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$15 Million gift for the arts announced at the University of Pennsylvania

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10/17/16

The University of Pennsylvania on Tuesday announced its largest gift targeted toward the arts across the campus - a $15 million commitment from Keith L. and Katherine Sachs, longtime supporters of arts in the region. The gift will create the Sachs Program for Arts Innovation and also establish the Sachs Arts Innovation Hub.

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Submit Your Offers to the 2016 PNC Arts Alive Holiday Spectacular by Funsavers!

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Steve Gudelunas
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10/17/16

The holidays are right around the corner and that means PNC Arts Alive Holiday Spectacular is BACK!  Last years’ promotion was incredibly successful and we hope that this year will be even bigger and better! Phillyfunguide and Funsavers will be featuring holiday events from November 21st, 2016 through January 1st, 2017 and will highlight amazing Funsavers deals (not just Holiday events) and other holiday activities.

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Promote Your Holiday Shows & Events with Phillyfunguide

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10/12/16

The holiday season is around the corner! Promote your holiday events by advertising with Phillyfunguide and Funsavers. Learn more about our new promotional products, dedicated emails to Funsavers subscribers and social media contests. Plus, we are running a limited-time advertising discount.

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Register for the 2016 Arts Education Fair!

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09/12/16

The 2016 Arts Education Resource Fair is coming up on November 16, 2016. The fair will take place from 3 to 6 p.m at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

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Guest Blog: Attend this Author Series at Mighty Writers West

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Douglas Gordon
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10/10/16

The Working Writers Group, which organizes and hosts the series, hopes that hearing and meeting successful authors will inspire both adults and teens to keep writing and imagining.

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The Power of Theatre: Giving Thanks to Those who Create Theatre in Philadelphia

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Joanne Harmelin
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10/13/16

The theatre has brought thousands of hours of reflective ideas, illuminating points of view and flashes of discovery. For so many years, after a long day of phone calls, traffic, politics and general business mayhem, I could escape to a dark theatre and be transported to another time, place or viewpoint. One filled with laughter, or sadness or brilliance or horror or empathy or humanity.

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The National Endowment for the Arts Releases New Research

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Morgan Findley
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09/28/16

 

The National Endowment for the Arts has released new research that reveals that despite decades of declining arts attendance in the performing and visual arts, recent rates of U.S. adult attendance are holding steady. 

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Bloomberg Arts Interns wrap 2016 program

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09/12/16

The 2016 Bloomberg Arts Internship-Philadelphia concluded on August 12 with 45 rising seniors completing their six-week internships at nearly 30 cultural institutions in Philadelphia.

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Attend this Rally for Arts Education + Student Art Reception on September 30

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09/22/16

On Friday, September 30, we invite you to join Public Citizens for Children + Youth (PCCY) at City Hall to celebrate the artwork created by Philadelphia students and to rally in support of arts education in Philadelphia schools.

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Recap of #PHLArtsDiversity Chat with Monica Montgomery

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09/19/16

On Monday, September 19, we held a Twitter Chat around #PHLArtsDiversity ahead of Monica Montgomery's keynote speech around "Embracing Diversity" at our annual meeting on September 26.

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