upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

June 2015

Anula Shetty New Artist in Resident at SPACES

The Village of Arts and Humanities announced their Visiting Artists for Cycle 2 of the national SPACES Artist in Residence program: filmmakers, teachers, and multi-platform storytellers Anula Shetty (LTA ‘07, WOO ‘04, HG ’02) and Michael Kuetemeyer. [learn more]

Defiant Archives: Trans Histories of Existence, Resistance, and Brilliance

On display at William Way LGBT Center. Opening reception, July 24. [learn more]

Behind the Screen with Andrea Pippins

Join independent curator and filmmaker Shantrelle P. Lewis for a Behind the Screen conversation with renowned designer and blogger Andrea Pippins on the intersection between film, design, and black style. [learn more]

Nicole Bindler performs August 1

Nicole Bindler (ACG '15) will share images, videos and stories from her trip to Bethlehem, Palestine where she choreographed a dance with Diyar Dance Theater. August 1st, 7pm at The Whole Shebang. [learn more]

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center Artist Residency

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is accepting applications for its 2015-2016 Artist Residency program. The deadline for applications is July 24 at 11:59pm. [learn more]

Lynn B. Denton: Personal Symbols at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Personal Symbols, a solo exhibition of Lynn Denton's (LTA '11, WOO '00) multimedia works, including painting, sculpture, community collaborations and films, will open at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens on July 3. [learn more]

Philadelphia Dance Projects presents niv Acosta

A special open participatory rehearsal, where the audience can choose to participate in the performance of the work on Saturday, July 18 at 7:30pm at the Kimmel Center. [learn more]

Leeway Grantees Receive Pew Fellowship

Musican, Susan Lankin-Watts (ACG '12) Poet, Yolanda Wisher (ACG '08) were among 11 artists to receive the award. [learn more]

Liberian Independence Day Celebration with the Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change.

Free performance on Saturday July 26 at Bartram's Garden. [learn more]

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez Philadelphia film premiere at Blackstar Festival

The new documentary, BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez about the life and art of poet and activist Sonia Sanchez (LTA '05) will premiere in Philadelphia at the nationally acclaimed Blackstar Film Festival August 1. [learn more]

Free Traditional Indonesian Dance Classes

Sinta Hite (ACG '15) will be hosting free traditional Indonesian dance classes for children and adults Mondays June 22 through August 3. [learn more]

Sistahs Coping looking for Story Submissions

Sistahs Coping, a book comprised of essays, poems, and short stories, by African American girls and women whose fathers have been murdered. The first round of submissions for consideration are due July 6. [learn more]

Let’s Dance Project Classes Start Next Week!

Melissa Talley Palmer (ACG '15) will be hosting a series entitled, The Let’s Dance Project which will consist of Bop and Cha Cha dance instruction and story circle time. [learn more]

Eiko Fan’s Films at City Hall

Eiko Fan's (LTA '12, WOO '98) short documentary films on view at city hall through July. [learn more]

Call for Video Extras: Bare Teeth Performance Crew

At Bartrams Garden on Saturday June 6. [learn more]