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…

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…

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….

“Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” –Henry James   Indeed. Summer is almost here, and spirits across the area are high (especially after a long, cold winter). Why not plan to take advantage of every lovely afternoon (and evening) you can this…

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…

Montgomery County’s trails are one of our best assets – help us make them even better by coming to our Art on Our Trails Summit on October 1st at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove.  Space is limited – so RSVP now for your spot at the table.

It was a tough job to decide winners among the 23 exuberant ArtBox entries at last weekend’s Norristown Arts Hill Festival. Congratulations to everyone who participated. Here’s a list of the winners – pictures of all of the boxes are here. First Place: Ardmore Initiative Second Place: Fiore Design’s Lending Library Third Place: Norristown Dragon…

Lots of great entries in our ArtBox Competition…come see all the final results at the Norristown Arts Hill Festival next weekend!

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