20 years after launch, curated art program at Philly International Airport going strong

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Since 1998, Philadelphia International Airport has been trying to slow down passengers running to catch a flight so they can take a second to appreciate local contemporary artists.


“We’re entering terminal E, on the secure side,” said Leah Douglas. “This is where all the passengers flow.”


Douglas led me on tour down a mile of walkways and waiting areas through all seven of the airport’s terminals, where she wrangles 20 art exhibitions sites scattered throughout. Since the beginning of the airport’s curated art program, she has been combing through the ranks of regional artists to find material for her constantly changing exhibitions.

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Posted: 12 Feb 2018 20:14:34

  
  

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