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upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

March 2016

Bread & Roses Community Fund Seeks Director of Development

Are you passionate about inspiring people to support the work of movement builders and grassroots activists? Are you an experienced fundraiser and strategist who’s always striving to meet that next ambitious goal? Are you skilled at connecting with people and getting them involved? Deadline: April 29 [learn more]

Curate This is Calling for Artists

Curate This is a collaborative platform for artists to define and drive the conversation about the arts in Philadelphia. [learn more]

Call for Artists in SUPER|object

SUPER|object is calling for live art, devised pieces, installation art and work that fits into no genre. Deadline: April 30 [learn more]

14 HOURS a Perfomance by Camae Ayewa

14 HOURS a performance in solidarity with those who are face with domestic violence and sexual assault every day, every hour, and every minute. This performance will take a place a March 31 from 10:00 am – 12:00 am at Voxpopuli (319 N 11th St) and will be live streamed. ​ [learn more]

2016 Digital Artist In Residence

Main Line Art Center created the Digital Artist in Residence Program in 2015 in order to provide opportunities for digital media artists to create new work, present their work publicly at MLAC’s Panorama Festival and/or other public events. Deadline: May 10 [learn more]

Performing Arts Residency

The University City Arts League is announcing the pilot season of their new Performing Arts Residency Program. Deadline: April 15 [learn more]

God Particle an Exhibit

God Particle, an exhibition with work by Komail Aijazuddin will be on view at Twelve Gates Arts (51 N. 2nd St) from April 1 - May 14. The opening will be held April 1, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. [learn more]

Reading and Conversation on Mass Incarceration: “The Peculiar Patriot”

"The Peculiar Patriot," an excerpted reading with poet, performer, and playwright Liza Jessie Peterson on March 25 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. [learn more]

Women of Color Combating Violence: An Evening Conversation

Women of Color Combating Violence: An Evening Conversation taking place March 29 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at The Arch, University of Pennsylvania (3601 Locust Walk Room 208). [learn more]

Nominate a Native Artist for the 2017 Spirit Awards

Nominations are for Native artist who has dedicated their life and work to sustaining cultural traditions within their community. Nomination Deadline: July 15 [learn more]

Iranian American Cinema Now Accepting Submissions

Iranian American Cinema is creating a program of short films written and directed by Iranian American filmmakers. Deadline: May 30 [learn more]

Mariposa & the Saint

Mariposa & the Saint, a play made from Sara (Mariposa) Fonseca’s letters to her longtime friend Julia Steele Allen, after she was sentenced to fifteen months in solitary confinement. [learn more]

Call for Entries: 2016 Sarah Jacobson Film Grant

The Sarah Jacobson Film Grant supports women and transgender artists “whose work embodies some of the things that Sarah stood for: a fierce DIY approach to filmmaking, a radical social critique, and a thoroughly underground sensibility.” This year they plan to give out two grants to support film projects. Deadline: May 16 [learn more]

Who Do You Love? A Live Poetry Talk Show and Open Mic

Cyrée Jarelle Johnson (ACG '13), Joel Dias-Porter and Gina Myers will be the featured panelists in, Who Do You Love? Gil Scott-Heron, a live poetry talk show and cover open mic, held at PhillyCAM (699 Ranstead St) on April 5 at 6:30 pm. [learn more]

THEN AND NOW: A Conversation

Rasheedah Phillips, a Leeway Foundation board member, will be a panelist for THEN AND NOW: A Conversation. The event will be held at Arden Theatre Company (40 N 2nd St) on April 7, in partnership with WHYY’s Keystone Crossroads. [learn more]

Book Talk & Strategy Session to End School Pushout for Black Girls in Philadelphia

An upcoming talk by Dr. Monique Morris on her new book, Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, will be held at the William Way LGBTQ Community Center (1315 Spruce St), April 4 from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. [learn more]

Call for Submissions, Label Me Latina/o

Label Me Latina/o is now accepting scholarly and creative works for their Fall 2016 issue. Deadline: June 15 [learn more]

Justice Denied: A Display of Inmate Artwork

Art for Justice presents, Justice Denied, an exhibit about systemic injustice in the Criminal Justice System with a focus on the death penalty and false confessions at Temple University Beasley School of Law - Klein Hall (1719 N. Broad Street) [learn more]

40th Street AIR is Now Accepting Applications

The 40th Street Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Program awards West Philadelphia artists one year of free studio space at 40th & Chestnut Streets. Deadline: May 2 [learn more]

A Seed On Diamond Gallery Presents Exhibition and Music

A Seed On Diamond Gallery (124 Diamond St) presents Aspirations of the Lost, the Longing and the Ignored, with the opening reception Friday, March 18 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. As well, musical event with Drum Like A Lady, in celebration of the artist will be held Saturday, March 19 at 7:00 pm. [learn more]

Fringe Festival Call For Artists

The Fringe Festival, presented by FringeArts, is a 17-day, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance happening September 9 – 24. Everyone is invited to register a show, digital work, exhibition, or event in the Festival. [learn more]

Betty Leacraft Exhibiting at The Colored Girls Museum

Betty Leacraft (ACG '14, LTA '11, ACG '09, WOO '99) is exhibiting four textile works in a group exhibit located in an old Germantown home transformed into a unique museum space called The Colored Girls Museum (4613 Newhall Street). [learn more]

Kay Wood Hosts New Planet Philadelphia Show on G-Town Radio

Kay Wood (ACG ’14), will be hosting new Planet Philadelphia radio show about the environment, streaming Friday March 18 at 4:00 pm on G-Town Radio. [learn more]

Jos Duncan Presents To Be A Human Being: A Collective Portrait of Humanity

Jos Duncan (LTA '13, ACG '11) the USA Producer, presents along with Creative Producer Russell Porter and Executive Producer Tanya Valette, To Be A Human Being: A Collective Portrait of Humanity a 6-part global documentary series exploring 6 themes in 8 countries. Through 1-hour episodes, the series explores: Love, Hope, Faith, Sustenance, Culture, and Fear. Each episode of the series will air on PhillyCAM (Comcast 66/Verizon 29) every Sunday evening from March 6 - April 10 at 8:30pm. [learn more]

Sarah Mitteldorf to Perform at (re)FOCUS Fest

Sarah Mitteldorf (ACG ’15, ’12) and her ensemble Kaleid Theatre (as in kaleidoscope, as in collide) are collaborating with three other Philadelphia theatre ensembles to explore the concept of privilege through shared performance at (re)FOCUS Fest April 7-10 at The Rotunda. [learn more]

Win a $1,000 prize for your original 3 minute video!

USA Our Way is a short-form video art contest that asks artists to imagine American identity as one that encompasses all of our complexities and histories. Five finalists will have their films screened at ArtChangeUS REMAP: Bay Area, an event held on April 15-16 in San Francisco, Deadline: April 1 [learn more]

Clarissa Sligh Exhibiting at photo+craft

Clarissa Sligh (ACG ’06), and Alejandro Cartagena, internationally recognized artists, show and talk about their work with photobooks, one of today’s most active and intimate forms of photographic practice, at photo+craft being held March 3 – April 29. [learn more]

PAAFF Open for Film Submissions!

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), now in its 9th year, is officially accepting entries for their 2016 festival season via Without A Box. They are accepting films from Asian and non-Asian filmmakers that either feature Asians in lead roles in front of or behind the camera and/or have stories pertaining to Asian Americans. [learn more]

Apply Now: Glen Foerd’s Artist in Residence Program

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists and Glen Foerd present Glen Foerd’s Artist in Residence Program. This is an opportunity for artists to pursue their artistic discipline, engage with the public while interacting with historic and natural elements of the estate. [learn more]

Call for Performance and Workshop Proposals Due March 11

Allied Media Projects is calling for workshop and performance proposals for their Stage to the Street Track, due March 11. This will be a space for those who identify as performers to share performance, explore the historical roots and inspirations of their mediums, exchange best practices across different disciplines, and further expand the realms of our work. [learn more]

I Am Paintings an Exhibit by Lauren Vargas

Lauern Vargas (ACG ’15) along with youth participants from North Philadelphia are exhibiting the creation of collaborative portraits in the show I Am Paintings, which will be held Friday, March 11 from 6:00pm- 8:00pm at the Orange Korner Arts gallery (4401 North 7th St.) [learn more]

Girls Rock Philly 2016 Summer Rock Camp Applications are Now Live!

Please read all of the following information about camp before applying. It’ll make the process better for everyone!! [learn more]

Free Home Buying, Time and Money Management Workshops for Artists from Artists U

Artists U and partners are gearing up to offer workshops specifically for artists, March through May. [learn more]