upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

January 2016

Black History Month Community Showcase on February 12

The Black History Month Community Showcase: #BlackLivesMatter takes place on Friday, February 12 at 7:00pm at the Harrison Auditorium (Penn Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, 3260 South St). This showcase will feature performances by artists who will share expressions of black joy, black love, black suffering, and hope in the midst of chaotic times. [learn more]

The Attic Youth Center presents Sweethearts and Red Hots!

The sixth annual drag show on February 19. [learn more]

The History of African Americans in Speculative Fiction Poster

M. Asli Dukan (ACG '14) created a poster-sized infographic revolving around the history of African Americans in speculative fiction books and movies. [learn more]

Tomorrow’s Girls & Women to Preform UNSILENCED: The Choreopoem

Tomorrow’s Girls and Women, a youth empowerment program organized by Pat McLean (ACG ’11, LTA ’06, ACG ’05) will present an interactive multidisciplinary performance entitled UNSILENCED: The Chorepoem, at the Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center on March 12 . [learn more]

NALAC Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Advocacy Leadership Institute

The National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC) is now accepting applications for The 2016 NALAC Advocacy Leadership Institute (ALI)— a three-day intensive, hands-on training that builds advocacy skills and knowledge about the role of government and public institutions in the arts field. This training will be held May 17-19 in Washington DC, and is open to all artists, administrators and cultural practitioners. Applications due February 18. [learn more]

National Creative Placemaking Fund Accepting Project Proposals

ArtPlace America is now accepting project proposals for The National Creative Placemaking Fund. [learn more]

Apiary Magazine Accepting Submissions

Apiary Magazine is now accepting submissions for their 8th issue; SOFT TARGETS. Philly writers of all genres and of all ages are encouraged to apply! Deadline: March 8 [learn more]

Shifting the Gaze: Women in Music Panel

Women are everywhere in the music industry – but does visibility lend itself to equality? Wednesday, January 27at 6 PM at Kelly Writers House 3805 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 [learn more]

Master of None Screening & Roundtable

Join Asian Arts Initiative for a roundtable to discuss social themes raised by the show. [learn more]

Flamenco Cafe at Asian Arts Initiative

Tablao Philly a performance will showcase unique interpretations of flamenco and wine and tapas will be served. [learn more]

New Planet Philadelphia Episode

Planet Philadelphia host, Kay Wood (ACG '14) speaks with three exciting guests, starting off with two scientists at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University; Dr. Stefanie Kroll, a director of the Delaware River Watershed Initiative, talks about the ambitious multi-group initiative that was kickstarted with a $35 million commitment by the William Penn Foundation. Followed up by Lin B. Perez, a GeoSpatial Scientist with the BioGeoInformatics Group at the academy. [learn more]

Kay Wood’s Podcast Receives Seed Grant

Kay launched Planet Philadelphia, a local radio show on Gtown Radio that addresses environmental topics and their impact on the local community. [learn more]

ICA Appoints Maori Karmael Holmes as Director of Academic and Public Partnerships

As Director of Academic and Public Partnerships Maori will conceptualize a new department to envision and deepen participation at ICA from across UPENN and with a diverse public through partner organizations, cultural and civic leaders, artists’ communities, and other educational organizations in the Greater Philadelphia Area. [learn more]

Movement Media Fellows Program Accepting Applications

The Media Mobilizing Project is accepting applications for its Movement Media Fellows program, a hands-on learning experience in MMP's practice of Media Organizing. Participants will make media to strengthen local campaigns and build their skills. The program is free and requires a 5-7hr a week commitment for 3 months. The program starts in late March and applications are due February 7 [learn more]

INVISIBLE RIVER Seeking Company Manager

INVISIBLE RIVER is a non-profit arts organization seeking a Company Manager to co-manage the administrative processes for all of our 2016 summer programs in collaboration with our Executive Director, Artistic Directors, Board of Directors and Advisory Board. [learn more]

#TheFWord Video Contest

#TheFWord is a short form video contest sponsored by SheKnows Media & The Ms. Foundation with a $4000 cash prize [learn more]

Colette Fu featured on Creative Exchange

Colette Fu (LTA '13) was featured in Creative Exchange, a new national online platform for storytelling and resource-sharing around artists, creativity & community. In the article Colette speaks about her experience applying for the Leeway Transformation Award. [learn more]