Chester Made: Community Branding & The Hundred Year Plan: Everything is Useful

4 May 2018
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
MJ Freed Theater, 515 Avenue of the States, Chester, PA 19103


Pop Up Makerspace, part of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council’s Chester Made Cultural Exploration Zone. Photo by Mark Garvin.

In conjunction with the Pennsylvania Humanities Council’s (PHC) Chester Made Cultural Exploration Zone, MJ Freed Theater, Butcher Shop Rehab, and Chester Made present an evening with Ouigi Theodore, creative director and founder of The Brooklyn Circus. The evening will explore how Chester’s history, culture, and unique identity creates a community brand to aid local entrepreneurs, artists, and nonprofits in today’s market.

This event is free and open to the public. Register here.

The Pennsylvania Humanities Council's (PHC) Chester Made Cultural Exploration Zone engages the community in the collection, interpretation, and revitalization of Chester's underground history in the downtown cultural district and corridor, through programs with interdisciplinary practitioners in history, creative placemaking, and urbanism. Utilizing historical research and community input gathered during a series of interpretive programs and community-curated events, PHC is putting forth new city narratives and expanding its digital Cultural Asset Map, and the project will culminate in a community festival inspired by Chester's history.