upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Marion Bell

Marion bell by hassen saker web

Marion Bell is a poet who lives in Philadelphia. She has published a chapbook titled The Abjector and is working on a manuscript called Austerity. You can find her writing in Elective Affinities, Jupiter 88, Edwin Johns, Maestra Vida, Bedfellows and Slow Poetry in America. Her work is concerned with queer kinship, lesbian affect, Philadelphia, anticapitalist feminisms, utopian friendship, poets and how we live out our ideas and our histories in daily life. She organizes the reading series Housework at Chapterhouse with Mel Bentley.


Leeway grant?

Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in the Delaware Valley region who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. 2018 applications will be available in January, 2018. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
12/031:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation and Workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

On Sunday, December 3, join Institute of Contemporary Art for a conversation and workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed—an artist whose work is featured in the exhibition Speech/Acts—co-presented with the Leeway Foundation.

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12/145:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leeway, CultureWorks, Bread and Roses and Philly PR Girl Present Holiday YAY

Kick off the holiday party season with Bread & Roses Community Fund, CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, Leeway Foundation, and Philly PR Girl. We're all neighbors in The Philadelphia Building and we want to celebrate you! 

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