Impact of Arts in Education on PA Communities

What the Regional Partners for the PA Council on the Arts Accomplish for their communities across Pennsylvania.

Impact of Arts in Education on PA Communities

Americans for the Arts Presents 2016 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for Sate Arts Leadership to the Founding Chairs of Pennsylvania Arts & Culture Caucus

Americans for the Arts and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) today presented the Public Leadership in the Arts Award for State Arts Leadership to the four founding chairs of the Pennsylvania Legislative Arts & Culture Caucus—Sen. Patrick Browne...

October as Arts and Cultural and Humanities Month in PA

Senator Jay Costa introduces a resolution on Senate floor recognizing October as October as Arts and Cultural and Humanities Month in PA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Senator Costa says that Arts and Humanities are a very important part of our commonwealth....
STAMP Teen Council

Spotlight on … Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Since 1972, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance (GPCA) has played a key role in ensuring the health and vitality of arts and culture in Greater Philadelphia. GPCA leads, strengthens, and gives voice to more than 450 member organizations who generate over $3.3 billion in economic impact for the region.

Links to National, State, and Regional Arts/Culture Organizations

View All →


Arts & Organizations & Programs


Organizations & Presenters

Education Outreach – September 30, 2015
Laurie Zierer – PA Humanities Council
Susan Pannebaker – Pennsylvania Dept. of Education
Chelsey Pucka – Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Pam Keiper – Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Creative Aging – June 3, 2015
David Gingrich – PA Department of Aging
Steven Horner – PA Department of Aging
Jennie Peers-Smith – Elder Share the Arts
Jamie Dunlap – Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Gayle Cluck – Cultural Alliance of York County
Robin Beatty-Smith – Crispus Attucks Community Center – York

Tax Credit Programs – April 23, 2015
Rog Smith – Perry County Council on the Arts
Dawn Keefer – Pittsburgh Film Office
Sharon Pinkenson – Greater Philadelphia Film Office

Inside Our Newsletters…

PCCA’s Quilt-Barn Project

By Roger Smith, PCCA “Thanks for getting me out of math class.” This expression of gratitude came from a student who was using geometry to lay out a quilt design on two 4’ x 8’ sheets of plywood. I was observing her and her classmates as they participated in an arts...

read more

Culture Counts in Greater Pittsburgh

Yes, Culture Counts in Greater Pittsburgh. The arts & culture sector annually sup-ports 29,347 full-time equivalent jobs, $567,655,591 in household income, and $108,657,526 in state and local taxes.

read more