upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

January 2015

Twelve Gates Arts Presents Zabardust, Or Fabulous

Twelve Gates Arts invites you to the opening reception of "Zabardust" (Fabulous in Urdu) on February 6. [learn more]

Laser Life: Queer Science Fiction Reading Series

"Laser Life" is a queer, science-fiction reading series hosted by Metropolarity including Leeway board member Rasheedah Phillips and Maggie Eighteen (ACG '14) on February 20 at the A Space. [learn more]

Under Color of Law: African American Artists on Race, Privilege, Speech and Historical Memory

"Under Color of Law" at the Berman Museum of Ursinus College features five African American artists on race, privilege, speech and historical memory. Through May 15. [learn more]

Nsenga Knight’s X Speaks: Collectively Performing Malcolm X’s Speeches

Nsenga Knight (ACG '10) invites Black Muslims to take part in "X Speaks," eight evenings in which eight Malcolm X speeches will be collectively performed via live-stream. [learn more]

Sweethearts and Redhots: The Attic Youth Center’s 5th Annual Drag Show

The Attic Youth Center presents "Sweethearts and Redhots," their 5th Annual Drag Show on February 20 at the William Way Center. [learn more]

Call for Artists: Center for Emerging Visual Artists Announces 2015 NewCourtland Fellowship

Center for Emerging Visual Artists, in partnership with NewCourtland, announces the 2015 NewCourtland Artist Fellowship. Deadline: March 15. [learn more]

Still Untitled: A Literary Salon and Rogue State Chapbook Release

The Rogue Workshop, a self-organized study group and poetry workshop including Lillian Dunn (ACG '12), Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela (ACG '12, LTA '05), and Mai Schwartz (ACG '14), presents their first chapbook "Rogue State" and will read their new work on January 30. [learn more]

Laos In The House: Contemporary Laos American Art

Catzie Vilayphonh (ACG '14, '10, LTA '10, WOO '02) and Asian Arts Initiative present "Laos in the House," a multi-disciplinary exhibition and program series promoting the work of contemporary Laos American art. On view Asian Arts Initiative from March 6 to May 1. [learn more]

M. Nzadi Keita Reads From New Book At Black Writers Museum

M. Nzadi Keita (ACG '14, WOO '03) reads from newly published book of poems "Brief Evidence of Heaven" on February 7 at the Black Writers Museum. Signed copies available. Free. [learn more]

Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings at Bryn Mawr

"Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings" at Bryn Mawr College's Canaday Library from January 22 to March 6. The opening reception on January 22 at 7:30pm features a lecture by curator Christiane Gruber. [learn more]

Moore Offers MFA In Community Practice And MA In Art And Social Engagement

Moore College introduces an MFA in Community Engagement and an MA in Art and Social Practice to their graduate studies line-up for the 2015/2016 academic year. Deadline: February 1. [learn more]

Re.Collection: MamaCITA Exhibits New Work

MamaCITA (ACG '13, '11) exhibits new work on aging, memory and amnesia at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts. The opening reception is February 8. [learn more]

Call for Artists: Prisons in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Eastern State Penitentiary seeks proposals for site-specific installations to accompany their exhibit "Prisons in the Age of Mass Incarceration." Deadline: June 18. [learn more]

GriotWorks Presents Cultural Competency Courses

Teaching foundations in African American storytelling, history, the future and social justice. Workshops on 2nd Saturday of the month: "How to Lead a Social Media Movement" on February 14, "Black Super Heros, Heroines and Social Justice" on March 14, "Ethnographic Storytelling: Capturing Culture Through Contemporary Tales" on April 11, and "Storytelling for Social Impact: Old Folklore, New Change" on May 9 at GriotWorks (1315 Walnut St, Suite 320). [learn more]

SPACES: Artist-In-Residence Now Accepting Applications

Applications are open for the second cycle of the Village's creative placemaking Artist-in-Residence program SPACES. One part arts practice, one part social activism, SPACES is a rare opportunity to explore artmaking, relationship building, and emergent strategies within the context of a community-based artist residency. Deadline: February 2. [learn more]

Nancy Sophy’s Uncounted Spaces

Nancy Sophy's (WOO '04) solo show "uncounted spaces," new paintings and works on paper, opens January 23 at Seraphin Gallery and runs through February 22. [learn more]

Beginner Modern Dance Classes with Alie Vidich

Alie Vidich (ACG '12, '10) is offering a 14-week series of Modern Dance Technique classes on Tuesday nights from January 6 to April 14 at the Performance Garage. [learn more]

Call for Artists: Convention Center Expansion

Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority seeks visual art of all mediums to display in Convention Center expansion. Deadline: March 2. [learn more]

New Book by Takeya Trayer

Takeya Trayer's (LTA '12, ACG '12, ACG '10) new book My Mommy is My Daddy is now available. This book "is a fun opportunity to discuss the variations of families, parenting, and gender." [learn more]

We Live: An Interactive Exhibition

The Transgender Oral History Project presents We Live: An Interactive Exhibition opening January 23 at Scribe Video Center. [learn more]

Producers’ Forum: Rebel directed by María Agui Carter

Scribe Video Center presents Rebel directed by María Agui Carter on January 27 at 7pm at the International House. [learn more]

New Workshop Series from CFEVA

Join the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) January 15 at 7:00pm to kickoff their Winter/Spring Direct Dialogue schedule with How to Make the Most of Your Online Identity: A guide for artists and businesses. Presented by The Center for Emerging Visual Artists and The Corzo Center for the Creative Economy at The University of the Arts. [learn more]