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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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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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