Eliza Kirkbride students visit City Council to promote Philadelphia Arts Advocacy Week

Students from the Eliza B. Kirkbride School visited City Council and were recognized by Councilman Squilla last week for their arts-based project  titled “American Dreams”. In honor of Philadelphia Arts Advocacy Week, the students brought signs with messages of “Save the Arts”  and “Protect Arts Ed,” speaking to the need

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LoMo Storm Drain Art Project with Ryan Psota

Last month the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association launched their Storm Drain Art Project with Philly artist, Ryan Psota. The project’s purpose is to “bring more attention to our watershed and (hopefully) discourage citizens from throwing trash into the drains,” says LoMo board member, Rachel Cox. With three storm drains already

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Take a look at schoolyard improvement designs for Childs, Kirkbride and Girard Schools

Since October, we’ve been sharing with you the progress of schoolyard designs for three South Philadelphia schools that would be receiving updated designs for their play and learning spaces thanks to a program through the Big Sandbox, the Knight Foundation, TBS and students from the University of Colorado and Iowa

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From barren blacktop to colorful play space: Taggart School unveils transformed schoolyard

This year a number of South Philly schools have been planning some much-needed improvements to their playgrounds and outdoor spaces. The Taggart School in Whitman is one of the now-completed schoolyard transformations. At the beginning of the month, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the completed renovation, and in

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