Thursday, October 29, 2009


Today we began our ofrenda in honor of the Day of the Dead. We will be celebrating the Day of the Dead by making notes and pictures of people we miss, like Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze and Murph's dog Sadie. Our ofrenda will feature papel picados, lights, fake fruit and flowers.
In photos: Helen, Danny, George, Pietro, Mike, Rasheed, Hubert, Sharay, and Mike S.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Channel 6

Today Channel 6 came by PDDC to interview Dwayne about his new Phillies series in the Fehr Lobby, thanks to the news tip by Bonnie Squires. Dwayne created a number of paintings of Phillies players in preparation for the World Series. The news team interviewed Dwayne as he painted the Phillies Phanatic. The segment is supposed to air tonight at 5:30 pm.
In photos: Dwayne, the reporter Brian, the camera man John, and the curator Mike Gerkovich.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Pals for Life

We had another wonderful visit from Pals For Life today. We met the kitten, Marshmallow, Granite the dog and Caramel the bunny.

In photos: David and Charles with Caramel, Rasheed with a pals for life volunteer, Murph, Kay, Marshmallow and Myesha, Myesha with Granite, and Brenda petting Marshmallow.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Trip to La Salle

We visited La Salle University Art Museum and enjoyed a tour of their collection of landscape paintings with Museum Educator Miranda Clark-Binder. This was the first of four museum visits through our program Cultural Collaborations.

In photos: Mike S., Miranda, Casimer, Hector, Charles and Freddy.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Fall Exhibition at the Watermark

We had our reception for our fall exhibition at the Watermark today. We sold several pieces and had some wonderful refreshments thanks to the coordinator of the exhibition, Eleanor Elkin. In photos: Mike S in front of his El Greco piece, Emilia and Pietro, Judy, Eleanor, Charlene, Pietro, Dennille, Greg, Rasheed and Emilia.

Golf Outing Dinner

On Monday we took a trip to the Bala Golf Club for dinner at PDDC's annual Golf Outing fundraiser. In photos: Monica, Jason, George, Kay, Rasheed, George at the last hole, Kay, Rasheed, Mike Barnes, Monica and our beautiful view.