Art Sphere’s Collaboration with University of the Sciences

We have been so grateful to have had graduate students from University of the Sciences, who are majoring in occupational therapy, assist in our 10-week session at the Fishtown Recreation Center. Every week we’ve had new grad students participating in our class. They’ve been able to provide extra one-on-one interactions …

Final Class!

Students at Cione Recreation Center wasted no time to start using their brand new art materials given to them from Art Sphere Inc. Their gift bags included: markers, colored pencils, crayons, glue, brushes and watercolor paints. One student noted how excited they were to be able to decide how they …

Dreamcatchers

This Thanksgiving week At Cione Recreation Center we celebrated Indigenous Peoples in the Americas artistic traditions by making dreamcatchers. Although unclear, it’s speculated that dreamcatchers originated from the Ojibwe tribe of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas. Ojibwe and Lakota tribes used dreamcatchers as a way to boost good dreams for …

Dream Homes

This week with the preschoolers at Fishtown Recreation Center we read The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater. This colorful picture book tells the story of Mr. Plumbean who lives on a “neat street” in a neighborhood where all of the houses look the same. After a seagull drops …