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We are thrilled to announce that Fairmount Park Conservancy is the recipient of a 2018 Pew Arts Grant! This grant will allow the Conservancy to partner with Trisha Brown Dance Company and bring free, outdoor performances to Fairmount Park and Logan Circle in 2019! Thank you The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage!
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Ready to dive into summer? Our friends at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation have announced the opening dates for Philly's 70+ public pools this summer! 🏊♂️
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Did you miss the Centennial Commons ribbon cutting last week? Check it out on CBS Philly!
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In an op-ed for philly.com, the Conservancy's Executive Director Jamie Gauthier and the Knight Foundation's Patrick Morgan write, "Across the city we are seeing more community members exercise their civic muscles, and we invite all Philadelphians to champion the city’s civic spaces, too."
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“The park is something that everybody owns. It can bring everybody together in a geographic sense, but it’s also a public asset that lots of folks in the neighborhood care about." Read more about Centennial Commons in PlanPhilly: http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/06/13/in-common-centennial-commons-carves-out-space-for-east-parkside-neighbors-to-connect
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Centennial Commons Phase 1 is officially open! Thank you to all who helped bring this “park within a park” come to life in the beautiful Parkside neighborhood! *Swing* on by at Parkside and 41st!
Another beautiful West Park Arts Fest in the books with West Park Cultural Center and Mural Arts Philadelphia! We already can't wait for next year.
We invite you to explore our 2017 work in service to Philly parks, historic buildings, and communities. Our 2017 Annual Report is available here: http://bit.ly/2HwEUmC
We're hiring! Fairmount Park Conservancy is seeking seasonal Beer Garden Coordinators for this year's The Oval! Learn more about the position here: http://bit.ly/2hxwHUX
"The hope is that the signs will inspire people to live, to grow, to have hope, to have faith, and basically just to believe." –Brian Bazemore, aka BCASSO, is one of the three artists commissioned by the Conservancy and curator Theresa Rose for Saturday's West Park Arts Fest! CC: Mural Arts Philadelphia West Park Cultural Center
Our 2017 Annual Report is here! We invite you to explore our work in service to Philadelphia's parks, historic properties, and communities at https://myphillypark.org/who-we-are/about-us/.
Join us at West Park Arts Fest on Saturday, June 9th for the arts, performances, and FREE historic trolley tours through the Centennial District! Sign up at the link below.
West Park Arts Fest is less than 1 week away! Get to know one of the three commissioned artists Ruth Scott Blackson and learn about the project she'll be creating for the festival on June 9.
As we embark on an exciting season of events and projects in Philly's parks, Fairmount Park Conservancy would love to hear your thoughts. Please take our survey so we can learn more about you, your interests, and how you use Philadelphia's parks. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/myphillypark