Today at Port Richmond Elementary we learned about Pointillism. We talked about the artist Vincent Van Gogh and how many of his paintings are made up of different dots and strokes of paint. Each student took time to think about things they like to draw and then used markers and color pencil to make small marks on their papers. I was very impressed with how focused and dedicated the class was working on such a rigorous project. It was a fun day!!
Hey everyone Portside Arts Center has a wonderful music program where professional musicians are teaching children, teens and adults private voice, piano, drum, guitar and bass lessons! All of our teachers are able to teach beginner, intermediate and advanced skill levels. To register or find out more please call 215-427-1514 or visit our website!
All of our lessons are $20 a Half-Hour and $40 an Hour
Voice - Nina Kenney
Drums, Guitar & Bass - Paul McCoy
Piano - Julia Keller
Portside Arts Center has started making wonderful progress towards getting a mural painted all through the tunnel on Belgrade Street between Somerset St and Lehigh Ave. This bridge divides two wonderful communities with its long, dimly lit walkway filled with trash and dirt. Portside wants to keep this bridge clean and brighten up the dark walls with a beautiful mural along with new lighting. For Portside's 6th Birthday we hosted a MLK Service day by cleaning the tunnel and along Belgrade successfully removing 46 bags of trash. Portside has contacted Mural Arts, Conrail, and John Taylor putting all gears in motion to move us forward with this awesome endeavor. Once we get the approval we will be asking for our communities help in creating the mural. We want to get all of our local schools and community members to participate by helping the mural artists paint the imagery. We will keep you updated on our progress every step of the way so stay tuned!