The Village of Arts and Humanities
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. 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.
- Art in the Village, Yes Magazine, May 25, 2005
- When Art Becomes Critical Practice: The Village of Arts and Humanities, Politics and Culture, November 9, 2009
- Bruner Foundation Gold Medal, 2001
- Village of Arts and Humanities uses digital production to highlight youth issues, Technically Philly, February 16, 2010
- Going Toward the Light: Philadelphia's Village of Arts and Humanities, The Wallace Foundation, March 2003