Art exhibit by LGBTQ+ college students graces the walls of Pa. governor’s residence
'These shows are important to queer artists so that we have our own space,' art student Magdalene Sanchez said.
Statue of renowned Nebraska author Willa Cather unveiled in U.S. Capitol
Cather began her writing career in Pittsburgh, where she worked as a journalist and teacher for a decade.
Report: The arts contributed $28.6B to Pa.’s economy in 2021 | Thursday Morning Coffee
Contributions from the state's creative sector were up 8.5%, employing more than 165K people full-time.
Here’s how Philly’s mayoral hopefuls would support city’s creative and cultural economy
The candidates made their pitches during a debate last week at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
My art from ocean plastics illustrates how we’re changing the environment | Opinion
I see plastic objects as the cultural archaeology of our time – relics of global late-capitalist consumer society.
How to keep kids curious. Five questions answered | Opinion
Curiosity is a natural capacity, present in nonhuman animals as well as in humans from a very young age.
These high school ‘classics’ have been taught for years. Are their days numbered? | Opinion
Does a new generation of students require a new generation of literary classics?
How 18th Century Quakers led a sugar boycott to protest slavery | Opinion
In the 1780s, British and American Quakers launched an extensive and unprecedented propaganda campaign against slavery and slave-labor products.
What is Chinese Lunar New Year, and how is it celebrated? Your questions answered | Analysis
Official celebrations of China's biggest holiday start Feb. 1 and run for seven days.
2021: Our year of irony and tragedy | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Pay attention; be informed; take action to avoid the impending calamity. It’s the only way we can keep our republic.
In Philadelphia, storefront art exhibition uplifts Black- and brown-owned businesses
'I love this project so much because it really demonstrates what Philly does best — that’s turning loss into inspiration and empty space into opportunity,' a local leader said.
Philly’s transgender and nonbinary icons to be honored with new murals
By Michele Zipkin PHILADELPHIA — Two murals celebrating transgender and nonbinary Philadelphians will soon be installed in the city — one on the facade of Philly AIDS Thrift in Queen Village and the other on the side of Cake Life Bake Shop in Fishtown. The murals are the culmination of a partnership between Mural Arts’ […]