City Parks Association

Projects: art

The Redemption of the Schuylkill

An exhibition and conversation series about our changing relationship with the river as it was, as it is, and as it could be, inspired by the 1924 City Parks publication: The Redemption of the Lower Schuylkill. Panel conversations delved deeply into questions about the condition of and relationship to the river in times past imagined potential of its role  in our city's future. River Stories, an oral history project, captures selected contemporary impressions of the river from a wide range of perspectives. 

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Art in the Open

Art in the Open Philadelphia (AiO) is a citywide biennial event that celebrates artists and their inspirations for creating art in the urban environment.  AiO turns the Schuylkill River Banks into open air studios for a selected group of juried artists to explore new working methods, develop process-oriented projects, and respond to the intersection of urban and natural environments.

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