Kathleen Edwards: Our Seventh Director

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Kathleen Edwards served as the Executive Director from 1989 until 1998. She set out to make the organization as well-known within the city as it was nationally and internationally. She recognized a national trend toward collaborative printmaking and a second wave … Read More

Leopold Stokowski Letter

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Leopold Anthony Stokowski (1882 – 1977), the renowned conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, was an early patron of The Print Center. In this letter from 1916, he apologies to Judge Jasper Brinton, one of the founders of the organization, for … Read More

25 x 25, A Portfolio Project

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25 x 25 was a series of printed portfolios published by The Print Center between 1989 and 1998. Any artist could submit a printed edition of 50 prints (each 25 x 25 centimeters) which were then collated by the participating … Read More

Gallery Store Opened

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Initiated by Anne Schuster Hunter with funding from the Pew Charitable Trusts to transform the first floor back room into a retail area, in 1991 Kathleen Edwards opened The Print Center Gallery Store as a sales venue for prints, photographs and … Read More

WPA’s Philadelphia Fine Print Workshop

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During the New Deal era, the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project (WPA/FAP) engaged over 10,000 artists in communities across the US. In Philadelphia, a Fine Print Workshop was established in the same building where a WPA/FAP Poster Workshop was … Read More

IMPRINT: a public art project

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In 2002, The Print Center organized IMPRINT: a public art project, for which a series of temporary public art projects were commissioned from Dotty Attie, John Coplans, Susan Fenton, Kerry James Marshall, Virgil Marti and James Mills. The project included … Read More

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