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Looking to learn more about the Norristown Arts Hill?  The Arts Hill Directory is the place to go to learn about companies and organizations in the Arts Hill area.

ACPPA Community Art Center
506 Haws Avenue, Suite 100
Norristown, PA 19401
www.acppa.net
info@acppa.net
610.277.2270

ACPPA Community Art Center is just one of Norristown’s many gems. Tucked within an old stone church on the West End of town, the community art center offers endless possibilities for creative exploration. Following its mission of improving life through art, ACPPA Community Art Center strives to make the arts and art education accessible to all through professional and affordable programming. Recently expanded, the art center offers something for everyone in our bright and spacious studios. Our two hardwood floored dance studios provide space for classes in ballet, jazz, and hip hop as well as yoga and pilates. Students can paint, print, and draw in the visual arts studio and then head across the hall to the ceramics studio to try their hand at handbuilding and glazing pottery. Our performing arts studio boasts a built in practice stage for singing, strumming a guitar, or acting out a scene.

ACPPA Community Art Center is also home to CASA (Creative Afterschool Alternatives), a free afterschool program for middle school students. Open from 3:30-5:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, CASA offers a safe place for middle-school students to complete homework with adult assistance, enjoy a healthy snack, and to use the arts to have fun while learning.

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Angela's Art
1327 Dekalb Street, Norristown, Pa 19401
Hours: by appointment
www.angelaappassionata.com
Phone: 610-270-9906
Email: angeladisa@yahoo.com
Description:
Artistic photography and paintings
Also sell antiques, vintage items and jewelry.

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The Bel Canto Children's Chorus
 www.belcantochildren.com
 215-541-4242
 info@belcantochildren.com

A non-profit organization founded in 1993, The Bel Canto Children's Chorus is under the artistic direction of its founder, Joy Ondra Hirokawa. She is assisted by Kirsten Olson who directs the Preparatory and Intermediate Choirs.

Preparatory and Intermediate rehearsals are held on Monday evenings at Community Music School in Trappe.  Concert Choir rehearses on Thursday evenings in Red Hill.

Bel Canto choristers are provided with an educational and artistic experience that encompasses far more than just singing.  Choristers learn about different cultures, religions and lands through music and develop friendships with other children who share their passion for music-making.

Noted for its innovative and artistic programming, they were awarded the American Prize in the Children?s Chorus category. The choir performs throughout the greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas. Tours have taken the choir to England, Canada, Hawaii,Disney World, Italy and Ireland.  This summer, Concert Choir will be competing in the champions level of The World Choir Games.

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Brinton Housing Partners LP
401 DeKalb Associates LLC
Kaufman Consulting
BOB KAUFMAN
cell 215-588-6913
fax 215-849-1112
www.PhillyOfficeRetail.com

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The Centre Theater/Greater Norristown Socieity for the Arts
208 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Phone: 610-279-1013 FAX: 610-279-1035
www.thecentretheater.org email: Doy208@aol.com

Arts organization offering professional theater, theater classes and children's programming including summer camp, student musical theater workshop and additional children's programming.

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The Homer Group
2605 Egypt Road, Trooper, PA 19403
Website: www.homergroup.com 
Phone: 610-539-8400
Email: homer@homergroup.com
Description: The Homer Group is a marketing, creative design, digital media, and commercial printing company. Kevin Homer serves on the Norristown Arts Council executive board and we work with a number of community and non-profit organizations in maximizing the value of their marketing budgets through website development and online marketing tactics, direct mail campaigns, printed advertisements, and much more.

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Iron Age Theatre
208 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
http://www.ironagetheatre.org
ironage@comcast.net

Iron Age Theater in a collaborative company. John Doyle and Randall Wise act as a directing team. They exchange ideas, compare intentions and each explore facets of the production. Both assign improvs and both construct and design the set and lights. The actors, composers, the tech crew and trusted members of the iron age community all participate in the development of the play. Ultimately these sometimes disparate ideas are focused through the two directors.

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Marianus Studio Inc.

200A Dekalb Street
www.marianusstudio.com
Phone: 610-272-2034
Email: customer@marianusstudio.com
Description: Marianus Studio, Inc. is a digital media company providing services in Database Development, Report Development, Web Design, Digital photography, Digital Videography and Digital Vocal Recording.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY CONCERT BAND
Box 232
Hatfield, PA 19440
Stephen E. Frederick, Director
phone:215-393-8532 / email: maestrofred1@verizon.net
Assistant Director: Charles H. Neidhardt cjneidhardt@verizon.net
Website: www.montcoband.org

The MONTGOMERY COUNTY CONCERT BAND was founded in 1995 by Stephen Frederick, former North Penn HS Band Director and Principal along with area businessman Paul Ferla. Since its beginning the Band has presented concerts for a variety of community celebrations, seasonal park concerts and holiday events throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania. Each year formal concerts are held in November and May. The members come from a variety of daily occupations - including education, home makers, the business world, computer industry, clergy, systems analysts and students. Several members are retirees. Players began their musical journey participating in school music programs. Many continued through the years to play in groups beyond the school setting and many have joined the MCCB to rekindle their love of playing music in the concert ensemble setting. Musicians and directors are all volunteers and donate their time preparing and performing the various programs.

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Norristown Educational Theater
Gene Roland Frank, PhD
Artistic Director
Norristown PA 19401

Website: www.norristowneducationaltheatre.org
info@norristowneducationaltheatre.org 

"Creating a net for classroom and curriculum"

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Pagus Gallery

619 W. Washington Street
Norristown, PA 19401
(484) 994-2392
Hours: Thurs. - Sat. 12pm to 5pm

www.pagusgallery.org

Pagus Gallery is located in the Norristown Arts Building, a beautiful loft building that was once a costume factory. Since 1996 we have been a 501(c)(3) non-profit showing high quality work by artists based across the United States.

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Project Twenty 1
Tone Building
107 East Main Street
Suite LL1
Norristown, PA 19401
Email: projecttwenty1 at gmail.com
Phone: 215-253-7640
Fax: 484-674-7355
http://www.projecttwenty1.com 

Project Twenty1 is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization with an EPIC mission. We Exhibit, Promote,Inspire, and Connect creatives through film and animation. Project Twenty 1 is focused on helping artists and filmmakers turn their passion into a career. Our two largest programs, the 21 Day Filmmaking Competition and the Philadelphia Film and Animation Festival, have become exciting annual events for the Philadelphia filmmaking community. Our educational and internship programs help aspiring artists develop their creative skills while simultaneously preparing them for the business realities of work in the industry.

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Roxborough Development Corporation
6111 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128 10AM-6PM
www.roxborough.us 
215-508-2358 James@roxborough.us
James H. Calamia Operations Manager 

The Roxborough Development Corporation is a Community-driven organization dedicated to provide a safe, clean environment, quality shopping, recreational and entertainment experience”.


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Theatre Horizon
401 DeKalb Street. Norristown, PA 19401
www.theatrehorizon.org
Phone: (610) 283-2230
Email: info@theatrehorizon.org
Description: Theatre Horizon is a professional non-profit theatre company headquartered in Norristown that performs in Montgomery County. Theatre Horizon produces challenging dramas and inspiring and memorable musicals. The company has also created and presented original works, and has an extensive education program that reaches hundreds of students in our region.

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The Times Herald
www.timesherald.com
610-272-2500
editors@timesherald.com
Multimedia news organization



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