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The Fleisher Art Memorial

Posted September 29, 2014

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 the creative […]

Arts Sanctuary

Posted September 29, 2014

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 teach artistic […]

The Asian Arts Initiative

Posted September 26, 2014

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 racial and […]

The Painted Bride

Posted September 26, 2014

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 core programs include […]

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Posted September 22, 2014

  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 by […]

ACPPA Community Arts Center

Posted September 19, 2014

The ACPPA Community Arts Center strives to create personal and community growth using art as a tool to strengthen individual power and nurture creative self-expression. Tucked within a beautiful old church on the West End in Norristown, PA, the Community Arts Center offers continuous and affordable art classes and opportunities for adults, children, and teens. […]

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 […]

Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania

Posted September 17, 2014

The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania believes in the power of art and artists to inform and inspire. The ICA is free for all to engage and connect with the art of our time. Former BMC students have interned at ICA, which offers internships in several departments including Curatorial, Business Office, […]

Art Sphere Inc.

Posted September 17, 2014

Empowering and Healing the Mind, Body and Spirit Through Art. Art Sphere Inc brings the joy and power of artistic expression to under-served youth and communities throughout the Delaware Valley. A charitable non-profit founded in 1998 by artist and Philadelphia-area native, Kristin Groenveld, Art Sphere works with communities to promote individual and civic empowerment through art education. Click here to […]