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…

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…

Inns, taverns and mom-and-pop hotels up and down the east coast often stretch the truth in trying to lure history buffs by claiming “George Washington Slept Here.” For sites in Montco, however, the claim rings true. Of course, the most well-known is perhaps Valley Forge, where Washington and his beleaguered troops spent a brutal winter…

Have you ever walked along a downtown avenue or driven down a wide suburban street and wondered, “There’s an awful lot of pavement here. Is this really necessary?” If so, you’re not the only one. In fact, there’s a whole movement to reclaim underutilized street areas for pop up parks, public art, landscaping, food, and…

Can’t get to the Philly Art Museum this summer? No problem, Montgomery County. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is bringing art to you. Inside Out is a special program through which reproductions of classical works of art from the Museum’s collection are being displayed outdoors throughout the Philadelphia region—with some key stops in Montgomery County….

August 13 -16, 2015 Upper Salford Township (near Schwenksville) Montgomery County, PA What takes place during the third weekend in August and is, arguably, one of the best music festivals on the East Coast? Where you can see both national acts and emerging artists on seven different stages? For thousands of music lovers, the answer…

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Art On Our Trails meeting at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove. We got some concrete ideas on how Creative MontCo can bring public art to the trail along the Schuylkill River. For those of you who were unable to make it (or had a…

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