Art in the Open (AiO)

ART in the OPEN celebrates the Philadelphia landscape as both inspiration and as an open-air studio for artists from May 18th to 20th. The natural beauty and urban character of the Schuylkill River - from Fairmount Water Works to Bartram's Garden -  are explored.

WRTI's Susan Lewis considers how public art-making events, such as this weekend’s ART in the OPEN, can change our sense of place.

Jim Cotter speaks with violinist Arabella Steinbacher. Having previously performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra at Saratoga and on its recent tour of Asia, she makes her Kimmel Center debut on June 4, 2010.

Susan Lewis considers Art in the Open Philadelphia, a new outdoor art festival set to open on the banks of the Schuylkill River in Center City, Philadelphia.

And we speak with James W. Hilty, author of Temple University, 125 Years of Service to Philadelphia, the Nation, and the World.

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