Member Spotlight

The Brandywine River Museum of Art features a distinguished collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American art, housed in a renovated nineteenth-century gristmill with a dramatic steel and glass addition that overlooks the bucolic Brandywine River. The Museum’s collection is comprised of over 4,000 works, encompassing a cross-section of American art. Renowned for its holdings of the Wyeth family of artists, the Museum features galleries dedicated to the work of N. C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth. The Museum’s outstanding Heritage Collection is a cross section of American art, with a special focus on artistic practice in the Brandywine valley. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century landscape paintings testify to the beauty which drew well-known artists to the area. Important portraits, still life paintings and notable holdings in American illustration add diversity and breadth to this unique collection. A robust program of special exhibitions places the Museum’s collection into the broader contexts of American art.

Member Spotlight

Leeway Foundation
Denise Brown, Executive Director
http://leeway.org

The Leeway Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports women, trans and gender nonconforming artists and cultural producers working at the intersection of art and social justice in Greater Philadelphia and offers two public grants annually. They are committed to the sustainability of artists lives and the lives of their communities, and it is for this reason that they partner with arts organizations to offer residency opportunities to existing grantees. Throughout the year, Leeway also presents free skill-building workshops and public events that elevate our grantees and the work we exist to support. Learn more about them and how you can help them celebrate their 25th anniversary on our blog!

New Member Spotlight: Welcome, Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts!

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts (PCC) has a rich 53 year history in the Philadelphia jazz community.  The PCC is a cultural organization dedicated to preserving and celebrating the legacy of jazz, primarily through music education, public performance, and talent development.  Having educated over 50,000 students in its 23-year history on the Avenue of the Arts, the PCC has sent some of its students to Berklee College of Music and across the U.S. to perform among some of the nation’s most skilled musicians through the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Learn more about them and their exciting PNC Arts Alive Jazz Cultural Voices a series of concerts and educational activities happening this season by checking out the blog!

Young Professionals Across Philadelphia

<Join the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey's Project NEXT for Young Professionals Across Philadelphia on January 24 at 6:00 PM. YPAP creates a one-stop shop where you can find the right organization for you, or if you're already part of a cool organization, you can help recruit some new faces or identify the perfect partner for that event you're planning.The Cultural Alliance's Emerging Leaders Circle will also be tabling. Please join us!

Arden Theatre Presents CABARET Benefit Performance for Hurricane-Torn Houston Arts Community

Please join us on Wednesday, September 20, at 8:00 p.m. for Arden Theatre’s pay-what-you-wish CABARET Benefit Performance for the Houston arts community.

The Pay-What-You-Can performance is the Arden's final dress rehearsal before CABARET opens to a paying audience. In lieu of buying tickets, attendees will be asked to make a donation and all proceeds will be donated to the Houston Arts Alliance for distribution to Houston arts organizations damaged during Hurricane Harvey.

Cultural Alliance Awards $11,500 to Pre-K Arts Programs

PHILADELPHIA – September 6, 2017 – Two programs that have successfully infused early learning with arts and culture in ways that spark young children’s creativity will receive awards this fall as part of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s Arts and Pre-K Excellence Awards.

Congratulations to Philadelphia’s 2017 Bloomberg Arts Interns!

Please join The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and Philadelphia Youth Network’s WorkReady program in congratulating our 2017 cohort of Bloomberg Arts Interns in Philadelphia who recently completed a 6 week paid summer internship with 28 leading cultural organizations in the city.

Participate in National Arts & Humanities Using #ShowYourArt on Social Media

October is National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM)—a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America.

Guest Blog: Intention and Ethics in Art Making: an Interview With Photojournalist Justin Cook

Amy Scheidegger of Artistic Rebuttal Project interviewed photojournalist Justin Cook, who has been exploring homicide, incarceration and urban renewal in Durham, North Carolina for over a decade.

Things We Love: The A3C Action Competition for Creative Ideas Expanding Social Justice

Only a few days left to apply!

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