Mayor Kenney's budget proposal includes bold plans

In the official Mayoral address to City Council on Thursday, March 3, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney proposed a budget of more than $4 billion that relies heavily on a sugary drinks tax but, in a welcome change from recent years, includes maintained funding for two major arts entities.

People’s Emergency Center Breaks Ground on New Apartments for Low-Income Artists

The new project will provide affordable housing for low-income artists who are essential to the Lower Lancaster Avenue’s identity

State Budget Update

While the state budget for 2015-2016 is still incomplete, Governor Wolf has strategically authorized earned income tax credits for cultural organizations, as well as portions of a budget bill. Read more in our blog post for more information and stay tuned for more updates!

Meet Kelly Lee, Philadelphia's New Chief Cultural Officer

The Cultural Alliance is pleased to welcome Kelly Lee as the new city's new Chief Cultural Officer and the head of the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy. She was appointed in late December and began her new role on January 13. Click through for an interview!

Meet an Alliancer: Michael Norris

Ever wondered what it's like to work at the Cultural Alliance? We'll introduce you to members of our staff! This month the spotlight is on Michael Norris.

Top 10 Cultural Alliance Moments of 2015

2015 was a busy year at the Cultural Alliance. Here's a look back at some of our favorite moments!

Recapping "DNC: What It Means for You" Convening - How Arts & Culture Can Get Involved

On Wednesday, December 9 the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance hosted "DNC: What It Means for You" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Learn about the impact the convention will have on the city, and how members of the arts and cultural community can get involved.

HUGE NEWS About Arts and Arts Education Policies in Washington

There’s huge news for arts and arts education policies in Washington. Agreements on both Fiscal Year 2016 funding and expired tax provisions impacting charitable giving have just been reached.

URGENT: A Sales Tax Threat on Arts & Culture Looms Large

A major sales tax threat looms large this week as legislators rush to complete a budget before the end of the year.

Cultural Alliance Names New Policy Director

Philadelphia, PA — The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is pleased to announce that it has named Anne Marie Rhoades as its new Director of Policy & Community Engagement.

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