How Diverse is Your Art Collection?

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts leads the way among American museums in buying art by women and African Americans. It’s about time.

By Sarah Jordan

“Opera is Already in You”

Opera Philadelphia had the guts to overhaul its entire way of presenting opera in 2017. Has the gamble paid off?

By Sarah Jordan

Ideas We Should Steal: Hiring a Bug Czar

Philly is ground zero for bed bugs, and the only big city without a policy to help fight them. Local pest educator Michelle Niedermeier wants to change that

By Sarah Jordan

Citizen of the Week: Michelle Angela Ortiz

The South Philly artist activist works to empower immigrants and galvanize the public and lawmakers into action through compassion

By Sarah Jordan

Art vs. Art

The Historical Commission on Friday will pick sides in a debate about our past and future cultural heritage. Will they rule for mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar or the Painted Bride Art Center?

By Sarah Jordan

All the Right Moves

While other cultural organizations struggle to stay relevant, Christine Cox’s BalletX keeps growing, spreading the joy of dance to more people

By Sarah Jordan

The Art of Fair Pay

The ICA is the first museum in the country to pledge fair pay to the artists whose work it shows. Could it be at the vanguard of a movement?

By Sarah Jordan

Meet the Disruptor: Paige Price

Philadelphia Theater Company's new artistic director came in and did the unthinkable: Cancelled everything. Tonight, she launches a second act

By Sarah Jordan