Bringing together Artists and Community members to dream up creative community-led projects for the neighborhood.

What is Neighborhood Time Exchange?

Neighborhood Time Exchange provides selected artists with studio space, a monthly stipend, and basic tools and supplies.
In exchange for time in the storefront studio, the artists contribute volunteer time to work with residents on their ideas to enhance their neighborhood.

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4017 Lancaster Ave.

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Artists In Residence

Ellen Tiberino

2018 / West Philadelphia, PA

I work with the stained glass in a mosaic method that I equate to painting with glass. As an Artist, I like to take my pain and inner turmoil and turn it into something beautiful for the world to see.

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Upcoming Events

Apr26

Time Exchange

Inter-Generational Mosaic Workshop

4:00pm–6:00pm

Create a colorful glass tile mosaic, from conception to completion. For 12 weeks, school-age children ages 8-13 and seniors (60+), are invited to design tiles for a community mosaic. Led by Ellen Tiberino​, a seasoned West Philadelphia mosaic artist and Neighborhood Time Exchange artist-in-residence.

Complete workshop participation is recommended, yet drop-ins are welcome.
​Registration is limited to 20 participants/week. First-come, first served. Register online.

Workshops are held at The Bank, at 3750 Lancaster Avenue.

May03

Time Exchange

Inter-Generational Mosaic Workshop

4:00pm–6:00pm

Create a colorful glass tile mosaic, from conception to completion. For 12 weeks, school-age children ages 8-13 and seniors (60+), are invited to design tiles for a community mosaic. Led by Ellen Tiberino​, a seasoned West Philadelphia mosaic artist and Neighborhood Time Exchange artist-in-residence.

Complete workshop participation is recommended, yet drop-ins are welcome.
​Registration is limited to 20 participants/week. First-come, first served. Register online.

Workshops are held at The Bank, at 3750 Lancaster Avenue.

May10

Time Exchange

Inter-Generational Mosaic Workshop

4:00pm–6:00pm

Create a colorful glass tile mosaic, from conception to completion. For 12 weeks, school-age children ages 8-13 and seniors (60+), are invited to design tiles for a community mosaic. Led by Ellen Tiberino​, a seasoned West Philadelphia mosaic artist and Neighborhood Time Exchange artist-in-residence.

Complete workshop participation is recommended, yet drop-ins are welcome.
​Registration is limited to 20 participants/week. First-come, first served. Register online.

Workshops are held at The Bank, at 3750 Lancaster Avenue.

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Want to Get Involved

Neighborhood Time Exchange invites you to dream big.

Neighborhood Time Exchange is now open! Residents of the Belmont, Mantua, Mill Creek, Saunders Park, and West Powelton neighborhoods zfd encouraged to stop by our studio on Second Fridays to share their ideas for improving the community. Our resident artists will work directly with neighbors to help plan and implement their projects. From fix-ups to clean-ups, youth workshops to helping seniors – no project is too small!

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