upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Ana Guissel Palma

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(1) by Michèle Frentrop

2015 Art and Change Grant – $2,400

Ana will lead a community of immigrants to preserve Day of the Dead- a Mexican cultural tradition- and resist its mainstream exploitation using paper-mache. Through eight workshops, participants will research ancient, inherited documents that explain the origins of this celebrated syncretism. Together, with Casa Monarca in South Philadelphia, they will design and produce a colorful procession with the pieces created at these workshops, culminating in an authentic Day of the Dead celebration. 

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The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia to fund art for social change projects. [read more]

deadline 08/01
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The Changemakers Cabaret returns after almost ten years to celebrate the artists, cultural producers and community partners who have been part of Leeway’s journey.

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REEL Change: Leeway’s 25th Anniversary Film Festival

A moving collage of short films and feature-length work from Leeway community of artists over the years, featured during the month of November.

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