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Arts & Culture

    • Boyd Theater, 1956

Movie theaters strike back in downtown Philadelphia

In the first half of the 20th century, towering palaces to cinema were built in Center City Philadelphia. These massive buildings were ornately decorated with elaborate statues, gilded ceilings, and even orchestra…

    • Art Museum

Q&A: Dutch artist Jeanne van Heesjwik, on her time in Philly

After four years of preparation, dialogue, collaboration, and performance, the Philadelphia Assembled exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art will come to a close on Sunday, December 10th. The project is…

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

Monument Lab provided more questions than answers

Mural Arts Philadelphia’s temporary exhibition, Monument Lab: A Public Art and History Project, ended on November 19th. It asked: “What is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?”…

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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.
 

UPCOMING EVENTS IN ARTS & CULTURE

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