Community Programs

Our Community Arts programs are essential in our effort to provide art for everyone. Please consider making a contribution today to help us continue fostering creative expression for years to come.

Meet Our Community-Based Partners

Joseph W. Catharine School · Mt. Moriah, West Philadelphia

Fifth graders at the Catharine School work with teaching artists in their classrooms to create clay tiles of expressive insects and flowers for a community mosaic. Installed in their new school garden, the mosaic mural illustrates the native pollinators, bugs and plants that keep our ecosystem thriving.

Community Action Agency of Delaware County Family Shelter · Media

School age children living in the family shelter participate in weekly after school art classes to learn the fundamentals of art while creating their own masterpieces.

People for People Early Child Development Center · Philadelphia

Working with Pre-K-5th graders we offer weekly afterschool classes that are fun inspiring and challenging for each age group.

Ardmore Avenue Community Center · Ardmore

Integrating into the center’s summer program teaching artists offer six weeks of art camps that are collaborative and creative.

Bethel Academy & Bethel AME Church of Ardmore · Ardmore

The center offers art classes to K-8 students in Bethel Academy’s free afterschool program, while also supporting community events and partnership with the related Bethel AME Church of Ardmore.

Marple Library · Marple

Teaching artists offer in depth classes for adults to build fundamentals in drawing and painting.

Children’s Art at St. George · Ardmore

Each year young students discover the joy of art-making during an immersive summer workshop with teaching artists.

The Children’s School at St. John’s · Bala Cynwyd

Teaching artist work with our youngest students from toddlers to kindergartners to celebrate the week of the young child each year.

The Kaiserman JCC · Wynnewood

Teaching artist run an intensive, majors-focused, summer camp program for elementary and middle school students. Students are immersed in their chosen topic including ceramics, comics and character design, fiber arts, painting, and more.

KIPP Dubois Collegiate Academy · Philadelphia

Grades 9-12 enjoy a weekly art club while creating their own unique masterpieces showcased in a school gallery. Each semester students visit the Art Center to explore the gallery and make inspired-by artwork.

If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact Ariel Edwards, Co-Executive Director, at