Camden Idea Center Offers Kids an Arts Oasis During the Pandemic

Camden Idea Center Offers Kids an Arts Oasis During the Pandemic

Written by April Saul
Image courtesy of WHYY.org

Image courtesy of WHYY.org

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There are nights that Cynthia Primas lays awake wondering how she’ll make lease and utility payments for her beloved IDEA Center, which opened at a new downtown location in Camden on Sept. 24.

But worrying about IDEA — the Institute for Development of Education in the Arts — is nothing new for Primas.

“It’s the nature of the beast as a nonprofit, in the arts, in a poor community,” she said. “All of that makes this a risk, but at the same time, it’s an opportunity.”

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