Arts Education

Professional Development Event
Posted October 16, 2012

Are you curious about pursuing a graduate degree in Theatre? Befuddled about funding? Want to learn more about our new certificate in Nonprofit Management? How about our partnership with The Abbey Theatre in Dublin?

For all this and more, join us at the Villanova Theatre Open House on Dec. 2, 2012 from 11am-2pm. Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet current students, faculty and staff of the Villanova Theatre Department and attend the Philadelphia premiere THE DROWSY CHAPERONE for FREE! Attendees will also have their application fee waived.

Professional Development Event
Posted August 15, 2012
Join your colleagues, supporters of the arts and cultural sector and the board and staff of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance for our Annual Member Meeting & Reception on Monday, September 24th.
Professional Development Event
Posted August 13, 2012
Seizing the Moment NOW, Starting October 17th, the 8th national conference organized by the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) will bring Latino artists, arts professionals, scholars, and entrepreneurs to Philadelphia for five days of education, exchange, and networking.
Blog Post
Posted July 26, 2012
The Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation announced today that it will distribute $140,000 in grants to 25 Philadelphia arts and cultural organizations. The Foundation supports organizations in a range of artistic disciplines with an emphasis on arts education and community-based arts programs.
Blog Post
Posted June 21, 2012
The Board of Directors of Main Line Art Center in Haverford announces that Amie Potsic has been selected as Executive Director of Main Line Art Center. Amie will succeed Judy Herman, who is retiring after nearly 25 years leading the organization. Amie will begin her tenure as Executive Director on July 30th.
Blog Post
Posted June 5, 2012
Based on its title, you are probably thinking that this is another article about how participation in the arts is an essential learning experience for children. It is not.
Professional Development Event
Posted May 15, 2012
Join Sandra Ruppert, Director, Arts Education Partnership and Mary L. Luehrsen, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations Executive Director, NAMM Foundation for this webinar to learn how you can grow your relationship with a school's instructional leader. This webinar is part of the Americans for the Arts series for the launch of The Arts Education Field Guide.
Blog Post
Posted May 7, 2012
On Wednesday, April 25th, Moore College of Art & Design opened its annual end-of-year exhibition of work by the graduating senior class. The Cultural Alliance caught up with two Art Education majors to talk about how Moore has prepared them to be part of the next generation of arts educators, the work they plan to do after graduation, how art grows Philly, and why in-school arts programming is important for our students.
Professional Development Event
Posted April 23, 2012
Professional Development Event
Posted April 23, 2012

The Smithsonian Institution and the William Penn Foundation have each recently completed long-range plans that take on complex issues and acknowledge the critical need for collaboration and additional investments. Come hear from these organizations and the communications firm that has served them — as they talk about how to seek investors to support large-scale agendas, and about what they see before them in the rapidly changing world of nonprofit philanthropy.

Professional Development Event
Posted March 29, 2012

We all have areas of strengths and weaknesses; however, if we have no self-awareness and do not seek the proper training, we limit our ability to be effective messengers, which in turn can affect our (and our organization’s) credibility.   During this session we will explore ways you can write or speak your message more clearly.  Join the Catalyst Center and Esther Hughes of Sister's U for this informative session.  Due to the generous support of MileStone Bank, this session is being offered free of charge.  Space is limited.

Professional Development Event
Posted March 27, 2012

As we enter a new era driven by the rapid evolution of technology, museum operations and management will be forced to adapt while at the same time balancing traditional roles as collection and preservation institutions.

Professional Development Event
Posted March 13, 2012
Blog Post
Posted March 12, 2012
The Moore College of Art and Design has always been dedicated to preparing women for careers, but it hasn’t always required quite so many Macs. As technology has rapidly advanced over the last couple of decades, Moore has had to quickly revamp its equipment and its curriculum to reconcile it’s old mission with the new creative economy.
Professional Development Event
Posted March 7, 2012

Register now for the upcoming Gretchen Hupfel Symposium at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (DCCA) on the Wilmington Riverfront, March 23rd and 24th!

Keynote speaker, Marshall Brown, professor of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, will discuss the roles of futurism, scenario planning, and uncertainty in the production of space. Other speakers will include DCCA curators, Maiza Hixson and J. Susan Isaacs, and a number of local Philadelphia artists featured in current DCCA exhibitions.

Blog Post
Posted March 5, 2012
From testimony presented by Cultural Alliance President Tom Kaiden to Philadelphia City Council's Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs on Monday, March 5th, 2012: "Cultural Alliance members are among the city’s most dedicated civic leaders, and commit their time and resources to programs that help tackle issues around blight, violence, recidivism, and neighborhood safety. But, perhaps there is no single issue that is as important to our community as education."
Professional Development Event
Posted March 5, 2012
Professional Development Event
Posted March 5, 2012

Program planning is critical to the development of mission-driven programs that meet constituent needs, demonstrate impact through measurable outcomes and have sustainable marketing and funding strategies. This workshop presented by the Nonprofit Center at La Salle University will explore best practices in program design, development and implementation.

Blog Post
Posted February 23, 2012
The Boards of Trustees and Managers of Moore College of Art & Design today announced the selection of Cecelia Fitzgibbon as the College’s new president beginning in July 2012. Fitzgibbon will succeed Dr. Happy Craven Fernandez, who announced last May her intent to step down from the leadership post she has held since 1999.
Blog Post
Posted February 21, 2012
Time cannot silence Verdi, Mozart or Stravinsky, but a lack of money can. This is the unstable world facing opera singers in training at Philadelphia's Academy of Vocal Arts. One of the premier opera training companies in the world, AVA refers to its talented young students as "resident artists" as they make a four-year journey from amateur to fully formed professional opera performers.
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