Cultural Alliance Blog

All the latest about the Cultural Alliance, our peers, our members, and our industry.


Posted on 10/09/15
In support of robust arts access and education opportunities for the next generation of makers and cultural consumers, we're proud to join the Philadelphia STEAM Initiative, along with the Franklin Institute, the Independence Seaport Museum, the Philadelphia Education Fund, the School District of Philadelphia, the University City Science Center, The 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education, (21PSTEM), the Teaching Institute of Excellence in STEM (TIES), and the Barra Foundation.
Posted on 10/08/15
The PHILO Project is a local nonprofit that produces free, high-quality professional videos for the region's small nonprofits. Applications are open now through October 31, 2015 for 2016 PHILO Project videos.
Posted on 10/05/15
​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 Josie Lewis.
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 10/01/15
Thanks to everyone who participated in our #PHLArtsCareers Twitter chat today!
Posted on 09/25/15
Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for Humanitities (NEH). We asked Greater Philadelphia organizations to join groups across the country in sharing their stories on the impact of these incredible government programs.
Posted on 09/21/15
Interested in research resources for your community arts organization? Here are some reports and services the Cultural Alliance offers.
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 09/21/15
Ready for another Cultural Alliance Twitter chat? This month's topic is #PHLArtsCareers! Join us on Thursday, October 1 from 11am-Noon to talk about professional development resources, job hunting, finding mentors and more! Whether you're looking to break into the arts and culture sector or you've worked here for years, we expect a valuable discussion for all.
Posted by Alison Zeidman on 09/17/15
The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to its Board of Directors.
Posted by Maud Lyon on 09/17/15
We are dismayed and saddened to share that Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas, Inc. has decided to cease operations, after 24 years of supporting, sharing and promoting Latino arts and culture.
Posted by Maud Lyon on 09/14/15
In a statement released on Friday, September 11, the Please Touch Museum announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in order to reach a settlement with its bondholders to release a longstanding debt issue. Click through for more information on this issue, and to read a statement from our President, Maud Lyon.