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What You Do

This is where we showcase stories about you, the PCA's grantees.  We feature the role you play in spreading diverse, exciting and engaging arts and culture events throughout the commonwealth.


PA Creative Aging Pilot Project

2015 Pennsylvania Creative Aging Pilot Project – Project Example from Crispus Attucks Senior Center in York, PA. This collaboration between the PA Dept. of Aging and the PA Council on the Arts was developed to bring new opportunities to seniors by providi

Dancing in Rhythm

E. M. Stanton Elementary School Dance Residency Carla Washington, Choreographer at Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts

Inside Old City: Art and Design

Philadelphia's Old City is a place where cobblestone streets lead a path to chic boutiques, where 19th century factories are reclaimed as postindustrial offices for 21st century tech firms, where cultural catalysts and taste-makers always feel at home

PCA Webinar: Success with Social Media

Social media is a powerful tool for business and it keeps changing. This webinar will provide an update on the world of social media and help you determine effective and efficient ways to spread the word about your art.

PCA Webinar: Building Your Art Business

Two important aspects of managing a business include choosing the right form of business organization and understanding different types of business insurance.

Best of the Best PPA Projects 2013 - The Learning Lamp's 5th Annual Children's Book Festival

The Learning Lamp’s Children’s Book Festival in Johnstown, Cambria County, PA, a free, three-day event aims to spark a love of reading in children and provide families with access to free, used and new books.

Best of the Best PPA Projects 2013 - Portside Arts Center (Philadelphia)

Portside's After School Arts Program received the "Best of the Best" project award from the Pennsylvania Council on April 29, 2014. Portside Arts Center is a community-based, educations arts center that seeks to empower the children and adults in the comm

Best of the Best PPA Projects 2013 - Fiber Arts International

Fiberart International 2013 presented by FiberartsGuild of Pittsburgh (Allegheny County)

Best of the Best Projects 2013 - Julie Mader's "Power Within"

The concept and development of "Power Within" is inspired by the strength fighting Cancer requires of the patient, the medical team and those who love and support both sides.The project was developed to encourage art appreciation and increase the awarenes

Life Through Folk Arts in PA

Documenting of Folk and Traditional Art community by Bottle Works | Arts on Third in Johnstown, PA. Bottle Works serves Indiana, Cambria and Blair counties as a Folk Arts Infrastructure Center for the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

PAEP Impact Story

Pennsylvania Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP)is the regional AIE partnerserving,Bucks,Chester,Delaware, MontgomeryandPhiladelphiacounties.

Risk, Process, and Creativity

South Central PA pARTners: Millersville University serves Berks, Chester (NW), Dauphin (SE),Lancaster. and Lebanon counties.

AIE Partner Allentown Art Museum TAP at Freemansburg Elementary School

PCA AIE Partner, Allentown Art Museum, serves Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike

Jump Street PCA AIE Partner - Phase 4

Northwest PA Poetry Out Loud Finals 2014

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Jessica & Friends - An Artist Residency

Cultural Alliance of YorkCounty - stARTsomething is the regional AIE partner serving Adams, Franklin, and York counties.

Perry County Council on the Arts AIE Story 2014

Perry County Council on the Arts is the regional partner serving Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties.