The Village of Arts and Humanities

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The Village of Arts and Humanities is an arts organization in North Philadelphia. The Village was founded by Lily Yeh, an artist and Chinese immigrant who was a tenured professor at the Philadelphia School of Fine Arts.[1] It has renovated dozens of urban lots and empty buildings with murals, mosaics, and gardens. In 2001 it received the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence.[1][2]

The Village was the subject of a Public Broadcasting Service documentary entitled An Angel in the Village.[3][4]

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  1. ^ a b Art in the Village, Yes Magazine, May 25, 2005
  2. ^ "Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence". Bruner Foundation. Retrieved 3 September 2013.
  3. ^ Going Toward the Light: Philadelphia's Village of Arts and Humanities, The Wallace Foundation, March 2003
  4. ^ Angel in the Village

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