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. 

Tell Your Legislators to Support Funding for the PA Council on the Arts

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06/26/17

The Cultural Alliance and our advocacy partners are asking you and other arts advocates across the state to take two minutes to make these phone calls today, as the final budget bill must be passed by both houses of the General Assembly and signed by the Governor by Friday, June 30.

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Cultural Alliance Internal Bias Scan Findings

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Michael Norris
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06/13/17

The Cultural Alliance’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Initiative, which we launched at the 2016 Annual Meeting, took a major step forward last month with the release of the findings of an internal bias scan.

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Emerging Leaders Discuss Philanthropy with Leslie Anne Miller and Barbara Aronson

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06/12/17

On June 9, 24 members of the Emerging Leaders Circle (ELC) and the Young Friends Group of the Philadelphia Art Museum gathered at the Perelman Building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for An Exclusive Conversation with Leslie Anne Miller and Barbara Aronson. ELC member, Sipi Gupta, moderated the discussion.

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Arts Advocacy: The Latest State and Federal Budget Updates

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06/12/17

Currently, we have updates on both the Pennsylvania state budget and federal arts funding. Please continue to watch for arts advocacy updates from the Cultural Alliance, especially as the June 30 deadline for the state budget approaches.

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Save the Date: 2017 Arts Education Fair

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06/12/17

The 2017 Arts Education Fair will take place on Thursday, August 31, 2017, 3 - 6 p.m. at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

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Share Your Out-Of-School Time Programs with ASAP

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06/12/17

The Cultural Alliance is working with the City of Philadelphia and ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships to connect families with information about arts and cultural programs serving youth during the out-of-school time hours. If your organization offers OST programs for youth in Philadelphia, we are hoping you will support this effort by either adding or updating listings in ASAP's Directory.

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Recap: 2017 Cultural Cabinet Spring Reception

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05/22/17

On May 15 we welcomed nearly 90 individuals, including civic and business leaders as well as representatives from Philadelphia's cultural sector, for our fifth annual Cultural Cabinet Spring Reception to celebrate the tremendous work accomplished in and for our region's cultural sector.

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Renew Your Membership Online Today!

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Len Pruden
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05/15/17

We want to thank you for being a Cultural Alliance member this year! Our advocacy for arts and culture has been vigorous this year, countering the threats to the NEA, NEH, IMLS and other federal funding, and challenges on the state level as well. Your membership helps to keep us strong, so we can defend you! In the coming year, we are researching individual giving and exploring the dynamics of audience behavior and marketing. We will also be updating our Prosperity Report on the economic impact of arts and culture. Our job is to create the conditions that help you to thrive and we are so grateful for your support.

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Are you ready for Saturday's FringeA-Thon?

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05/15/17

This HUGE dance party fundraiser on May 20 will have you on your feet and dancing!

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Arts Funding Opportunity from Knight Foundation

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05/15/17

Now through June 16, Knight Foundation is accepting submissions for its Community Arts Grantmaking program, which aims to build community through the arts.

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