upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Cassendre Xavier

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Cassendre Xavier
(1) by Kenny Harbin

2017 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Cassendre will produce the 11th Black Women's Arts Festival (BWAF), which she created in 2003, to showcase multidisciplinary performances, visual arts, films, and workshops by black women, girls, and trans folks, as well as merchandise created or sold by black women and girls. Free and open to the public, this year's event aims to compensate participating artists, establish a group of dedicated volunteers for ongoing sustainability, and focus on artist entrepreneurship.

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Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists in the Delaware Valley region to fund art for social change projects. 2018 applications will be available in January, 2018. [read more]

deadline 03/01
Upcoming events
10/2811:00 am - 5:00 pm

awQward Talent Camp Philly: A Weekend Workshop by Trans & Queer Artists of Color

This 12-hour workshop over the course of two days will make space for artists of all disciplines to strengthen their work through writing. Artists J Mase III (ACG '07), Brooklyn Dreamwolf (YaliniDream & Jendog Lonewolf), Dane Figueroa Edidi, and Regie Cabico will facilitate workshops on performance, hip hop lyricism, writing and more. 

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12/031:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation and Workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

On Sunday, December 3, join Institute of Contemporary Art for a conversation and workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed—an artist whose work is featured in the exhibition Speech/Acts—co-presented with the Leeway Foundation.

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