Our VISION is to:

  • Provide communal space for creativity, collaboration, self-actualization, social engagement, and celebration.
  • Foster civic engagement and community revitalization through the arts.
  • Function as a gathering place for artists and all those who seek to bring an eco-friendly and artistic sensibility to their lives.
  • Utilize creative expression as an instrument for social change.
  • Serve as a center for children and adults to learn, find safe space, and rejoice in the unique creativity that springs from us all.

Never Gonna Give You Up! An 80’s Dance Party With Philadelphia’s Own DJ Robert Drake

Save the Date! Saturday, August 26 from 8 – 11 PM. Summit Presbyterian Church at 6757 Greene Street, Side Entrance (handicapped accessible) Do you love the nightlife? Do you love to boogie? Do you just wanna to have fun? Do you love the 80’s? Well, turn around bright eyes! Join us for a wacky evening of […]

Kids Make Amazing Murals Too! Community of Pride Project Gets Ready For Mural Dedications

Friday, June 2 at 10 am, Eleanor C. Emlen School, 6501 Chew Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19119 The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) has spent the last school year as artists in residence at Henry Houston and Eleanor C. Emlen public schools asking participating children in the Community of Pride (COP) Mural Project “What Makes You Proud?” […]

There’s A Story To Be Told About Community Of Pride — It Starts With The Kids At Emlen.

There is a story to be told, and it’s unfolding at Eleanor C. Emlen School, a public school with lack of access to the arts. A public school where the children are guaranteed one meal a day, where many kids walk to school. But dreams are happening and possibilities are being introduced as the children […]