor labyrinthine mosaic sculpture. You can support Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens […]

Mural Arts Program

Posted September 19, 2014

  The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is the largest public art program in the United States. The Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural-making, to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts’ award-winning art education programs annually serve 1,500 youth […]

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