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Arts and Music Programs

Project 440 Music Programs

Project 440 teaches high school students to use their interest in music to forge new pathways for themselves and ignite change in their communities. Project 440’s after school programs are offered in the fall and spring semesters and include Instruments for Success: focused on College Preparedness and Career Pathways and Doing Good: emphasizing social entrepreneurship and community service. Alumni of Project 440 programs can also participate in the Youth Advocacy Council. Students meet twice a month and receive leadership, project management, governance and advocacy training.

Village of Arts and Humanities

The Village of Arts and Humanities (often called the Village) is a community arts organization located in North Central Philadelphia seeking to raise consciousness and spirits, and empower people of all ages through the arts.
Operates an after-school program for teens ages 13 to 19 offering video production, step, and hip hop dance, as well as homework help, academic enhancement, and tutoring. 2544 Germantown Ave. (215) 225-7830 or

Rock to the Future

Free Music Education for Philly’s Youth- Programs include: MusiCore Kensington (Grades 6-12), MobileMusic Hunting Park (Grades 6-12) and MusiCore Germantown (Grades 6-12) and summer camp for ages 7-17. Go to for info or call 215-302-9633 or

Fleisher Art Memorial’s Teen Lounge

Fleisher Art Memorial’s Teen Lounge is a FREE, drop-in afterschool program for students ages 13-19 focused on the visual arts. With guidance from Fleisher’s Teen Lounge Monitor, teens develop their own creative program by choosing teaching artists with whom they wish to work.
Projects are often collaborative and rely on a strong group dynamic, allowing teens to explore media ranging from clay, painting, and silkscreen to stop motion animation and darkroom photography. Teen Lounge meets Monday through Wednesday, 4-6PM. Call 215-922-3456 or go to

Mural Arts Program Youth Development Programs

Various after school programs and positive activities through mural making for youth ages 9-19 years old- 1729 Mount Vernon Street-call 215-685-0750 for details

Art Reach/ACCESS Philly/STAMP

The ACCESS Program allows Art-Reach ACCESS Cardholders and people receiving benefits from the states of Pennsylvania and Delaware to attend cultural sites for just $2! High school students can use their student ID for free access. Click here for Spanish Click here for info or go to or click here for brochure that lists all the museums and details, click here for Spanish


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