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Art is compromising: Commission OKs city’s plan to replace, but reuse, Chestnut Street’s stained-glass bus shelters

At the beginning of the year, the City of Philadelphia attempted to replace Chestnut Street’s bus shelters with new ones, which would have meant the deaccessioning of stained-glass art installations that…

    • Exterior View/Entry Plaza for Zoo Restaurant

Party Animals: Zoo gets preliminary OK for huge new restaurant and event space

America’s First Zoo, like everyone else in this town, can’t resist a good roof deck. At Wednesday’s Art Commission meeting, the Philadelphia Zoo unveiled plans for a state-of-the-art dining facility that…

    • 'Mercury' (1828-29) in Spanish cedar (originally painted) | Philadelphia Museum of Art

Plan to install replicas of early Water Works sculptures approved by Art Commission

A visitor to the Philadelphia Water Works today observes a different landscape than visitors did in the early 19th century. Although the gritty working waterfront is gone forever, a new preservation…

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A healthy city requires a thriving cultural ecosystem. That community including nonprofit arts organizations and for-profit art institutions; community cultural centers and fine museums; galleries and theaters; music groups and design guilds; educational institutions, archives and libraries; literary groups and publications; media arts groups and public artwork.
 

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