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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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Students Get Creative at the Lawncrest Branch Library

“The artist in residency program brought a creative process to the library that appealed to many children,” explains Deb Mikus, Branch Manager at Lawncrest Library. She is referring to the recent Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership event that paired artist … Continue reading

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The Future Is Bright

We are thrilled to annouce that the Philadelphia Arts in Education [PAEP] was awarded a $1.35 million grant. Ron Tomalis, Pennsylvania Secretary of Education has recently announced that the PAEP will be one of the 61 awardees to the 21st … Continue reading

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We’d Like To Thank Our Sponsors…

Through the efforts of the “Let Art Freedom Ring Liberty Bell”, Philadelphia was treated to young new age art! The program encouraged elementary and middle school students to explore their artistic abilities and contemplate the meaning of democracy and civic … Continue reading

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The Bells of Let Art Freedom Ring

After much hard work and anticipation, we recently celebrated the completion of this year’s Let Art Freedom Ring Program. Each year we are proud to invite students to work in collaboration with local artists on a project that represents freedom. This … Continue reading

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