upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

May 2015

Maori Holmes curates film screening at ICA Philadelphia

Celebrate the start of summer with an evening of film, drink, and song curated by Maori Karmael Holmes (LTA ’06, ACG ’06, ’05) at the Institute of Contemporary Art. [learn more]

Art x Culture x Social Justice Network Hiring Network Facilitator

The Art x Culture x Social Justice Network (ACSJN Steering Committee) are hiring a part-time facilitator. Deadline June 11 [learn more]

Phillycam Spotlights 2014 Trans Literary Salon on Saturdays

Phillycam is showing clips from the 2014 Trans Literary Salon on Saturdays in May and June at 6:30pm. [learn more]

Germantown Stars Under the Stars

M. Nazadi Keita (ACG '14, WOO '03), Monnette Sudler (ACG '14, LTA '11), Sonia Sanchez (LTA '05), Trapeta Mayson (ACG '14, LTA '07), Yolanda Wisher (ACG '08) are performing in Germantown's Historic Vernon Park on August 7. [learn more]

Maria Möller Featured in Art is Ageless at CFEVA

Maria Möller (ACG '14, '11) is featured in Art is Ageless, a group show presented by the Center for Emerging Visual Artists at the Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery. The opening reception is May 29. [learn more]

Felicia Webster Presents at TEDxUniversity of Nebraska

Felicia Webster (ACG '06) presents a TEDx talk on community, hip hop and beat-boxing at the University of Nebraska in March. [learn more]

Ruth Deming Reads Her Poetry Online

Ruth Deming (EAA '99) performs her poetry and archives the video on Youtube. [learn more]

Toni Kersey exhibits at James A. Michener Art Museum

Crossing Boundaries: Making Art is a collaboration between Bucks County and Philadelphia youth and the James A. Michener Art Museum. The exhibition will feature almost 100 original mixed media constructions inspired by self-identity themes and the work of Amalia Amaki, Faith Ringold, Frida Kahlo, and Philadelphia artist Toni Kersey (ACG '11, '07). [learn more]

Donna Oblongata directs a retelling of The Wizard of Oz

Donna Oblongata (ACG '14) directs, "The Great & Terrible and The Small & Meek" a retelling of The Wizard of Oz May 27 through June 6 at Bartram's Garden. [learn more]

Addressing Ethical Challenges in Community Arts Practice

Bartol Foundation presents Addressing Ethical Challenges in Community Arts Practice on Thursday, June 18 from 3:00pm-5:00pm at Friends Center [learn more]

Increasing Engagement and Supporting Leadership of Trans Women workshop at PTHC

Sisterly LOVE of the Trans* Wellness Project will be facilitating a workshop at the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference on June 6. [learn more]

Sara Zia Ebrahimi’s Web Series Bailout Comes Recommended

Sara Zia Ebrahimi (LTA '14, ACG '13, '09) wrote an article about being a mother on set for Mentorless, a filmmaking blog for indie storytellers. She was also highlighted in Geekadelphia, Technical.ly Philly and Rookie Mag. [learn more]

Kukuli Velarde Receives 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship

Kukuli Velarde (LTA '11, WOO '99) was awarded a 2105 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. Since 1925 the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has annually offered Fellowships to artists, scholars, and scientists in all fields. [learn more]

The Black Body Curve Interactive Website

Andrea Walls (ACG '13) is releasing an interactive collection of poetry on her website The Black Body Curve on May 13 at 5:27pm to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the bombing of Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia. [learn more]

75º West/75º Oeste - Call for Artists for Philly-Medellín Project

Maria Möller (ACG '14, '11) invites Philadelphia-based artists of all disciplines (visual, performing, literary) to participate in 75º West/75º Oeste, a collaborative exchange between citizens of Philadelphia and Medellín, Colombia. Deadline: May 28 [learn more]

Pasión y Arte Performs at the Porch at 30th St

Pasión y Arte Flamenco Company will perform at the Porch at 30th Street Station on June 12 at 5:30pm. [learn more]

Rachelle Lee Smith Signs Books at Philadelphia Public Library

Rachelle Lee Smith will be giving a talk and signing her book "Speaking Out" at the Independence Branch of the Philadelphia Public Library on July 6. [learn more]

Delaware Valley Legacy Fund LGBTQ Emerging Needs Grant Deadline

The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund's LGBTQ Emerging Needs grant funds LGBTQ 501(c)3 organizations in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester counties in NJ and New Castle County in Delaware. Deadline: June 22. [learn more]

Valentine Foundation Hosts Info Sessions

The Valentine Foundation is hosting two teleconference sessions in May for potential applicants to address eligibility questions and assist applicants in preparing and submitting a letter of intent. [learn more]