Author Archives: PAEP

After School STEAM Program

The Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP) is pleased to report the success that The After School STEAM Program is experiencing in its second year. The after school program is funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Education 21st Century Community … Continue reading

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PAEP Receives The NEA Art Works Grant

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairperson Joan Shigekawa announced that we are one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. We have been recommended for a $25,000 grant to support SmART Readers: … Continue reading

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PAEP Scholastic Awards

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is an annual awards competition, structured to spotlight the talents of students in grades seven through twelve, and potentially discovering and nurturing future leaders in the art and writing fields. Previous winners include trail … Continue reading

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PAEP is a Hit at the Arts in Education National Forum

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership joined 177 other organizations working at the federal, state and local levels in Washington, D.C. to be a part of the Arts in Education National Forum: Arts, Education and the Next America. Two days were … Continue reading

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PAEP Teaching Artist Profile: Baily Cypress

Mosaics have been a popular form of art for thousands of years, and their lasting power can be seen in the ancient Greek and Roman portraits and mythological scenes still on display today. This art is created by taking many … Continue reading

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Arts Link Art Exhibition

Have a craving for artistic expression? Satisfy that need for creativity by joining us on Monday, June 10, where we will be hosting the grand opening of the Arts Link Art Exhibition at the University of the Arts and will … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Art & Spirituality

Join fellow PAEP teaching-artist, Tremain Smith along with painter Emily Brown and sculptor Roger Wing as they share their relationship between art and spirituality. The conversation will take place on Saturday May 4, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Let Art Freedom Ring Bells at Sustainability Symposium Event

Last week, PAEP was featured at the Sustainability Symposium event at Temple University.  Having just finished up its third year, we were thrilled to be apart of this successful event.  From Monday evening through Wednesday morning we had two of … Continue reading

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PAEP Teaching Artist Profile: Tremain Smith

Tremain Smith’s work has been featured in galleries across the country, including four pieces in the permanent collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. While Smith is nationally known as an artist, teaching has emerged as … Continue reading

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PAEP Profile: Jazz Percussionist Leon Jordan

There’s a boisterous sound echoing the halls of local music classrooms – the sound of two dozen buckets being drummed in unison.  This could be a cacophony, but under the right direction, it’s actually a stunning example of music education … Continue reading

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