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Movers & Makers introduces you to fascinating people and interesting places in the greater Philadelphia region. Explore our unique and vibrant local arts scene and get to know creators making an impact on our community.

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Movers and Makers airs weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV12.

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Poet Yolanda Wisher

Visions of Community

Meet Movers and Makers in our region with unique visions of community.

Air Date: June 25, 2020



Across the nation and around the world, PHILADANCO is recognized for its innovation, creativity and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance.

Air Date: June 18, 2020

Movers & Makers

Hidden History

Explore important and often overlooked stories in American history - stories that have resonance with today's struggles for equality and justice.

Air Date: June 11, 2020

Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Community Works

Meet the Movers and Makers building community through art.

Air Date: May 21, 2020

Cherry Street Pier

Cherry Street Pier

Step inside Philadelphia's historic Cherry Street Pier, an imaginatively repurposed public space where artists create and collaborate.

Air Date: May 14, 2020

Cultural gatherings

Cultural Gatherings

Explore the city's culturally enriching spaces with the Movers and Makers who helped create and preserve them.

Air Date: May 7, 2020


Fun & Whimsy

Meet the Movers and Makers who have turned fun into a full time job.

Air Date: April 30, 2020

La Madre Hija Espiritu limited print edition

Pioneering Women

From community builders to educational innovators, meet the women leading Philadelphia into the future.

Air Date: April 23, 2020

Changing Seasons

Meet Movers and Makers whose humble beginnings inspired impressive creative feats. Take a trip to the Bucks County Playhouse – an 1 ...

Air Date: May 30, 2019

Lost and Found

Meet Movers and Makers exploring and discovering new sides of themselves and others. The Barnes Foundation uses new technology to preserv ...

Air Date: May 23, 2019

The Philadelphia Museum of Art crowns the city’s culturally rich Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The mile-long stretch is home to many parks, public works of art and museums, including Swann Memorial Fountain, the Barnes Foundation, the Rodin Museum, The Franklin Institute, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Sister Cities Park and many other attractions.

The Image of the City

Meet Movers and Makers taking great strides to build an artful and sustainable Philadelphia. Celebrate 100 years of the Benjamin Franklin ...

Air Date: May 2, 2019


Meet Movers and Makers revisiting and modernizing classic pastimes. Visit Thirsty Dice, the cafe where board games take center stage. Tou ...

Air Date: April 25, 2019

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