Defining A Hopeful City Through Art

BuildaBridge and The Office of Arts, Culture & the Creative Economy are presenting an exhibit at City Hall that helps define what makes a city "Hopeful."

City Hall Artful Action Day

Join Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) on June 5th as they head to City Hall to express their concern with arts education in the School District of Philadelphia.

A New "Twist" on Philadelphia's Film Industry

Every Wednesday this June, the Greater Philadelphia Film Office and Brandywine Realty Trust will air a Hollywood blockbuster to make a big statement about the big screen.

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Releases Gubernatorial Candidates' Positions on Arts and Culture

Philadelphia—May 15, 2014—The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance releases the democratic gubernatorial candidates’ positions on issues relating to arts and culture.

We Need Your Help to Restore Funding to the Philadelphia Cultural Fund!

Since February, GroundSwell and the Cultural Alliance have been working with the Philadelphia Cultural Fund (PCF) to restore PCF's budget to $3.2 million. We need your help to keep the momentum going! Nearly 200 arts supporters have already emailed their City Councilperson to support restored funding for PCF. What are you waiting for?

Pennsylvania's Gubernatorial Candidates Provide Positions on Arts and Culture

Election season is in full swing and with the gubernatorial primary just five days away, we at the Cultural Alliance wanted to know each of the Democratic candidates' positions on some of the major issues facing the cultural sector in Pennsylvania.

Tom Wolf's Position on Arts and Culture

Tom Wolf provides answers to seven questions regarding arts and culture:

Rob McCord's Position on Arts and Culture

Rob McCord provides answers to seven questions regarding arts and culture:

Allyson Schwartz's Position on Arts and Culture

Allyson Schwartz provides answers to seven questions regarding arts and culture:

Mayor Nutter Appoints New Chief Cultural Officer

In a press conference at City Hall this morning, Mayor Michael Nutter announced the appointment of Helen Haynes as Chief Cultural Officer in the City's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE). Haynes joins OACCE from her current position as Director of Cultural Affairs at Montgomery County Community College. Her background also includes teaching and arts advocacy work, as well as 30 years of experience as an arts administrator, presenter, and visual artist.