upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

September 2014

Key Healy’s new installation, Lost and Found

Lost and Found is a 1,000 square foot installation in the Homepage Café in the Central Library of Philadelphia. Opening Reception: Thursday, October 2 [learn more]

Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announces Artist as Activist program

In September 2014, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced a series of open calls for the first time in its history. Letters of intent due: October 13 [learn more]

Cassendre Xavier and Susan DiPronio at the next Queer Memoir


Queer Memoir provides an avenue to share queer/LGBT lives and celebrate the ritual and community-building value of storytelling. Sunday, September 28 at 3:00pm William Way Community Center. [learn more]

Kerri Radley reads at the Big Blue Marble

Kerri Radley and others will be reading at "Write, Bind, Share: A Weekend Celebration of Zines". September 27-28 at the Big Blue Marble in Mt. Airy. [learn more]

Question Bridge at Fabric Workshop

Question Bridge aims to represent and redefine black male identity in America, and powerfully exposes the incredible diversity of thought, character, and identity within the black American male demographic, disrupting traditional generalizations. Now on exhibit at the Fabric Workshop and Museum through November 9 [learn more]

Jennie Shanker featured in Ceramic Monthly

Jennie Shanker's work the Marcellus Clay Experiment, is featured in the October issue of Ceramic Monthly. [learn more]

Mary DeWitt exhibits at Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral

Mary DeWitt (LTA '10, ACG '09, WOO '03, '00) will exhibit, Then and Now: Portraits of Women in Prison, at Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral (3723 Chestnut St), October 5-9. [learn more]

Two New Workshops at Bartol Foundation

The Bartol Foundation presents Boston-based, award-winning songwriter, Meg Hutchinson, who will lead two workshops: Creative Writing as Healing: Tools for Surviving Difficult Times and Moving Beyond That: Illness as an Opportunity for Transformation. Thursday, October 23 at the Friends Center. [learn more]

Grants for Artists, Culture Bearers, and Nonprofits Engaged in Social Change

Surdna announces RFP for Individual Artists, Culture Bearers, and Nonprofits Engaged in Social Change. Successful applicants will receive grants ranging from $25,000 to $150,000 over one or two year periods, with a maximum total award of $150,000 per year. Deadline: November 12 [learn more]

Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts

Attend this class to learn how to search for funders supporting individuals working in the arts. Wednesday, October 1, at 3:00pm at Central Library. [learn more]

Van Nguyen to perform during Fringe Arts Festival

Leeway Board Member Van Nguyen will perform during the Fringe Arts Festival in a "pay what you wish" show called 100% Philadelphia, an experience that is "part-theater, part- data analysis" that explores the city's population and "unique demographic imprint". [learn more]

Kay Healy & Shelley Spector Mentioned in 9th International Fiber Biennial Review

Works by Kay Healy and Shelley Spector were highlighted in a review by the Surface Design Journal of the 9th International Fiber Biennial at Snyder-Works Galleries that took place this Spring 2014. [learn more]

Preserving The Future: A Conversation with Jane Golden and Lily Yeh

The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and The Village of Arts and Humanities will host an unprecedented conversation about legacy, preservation, and sustainability with Mural Arts founder and Executive Director Jane Golden and Village founder Lily Yeh (LAA '99), guided by journalist and producer Elisabeth Perez Luna. [learn more]

Ruth Wolf’s exhibit NAMES opens in October

Ruth Wolf's (WOO '04) installation "NAMES" will be on exhibit at the Main Line Unitarian Church (Devon, PA) in the Fireside Room Gallery. Exhibition opens October 18. [learn more]

AfroFuturist Affair Ball: Call for AfroFuturists

The AfroFuturist Affair Ball is seeking self-identified AfroFuturists to perform or display their Black sci-fi, spec-fic, and Afrofuturistic themed work at the Ball. They are also seeking submissions for workshops and presentations. Deadline: October 5 [learn more]

Leeway Artists at POST

Judy Gelles (WOO '99), Linda Dubin Garfield (ACG '07), Lorna Williams (ACG '13) and Termain Smith (WOO '00) will be participating as part of POST (Philadelphia Open Studio Tours). POST is a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, is the largest tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region and one of the premier open studio tour events in the country. POST takes place west of the Schuylkill River October 11-12 and west of the river October 25-26. [learn more]

Dance into the Fall with Alie Vidich

Dance into the Fall – a modern dance workshop designed for beginner Adult students led by Choreographer, Alie Vidich (ACG '12, 10) at Christ Church Neighborhood House in Old City on Tuesday nights starting September 16th. Anatomically focused warm up and dynamic across the floor movement every week. [learn more]

Martha McDonald’s The Lost Garden premiering at The Woodlands

The Lost Garden, by Martha McDonald (ACG '14) will be performed over multiple dates between September 26, 2014 and October 5, 2014. McDonald’s site-specific installation in the Hamilton Mansion will be on view through October 18, 2014. [learn more]

Robin Muldor receives small grant from Philadelphia Activities Fund

Literary artist Robin Muldor (ACG '13) recently received a small grant from the Philadelphia Activity Fund to continue a mentorship literacy program. [learn more]

Rachelle Lee Smith’s book Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus to hit stands October 1

Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus, spearheaded by Rachelle Lee Smith (ACG '06) is currently on public display at the Southeast Corner of Broad and Walnut Streets, Center City. The book will released at several upcoming events in Philadelphia and across the country. [learn more]

William Way LGBT Community Center seeks a part-time Archivist

The William Way LGBT Community Center seeks a part-time Archivist for a three year grant funded project. The Archivist will have direct responsibility in establishing professional practices for, as well as processing, the Center’s John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives. [learn more]

JADA Open Level Fall Workshops Begin

Jaye Allison Dance Academy (JADA) opens its doors for the 2nd Season of Open Level Workshops at Dance Fusion Performance Center in Astor, PA. [learn more]