Events

October 15, 2019
In a world where expectations are greater than ever for immersive, engaging experiences, museums must find new and compelling approaches to deliver on their social and cultural missions. Learn how Philadelphia’s museums are striving to play a key role in...
More than 30 years ago, a local artist looked at the graffiti splattered across Philadelphia’s buildings and saw an opportunity. Today Philadelphia Mural Arts is the nation’s largest public art program with more than 3,000 murals adorning the city. Join...
Join filmmaker Sam Katz for a behind the lens look at his award-winning documentaries that highlight Philadelphia’s rich, complicated, and diverse history. The founder of History Making Productions will talk about why it’s important and how to find new stories...
Duncan Wardle spent 25 years with the Walt Disney Company, most recently as Head of Innovation & Creativity, and is now on a mission to prove that everyone is creative. This interactive workshop looks at why creativity is a dwindling...
Creativity. It’s the one core human truth that will remain relevant and critical in the brave new world of Artificial Intelligence. Yet many of us have been told – and accepted – that we’re not the “creative type.” Why? Weren’t...
In this short documentary MING Media’s Richard Patterson explores the coded language used to address the opioid epidemic and the racial inequalities in awareness and access to treatment in the African-American community. In contrast to the language used to discuss...
Oat Foundry builds cool stuff every day – from old school split flap displays to industrial cold brew coffee plants. During this talk, learn what it takes to test product ideas, how to turn those ideas into a physical product,...
In this storytelling-session-meets-crash-course, podcast host and producer Kevin Chemidlin will share how in May 2018 he ditched his career in software engineering to become a podcaster. Learn how anybody can create and launch a podcast, and pick up tips and...
A special live recording of the Philly Who? podcast. Join host Kevin Chemidlin when he sits down with Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office. Past guests have included Ed Rendell, Jane Golden, Mike Solomonov & Steve...
Becoming a skilled musician requires three key ingredients: 1) The drive and determination to push yourself to learn skills that lie beyond your current abilities; 2) The ability to sustain a mentally demanding process called “deep practice”; 3) The willingness...