Cultural Alliance Blog

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Posted on 10/14/14
Posted on 10/14/14
$5,000 in PCCY Picasso Project 2015 Arts Grants is available to Philadelphia K-12 public schools.
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 10/15/14
​We're partnering with Emerging Arts Leaders: Philadelphia to introduce you to some of the exciting arts and cultural professionals working on behalf of our sector. This month's interview is with Max Vasapoli, Assistant to the Director of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at The University of the Arts.
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 10/13/14
This week's Featured Member is Settlement Music School!
Posted by Brittnie Knight on 10/09/14
Welcome Beacon Theatre Productions, E-Moderne Gallerie, Five-Minute Follies, The Irish Heritage Theatre, Key Arts Productions, Pennsylvania Symphonic Winds, Philadelphia Stories, and Twenty-Two Gallery.
Posted by Len Pruden on 10/10/13
As a Cultural Alliance member, it's time once again to think about your annual open enrollment. In 2015, we will again see some changes in benefit design as a result of the Affordable Care Act (Healthcare Reform). Please register now for the Cultural Alliance's annual open enrollment meeting presented by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) on November 5 for more details!
Posted by Nicole Allen on 10/09/14
On October 10, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) in partnership with PNC Arts Alive, will hold the fifth annual Philly Photo Day and everyone is invited to snap a pic of their favorite spot in Philly on that day. There is only one restriction, the picture must be taken on October 10 in Philadelphia.
Posted on 10/14/14
The Surdna Foundation is issuing a request for proposals to individual artists, culture bearers and nonprofit arts organizations. These funds are designed to support projects developed in response to communities’ specific challenges and to support artists and organizations whose long-term, deeply-rooted work has increased social engagement without necessarily being explicitly “activist.” The foundation will consider all artistic disciplines, including cross-disciplinary work.
Posted on 10/08/14
We were greatly saddened to hear of the passing of arts leader Gregory Rowe on Friday, October 3.
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 10/06/14
ArtPlace America recently opened the application process for the fifth round of its National Grants Program.