Takeaways from "Arts Marketing in the Digital Age" With Capacity Interactive

During Philly Tech Week this year, the Cultural Alliance worked with Capacity Interactive to offer sessions around digital marketing in the arts and culture field. Here are some of the key takeaways from the event.

DataArts Launches Free Online Classes

DataArts has recently partnered with experts in this field to offer free courses on using data in your organization.

Local Theater Company Wins $20,000 at Philly Tech Week

Philadelphia, PA—On Friday, April 29, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance hosted its second annual TechniCulture event as part of Philly Tech Week. The core of the event was a competition between local cultural organizations who have been engaged since fall 2015 in the TechniCulture Innovation Residencies, evaluating solutions for their digital needs. The participating organizations (Tiny Dynamite, Christ Church Preservation Trust, and Philadelphia Young Playwrights) each presented their work for a chance to receive $20,000 in funding from The Barra Foundation.

Cultural Alliance and Barra Foundation to Award $40,000 in Funding During Second Annual TechniCulture Event

Philadelphia, PA—On Friday, April 29, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance presents the second annual TechniCulture, an official Philly Tech Week event. This year’s event includes a keynote by Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and spotlights the recipients of last year’s TechniCulture Residency Awards, who will present their project plans.

How to Use "Design Thinking" to Brainstorm Solutions for Creative Projects

On Thursday, March 24, we convened our TechniCulture Residency Awardees for a special working session where they could receive input from marketers, developers and technologists outside of their project team. The session was led by Natalie Nixon, Director of the Strategic Design MBA program at Philadelphia University, who guided the groups through a "design thinking" creative development charrette process.

TechniCulture Update, Plus Save the Date for Our 2016 Philly Tech Week Event

Learn more about the organizations involved with the TechniCulture Innovation Residency Awards, and save the date for the 2nd annual TechniCulture event happening this Philly Tech Week!

Top 10 Cultural Alliance Moments of 2015

2015 was a busy year at the Cultural Alliance. Here's a look back at some of our favorite moments!

Volunteer with Philly GiveCamp over MLK Weekend!

Both technical and non-technical volunteers to help build websites for nonprofits during the weekend of January 15-17, 2015

Key Takeaway from "Introducing DataArts" Workshop: Don't Wait to Submit

On Tuesday, December 8, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance hosted a workshop presented by the Cultural Data Project to introduce its new name and platform, DataArts. The new Cultural Data Profile (CDP) will be launched in January, but if you have an important deadline do not wait to complete your CDP!

Future: Forward - Signals of Change in Technology

Technology is moving faster than ever. How will the world change as innovations like virtual reality, 3-D video, and internet culture progress? Here are some signals of change we've collected to think about how the evolution of technology will affect the future of arts & culture.