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

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.

Starting at 4:00 p.m., PCCY will be in the City Hall Courtyard for the Rally for Arts Education. The full event schedule is as follows:

  • 4:00 p.m.: Rally for Arts Education, City Hall Courtyard (You are encouraged to bring signs advocating for arts education funding)
  • 4:30 p.m.: Press Conference, City Hall Courtyard, with remarks by Mayor Jim Kenney
  • 5:00 p.m.: Art Reception, Art Gallery at City Hall, Room 116, as well as in display cases on 2nd floor

The Art In City Hall showcase is hosted by the Mayor's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy.  The art on display includes:

  • A+ Art: Philadelphia School District's Office of Academic Enrichment and Support
  • The Picasso Project: PCCY
  • I Am: ArtWell
  • Freedom Puppets: The Mann Center & Kipp Dubois Collegiate Academy

For more information about the rally and art reception, visit