upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

March 2018

CultureWorks and Vision Driven Artists Partner to Offer a Monthly Workshop Series

Vision Driven Artists and CultureWorks are partnering on a monthly workshop series for artists and arts organizations! This month they will talk crowdfunding. April 25 at 6:00pm. [learn more]

Bartol Foundation and Small But Mighty Arts Announce New Partnership

Bartol Foundation and Small But Mighty Arts have partnered to award ten $500 micro-grants to Philadelphia-based teaching artists. Applications will be open beginning on April 2 and the deadline to apply is Saturday, April 14 at noon. [learn more]

Call for Artists: FringeArts Festival Registration Now Open

FringeArts is seeking to amplify all the creative voices in our city and beyond, and this September, they're inviting you to grab the mic (or paintbrush, pointe shoes, or other artistic tool of your choice)! Every year the Philly Fringe Festival explodes into every nook and cranny in neighborhoods across Philadelphia (and online through their Digital Fringe platform) with more than 1,000 performances. Artists of all mediums are invited to register a show, digital work, exhibition, or event in the Festival. Registration is open now through June 1. [learn more]

Bread & Puppet Theater’s Basic Bye-Bye Show in Philly at the Icebox

Vermont's Bread & Puppet Theater returns to Philly for one night with the The Basic Bye-Bye Show, a manifesto on transformation inspired by Albrecht Durer’s apocalyptic woodcuts, birch branches lost during an ice storm, and the daily news. [learn more]

Cherry Street Pier is Seeking Artists

Applications due April 13th. [learn more]

Hee Sook Kim (WOO ‘04) Featured In The Wind Challenge Exhibition Series

Hee Sook Kim (WOO '04) featured in the Fleisher's The Wind Challenge Exhibition Series. [learn more]

Dinita Clark (LTA ‘17) Presents “SOLEFULL” A Night of Sharing

"SOLEFULL" A Night of Sharing [learn more]

Let’s Talk Money: Workshops and Microgrants for Teaching Artists

Start your next tax year right! Have you ever lost money on a residency or realized you charged way too little for the work you promised? What is your time worth? What are the things you know you must have to provide a successful program? [learn more]

Ants On A Log at Atonement!

Atonement and By My Side are SO EXCITED to bring you a fun-filled morning with Ants on A Log! [learn more]

Discovering Hidden Print Collections: Brandywine

Come discover treasures in Philadelphia’s special collections! You will get special behind-the-scenes tours of Philadelphia institutions, where you will see fine art prints and printed ephemera, not normally available to the public. [learn more]

Black Quantum Futurism presents Community Futurisms: Time & Memory in North Philly 002 - Black Spac

Black Quantum Futurism presents Community Futurisms: Time & Memory in North Philly 002 - Black Space Agency [learn more]

Preserving Diverse Cultures Grant Deadline

The Preserving Diverse Cultures Division of the PA Council on the Arts is offering funding opportunities to individuals and organizations within African American, Latino, Asian, Asian American, Native American and Hispanic (ALANAH) communities in Pennsylvania. [learn more]


Spiral Q is excited to host two day-long art making workshops for activist and community organizing groups. [learn more]

Therapy Center Seeks Executive Director

The Therapy Center of Philadelphia Seeks New Executive Director. Application deadline: April 15. [learn more]

Youth for Safety and Justice Fund RFP

Out of the horror of this latest tragedy comes an opportunity for transformation. The seeds are present for a multiracial, cross-class alliance of young people standing up to demand a society free from all forms of violence. [learn more]

Ava Blinz (ACG ‘08) featured in James Oliver Gallery & HOT•BED Present: INTERNATIONAL VARIETY

Join Ava Blinz Saturday, March 3rd from 6-10 PM for the opening reception of INTERNATIONAL VARIETY, the first dual gallery show at James Oliver Gallery & HOT•BED. With over 50 international and internationally-minded artists, this exhibition features a variety of art created on and with paper. [learn more]

Trapeta Mayson and Valerie Gay take part in Journeys Across Imaginary Lines

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture and Philadelphia History Museum invite you to attend a participatory workshop and presentation of new poetry and music inspired by An Immigrant Alphabet. [learn more]

The Philadelphia Foundation Announces Priorities for 2018 Discretionary Grants

It is a privilege to be in our 99th year of service to the Philadelphia region, advancing our strategy to grow effective philanthropy and improve the quality of life for Philadelphians throughout the region. [learn more]

Fringe Festival Call for Artists

Register for the 2018 Fringe Festival, September 6th - 22nd [learn more]


Join us this May as we celebrate Asian Arts Initiative’s 25th anniversary. [learn more]

Greater Philadelphia Film Office Announces Call for Indie Films

Our mission at the Greater Philadelphia Film Office is to grow the industry in any way we can. [learn more]

Not Your Mama’s Nowruz

Celebrate Nowruz with DJ Cardigan at W/N W/N March 24th! [learn more]

Unbowed: Nehad Khader (LTA ‘17, WOO ‘17, ACG ‘08) Selected as 2018 Tribeca All Access Grantees

Ten projects have been selected for our 15th Annual Tribeca All Access® program. Hailing from 7 different cities, these projects tackle a range of themes from coming-of-age with growing immediacy and access to technology, to the effect the current administration has had on all different races, ages and regions. Leeway grantee Nehad Khader is one! [learn more]

Losang Samten: Tibetan Sand Mandala

Tibetan artist and Buddhist meditation teacher Losang Samten returns to Philadelphia Folklore Project for his annual residency, creating an image of the universe in colored sand over the course of a week. [learn more]

The Women’s Film Festival takes place in Philadelphia March 16-24

The Women's Film Festival is opening their 2018 festival at the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center. The rest of the festival will take place at Drexel University's URBN Annex. Friday, March 16th - Saturday, March 24th. [learn more]

The 5 Shorts Project Season 4 Features all Women of Color First-time Filmmakers

Join us for the 5 Shorts Project Season 4 Screening at PhillyCam. [learn more]

Trapeta Mayson leads Poetry Workshops presented by Al Bustan

Trapeta Mayson (ACG '14, LTA '07) leads WRITE HOME Workshops, inspired by Al Bustan’s An Immigrant Alphabet installation, inviting teens and adults to read and write poems about migrations — new beginnings, transitional periods, immigration, family histories, displacement and citizenship. [learn more]

Zubeydah Muzeyyen and Camae Ayewa featured in Pitchfork

Zubeyda Muzeyyen (ACG '16) (aka DJ Haram) and Camae Ayewa (LTA '15, ACG '07) (aka Moor Mother) make up the duo 700 Bliss. 700 Bliss was recently featured on Pitchfork for their debut EP Ring the Alarm.  Read more. [learn more]

Scribe Video Center launches The Documentary History Project for Youth

The Documentary History Project for Youth is an annual after-school, weekend and summertime digital media production workshop for middle and high school students. Each year, youth participants create short documentary films as a way to explore some aspect of the social, political and cultural history of Philadelphia. In past years students have focused on policing, African American history, and local folk music traditions. [learn more]

Hatchlab Grantees 2018

Camae Ayewa (LTA '15, ACG '07), and board member Rasheedah Phillips (together the Black Quantum Futurism Collective) receive 2018 Hatchlab Grant along with community partners. [learn more]

Maria Dumlao presents History in RGB

History in RGB consists of a series of prints installed amid plants, lights, mosquito nets, and filters. Representing images of history, popular culture, mythic folklore, landscapes, and creatures, History in RGB proposes alternatives to the systemic representations ordered by colonial narratives. [learn more]