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Second Friday

BIRDS, NOT BORDERS! February 10th • 5PM-8PM at Art on the Avenue 3808 Lancaster Ave Join Spiral Q for an evening of art-making and community! You’re invited to our gallery on Lancaster Avenue, where we’ll be making 100 bird puppets to be used in protests and...

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Spiral Q’s Justice Works

Spiral Q‘s Justice Works program has been BUSY – hosting open art-making builds as well as creating and loaning out puppets for demonstrations, rallies, and protests.  Through Justice Works, we work with Philly’s fiercest fighters to amp up their...

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Ride to Rise

BIKING JACKSON, MS to NEW ORLEANS, LA FOR SPIRAL Q! Former Spiral Q apprentice (Temple ’09) Robin Hernandez is taking to the road to raise money for Spiral Q. Her goal is to leverage a long distance bike ride from Jackson, Mississippi to New Orleans, Louisiana...

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Hot Recyclables!

HELP FILL OUR ART-MAKING WISH LIST As our SPARQ programs ramp up this Winter, we’re looking for these household materials in particular. To arrange a drop off at our studio, email community@spiralq.org or call us at 215-222-6979. Cereal boxes • Buttons • Bottle...

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Gram Of The Month

Spiral Q apprentice Joya (UPENN 17) made a giant puppet of feminist/activist/author bell hooks with friends for the #womensmarchonwashington! The banner reads, “Keep our standards high and our role models smart”  Joya says, “it was so exciting to get...

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Open Art Making Builds

Make art to hit the streets with this week! Spiral Q is lending our resources and skills to help make inauguration week as visually powerful as possible by hosting and facilitating free, open art-making sessions on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. We’ll have...

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PEOPLEHOOD: Children’s Community School

Children’s Community School is a learning community that honors and empowers children to engage their whole selves in education. Students (18 months to 5 years old) engage their bodies, minds, and emotions to make meaning, form relationships, and develop an...

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PEOPLEHOOD: The Caucus of Working Educators

The Caucus of Working Educators (a caucus of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers) advances a platform for building the schools Philadelphia children deserve. The Caucus of Working Educators has a focus on progressive social justice for teachers and students...

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PEOPLEHOOD: Youth Volunteer Corps

Youth Volunteer Corps creates volunteer opportunities for youth (ages 11-18) to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. YVC engages youth in team-based, structured, diverse and flexible service-learning opportunities designed...

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