The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage spreads $10 million in 53 grants to individuals and organizations. We’re especially happy for these strong women in the mix – Sharon Hayes and Tiona McClodden, who are new Pew fellows; Erin Bernard and The History Truck and Kelsey Halliday Johnson for her exhibition about women’s art and technology from 1970-85 – yay! Congratulations, all!Read More
New Writers House at Rutgers-Camden – The ribbon cutting’s today at 305 Cooper St., extensively renovated to house the English Department and MFA program in creative writing. First floor will be a programming space. “Historically known as the Henry Genet Taylor House, the structure, originally built in 1885, was designed by renowned Philadelphia architect Wilson Eyre Jr. in the style of American Queen Anne Revival. In 1989, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places…”Read More
Philly Public Art Guidebook debuts! (Now how about a guidebook for the rest of the art scene…galleries, museums, alternative hot spots.) – The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy has released “A Guide to Philadelphia’s Public Art” – It’s online, too, in a nice flip-through edition.Read More
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