Posted in January 2013

Be Open to Art

Today’s artist to watch is Christie Leonard. A senior at Marple Newtown High School, Christie is actively involved in the arts at Community Arts Center. I recently sat with Christie to discuss work from a class she’s been attending for several years, building architectural models, and I really learned a lot about the process.  I’d … Continue reading

Artful Gifts in Honor of MLK Day of Service

I am a huge proponent of volunteering so I was pleasantly surprised to read on that Philadelphia holds the largest Martin Luther King Day of Service in the nation. Many of the activities that took place around our area included community clean ups, renovations of church or community buildings, and packing of food for … Continue reading

Nominate an Artifact and Help Conserve History

Interested in saving Pennsylvania’s most significant artifacts? The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts has opened a statewide call to libraries, museums, historic sites and archives to participate in a program to do just that. The program,  Pennsylvania’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts, is seeking nominations of inspiring historic items – drawings, paintings, manuscripts, rare … Continue reading