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LIGHTS FOR THE CURE, the area’s first public service campaign that used the lighting of buildings and landmarks to promote a cause, lights up the skyline pink for the 10th year in a row this October in an effort to encourage women to schedule a mammogram as well as celebrate breast cancer survivors and honor those who lost their battle with this disease.

Digital Art Contest Creates Canvas Out Of PECO Building’s Lights

Want to see your art on Philadelphia’s PECO Building? Starting in September, you just might be able to.

08/14/2012

(An art class in one of the galleries at the Barnes Foundation's previous location in Merion, Pa.   Photo provided by Barnes Foundation)

Lincoln University Takes Steps To Enhance Partnership With The Barnes Foundation

Even as Saadia Lawton came to Lincoln University two years ago to teach art, she couldn’t figure out why the school had never developed a nationally known program in visual arts and museum studies.

08/12/2012

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Offering Of The Angels: Treasures From The Uffizi Gallery

For more information on the Offering of the Angels: Treasures from the Uffizi Gallery, visit michenermuseum.org.

07/17/2012

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‘Offering Of The Angels’ At The Michener Art Museum

Fred Beans is sponsoring a new exhibit, “Offering of the Angels: Treasures of the Uffizi Gallery,” at the Michener Art Museum.

07/03/2012

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BLOG: Rockwell Prints Offered At Goodwill Art Sale

By Jim Donovan: Are you looking for some art work for your living room wall? Well have I got a deal for you. How about framed and unframed pieces for as little as 99 cents! […]

06/22/2012

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Prepare To Scream: ‘Horror Con’ Is Coming To Philadelphia

Funerary violins, an un-dead puppeteer and a horror-filled burlesque show. It might sound morbid, but that’s the point.

06/14/2012

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Top Iconic Works Of Art In Philadelphia

Philadelphia has been called home by some of the world’s greatest artists, and the city is filled with artistic treasures at every turn.

04/16/2012

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Top Upcoming Art Festivals In Philadelphia

Expectations for the 2012 creative scene in Philadelphia are high, but the spring and summer lineup of festivals will satisfy any art aficionado. Check out the top upcoming festivities to fulfill a serious, or just curious, art fix.

04/02/2012

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Van Gogh’s Dreams App

Whether you’re an art lover or not, this app let’s you peek into the mind of Vincent Van Gogh and it’s a fascinating look at the troubled Dutch painter.

02/23/2012

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Artwell Exhibit Focuses On Dreams Awakened In At-Risk Youth

A West Philadelphia non-profit opened a new exhibit that showcases ten years of student poetry, photography and other work.

02/12/2012

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Maurice Sendak’s Work On Display At The Rosenbach Museum

“Here at the Rosenbach, we have the world’s biggest collection of Maurice Sendak’s artwork, author of “Where the Wild Things Are,” and “In the Night Kitchen,” and almost a hundred other picture books.”

01/27/2012

View of The Seine, Looking Toward Notre Dame, 1896, Oil on canvas, 14 7/8 x 20 1/8 in., Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

Painter Henry Tanner’s Work On Display At Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts

This gifted African-American painter, born and raised in North Philadelphia abd trained by Thomas Eakins, had to move to France to make a living as an artist.

01/26/2012

Philadelphia Museum Of Art (file photo)

Tourism Officials Market Philadelphia As Destination For Art Lovers

By Steve Tawa PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – In advance of the mid-May opening of the Barnes Foundation Museum on the Ben Franklin Parkway, the city of Philadelphia and tourism officials are launching a new arts marketing […]

01/12/2012

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New Book Reveals Much About Artist Vincent Van Gogh

The book, Van Gogh: The Life is by the duo that also wrote a definitive bio of Jackson Pollock.

01/01/2012

A Yes Philly student self portrait (credit: Cherri Gregg)

‘YESPhilly’ Helps Non-Grads Succeed With Art & Creative Incentives

YesPhilly is a non-profit that uses art and creative incentives to motivate non-grads to do more than just get a GED.

12/17/2011

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