upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

May 2014

Partners In Freedom honors Mary Dewitt

Partners In Freedom, fundraising event and award presentation, honoring Mary Dewitt on June 11 at the African American Museum. [learn more]

Beyond the Walls: Prison Health Care & Reentry Summit

Through panels and workshops, Beyond the Walls will explore health and reentry challenges facing persons who are incarcerated and persons reentering our communities, including HIV, mental health issues, substance use, housing, employment, advocacy, mentorship and educational programs. Keynote speaker will be Michelle Alexander. June 10 from 8:30am – 5:00pm at Pennsylvania Convention Center. [learn more]

Ursula Rucker featured in Mural “You Go Girl”

Join Ursula Rucker (LTA '08, ACG '08) for the dedication of You Go Girl, a provocative new mural in the Francesville section of North Philadelphia on Friday, May 30 from 5:00pm-6:30pm (1531 Ridge Avenue.) [learn more]

Delaware Valley Legacy Fund 2014 Grants

The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund is currently accepting applications for their 2014 Emerging Needs grant. All applications must be received by July 2, 2014. [learn more]

2014 Tribute to Change

Each year, Bread and Roses' Tribute to Change brings together donors, activists, and allies working for real change in the Philadelphia region. The 2014 Tribute to Change will be held on Tuesday, June 24 at the National Museum of American Jewish History (101 South Independence Mall E) from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. [learn more]

Zoe Strauss at ICA50

Photographer Zoe Strauss (SA '02), whose first solo museum show was organized by the ICA in 2006, debuts a new slideshow of her recent work. [learn more]

SWARM performs at ICA50

SWARM, a Philadelphia-based, contemporary, performance collective that includes Chaska Sophia (LTA '13, ACG '11), Jennifer Turnbull (ACG '09) and Marie Alarcón (ACG '09) and others will perform at the Institute of Contemporary Art on June 11. [learn more]

Media Mobilizing Project’s Spring 2014 Movement Media Institute

Media Mobilizing Project's Spring 2014 Movement Media Institute will be held Friday, May 30 to Sunday, June 1 at the MMP Office (4233 Chestnut St.) [learn more]

Feminist Public Works Anti-Street Harassment Ads

Erin Filson (ACG '13) recently rebranded HollabackPhilly as Feminist Public Works and created a set of 35 anti street harassment ads to run in SEPTA's subway trains, stations, and bus shelters. The ads will be up from April through June. [learn more]

Scribe Video Center presents Storyville: Can’t Stop the Water

Storyville: Can't Stop the Water, a documentary about the community living on the flood-endangered Isle de Jean Charles, will be screening at Scribe Video Center (4212 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor) on Friday, June 20 at 7:00pm. Tickets for the screening are $5, free for Scribe members. Directors Rebecca Marshall Ferris and Jason Ferris will be attending in person. [learn more]

NAMAC Seeks Executive Director

NAMAC seeks a visionary and adaptive leader who is passionate about the role of the independent media arts in catalyzing creativity and a vibrant democracy. Application deadline: June 16, 2014. [learn more]

“Home” at the University City Arts League Gallery

The University City Arts League Gallery is proud to present the three-person exhibition “Home” featuring work by artists Kay Healy (ACG '08), Brenna K. Murphy, and Emily Manalo Ruiz. The opening reception will be May 16 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the University City Arts League (4226 Spruce Street.) The exhibition will be on view from May 16 until June 20. [learn more]

“For Women Collective” Presents Black Girls Matter

"For Women Collective" presents Black Girls Matter, Saturday, May 17 at 1:15pm at the University of the Arts (Terra Hall, 211 South Broad Street.) [learn more]

Art is Ageless

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists and NewCourtland present Art is Ageless. Celebrating the power of intergenerational art and the collaborations that result from seniors, students and professional artists working together. Featuring artwork produced during the 2014 NewCourtland Artist Fellowship. [learn more]

INVISIBLE RIVER: A Celebration of the Schuylkill

INVISIBLE RIVER is a public art and boating event celebrating the Schuylkill River, conceived by Alie Vidich (ACG '12, '10). Audiences witness the event as boaters and onlookers, seeing live performances and hearing narration about the river’s environmental story. The event takes place on Saturday, July 12th and Sunday, July 13th from 6:15-9:00pm. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: www.invisibleriver.org [learn more]

Glass Artist Anna Boothe Interviewed by the IFWA

Philadelphia area glass artist and current Director of Glass at the National Liberty Museum, Anna Boothe (WOO '99) recently did an interview for the International Foundation for Women Artists that reflects on her 30+ years as a sculptor. [learn more]

Heart & Craft: A Memoir Workshop for Women

Heart & Craft: A Memoir Workshop for Women, led by author/journalist Anndee Hochman (WOO '00), will take place November 7-13 in the vibrant, welcoming village of La Barra de Potosi, Mexico. $1300 (single room) covers 6 days of classes, lodging, breakfasts and dinners. E-mail aehoch@aol.com for details. [learn more]

Sarah Jacobson Film Grant Call for Entries

The Sarah Jacobson Film Grant supports women, trans, and genderqueer 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.” Deadline: May 16. [learn more]

Ragdale Artist Residency

Ragdale Artist Residency, located in Lake Forest, IL, is accepting applications for their 2015 residency period. Deadline: May 15. [learn more]

Rally for Nigerian Girls

On April 16, 234 teenage girls were abducted from their school in north eastern Nigeria. They have been missing for two weeks without any major media coverage. Show your solidarity with their mothers and families on Saturday, May 3 from 12:00pm-2:00pm at Love park. [learn more]