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Fabric Workshop: From Thread to Finish

Fabric Workshop: From Thread to Finish

Story by: JANIECE OWENS / Paul Robeson High School  Photo by: DAYANE OLIVEIRA / Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Founded in 1977 as a workshop to print fabrics, The Fabric Workshop and Museum is a highlight of Philadelphia. This “diamond in the rough” is located at 1214 Arch Street and works with everything from paper to bio-engineering … Continue reading

Art Is Her Sanctuary

Art Is Her Sanctuary

Story by: ALEXA HICKLIN / Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Photo by: IMANI FOREMAN / Parkway West High School Valerie Gay recently took a big career step moving from being Director of Development & Alumni Affairs at Temple University to Executive Director at the Art Sanctuary, a multi-faceted facility located on the corner of 16th and Bainbridge … Continue reading

Art for the People

Art for the People

Story by: CARLOS ALICEA / Philadelphia Military Academy at Elverson Photo by: OBADIAH FULLER / Parkway West High School Eleven billion dollars. Ceated one million projects and employed about eight million people through the Work Progress Administration(WPA). This phenomenon occurred from 1935 to 1943 under the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, whois responsible for the creation of … Continue reading