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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.

The next season of Movers and Makers will premiere Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV12, beginning April 23.

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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


Step back in time and follow the tracks that have transported people and goods for over a century. Walk along a repurposed railway, visit ...

Air Date: April 18, 2019

The Locals

No matter where you call home, these Movers and Makers make everyone in the Philadelphia area feel like a local. Puyero restaurant owners ...

Air Date: April 11, 2019

Hidden Gems

Philadelphia is a city with a rich, well-known history. Today we’re unearthing some of its hidden treasures— both old and new. Celebr ...

Air Date: April 4, 2019

Origin Story

Understanding where you came from informs where you can go; these Movers and Makers are exploring their diverse roots and inspiring posit ...

Air Date: March 28, 2019

Mastering Your Craft

Personal expression comes in many forms, from singing in the church choir to modern day swing dancing; these artists and organizers are p ...

Air Date: March 21, 2019

A Material World

Meet the Movers and Makers breathing new life into old materials. Artist Rina Banerjee uses internationally sourced materials and gathere ...

Air Date: February 28, 2019

Back to BOK

No one wants a school to close in their neighborhood. So when South Philly’s Edward W. Bok Technical High School closed in 2013, Lindse ...

Air Date: February 21, 2019

Happy Place

Follow artists and leaders creating physical and emotional spaces that bring joy to those who visit. We meet Korean-American musician, Er ...

Air Date: February 14, 2019

Wonder Women

Movers & Makers features women enriching Philadelphia’s performing and culinary arts scenes with passion and power. Girls ...

Air Date: February 7, 2019


Andrew Erace is both an entrepreneur and the host of Movers and Makers on WHYY. Join him and explore Philadelphia’s unique ...

Air Date: January 29, 2019

As a Kid

Movers and Makers host Andrew Erace grew up watching WHYY. Now he’s here to introduce you to the fascinating people and in ...

Air Date: January 29, 2019

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