Development of Fine Motor Skills Through Art

Each time you pick up your child from Philly Art Center, you've probably observed us getting “down and dirty” and having a lot of fun. It might appear like that's all we're doing (which is a good thing), however, everything that we plan for your child(ren) has a much greater...

When it Comes to Art, Messy is Good!

The tables are covered, the smocks are on, and the brush is loaded and ready to go. What happens next? Even with all the precautions, within seconds there is more paint on the ground than on the paper. We’ve all been there! Our instincts are to clean up the mess...

10th Anniversary Celebration: A Parent’s Perspective

Remarks from a parent, during our 10th Birthday Bash April 6, 2014: Every time I drop my son off at Fairmount Art Center I know that the teachers will have something new for him to do that has been well thought-out before he arrives. They are pro-spontaneity – it is Art...