Culture in Neighborhoods: Due Jan 3,2020
Part of the Arts in Action program, Culture in Neighborhoods transforms Philadelphia’s public indoor spaces into neighborhood hubs of creativity. The initiative brings free, creative experiences to the City of Philadelphia’s Community Schools, neighborhood libraries, Recreation Centers and Older Adult Centers.
OACCE partners with the Mayor’s Office of Education, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to present free arts and cultural activities, including theatrical and musical performances, dance instruction, art-making, and much more.
To see examples of Culture in Neighborhoods events, and other free events made possible by grants through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, click here.
We welcome artistic organizations, creative individuals, and site leaders to propose events, performances, and activities to take place in these neighborhood spaces.
Download the Culture in Neighborhoods proposal guidelines here.
Culture in Neighborhoods Event Proposals:
Apply Online | Proposals will be accepted until January 3, 2020 for events that will take place between August 2019 – February 2020.
Please submit your proposal as early as possible prior to the date of your event.
Beginning in 2020, proposals will be accepted during two application seasons – January/February for events occurring between March – August 2020, and in March/April for events occurring between September 2020 – February 2021
Call for Creative Talent | Rolling Deadline
Feed The Need-Nurturing the Mind, Soul and Body
Submit work by: February 29,2020
In honor of the 15th Anniversary of Philadelphia Montessori Charter School (PMCS) and to raise awareness of the importance of a great education and nutrition, PMCS will partner with My Daughter’s Kitchen to create a unique fundraising and awareness opportunity combining the talents of Philadelphia artists, distinguished culinary leaders and educators during the 2019-2020 academic year.
Artists will design a one of a kind lunch box and submit work* to PMCS by February 29, 2020. All lunch boxes will be put on display for the public to vote on their favorite design. Lunch boxes will then be filled with culinary and cultural gift certificates and auctioned off at the PMCS anniversary celebration in April. The winning lunch box will be announced at PMCS’s 15th Anniversary dinner. Learn more.
Any artist working in community settings will encounter young people who have been impacted by trauma. While teaching artists rarely have details access to a participant’s personal history, there are tools they can use to identify a young person who is potentially trauma-impacted and strategies that they can employ to accommodate and engage that young person. Join Christina Marrero, art therapist and teaching artist, to learn basic concepts of trauma and an overview of how you can become more trauma-informed…
The work of contemporary artist in any art form can act as a door to understanding world cultures beyond folk or traditional arts. Lisa Volta, teaching artist for Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, spotlights contemporary Arab artists as a way to explore history, cultural context, and specific artistic techniques. Marissa Kennedy, teaching artist for Philadelphia Young Playwrights, uses writing prompts that encourage students to share their personal experiences. These two teaching artists will collaborate on this bookmaking and writing workshop while investigating how…
PHILADELPHIA PHOTO ARTS CENTER
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Submission dates: March 1-June 1, 2019
Two artists will win $5000 each and concurrent solo exhibitions
December 12,2019-February 29, 2020.
Entry Fee: $30 (maximum 10 images)
For more info: www.philaphotoarts.org
VELOCITY FUND GRANT DUE:June 7, 2019
The Velocity Fund directly supports artists throughout the city of Philadelphia by awarding grants up to $5000. These projects should be experimental in nature and explore collaborative processes between artistic genres, leading to expanded audiences, fresh outcomes and an enriched multi-disciplinary discourse. The deadline to apply is June 7, 2019.
We have a series of upcoming information sessions to support those with questions about the application process. A list of these sessions can be found here. Additionally, we are happy to answer any of your questions by email at email@example.com
Please share this opportunity with your networks and encourage them to apply!
Tyler School of Art, Temple University
1315 Walnut Street
Phila. PA. 19107
2019 APPLICATIONS ARE LIVE
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Guidelines and applications for the 2019 Art and Change Grant and Transformation Award are now available on our site!
The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans artists in Greater Philadelphia to fund art for social change projects.
Review the full guidelines and application for the Art and Change Grant.https://www.leeway.org/grants/art_and_change_grants/?mc_cid=f8fcd6b3d6&mc_eid=33d32a5f89
The Leeway Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans artists and cultural producers living Greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work.
Review the guidelines and application for the Leeway Transformation Award.
Interested in adding or expanding the literacy component of your teaching artistry? Join Candy Alexandra González (a Latinx paper-maker, print-maker, book artist and young poet) in this hands-on session for teaching artists who want to incorporate simple bookbinding and poetry writing into their teaching practice. Artists in all disciplines are welcome.More information and register here.https://bartol.org/workshop/bookbinding-and-poetry-workshop-2/
TA Play Date: Let’s Put on a Show! Theatre in 60 Minutes
Monday, January 28, 2019; 5:30-7:00 PM
Although we may value process over product, we often have to create a culminating event that showcases our students’ work. Led by master teaching artist, Maureen Sweeney and tech teaching artist, Raven Buck, this session will share quick (and cheap) strategies to create a theatre piece in 60 minutes. Open to all teaching artists! More information and register here.
Fellowship Applications are due by Sunday, November 18, 2018 by 11:59pm ESTMonument Lab invites applications for the inaugural Monument Lab National Fellows Program. The program is supported by a grant from the Surdna Foundation and presented in partnership with Slought. This fellowship will support individuals around the country whose ongoing projects address long term inequities in monuments and engage new creative approaches to public art, history, and memory.
Fellows will engage in activities that are meant to build capacity for their own projects, workshop ideas, and form alliances across the cohort and multiple cities. The fellows will virtually meet four times during the fellowship, contribute several dispatches to the Monument Lab website/podcast, and participate in an in-person symposium in Philadelphia in Spring 2019.Who Can Apply:
There are two categories of Monument Lab Fellows: civic practitioners and high school students.Applications are welcome from civic practitioners including: artists, activists, scholars, journalists, filmmakers, architects, designers, planners, archivists, historic preservationists, data scientists, and others working across the country in their own local contexts interested in engaging the national movement to critically update and impact the monumental landscape. Emerging, independent, and underrepresented practitioners are encouraged to apply.Applications are also welcome from high school students around the country with existing projects that use art, activism, history, journalism, and other tools to approach monuments in their communities.For this round of applications, we will select five civic practitioners and three high school student fellows. At least 1 fellow from each category will be selected from the Philadelphia area.
Civic Practitioner Fellows will receive a $2,500 award. High School Student Fellows will receive a $1,000 award. Travel stipends will be issued in addition to award payments to cover the costs of visiting Philadelphia to participate in the Spring 2019 symposium.
Get moving with our Fall Workshops!
Wednesday, November 7, 2018; 4:30-6:00 pm
We are finishing up our first class of 12 teaching artists who are part of our training in trauma-informed practice. You can follow their journey with weekly updates from our blog. Start here and scroll for each week’s post.
Job Opportunities!! posted l0/23/l8
Fleisher is looking to hire a full time Operations Manager and a part time Visitors Service Assistant. More info here: http://fleisher.org/about-us/job-listings/
Visitor Services Assistant
Fleisher is seeking a part-time Visitor Services Assistant to work approximately 10-15 hours a week to help students and visitors at our lobby entrance desks. Visitor Services Assistants interact with students and faculty members on a daily basis in answering questions, assisting with the registration process, directing phone calls, and administering surveys.
application re-opensWeek of September 17
micro-grant recipients notifiedSee full application requirements and details at smallbutmightyarts.org/sbma-grant
Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy
Astral Artists has an opening for Program & Community Partnerships Manager http://www.astralartists.org/program-community-partnerships-manager/.
PhillyCAM is hiring a full-time Community Engagement Director
The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is seeking artists to occupy its 14 artist studio spaces at Cherry Street Pier this summer.
Philadelphia’s new Cherry Street Pier will be 55,000 square feet of mixed-use public space created for and by the community. With support from Knight Foundation, the Pier will be a market, workspace, venue and park, equitably shared and enriched by residents and visitors alike.
Construction has begun on the Pier, and applications are open for artists to occupy a studio space within the pier. Applications are due by Friday, April 13.
To learn more about Cherry Street Pier, . Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The DRWC is also looking for opportunities to work with individuals and organizations around the city to create public exhibitions, installations and programming at the Pier. If you’re interested in partnering, please email them at email@example.com.
Pennsylvania Council of the Arts
Preserving Diverse Cultures Grant Deadline
Community-Based Engagement Project Letter of Interest Due Date – Friday, April 6, 2018
2018/2019 Preserving Diverse Cultures Division guidelines are available on the PCA website – www.arts.pa.gov
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.
The Preserving Diverse Cultures (PDC) Division of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) supports the creation, development and stabilization of organizations, programs and
projects whose mission and artistic work are deeply rooted in and reflective of the African American, Latino, Asian, Asian American, Native American and Hispanic (ALANAH) perspectives. The applicant’s programs and staff are representative of those communities.
Please contact Dana Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP or for more information.
Dana M. Payne I Program Director
Preserving Diverse Cultures, Folk & Traditional Arts, Dance
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
216 Finance Building I Harrisburg, PA 17120
Office: 717.525.5544 I Fax: 717.783.2538
arts.pa.gov I facebook.com/Pennsylvaniacouncilonthearts
ARTIST OPEN CALL from the Barnes
Open for Registration
What happens when Philly’s artists take on the Barnes? Let’s Connect is a new project that invites artists, curators, and the Philly community to take part in an exhibition at the Barnes! In collaboration with Mural Arts Philadelphia.
Learn more, register, or pass it on #letsconnectphilly
UNLOCKING YOUR INNER COMPOSER WORKSHOPS
Bring Your Own Musical Story to Life
Free Workshops with the PRISM Quartet, and composer/percussionists Susie Ibarra and Tyshawn Sorey
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for aspiring Philadelphia composers to collaborate with virtuoso musicians in residence at the Parkway Central and Joseph E. Coleman libraries. Co-presented by the Free Library of Philadelphia and PRISM Quartet, Inc.
Space is limited, so sign up now!
Registration (required) is open through April 11, 2018.
Workshops begin April 28, 2018.
To register, and for a complete schedule and information, visit www.prismquartet.com/concerts/unlocking
Questions about the workshops or registration? Email email@example.com
Stockton Bartol Foundation
Wednesday, March 7 @ 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
How do you develop your signature lessons to make your arts education offerings stand out? Led by Michelle Angela Ortiz, Program Consultant at the Bartol Foundation and experienced Teaching Artist, you will choose your signature lesson and learn to communicate clearly your curriculum goals, identify your themes, and select your target audience. During this session, we will work through the template, give you time to tailor your lesson description, and then pair you up with your peers to get suggestions…
Co-sponsored by Tyler School of Art/Temple University How do you structure feedback for your participants that goes beyond “I liked it” to supportive and energizing observations? Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process (CRP) is a widely-recognized method that nurtures the development of artistic works-in-progress through a four-step, facilitated dialogue between artists, peers, and audiences. In use for over 20 years, the Process has been embraced by artmakers, educators, and administrators at theater companies, dance departments, orchestras, museums and more. it has…
Apply now to be a part of Philadelphia Sketch Club’s 155th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings.
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), in partnership with NewCourtland, is pleased to offer Philadelphia area artists the opportunity to participate in an exciting, community-based fellowship. Through the NewCourtland Artist Fellowship, ten artists will be selected to bring innovative and engaging art-making to seniors in sites throughout Philadelphia
ARTIST ENGAGEMENT FELLOW
Small But Mighty Arts and the Stockton-Rush Bartol Foundation are looking for an Artist Engagement Fellow who has experience with video filming and an outgoing personality. The Artist Engagement Fellow will gather valuable feedback from artists about their work through video interviews and surveys, and engage artists at select organization events.
View Position Description
Apply by Thursday, February 8. Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1315 Walnut Street
Phila. PA. 19107
Understanding Taxes for Artists
We kick off 2018 with a series of three free workshops on Understanding Taxes for Artists with Christianne Kapps.
Monday, January 29: 6:00-8:00pm
Vision Driven Artists at The Rotunda (4014 Walnut Street)
Learn more (no RSVP required).
Thursday, February 22: 5:30-7:30pm
Leeway Foundation (1315 Walnut Street, Suite 832)
Thursday, March 15: 12:00-2:00pm
CultureWorks (1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320)
Attendees who are Leeway grant recipients or current CultureWorks members will receive a free 15-minute individual session with Christianne.
PHIILADELPHIA PHOTO ARTS CENTER
Contact Lori Waselchuk at email@example.com or call 215.232.5678.
Spread the Word
You may have heard about our upcoming Women’s Mobile Museum, in collaboration with renowned South African artist and activist, Zanele Muholi. The project seeks to address the barriers preventing women from becoming engaged in the arts, beginning with a paid media arts apprenticeship for ten self-identifying women.
Applications are being accepted through January 15, from women who meet the following criteria:
At least 18-years of age
Living in Philadelphia
Strong interest in learning photography, video production, exhibition and graphic design
Have experienced limited or no access to professional training or higher education
Can commit to a year-long professional training and media arts project
Interested, or know someone who might be? Get more details and pick up an application at one of our upcoming informational sessions:
Saturday, January 6, 11:00am @ PPAC
Monday, January 8, 3:00pm @ Juniata Park Boys & Girls Club
1001 E. Cayuga Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124
Wednesday, January 10, 10:00am @ Dixon House
1920 S. 20th Street, Philadelphia PA 19145
For questions, contact Lori Waselchuk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215.232.5678.