upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

June 2018

Pratima Agrawal (ACG ‘18) to be featured in PAPA Mini-Residency Showcase

Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists Mini-Residency will showcase work from selected members of their inaugural cohort, including one of Leeway's newest Art and Change Grantees. [learn more]

Here To Stay Closing Event in Chinatown

A curated projection exhibit targeting issues of displacement and immigration rights will illuminate outdoor space on Friday, July 6th. [learn more]

Muthi Reed (ACG ’13, ’10, ’05) among Intercultural Leadership Institute 2018-2019 Fellows Cohort

28 fellows were selected for this year's cohort, with Reed being one of two from the Philadelphia area. [learn more]

Katie Rauth (ACG ‘18) hosts Substantial: An Open Forum on Radical Fatness

One of Leeway's newest grantees hosts a two part forum on radical fatness for women and nonbinary individuals. [learn more]

Philly Stewards Issues the first Philly Artist Census

The Philly Artist Census is the first in a series of surveys that Philly Stewards will be deploying in 2018 and 2019, in an attempt to get an accurate picture of the resources, challenges and livelihoods of practicing visual artists in Philadelphia. [learn more]

Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia seeks Executive Director

The Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia (CAGP), the city’s foundation of social, health and education programs for Cambodian refugees and their families has achieved extraordinary organizational development and growth over thirty years. We are the only organization of its kind, specializing in providing innovative and unique bilingual programs and services to meet the combined social, economic, health and educational needs of Cambodians in Philadelphia, many of whom are survivors of the Cambodian genocide or descendants of survivors. [learn more]

Eiko Fan’s Art is Food Lecture and Interactive Performance

Local artist Eiko Fan (LTA '12; WOO '98) will share her 48 years of artistic evolution and invite the audience to be a part of her wood sculpture performance in this special interactive artist talk and workshop. No experience necessary! [learn more]

Betty Leacraft is one of two jurors in Fleisher’s Wind Challenge Series

Betty Leacraft (ACG ’16, ’14, 09; LTA ’11; WOO ’99) will be serving as one of two jurors for Fleisher Art Memorial’s 42nd Wind Challenge Exhibition Series. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative Hosts its Summer Asian American Artists Town Hall

AAI presents its popular Artists Town Hall on Monday June 18 from 6-8 pm. Get a sneak peek of new works, network, and pitch your projects, events, and artistic opportunities, or just introduce yourself! [learn more]

Call For Artists: Mural Arts Philadelphia Fall Artist Residency at the Tacony LAB

Mural Arts Philadelphia invites artists to apply for the Tacony LAB 2018 Fall Residency, with an application deadline of June 25. [learn more]

Jos Duncan’s Love Now Media presents 11 Days of Love Stories

Jos Duncan's (WOO '17, LTA '13, ACG '11) Love Now Media hosts storytelling workshops and events and different Philly venues each day with the theme "Love, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness" from June 11 through June 21. [learn more]

Linda Dubin Garfield Works on Paper Shown at Brandywine Workshop & InLiquid

Linda Dubin Garfield (ACG '07) works on paper shown in Process and Overview: 6 Women Printmakers at Brandywine Workshop's Printed Image Gallery. [learn more]

Dinita Clark hosts an 8-week House Dance Intensive at the CEC

Dinita "Princess Di" Clark (LTA '17) and partner will facilitate Groove Factory, an 8-week House Dance Intensive (summer edition) at the Community Education Center (CEC). Every Wednesday beginning June 6- June 27 (Session 1); July 11-August 1 (Session 2). [learn more]

Misty Sol’s short story BECOMING ZEN was published by Roar Magazine

Misty Sol's (LTA '16, ACG '16, '13, '11, '07, '06) short story, BECOMING ZEN was published by Roar Magazine-Literature and Revolution by Feminist People. The story uses magical realism to look at how victim blaming and rape culture can become internalized in survivors. [learn more]

Gabriela Sanchez Selected to Participate in Knight Foundation Fellowship

Gabriela Sanchez (ACG '16) is among 20 community leaders from cities across the nation selected to participate in Emerging City Champions Fellowship Program. She will produce a multi-disciplinary live theatre program in a public space that will create culturally-resonating performances that celebrate the voices of women and girls of color and foster intergenerational dialogues. [learn more]

Kathryn Pannepacker featured in Chestnut Hill Local

Kathryn Pannepacker (ACG '16, '15, LTA '11, WOO '04) was featured in a Chestnut Hill Local article about her Healing Blanket Project. [learn more]

Maori Holmes and Nehad Khader are Panelists at the 20th Annual Allied Media Conference

Maori Karmael Holmes (ACG '16, '06, '05, LTA '06) and Nehad Khader (LTA '17, WOO '17, ACG '08) will participate in WHOSE STORY IS IT? DE-COLONIZING DOCUMENTARY PRACTICE during the 20th Annual Allied Media Conference on Sunday, June 17, 2018, 1:00-2:30pm. [learn more]

PACA@CW presents Power and Leadership workshop

In partnership with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) will facilitate POWER & LEADERSHIP: WHAT'S YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO POWER? This workshop is designed to motivate leaders to stand responsibly in their own power. [learn more]

UArts hosts a Teaching Artist Symposium: Building Your Toolkit

This symposium will introduce practitioners to experts in the fields of restorative practice, inclusion, creative aging, and even municipal government. Reconsider how your artistic practice can be transferred into these new learning settings. [learn more]

Scribe Video Center presents Chavela

Through its lyrical structure, CHAVELA takes viewers on an evocative, thought provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing ranchera singer Chavela Vargas. Although she didn’t officially identify as a lesbian until she was 81 years old, Chavela carefully crafted a public persona as a powerful, rebellious, free spirited outsider who blazed her own unique trail. [learn more]

Spiral Q presents Unite! Reignite! Amplify Our Might!

Spiral Q wants to renew and reconnect, and share the joy and memories and of course advance justice together [learn more]

Historic Germantown Seeks Executive Director

Historic Germantown is a consortium of 16 extraordinary historic houses, destinations, and museums in Northwest Philadelphia that have joined together to protect, preserve, and share some of Philadelphia's prized historical assets. [learn more]

Bread & Roses Community Fund Seeks Director of Resource Development

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

PA Council on the Arts Project Stream Grant Deadline is June 20, 2018

Project Stream makes competitive grants up to $2,500 to individual artists, non-profit organizations and fiscally-sponsored organizations for innovative, community-based arts projects. Projects can include performances, exhibitions, readings or other arts projects in any genre, and must be open to the public. [learn more]