A new program in New Jersey offers discounted admissions to cultural institutions for residents who receive public assistance. The Families […]
Mount Zion and Female Union Band Society Cemetery in Georgetown received some much needed care after a group of high […]
Rowhouse Workshop, a new exhibit that tells the stories of four different rowhouse blocks in Philadelphia, opens today at the […]
Join us for “Sanctuary Now, Sanctuary When?”, hosted by the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, on April 23.
The Whitney Museum of American Art has received a $2 million donation from the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation.
The Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen’s Museum is the recipient of one of the AASLH annual awards.
New Jersey Council for the Humanities invites you to apply to its Community Discussion Grants Program.
From the New York Council for the Humanities: Applications are now open for the Council’s Reading & Discussion Programs for Adults, a program focused on bringing together community members for a series of thematically-linked, text-based conversations about important ideas. The programs are open to any tax-exempt organization in New York State. Organizations can pick from one of the following eight themes…
In the summer of 2012, middle school students in a leadership training program hosted by the advocacy group Asian Americans United in Philadelphia read about local resistance to plans to locate a new Phillies stadium in Chinatown a decade earlier. They then studied a map of the neighborhood and considered how siting the stadium there might have had different meanings for different groups – people who lived in Chinatown, people who worked there, local government, businesses and real estate companies, and the police, for example.
I was inspired to write this post while teaching a continuing education course called “Perspectives in Renaissance Art History.” Teaching […]