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Physical Distance is Solidarity.

Physical Distance is Solidarity.

Stay Healthy & Connected Beyond Boundaries Spiral Q community, It is crucially important that we keep physical distance from each other, a strange thing for  Spiral Q. We are best at bringing people together – at sharing pots of maché, telling our...
Volunteer opp: Dive into the puppet collection

Volunteer opp: Dive into the puppet collection

As we gear up for our big move we know that all of the puppets in our collection cannot move with us, but their stories are important.We’re assembling a volunteer committee to work with us to document the puppets, objects, and signs in our puppet shelves so we...
Harlem Renaissance & Mini-puppets

Harlem Renaissance & Mini-puppets

A work in progress and SEVEN hands working together! During the second session we further explored the Harlem Renaissance and used this as inspiration for creating mini-puppets. Ms. Darrell (a sculptor and muralist) shared her knowledge and love of the African...
SparQ 2020 @ Blankenburg!

SparQ 2020 @ Blankenburg!

SparQ 2018 puppets on display in the historic Blankenburg auditorium. Hello and happy New Year! In 2020 we are proud to be partnering again with the fourth graders at Blankenburg Elementary School in the Mill Creek neighborhood of Philadelphia. These students have...
Spiral Q is moving!

Spiral Q is moving!

Spiral Q’s home at 4100 Haverford for the last 7.5 years is under contract for sale. By the Fall of 2020, we have to find a new home and we’re ramping up our plans to move! As our neighborhoods continually changes around us, we’re asking important questions...
Using art to build a neighborhood coalition with APM

Using art to build a neighborhood coalition with APM

This Saturday was our first community print day in partnership with @apmforeveryone, engaging neighbors through art making and messaging to organize community power in the face of development and displacement in North Philly. If you live in North Philly east of...