Do - Gooder Spotlight: Philadelphia Folklore Project

The Do-Gooder Spotlight is GroundSwell's blog post spreading the word about individuals and organizations working to better their communities. Today we are giving a shout-out to our friends at the Philadelphia Folklore Project.

Speaker Nominations open for TEDxPhiladelphia 2015

Calling all arts and culture innovators and thought leaders with excellent oratorical skills: TEDxPhiladelphia is looking for speakers for the 2015 conference!

Get to know: Germantown Artists Roundtable

With one month of the 2015 nearly over, Germantown Artists Roundtable is prepping up for a year of community engagement, neighborhood renovations, and much more.

Call for Artists – Art in City Hall’s “All That’s Jazz” Exhibition

A nor’easter may be on its way, but before you know it spring will arrive and it will once again be Jazz Appreciation Month in Philadelphia! The City of Philadelphia Office of Arts Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) is starting to prepare for this extravaganza and is asking for artist submissions to be displayed in City Hall.

Recap: How We Spent MLK Day of Service 2015!

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance joined forces with PECO, the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and Philly Rising to host a service day at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center in North Philadelphia.

Today is the Day! GroundSwell Presents: A Community Engagement Forum

In the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s invites you to attend GroundSwell Presents: A Community Engagement Forum on Thursday, January 22, at Christ Church Neighborhood House (20 N. American Street) from 3:00 – 6:30PM to highlight the work that cultural organizations are doing in communities across the region.

Where is Maud This Week?

As President of the Alliance, I am new in town – just moved here from Detroit in January. To discover Philadelphia, I am exploring arts and culture of all kinds. Major productions, hidden gems. Tourist attractions and things only a resident would know about. Music, history, science, theatre, media arts, you name it. So let me take you on this journey with me. Every week, I will write reports of where I am going or what I have experienced. Come with me to find out what is inspiring, intriguing, thought-provoking, or simply fun.

Inaugural Exhibit Displays Greater Philadelphia Artists & Institutions

During the inauguration for Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday, January 20, the Wolf Inaugural Committee will present an exhibition of artwork to showcase the state's creative talents.

Recap: GroundSwell + Generocity #MLKDayChat

Thank you to everyone who participated in today's #MLKDayChat on Twitter, especially our partner who came to us with the idea, Generocity!

Cultural Alliance Hosts Community Engagement Forum in Honor of MLK Day of Service

Philadelphia—On Thursday, January 22, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s GroundSwell advocacy & community engagement program will host “Arts & Culture Vitality in Your Community,” a forum to highlight and discuss the work creative organizations are doing in communities across the region.

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