Now 97, Bernice Paul came to Philadelphia from Russia during the Depression, when the Nazis were coming to power in Europe.
In preparation for their Verizon Hall debut next week, high schoolers from the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Jazz Ensemble participated in a master class led by Kimmel Center musicians.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Opening Of Ink And Gold: Art Of The Kano At The Phila. Museum Of Art
The Philadelphia Museum of Art held a special ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday night to unveil a new exhibit. Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano is the largest collection of Kano art ever assembled in the United States.
Twenty years ago, Dr. John Alston started the Chester Children’s Chorus with seven boys and a dream.
And their the dilemma shows how vulnerable even a successful arts organization can be.
Detective Timothy Brooks, an explosives expert, decribed the bloody scene near where a device exploded in the hand of defendant Douglas Ferrin.
Two Pissarro landscapes, with their exquisite use of color, and Morisot’s famous painting of a young girl are now on permanent display at the museum thanks to a local family with a deep passion for art.
The exhibit, from the private collection of Joan and Victor Johnson, contains more than 230 pieces of Pennsylvania German writings and drawings, called “frakturs.”
“Anything from historians, curators, administrative positions, executive directors at the various museums and theaters — really anything that falls under arts and culture,” says John McInerney of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.
Titled “Represent: 200 years of African American Art,” the exhibit is comprised of 75 objects from 50 African American artists, including more than a dozen from Philadelphia.
KYW’s Steve Tawa spoke with maestro Bramwell Tovey as he played a portion of his own composition for Philadelphia, “The Rittenhouse Carol.”
Each year, the Pennsylvania Ballet gives students from kindergarten through eighth grade — many of whom come from low income communities — a chance to witness the wonders of the stage and this holiday classic.
Two Pennsylvania museums have begun dividing more than 500 pieces of art bequeathed to them by the late Pittsburgh Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife.
Fifth- and sixth-graders at the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School, at 17th and Vine, got a visit from musician Paul Jost to teach them the art of “scat” and body percussion.
As part of the Taney Dragons’ thrilling third-place run in Williamsport, Pa. this past summer, the 13-year-old became the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game.