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Our fabulous Senior Instructor, Christine Stoughton, was interviewed by CBS 3's Pat Ciarrocchi for a Talk Philly segment this week.  To hear Christine explain why our programs are important and appropriate for all, click here


Registration is now available for a wide variety of exciting classes and tours.


Don't miss Marilyn Bauman's lecture at the Biggs Museum in Dover, DE!

When: Saturday, September 21 from 1:00-2:30PM

Her talk, “Edward L. Loper, Sr. and Violette de Mazia: Revelations in Perception,” describes Loper’s artistic development as it was fueled by visual ideas he learned from Violette de Mazia at the Barnes Foundation. .

For all the details, please follow this link.

We hope to see you there!


BuildaBridge in conjunction with the Violette de Mazia Foundation are proud to present Artology 2013. 

Artology is back for its sixth year of summer learning fun!!

Artology 2013 Dates & Costs:

Session 1 – June 24th-July 19, 2013 (6th-8th grades) $1,200.00

Session 2 – July 22nd – August 9, 2013 (4th-5th grades) $900.00

Scholarships are available. We want to ensure all children who desire to attend Artology are able!



Our class, The Female Gaze, held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, is one that focuses solely on the works of women artists. An article was recently written about the class and instructor, Christine Stoughton, in the Philadelphia Gay News. Take a minute to read what they had to say by following the link below!