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. 

The PA Arts & Culture Recovery Grant awards $15 million statewide

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12/20/23

We are excited to share that in a special meeting on December 19, the Commonwealth Finance Authority (CFA) approved $15 million in allocations for arts and culture organizations and creative professionals across the state through the PA Arts & Culture Recovery Grant program. Over $6 million of the funds were awarded in the southeastern region of the state.

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Support the Carpenters’ Hall Recovery Fund

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01/30/23
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Upcoming Events at the Cultural Alliance!

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Lauren Gilmore
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01/25/23
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Let’s start 2023 off with a bang! We are excited to bring you many events this season that will build upon your resiliency, creativity, and spring forth an artful future. Over the next few months, we will have programs that help you navigate the evolving hiring and retention practices; a workshop to assist with understanding and expanding your revenue potentials; a mayoral forum that will give you a voice to influence policy changes; and much more. Learn more about our upcoming events on our website!

As a reminder, as a member you receive special perks with these upcoming programs. If you are not a member, consider joining today! To learn more about membership at the Cultural Alliance, please contact Lauren Gilmore, Director of Member Engagement at laureng@philaculture.org.

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Meet an Alliancer: Sarah Christy Gowen

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Kristen Vinh
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06/16/22

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 Sarah Christy Gowen, our new Vice President of Finance and Administration!

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Senatorial and Gubernatorial Candidates' Positions on Arts and Culture

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11/02/22

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance partnered with the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and Citizens for the Arts Pennsylvania to send questions pertaining to arts and culture across the state of Pennsylvania to senatorial candidates John Fetterman and Mehmet Oz as well as gubernatorial candidates Josh Shapiro and Doug Mastriano.

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Member Spotlight

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Lauren Gilmore
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08/18/22
Lizzo sitting onstage at a WXPN show wearing a red track suit and her hair pulled back

Launched in 1945 as a student-run radio station at the University of Pennsylvania, WXPN has become a nationally recognized leader in public media, renown for discovering and promoting emerging new musical talent. Since becoming a professionally managed public media organization nearly four decades ago, WXPN has built a supportive community of members and business sponsors. Through innovative on air and online programming, a robust event offering, and partnerships with venues and cultural institutions throughout the region, WXPN serves its mission of connecting artists with audiences. Learn more about WXPN and how to participate in its annual gathering of music fans happening this September along the Camden waterfront.

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Member Spotlight

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Lauren Gilmore
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06/22/22

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Cambodian American Girls Empowering (CAGE) started in 2015 with a mission to create safe spaces for identity exploration in Greater Philadelphia. A global pandemic reshaped the way we look at ourselves as individuals, artists, and a performing arts nonprofit. CAGE is excited to share their story with you and a little bit about how important it is to center joy and celebration.

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Meet an Alliancer: Chad Beegle

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06/16/22

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 Chad Beegle, our new Senior Program Manager, Creative Youth Development!

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Meet an Alliancer: B.J. Tindal!

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04/26/22
B.J. posing on a hill of orange rock. They are wearing a white top, jeans and a huge smile!

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 B.J. Tindal!

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Meet a Cultural Cabinet Funder: The Presser Foundation

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Abby Rolland, Grants & Communications Manager, The Presser Foundation
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04/20/22

The Cultural Cabinet was created to help protect and advance the momentum of our innovative research, advocacy and audience-engagement programs. Our Cultural Cabinet funders provide support to the arts and culture community, beyond individual grantmaking capacity. Learn more about being a Cultural Cabinet Funder Organization on our website.

The Funder: The Presser Foundation, a private, charitable foundation focused on music

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