CultureWire

CultureWire is the Alliance's blog for arts & culture news, resources, opportunities and more. Get the best of CultureWire in your inbox quarterly by opting in to receive newsletters in your philaculture account settings. 

Save the Date: 2017 Arts Education Fair

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06/12/17

The 2017 Arts Education Fair will take place on Thursday, August 31, 2017, 3 - 6 p.m. at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

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Share Your Out-Of-School Time Programs with ASAP

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06/12/17

The Cultural Alliance is working with the City of Philadelphia and ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships to connect families with information about arts and cultural programs serving youth during the out-of-school time hours. If your organization offers OST programs for youth in Philadelphia, we are hoping you will support this effort by either adding or updating listings in ASAP's Directory.

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Recap: 2017 Cultural Cabinet Spring Reception

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05/22/17

On May 15 we welcomed nearly 90 individuals, including civic and business leaders as well as representatives from Philadelphia's cultural sector, for our fifth annual Cultural Cabinet Spring Reception to celebrate the tremendous work accomplished in and for our region's cultural sector.

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Renew Your Membership Online Today!

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Len Pruden
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05/15/17

We want to thank you for being a Cultural Alliance member this year! Our advocacy for arts and culture has been vigorous this year, countering the threats to the NEA, NEH, IMLS and other federal funding, and challenges on the state level as well. Your membership helps to keep us strong, so we can defend you! In the coming year, we are researching individual giving and exploring the dynamics of audience behavior and marketing. We will also be updating our Prosperity Report on the economic impact of arts and culture. Our job is to create the conditions that help you to thrive and we are so grateful for your support.

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Are you ready for Saturday's FringeA-Thon?

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05/15/17

This HUGE dance party fundraiser on May 20 will have you on your feet and dancing!

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Arts Funding Opportunity from Knight Foundation

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05/15/17

Now through June 16, Knight Foundation is accepting submissions for its Community Arts Grantmaking program, which aims to build community through the arts.

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Meet an Alliancer: Paris Gramann

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05/15/17

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 Paris Gramann!

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Congress Fully Funds The Arts In FY17 Spending Bill

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05/12/17

Congress has reached a bipartisan agreement on the FY2017 spending bill that not only maintains federal arts funding, it carries increases of nearly $2 million for both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, making their proposed line items $150 million each.

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Takeaways from "Arts Marketing in the Digital Age" With Capacity Interactive

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05/11/17

During Philly Tech Week this year, the Cultural Alliance worked with Capacity Interactive to offer sessions around digital marketing in the arts and culture field. Here are some of the key takeaways from the event.

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Final Alert! Call Your Legislators NOW Urging Them to #SaveTheArts

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04/28/17

Today is the deadline for Congress to pass a Continuing Resolution allowing the government to continue spending money, including federal arts funding. The Administration has called on Congress to strip $30 million in funding to the NEA and the NEH in the FY17 Continuing Resolution.

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