CultureWire

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

Emerging Leaders Circle Launch

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12/13/16

Thirty young professionals from the civic, business and cultural sectors gathered on December 6 for a Happy Hour event celebrating the launch of the Emerging Leaders Circle of the Cultural Cabinet.

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Holiday Staff Picks 2016: Holiday Mishaps

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12/13/16

One of the most popular posts in CultureWire has been our Holiday Staff Picks. Whether it was staff’s favorite seasonal libations, their family’s holiday traditions or the always popular Holiday movies picks, readers have always enjoyed the personal touch of our holiday newsletter. This year, we asked staff to share one of their holiday mishaps, a time when the holiday season didn’t go as planned.

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Culture Alliance Wins Analytics 50 Award

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11/15/16

The awards, created by CIO.com and Drexel University's LeBow College of Business, honored 50 executives who are using analytics at their organizations to solve business challenges. The Cultural Alliance received the award for its groundbreaking Portfolio series See all of the winners on CIO's website.

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Recap of our DEI Affinity Group Meeting

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11/15/16

On Wednesday, October 26 this group met for the first time to begin the conversation about the work that could and needs to be done in our arts & culture community. Over 30 administrators, artists, executive directors, and Cultural Alliance staff participated in a discussion about the meaning of diversity, equity and inclusion, how the work aligns with our current social climate, and what can the Cultural Alliance do.

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What Do the New Overtime Regulations Mean for Nonprofits?

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Stuart Adair
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05/18/16

The status of the new Fair Labor Standards Act revisions is now in doubt, as a federal judge has issued a temporary injunction, blocking the new law from being implemented on December 1. This law, intended to change the way we treat overtime, would have a major impact on arts entities, particularly nonprofits. Want to learn more? Hear from the Experts at "Temporary Injunction Puts New Overtime Rules on Hold" on December 8.

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Invite City Council to Visit Your Cultural Institution

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11/11/16

Invite Your City Council representatives to schedule a visit to your cultural institution and/or your upcoming events through our advocacy platform, GroundSwell.

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Join us for Election-Themed Events with First Person Arts!

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10/25/16

Don't watch this year's election alone! It's much too dangerous. Join us and First Person Arts on Election Day for Poll Party on this historically nail-biting day. You’ll be able watch the numbers come in live from the First Person Arts Festival.

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Voices of Voting is Back Just in Time for Election Day!

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10/25/16

Back by popular demand, Voices of Voting returns from its successful run this summer just in time for the 2016 General Election.

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Guest Blog: Creating the “Arts Alive” Gallery at the Temple Judea Museum

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Rita Rosen Poley
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10/19/16

This guest blog post was written by Rita Rosen Poley Director/Curator at The Temple Judea Museum. Interested in writing or submitting your own blog post? Email us at groundswell@philaculture.org!

As director/curator of the Temple Judea Museum (TJM), located in a building that serves all different types of community members, I constantly try to create new ways to engage and identify potential audiences.

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Make a Plan to Vote!

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10/17/16

The presidential election is less than three weeks away, on November 8, and if you are registered, now is the time to make a plan to vote on Election Day.

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