upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

June 2017

2017 Teen Rock Camp Showcase

Girls Rock Philly presents 2017 Teen Rock Camp Showcase

Girls Rock Philly presents GRPupRISING: Teen Summer Rock Camp Showcase on Saturday, July 15 at Union Transfer. Come out and support over 10 new teen bands performing live after completing a full week of summer rock camp! [learn more]

Performances in Public Spaces

2017 Performances in Public Spaces

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy is producing Performances in Public Spaces, 50 FREE performances this summer and fall in every neighborhood in the city, supporting local artists and performing arts organizations of all sizes and skill levels to share their work with new audiences. Participating artists and organizations include Power Street Theatre Company and Anne-Marie Mulgrew. [learn more]

Own Our Power Fund

Third Wave Fund Accepts Applications for the Own Our Power Fund

Third Wave Fund is accepting applications for the Own Our Power Fund, which offers capacity building grants for grassroots gender and reproductive justice organizations to own their work. Attend a webinar on July 5 and 12. Deadline to apply: July 25. [learn more]

A Blade of Grass 2018 Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art

A Blade of Grass 2018 Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art

A Blade of Grass is now accepting letters of interest for the 2018 Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art, which aims to make the "invisible" parts of socially engaged art visible through artist-led documentary films and field research. Deadline to apply: September 18. [learn more]

Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait

Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait

Hurry Up and Wait is a juried exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative, curated by Adriel Luis. They invite submissions by artists working in visual art, literary arts, and performing arts on the subject of migration and immigration. Deadline is July 10. [learn more]

Radio Silence

Radio Silence/Desert Home Companion

Radio Silence/Desert Home Companion is a live performance on July 29, 6:00 - 9:00 PM at Independence Mall as part of an on-going collaboration between Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, Warrior Writers, and Mural Arts Philadelphia. [learn more]

Betty Leacraft

Kensington Memories, Neighborhood Histories

What did Kensington look like in the past? And how has it changed? Betty Leacraft (ACG '16, '14, '09, LTA '11, WOO '99) and Denise Valentine (WOO '04) will present work at Kensington Memories, Neighborhood Histories at Tillmon Gardens on July 9. [learn more]

Quizás Mañana

Michelle Angela Ortiz Solo Exhibition Quizás Mañana

In her first solo exhibition at Taller Puertorriqueño, Michelle Angela Ortiz’s (ACG '13, '12, '05, LTA '08) presents Quizás Mañana, a show that looks at the power of familial connection, place, and story. This exhibition will feature new installations, light boxes, and portraits representing her focus on what she calls “visual artifacts.” View the exhibit through July 29. [learn more]

Interactive Mechanics Fellowship Program

Interactive Mechanics Fellowship Program

The Interactive Mechanics Fellowship Program is a paid, part-time, low-residency program for entry level designers and developers. Key features include one-on-one mentorship, a stipend, a part time and remote schedule to allow for other commitments, and facilitated conversations on soft skills and workplace culture issues. Deadline to apply is July 9. [learn more]

11 Days of Love Stories

11 Days of Love Stories Begins July 5

Jos Duncan (WOO '17, LTA '13, ACG '11) of Love Now Media presents 11 Days of Love Stories, a city-wide series of love-themed workshops and events held at 11 locations in Philadelphia from July 5 - 15. [learn more]

Pew Center for Arts and Heritage

The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage Announces 2017 Grantees

Congratulations to the 2017 Pew Center for Arts and Heritage grantees, which include Anula Shetty (ACG '15, LTA '07, WOO '04, HG '02); Brenda Dixon Gottschild (LTA '09); Camae Ayewa (LTA '15, '07) and Rasheedah Phillips (Leeway board member); Teresa Jaynes (WOO '02, '00); Elaine Hoffman Watts (LTA '07); Germaine Ingram (Leeway board member); Lela Aisha Jones (LTA '15); M. Nzadi Keita (ACG '14); Madhusmita Bora (ACG '12, '10, '09); Nichole Canuso (WOO '03); and Tayarisha Poe (ACG '15, '14). [learn more]

Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Funders for LGBTQ Issues Seeks Project Director for Grantmakers United for Trans Communities

Funders for LGBTQ Issues is poised to launch Grantmakers United for Trans Communities, a major initiative designed to increase the scale and impact of funding for transgender communities. The Project Director is a new position that will be responsible for the leadership, development, and implementation of the initiative. Application deadline is Monday, July 17. [learn more]

Transcribez Writing Group

Transcribez Writing Group for Trans and GNC Youth

transcribez is a creative writing group for trans and gender non-conforming identified youth (ages 14-24). They meet the second Saturday of every month on Penn’s campus from 12:00-2:00 PM. Each session hosts a different guest facilitator, and all involved in the group are trans/gnc-identified. Though they started back in September 2016, youth are invited to join at any time. [learn more]

Allied Media Projects

Allied Media Projects is Hiring

Are you passionate about creative social change at the intersection of art, media and technology? Allied Media Projects is hiring for two positions: AMP Communications Manager and AMC Program Director. Deadline to apply: June 28 and July 19. [learn more]

Common Field

Open Call for Proposals for the 2017 Los Angeles Common Field Convening

Common Field is excited to announce their first open call for proposals for the 2017 Convening, taking place from November 2-5, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. The Common Field Convening brings together 350+ arts organizers from across the country for three days of dialog, discussion, debate, workshops, and practical and social exchanges exploring the state of our field. You must be a network member to apply; find out how to join on their website. The deadline to apply is Monday, July 17, 2017. [learn more]

Mural Arts Philadelphia

Call for Artists: Mural Arts Program Artist Residencies

Mural Arts Philadelphia invites photographers and sound artists to apply for the Tacony Learning and Arts Building (LAB) 2017 Autumn Artist Residencies. Two residencies are available: one for photographers and one for sound artists. Deadline: July 10. [learn more]