5 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 2 new photos.

Check out this great work from Kathryn Narrow's glaze testing class!

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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10 hours ago

#WilmaPassingStrange poster in the afternoon ...

#WilmaPassingStrange poster in the afternoon light.

    The Wilma Theater
    WilmaPassingStrange poster in the afternoon light.
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11 hours ago

Around this time every year, there are end-of...

Around this time every year, there are end-of-year book lists and gift guides for the readers on your holiday shopping list. Here's a run-down of fiction books about science: http://ow.ly/awty30hg6vs

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Around this time every year, there are end-of-year book lists and gift guides for the readers on your holiday shopping list. Here's a run-down of fiction books about science: http://ow.ly/awty30hg6vs
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12 hours ago

Experince the work of two artists in CRISS CR...

Experince the work of two artists in CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson is on view now until Jan 18, 2018. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 6pm and Sun, Noon - 4pm. Pictured: West Fulton, Killala and Skellig by Brian Dickerson. Image by John Carlano.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Experince the work of two artists in CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson is on view now until Jan 18, 2018. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 6pm and Sun, Noon - 4pm. Pictured: West Fulton, Killala...
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14 hours ago

Let chemistry help you clear your sidewalks. ...

Let chemistry help you clear your sidewalks. Compound Interest's Andy Brunning wrote about deicers for C&EN: http://ow.ly/kxu830hg9tG

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Let chemistry help you clear your sidewalks. Compound Interest's Andy Brunning wrote about deicers for C&EN: http://ow.ly/kxu830hg9tG
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21 hours ago

22 hours ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A TWO-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH A TWO-INCH DCV BACKFLOW PREVENTER AND AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 13R. SYSTEM INCLUDES AN ANTI-FREEZE SYSTEM AT THE GARAGE LEVEL WITH A ONE-INCH RPZ BACKFLOW PREVENTER. ALL WORK SHALL BE DONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED PLANS/HYDRAULIC CALCULATIONS.

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  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    WE WILL BE RELOCATING 20 SPRINKLERS IN THE 1ST FLOOR SUITE-EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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26 hours ago

K-3 graders had a pajama day today!

K-3 graders had a pajama day today!

    Kearny Friends - General Philip Kearny Elementary School - Philadelphia
    K-3 graders had a pajama day today!
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30 hours ago

Margaret Cavendish died on this day in 1673. ...

Margaret Cavendish died on this day in 1673. Barred from the official channels of science but possessing a powerful title, Cavendish focused her attacks on what she had been denied: knowledge, or, more accurately, the production of knowledge by such institutions as the Royal Society: http://ow.ly/2ndg30hg620

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Margaret Cavendish died on this day in 1673. Barred from the official channels of science but possessing a powerful title, Cavendish focused her attacks on what she had been denied: knowledge, or,...
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32 hours ago

"People might come to Hanford, Chernobyl, and...

"People might come to Hanford, Chernobyl, and Rocky Flats for a variety of reasons: to scratch a nostalgic itch, to experience a postapocalyptic vision, or even to reclaim, and acclaim, nature. They may come away with more." In the new issue of Distillations magazine, Rebecca Boyle explores nuclear tourism.

    Greetings from Isotopia
    The tourists are almost all smiling. Some wrap arms around companions or young children; others stand tall and give a thumbs-up. Members of an orchestra pose stiffly in matching blue neckties; a dozen retirees in white socks and tennis shoes beam for the camera.
    https://www.chemheritage.org

34 hours ago

Due to inclement weather, the National Archiv...

Due to inclement weather, the National Archives is closing at 2:00 pm today, December 15, 2017. We will be resume normal hours on Monday, December 18, 2017. You can find further updates by visiting www.archives.gov/philadelphia, or by calling 215-305-2044.

    The National Archives at Philadelphia
    The National Archives at Philadelphia maintains the historically significant records of the Federal Agencies and Courts dating from 1789 to the present in: Delaware Maryland Pennsylvania Virginia West Virginia These historical records are open to the public. Notice: Public access computers and microfilm are now available.
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34 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared Plant Me Here's vide...

Ready for the Hothouse CRUSH Series featuring Ill DOOTS and Plant Me Here tonight? Here's a sneak peek from their rehearsal. Check both acts out tonight at 9pm. #HotHouseCrushSeries

    Plant Me Here
    Getting ready for our show with ILL DOOTSon Friday at the The Wilma Theater 9 PM see you there!
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35 hours ago

The #WilmaPassingStrange set is now under con...

The #WilmaPassingStrange set is now under construction. #PlayAllNight

    The Wilma Theater
    The #WilmaPassingStrange set is now under construction. #PlayAllNight
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36 hours ago

Applications are open for the 2018 - 2019 Win...

Applications are open for the 2018 - 2019 Windgate ITE International Residency program. Positions available for 2018 are Photojournalist, Scholar and Student Artist. Positions for two Artists, Student Artist, Photojournalist and Scholar are available for 2019. Deadline for applications is December 30th. https://centerforartinwood.org/windgate-ite-international-residency/

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Applications are open for the 2018 - 2019 Windgate ITE International Residency program. Positions available for 2018 are Photojournalist, Scholar and Student Artist. Positions for two Artists,...
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41 hours ago

The Clay Studio updated their cover photo.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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46 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE WITH GROUNDING AND WIRE THROUGHOUT BUILDING WITH LIGHTS,SWITCHES,OUTLETS,SMOKES,CO DETECTORS,PHONE,CABLE AND DOORBELL AS PER 2008 NEC (CC DISTRICT)

    420 WOOD ST Issued December 13, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    NEW LIGHTING WITHIN GARAGE AS PER 2008 NEC (CC DISTRICT)

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2 days ago

The Clay Studio added a new photo.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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2 days ago

Kearny Friends - General Philip Kearny Elemen...

#TBT 2nd graders went to Foxchase Farm in October and they learned about beekeeping and animals. Students have gone to the Zoo, farms, Wagner Institute so far. This week, kindergarten and 1st grade students went to Franklin Institute.

    Kearny Friends - General Philip Kearny Elementary School - Philadelphia
    Kearny Friends - General Philip Kearny Elementary School - Philadelphia. 225 likes. Our VISION is for all children attending General Philip Kearny Elementary School to receive a world-class education.
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2 days ago

VOTE for OLD CITY in the Curbed Philly Curbed...

VOTE for OLD CITY in the Curbed Philly Curbed Cup 2017!

    Curbed Cup 1st Round: (2) Old City vs. (15) Tacony
    The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. Let the eliminations commence! As one nomination put it, "While our name may be 'Old' City, we welcomed a number of new businesses this year."
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

Congratulations OLD CITY for being nominated ...

Congratulations OLD CITY for being nominated for the Curbed Philly Curbed Cup 2017! Be sure to vote!

    Curbed Cup 1st Round: (2) Old City vs. (15) Tacony
    The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. Let the eliminations commence! As one nomination put it, "While our name may be 'Old' City, we welcomed a number of new businesses this year."
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared AIDS...

If you haven't yet contributed an unwrapped toy for children affected by HIV/AIDS, you can bring one to our Holiday Open House this Sat. from 12-4 pm, co-sponsored by Philadelphia Family Pride. The AIDS Fund will extend the 12/15 drop off deadline at William Way for 1 more day, so we can accept donations on Sat., 12/16. Another reason to stop by!

    AIDS Fund
    AIDS Fund, Philadelphia, PA. 184 likes · 21 talking about this · 117 were here. AIDS Fund produces a variety of fundraising and awareness programs throughout the year, including AIDS Walk Philly,...
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2 days ago

The new Yards taproom has lines up to an hour long

Made with thigh meat that’s slow-baked in a confit, then battered and fried to a golden crisp before being gilded with buttermilk ranch, it’s been the menu’s top seller during the month the venue at Fifth and Spring Garden has been open, according to opening chef Jim Burke.

    The new Yards taproom has lines up to an hour long
    You're going to want the fried chicken sandwich at the new Yards Brewing taproom. Made with thigh meat that's slow-baked in a confit, then battered and fried to a golden crisp before being gilded with buttermilk ranch, it's been the menu's top seller during the month the venue at Fifth and Spring Garden has been open, according to opening chef Jim Burke.
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2 days ago

Old City District shared Curbed Philly's post...

OLD CITY is in the first round of the Curbed Philly Curbed Cup!

    Curbed Cup 1st Round: (2) Old City vs. (15) Tacony
    The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 neighborhoods vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. Let the eliminations commence! As one nomination put it, "While our name may be 'Old' City, we welcomed a number of new businesses this year."
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

Why does Jaylene Clark Owens have a crush on ...

Why does Jaylene Clark Owens have a crush on spoken word? “It is one of my favorite ways to creatively express myself. I have a crush on spoken word poetry because it combines my love of performance and my love of language, causing the words to penetrate my heart and soul on a deeper level.” Jaylene will be performing in the cafe with special guests Kirwyn Sutherland and Kassidi Jones on Saturday, December 16 at the HotHouse CRUSH Series featuring Jaylene Clark Owens.

    The Wilma Theater
    Why does Jaylene Clark Owens have a crush on spoken word? "It is one of my favorite ways to creatively express myself. I have a crush on spoken word poetry because it combines my love of...
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2 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood shared their event...

Tonight, Thursday Dec 14th is Historic Holiday Nights in Old City and our joint event with Elfreth's Alley Museum featuring Shane Confectionery! Get your tickets to secure your seat!

    A Sweet Evening with Shane Confectionery
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2 days ago

The Clay Studio updated their cover photo.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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2 days ago

Join Millésimé in Old City for Historic Holiday Nights!

Celebrate the holiday season in America’s most historic square mile with Historic Holiday Nights in Old City, presented by Old City District. Each and every Thursday, from November 30 to December 28, 2017, head to Old City from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

15% OFF on ALL New Orders for Furniture & Lighting

Up to 30% OFF on all Home & Personal Accessories

2 days ago

Today, NASA is announcing some big news from ...

Today, NASA is announcing some big news from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Meanwhile, we've got some history about another Kepler—Johannes Kepler, a key figure in the 17th-century scientific revolution and the astronomer for whom NASA's telescope is named. One of Kepler’s many discoveries was in the field of physiological optics. By studying the lens, and the anatomy of the eye, Kepler was the first to correctly realize that the lens of the eye projects an image of the world onto the retina, upside-down and backwards. Although he discovered this and published it in 1604, it was not illustrated for the first time until Rene Descartes’s Principia philosophiae (1644), which we have in the #OthmerLibrary. In this image, you see the eyeball in the middle with the optical rays passing through it. On the retina, you see where the little circle, diamond, and triangle appear. And then there’s a little “observer” underneath who sees the image as it appears on the retina. Learn more about science in the 16th and 17th centuries, from CHF's curator of rare books and an expert on Kepler, Jim Voelkel: http://ow.ly/Glme30hcGz1

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Today, NASA is announcing some big news from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Meanwhile, we've got some history about another Kepler-Johannes Kepler, a key figure in the 17th-century scientific...
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2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Frin...

Last night in 2017 for Get Pegged Cabaret is Fri. night @ 10:30. See you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/922599944545936/

    Virgil Gadson SYTYCD Video
    https://vimeo.com/154478610 - Link to better quality version of video
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2 days ago

Police Capture Cow After It Escapes From Nativity Scene For Second Time

The bovine that goes by the fitting name “Stormy” is currently in custody after police apprehended it at a parking garage at 4th and Arch streets.

The cow originally had to be moved from the southbound lanes of I-95 in Philadelphia around 2 a.m., after it escaped from a live nativity scene at 4th and Race streets in Old City.

    Police Capture Cow After It Escapes From Nativity Scene For Second Time
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police have corralled a cow on the loose for the second time Thursday morning. The bovine that goes by the fitting name "Stormy" is currently in custody after police apprehended it at a parking garage at 4th and Arch streets.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

You may celebrate the holiday season with fav...

You may celebrate the holiday season with favorite family recipes, and you may want to curl up with something warm on a day like today in Philadelphia, but we recommend this particular recipe on Ice Cream Day, since it's from the #OthmerLibrary: http://ow.ly/DcgP30hcunI

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    You may celebrate the holiday season with favorite family recipes, and you may want to curl up with something warm on a day like today in Philadelphia, but we recommend this particular recipe on Ice...
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3 days ago

Did you know 30+ restaurants and cafes are of...

Did you know 30+ restaurants and cafes are offering deals every Thursday in December from 5-8pm?! 🍽️ 🍷☕Enjoy some seasonal bites and sips during ✨Historic Holiday Nights in Old City! ✨ 2nd Story Brewing Co. | Amada - Philly | Big Ass Slices | Buddakan | Campo's Since 1947 | Continental | Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Philadelphia | DiNardo's Famous Seafood | Fezziwig's Sweet Shoppe | FRIEDA for generations | High Street on Market | ICI Macarons & Cafe | Jasmine Rice Old City | La Peg Brasserie at Fringe Arts | The Little Lion | Nick's Bar and Grille | Old City Coffee, Inc. | The Olde Bar | Panorama | Pinot Boutique | Positano Coast | Sassafrasbar | Shane Confectionery | Silence Dogood's Tavern | Spasso Italian Grill | Stratus Lounge | Taste | The Victoria Freehouse | Wedge + Fig https://www.oldcitydistrict.org/historicholidaynights

    Old City District
    Did you know 30+ restaurants and cafes are offering deals every Thursday in December from 5-8pm?! 🍽️ 🍷☕Enjoy some seasonal bites and sips during ✨Historic Holiday Nights in Old City! ✨ 2nd Story...
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3 days ago

Fishtown Community Branch added an event.

Join us after school every Tuesday at 4:00 to build with Legos, blocks, and to work on our cardboard city! This program is great for kids in grades 1-8.

    Construction Club
    Join us after school every Tuesday at 4:00 to build with Legos, blocks, and to work on our cardboard city! This program is great for kids in grades 1-8.
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3 days ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

Need a gift for someone with a green thumb? Check out some of our vases and planters in person or online! Get free shipping now through 12/14 midnight with the code HOLIDAY. The final day to order pieces and receive them before Christmas is 12/14 (midnight). Shop here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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3 days ago

Renovated Old City condo with two outdoor spaces asks $299K

205-11 N. 4th Street, Unit FG [Liela Rushton, The Condo Shops, Keller Williams Realty Center City]

    Renovated Old City condo with two outdoor spaces asks $299K
    A renovated condo in Old City that has lots of character and two private outdoor spaces is on the market for just under $300,000, after recently going to the chopping block. The two-bedroom, one-bath condo is located on the ground floor of Olde City Place Condominiums at N. 4th and Race streets.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

Fishtown Community Branch added an event.

Stop by after school for some sweet snacks and to make a craft.

    After School Valentine's Day Party
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3 days ago

Chemical Heritage Foundation shared National ...

We’re delighted to share that the Museum at CHF was awarded a Digital Projects for the Public grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will fund the development of a game prototype exploring the history of alchemy through the lens of a woman who embarks on her own alchemical quest in the mid-17th century. Learn more about the grant: http://ow.ly/vQiS30hcJP4

    National Endowment for the Humanities
    NEH Announces $12.8 Million for 253 Humanities Projects Nationwide http://ow.ly/8SJ630hbu3p
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3 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood added 4 new photos...

Stop in and shop our Museum Store for unique gifts. Spend $50 or more and get 5% off. Open Tues - Sat, 10am -6pm, Sun, 12pm - 4pm and open late for Historic Holidays in Old City.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Cutting board by Dickinson Woodworking, spreader by Johnathan's Spoons, spatula by Thomas|work.
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3 days ago

America’s Strength Pictured here is a poster...

America’s Strength Pictured here is a poster entitled "America's Strength," which describes the differences between the strength of Germany and the strength of the United States, and encourages workers not to treasure wages and profits, but treasure the sacrifice of their labor for the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2602-0, Enlisted Personnel – General; Box 40; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    America's Strength Pictured here is a poster entitled "America's Strength," which describes the differences between the strength of Germany and the strength of the United States, and encourages...
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3 days ago

***TICKETS GOING FAST***Philly's Sexy Penthou...

***TICKETS GOING FAST***Philly's Sexy Penthouse "Celebrity Style" NYE Fireworks Gala @ The Luxurious Pyramid Club*** RESERVE YOURS B4 THEY’RE GONE!!! 5 Hours Open Bar 4 Rooms to Enjoy 3 Course Buffet 2 Fabulous DJs 1 Amazing Fireworks View… https://pyramidnye2018.eventbrite.com/

    NoLibs
    NoLibs, Philadelphia. 672 likes · 1 talking about this · 462 were here. Northern Liberties, Philadelphia www.nolibs.com
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3 days ago

It's Violin Day. For decades instrument maker...

It's Violin Day. For decades instrument makers, musicians, and even scientists have tried to figure out what makes a Stradivarius so special. Explore the whole story in the new issue of Distillations magazine.

    Stradivari and the Search for Brilliance
    One of Roman Totenberg's first memories was of Moscow and his mother arriving home with a horse's head to cook for dinner. Totenberg's family had fled Poland at the beginning of World War I to avoid the fighting, but they could not avoid the famine that accompanied the Russian Revolution.
    https://www.chemheritage.org

4 days ago

There was a time when kids would hop on their...

There was a time when kids would hop on their bikes to follow the Spray Man, to breathe in the DDT fog. This animation is the next in a new series drawn from Distillations podcast. Listen to the episode: http://bit.ly/DDTSpray

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    There was a time when kids would hop on their bikes to follow the Spray Man, to breathe in the DDT fog. This animation is the next in a new series drawn from Distillations podcast. Listen to the...
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4 days ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

Thank you to Natalie Kuenzi, our Claymobile teaching artist, for sending us these awesome photos of kids' work from The City School!

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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