upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

October 2018

In Memoriam: Ana Guissel Palma

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Davy Knittle Featured In Lambda Literary

A short poem on queerness and parenting featured in the LGBTQ literary magazine in October. [learn more]

The Colored Girls Museum in Essence Magazine

Vashti DuBois (ACG '16, '12, LTA '06) and her prolific home museum are featured in the popular Black women's magazine's tour of the City of Sisterly Affection. [learn more]

Open Call for Common Field Convening Submissions

Common Field is now accepting proposals from arts organizers and organizations in the form of Conversations, Dialogues, Panels, Projects/Tours, Reports from the Field, and Workshops for the 2019 Philadelphia Convening. [learn more]

PARTY BAZI Returns

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Gabriela Sanchez’s (ACG ‘16)  Pa’Lante at First Person Arts Festival

Sanchez's FPA directorial debut will show as part of the 2018 First Person Arts Festival. [learn more]

Nimisha Ladva (WOO ‘18, ACG ‘15) at First Person Arts Festival 2018

Nimisha hosts a SlamCamp for Beginners Workshop at FPA Festival on November 4. [learn more]

Julie Rainbow (LTA ‘16, ACG ‘14) Receives NEH Funding

In August, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced its awardees, including Rainbow. [learn more]

CFEVA Opens Applications for 2019 Visual Artist Fellowship

The Center For Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) offers four artists a two year fellowship and full support regardless of tenure status. [learn more]

Susan Lankin Watts (ACG ‘17, ‘12) Directs Soul Songs: Inspiring Women of Klezmer

Presented in conjunction with Philadelphia Folklore Project, Watts brings together three generations of women keeping this musical tradition alive. [learn more]

Syd Carpenter (ACG ‘12, LAA ‘99) at CFEVA

Showing at the Center For Emerging Visual Artists, the sculpture series re-imagines a common household item transformed from a forgettable artifact to emblems of the complex but reverent relationship between a mother and daughter. [learn more]

Bread and Roses Accepting Applications for Immigration Justice Fund

The Immigration Justice Fund offers grants to groups across the Philadelphia region that are organizing within immigrant and refugee communities to build power and make change. [learn more]

Leeway Partners with Good Pitch Philadelphia

Good Pitch is an opportunity for organizers to connect with media makers within their communities in a model of radical creative collaboration. [learn more]

Kathryn Smith Pyle (ACG ‘17, ‘14) in Philanthropy News Digest

Kathryn Smith Pyle writes a Philanthropy News Digest blog about a history that informs our times, and a story of social reform and documentary film. [learn more]

Katie Rauth (ACG ‘18) Reclaims the “Fat Gaze for Fat Gays”

Katie Rauth talks femme campiness in film, fat activism, and pop culture in an interview on Artblog. [learn more]