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PAEP Hosts 11th Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

PAEP hosted the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, in collaboration with its partner, the Philadelphia Writing Project, on March 30th at the School District of Philadelphia. This year marks the 11th time PAEP has administered the program in Philadelphia … Continue reading

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PAEP Presents 14th Annual Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals

On Saturday, Jan. 26, PAEP hosted the 2019 Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals on behalf of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA). The competition, launched by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Poetry Foundation, encourages the … Continue reading

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Matter Bounces, Shatters & Changes Course at William H. Ziegler School

Have you ever seen a metal ball shrink, or a rubber ball—once soft, flexible and bouncy—shatter upon impact? At a science assembly event at William H. Ziegler School on Tuesday, Nov. 13, students grade 4 through 8 were able to … Continue reading

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A Case for Architecture: Art, Science, and Critical Thinking

Architecture has been at the forefront of human achievement for many (many) millennia, and a true tribute to the human spirit of survival. From the simple to the ornate, each structure carries with it a personality and purpose of its own. … Continue reading

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A Case for Architecture: Art, Science, and Critical Thinking by Justin Havre

Architecture has been at the forefront of human achievement for many (many) millennia, and a true tribute to the human spirit of survival. From the simple to the ornate, each structure carries with it a personality and purpose of its … Continue reading

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The Need for Pre-K Creativity in the Classroom

Implementing an arts-based curriculum at an early age has been proven to enhance students’ confidence, creativity, and academic performance. It is no question, at this point, that the arts are integral to a well-rounded education. However, there is a lack … Continue reading

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Ahmir Thompson Joins PAEP’s Board of Directors

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are excited to announce that Ahmir Thompson (“Questlove”) has joined the Philadelphia Arts in Education PartnershipBoard of Directors. You may know Ahmir from his award-winning work with The Roots, who happen to be the house … Continue reading

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After School STEAM Enrichment Receives a Grant

The Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP) proudly announces that its After School STEAM Enrichment program has received a $1.2 million grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) to continue its … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Residencies 2013-14

As we begin to transition into the new school year PAEP acknowledges the great work that took place in our 2013-14 Art Residencies funded by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts . Our residencies took place in 40 schools and community … Continue reading

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Long Term Residency: Art and Eve

In 2004, the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP) was selected to partner with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts‘ (PCA) Arts in Education Division. As the PCA regional partner, PAEP designs, implements, manages, and provides financial support for arts … Continue reading

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