The Montgomery County Foundation, Inc. (MCFI) is a founding partner and Executive Committee member of Creative MontCo. MCFI invites you and your colleagues to take advantage of free-of-charge workshops focused on the support and capacity-building of the nonprofit community. Our next workshop: HOW PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAN ENHANCE YOUR SUCCESS Wednesday, September 21, 2016 / 9:00…

The Art on Our Trails project, which was launched several years ago, is intended to connect the county’s “main street” — its trails — with its arts, towns and nature, by using art to stimulate and educate trail users. Although the county has a vibrant arts and culture community, it is less known for its…

One Book, One County Montgomery PA

Montgomery County Libraries hosts its first ever ONE BOOK, ONE COUNTY community wide event, which kicked off in March. The event’s featured book, The Boys in the Boat, is the New York Times bestselling story of an American triumph in Nazi Germany, at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, when nine working-class rowers from the west showed…

Sometimes the best intervention is inspiration. That was the thinking that led a local non-profit, Arts Holding Hands and Hearts (AHHAH), to embark on a campaign to raise the literacy, and creative spirit, of at-risk youth in Coatesville. AHHAH, which combines the healing arts of mindfulness and yoga with the expressive and visual arts, was…

Among the detailed records kept on the 1777-1778 winter encampment at Valley Forge were details on the arrival of Lady Washington, who made the arduous trip from her home in Virginia to the cold hills of Pennsylvania. Her trek bolstered the spirits of the Continental Army, which, owing to the harsh weather, were definitely sagging….

You’re invited! What’s in the Crystal Ball? Join us to Look into the Future for Arts and Culture As leaders, artists, and participants we all have a stake in the answer. The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance has engaged Futurist Garry Golden to help the region figure out what the future holds…and the impact it will…

True West

The holidays are over and the temperatures have dropped sharply. But that’s no reason to hibernate and watch the clock until spring arrives. The theaters of Montgomery County are offering fun, funny and thought-provoking shows that make bundling up and getting out worth the effort. Here are some wonderful theater performances playing in Montgomery County…

Beech Street Factory

The process of creating art can be a matter of taking something seemingly useless and transforming it into something beautiful and meaningful. That is precisely, and ironically, happening in Pottstown, PA, with the Beech Street Factory project. The Beech Street Factory is an adaptive reuse project in which an ever-transitioning site is being converted into…

Happy Holidays 2015, Ambler, PA

The holiday season is upon us. And Montgomery County’s creative community is celebrating it in a number of different ways. For starters, there are arts and entertainment offerings for every age and taste. Maybe you’re a train enthusiast? Take a ride on the Colebrookdale Railroad. There are several holiday and winter-themed rides to choose from….

Picasso, 3 Musicians

Can you feel it? There’s a new steady beat and a swingin’ rhythm in Montgomery County. In a region with too many suburban jazz deserts, some folks in Norristown decided to make a change for the better. Crying Sam Entertainment is rolling through its fourth season of Crying Sam Second Saturday Jazz at August Moon…

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