upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

October 2018

In Memoriam: Ana Guissel Palma

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Philadelphia Writing Day Workshop Returns for 2018

This is a special one-day “How to Get Published” writing workshop on Saturday, November 17, 2018. [learn more]

Bread and Roses Seeks New Project Manager

Do you want to help grassroots community groups get the funding they need to create real change in the Philadelphia region? Bread and Roses Community Fund is hiring! [learn more]

Iran Hyphenated – Short Films Of The Iranian Diaspora

Curated by Sara Zia Ebrahimi (LTA '14, ACG '13, '09) and Lila Yomtoob, this free film series will be screened as a part of the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). [learn more]

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]


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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]

Our Mother’s Kitchens Presents: In Search of Zaki’s Kitchen

Shivon Pearl Love and Khaliah Pitts (ACG '16) bring this first of four dinners inspired by prolific Black author Ntozake Shange. [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]

Davy Knittle (ACG ‘17) at A New Disability Poetics Symposium

Davy is one of several collaborators on this program coming this month. [learn more]

Leeway Artists at Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

Featured artists include Syd Carpenter (ACG '12, LAA '99), Barb Baur (ACG '17), Eliza Leighton (ACG '18), Linda Dubin Garfield (ACG '07), Marie Alarcón (ICE '18, WOO '18, ACG '09), and Michelle Marcuse (HM '97). [learn more]

Día de los Muertos Celebrations at Fleisher Art Memorial

Join Fleisher and the official Día de los Muertos committee La Calaca Flaca for their annual celebration of the Mexican holiday. [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]

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Seeks Program Officer

The foundation aims to support children and families in strengthening their connection to their communities. [learn more]

Applications for Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellowship Open October 2018

The Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellowship Program provides three individuals with up to $150,000 each to pursue a visionary social justice, economic justice and/ or climate change objective for up to 18 months. [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]