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Arts & Culture

    • Unveiled in September, 2017, the Octavius V. Catto is Philadelphia's first statute to African-American on city property

Philadelphia’s statues and memorials don’t look like Philadelphia

Mural Arts’ Monument Lab asks the city’s residents: What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia? PlanPhilly is publishing some responses from our readership. Want to contribute to…

    • 7th and Chestnut bus stop

Art is compromising: Commission OKs city’s plan to replace, but reuse, Chestnut Street’s stained-glass bus shelters

At the beginning of the year, the City of Philadelphia attempted to replace Chestnut Street’s bus shelters with new ones, which would have meant the deaccessioning of stained-glass art installations that…

    • Exterior View/Entry Plaza for Zoo Restaurant

Party Animals: Zoo gets preliminary OK for huge new restaurant and event space

America’s First Zoo, like everyone else in this town, can’t resist a good roof deck. At Wednesday’s Art Commission meeting, the Philadelphia Zoo unveiled plans for a state-of-the-art dining facility that…

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ABOUT ARTS & CULTURE

A healthy city requires a thriving cultural ecosystem. That community including nonprofit arts organizations and for-profit art institutions; community cultural centers and fine museums; galleries and theaters; music groups and design guilds; educational institutions, archives and libraries; literary groups and publications; media arts groups and public artwork.
 

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