Conservation Through Art #DuckStampPHL

Bringing naturalists and wildlife representatives from John Heinz Refuge to Towey Recreation Center gave Art Sphere’s summer art programs a new dimension to our environmental art programming and murals we paints with students. Our students were delighted, amazed, shocked and curious about the taxidermy ducks positioned in flight that were brought, …

“A Print Show”, Art Exhibit Benefit at Urban Outfitters Headquarters

On Monday, June 20th “A Print Story”, an art exhibit featuring original art by staff volunteers who donated their work in support of ASI programs, opened in Shop 543 Gallery at the URBN Headquarters in the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The company collaboration was lead by Anthropologie designer and Art Sphere volunteer Katrina Stokes who …

Samuel Recreation Preschool Ceramic Lesson Plans

Samuel Recreation Center Preschool Ceramics Class Teachers: Sarah Gregory and Nicole Giusti ASI Spring 2016 These lessons are intended to reinforce the shape/color curriculum being covered at the preschool sites. Students will learn to identify shapes, colors, fruits, and vegetables, create pattern, develop fine motor skills through working with clay, …

Penn Treaty Program Reflections on Student Growth

Penn Treaty Reflection Notes from Conversation with Nicole There is an overlap among the students that attend the Penn Treaty Afterschool and In-School program, some students attend all three sessions. Approximately 7-9 students regularly attend the Monday After-School Claymation Program at Penn Treaty. Over the course of the semester, 100% …