Why Does Advocacy Matter to You?

This is the first of a two-part series that explores the importance of advocacy from the point-of-view of four aspiring arts administrators.

Four Locations to Join the Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank

GroundSwell, Artistic Rebuttal Project, CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, AHHAH, Creative MontCo and Community Arts Center are partnering to host phone banks for arts advocates who can't make the trip down to Washington, DC on National Arts Advocacy Day.

March is Music In Our Schools Month!

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has been celebrating Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM) since 1973!

Join the Arts Advocacy Day Phone Bank

On Tuesday, March 25th, hundreds of arts & culture advocates will descend on Washington, DC to join in National Arts Advocacy Day. GroundSwell, Artistic Rebuttal Project and CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia are hosting a phone bank in Center City for supporters who can't make the trip.

Petition Seeks to Convert Divine Lorraine into Interactive Art Museum

Caryn Kunkle, a Fairmount resident and Executive Director of local artist collective The Philadelphia Salon, is circulating a Change.org petition to see the old Divine Lorraine hotel building turned into a shared creative space.

Celebrate Arts Education on Presidents' Day at The Second Annual Philadelphia Festival of Young Musicians

Join leading community music education organizations on Monday, February 17th for this free day-long event!

Cultural Alliance Appoints New Policy Director

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is pleased to announce that it has named Nicole Allen its new Director of Policy and Community Engagement. Allen had served as Senior Legal Services Coordinator for Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, a program of the Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia.

State Budget Update

On Tuesday, February 4, 2014, Pennsylvania State Governor Tom Corbett delivered his FY 2014-15 budget address before a joint session of the PA General Assembly.

Get to Know Your 2014 GroundSwell Award Winner - PCCY

Meet Public Citizens for Children and Youth, our 2014 GroundSwell Award Winner. We interviewed PCCY's Director of Arts Education, Gretchen Elise Walker, to find out what advocacy means to PCCY.

Advocate for Arts and Culture!

Registration is now open for Museum Advocacy Day and Arts Advocacy Day.