CultureWire

CultureWire is the Alliance's blog for arts & culture news, resources, opportunities and more. Get the best of CultureWire in your inbox bi-monthly by opting in to receive newsletters in your philaculture account settings. 

Meet an Alliancer: Kristen Vinh

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Kristen Vinh
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09/14/18

Ever wondered what it's like to work at the Cultural Alliance? We'll introduce you to members of our staff! This month the spotlight is on Kristen Vinh, our strategic communications manager!

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Attend PANO’s Inclusion by Design 2.0: Our Collective Mosaic Conference

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09/14/18

Alliance for Nonprofit Resources, the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) are partnering once again for their 2018 Collaborative Conference Inclusion by Design 2.0: Our Collective Mosaic - on October 4 and 5 in State College, PA.

Cultural Alliance members receive a special discount rate: register at the conference's member rate and be sure to mention the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance in the “How did you find out about this” field. Register today!

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New Member Spotlight: Welcome, Metropolitan Ballet Company!

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Lauren Gilmore
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09/11/18
Founded in 1996, Metropolitan Ballet Academy and Company is a school of classical ballet with an affiliated nonprofit, pre-professional performing company. Located in Jenkintown and serving the greater Philadelphia area, Metropolitan Ballet’s training program teaches over 400 students ages 3-adult and nurtures those students who wish to pursue a career in dance. Its community outreach programs bring high quality dance performances to more than 10,000 people annually, and uses movement to teach math and literacy skills in Philadelphia public school classrooms through its innovative Kinetic Literacy Program. Read more about the Cultural Alliance’s new member on our blog.
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Congrats to the 2018 Bloomberg Arts Internship Philadelphia Participants

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Anne Marie Rhoades
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08/09/18

Fifty rising high school seniors completed on Friday, August 10, the 2018 Bloomberg Arts Internship (BAI) with an event at the National Museum of American Jewish History. BAI, a Cultural Alliance program generously funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, places 50 public high school students at arts and culture organizations ranging from Academy of Natural Sciences to the Village of Arts and Humanities for a professional experience like no other.

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ELC Happy Hour at Balcony Bar

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08/09/18

 

Join the Emerging Leaders Circle of the Cultural Cabinet for a special happy hour in celebration of Center City Sips on August 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Balcony Bar located at The Kimmel Center. 

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Meet an Alliancer: Lauren Gilmore

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08/09/18

Ever wondered what it's like to work at the Cultural Alliance? We'll introduce you to members of our staff! This month the spotlight is on Lauren Gilmore, our manager of membership and administration! 

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The 2018 Memberships & Subscriptions Promotion Is Accepting Submissions!

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Frances Ellison
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08/09/18

The Memberships and Subscriptions Promotion presented by PNC Arts Alive is back! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity for your organization to sell a membership or subscription for a discounted price--anywhere from 35-50% off! Your offers will be emailed to our dedicated Funsavers user list of over 120,000 subscribers every Tuesday for six weeks and will be featured on the Phillyfunguide homepage throughout the promotion. The promotion will run for six weeks beginning Monday, September 10, 2018 and ending on Sunday, October 15, 2018.

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Meet a Cultural Cabinet Member: Tracy Anne Wenzinger

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08/06/18

 

Job Title & Organization: CEO, Content Group, Project Manager, Nord DOC OÜ

Degrees/Certifications: BA, Biochemistry (University of California San Diego), MA, Pedagogique des Sciences Naturelles et Chimie Organique (Cooperation Francais)

Professional Affiliations: Member of American Chemical Society, Philadelphia Impact 100, Friends of Children’s Crisis Treatment Center of Philadelphia, Friends of Wilmington Parks, WePAC (West Philadelphia Alliance for Children)

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Meet an Emerging Leader: Rachel Dukeman

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08/02/18

 

Job Title & Organization: Marketing and Business Strategist, R&R Creative, LLC

Degrees/Certifications: BA, Communications/Rhetoric (University of Pittsburgh); MA, Museum Communication (University of the Arts); Certificate, Nonprofit Management (The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University School of Business)

Professional Affiliations: Founding Member of the Philadelphia Chapter of Conscious Capitalism and Founding Member of the Walnut Club

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Recap: An Evening with Next-Gen Philanthropic influencers

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07/18/18

On July 17, we welcomed over 100 individuals, including members of the Cultural Cabinet and Emerging Leaders Circle, to “An Evening with Next-Gen Philanthropic influencers,” an event done in partnership with Vanguard Charitable, the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Franklin Institute. The event was held at the Skyline Terrace Room of the Parkway Central branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.

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