Recapping our month of collecting memories with SBYF and AHHAH!

Throughout August, GroundSwell, The Spaces Between Your Fingers Project (SBYF) and Arts Holding Hands and Hearts (AHHAH) asked people around Greater Philly to send us postcards recording their favorite memories of summer in our region. We wanted to raise awareness about Alzheimer's while also bringing people together across generations and neighborhoods to capture what it was like to live in Greater Philadelphia up to 2013.

Salary Survey Exposes Lack of Diversity in Cultural Sector

John McInerney, the Cultural Alliance's Vice President of Marketing and Communications has a post up on Artsblog where he delves into AFTA's Local Arts Agencies Salaries, 2013 survey.

Rosa Parks' Congressional Gold Medal goes on display at African American Museum

With the presentation of a small blue box, the African American Museum in Philadelphia received a giant national treasure Tuesday as it was lent the Congressional Gold Medal bestowed on Rosa Parks, known as the mother of the modern civil rights movement.

PA's Budget Impasse Comes to a Close - For Now...

(October 12, 2009) - After months of painful debate, Governor Ed Rendell signed two bills into law late Friday night - one on taxes, and one on spending - that would finally bring Pennsylvania its long-awaited FY10 state budget of $27.8 billion.

Cultural Alliance Releases SPARK, a Short Film on Phila.'s Museums (and Museum-Lovers)

SPARK is a powerful and emotional short film about humans, and the profound impact that Philadelphia's museums and cultural institutions have on their and hearts and minds. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Glenn Holsten, the film features interviews with arts lovers, cultural leaders, and civic leaders including Derek Pitts, Lily Yeh, Peggy Amsterdam, and Gail Harrity. The film debuted at the American Association of Museums Conference in Philadelphia on May 1, 2009.

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