Sep. 13, 2021 9:12 am
At PAFA not only have women claimed space, they’re making history
Photographer Deborah Willis, curator Brittany Webb, and board chair Anne McCollum are part of the art school and museum's effort to be "fully reflective of community" and look at "history that hasn’t been told and all the spaces of marginality."
Aug. 16, 2021 9:41 am
Black ancestors take up metaphysical residence at Hatfield House through image and artifact
Through "Ancestors returning again/this time only to themselves" Black Quantum Futurism creates a site-specific time capsule where quantum physics, Afro-futurism and Afro-diasporic cultural tradition can coexist.
Jul. 30, 2021 4:46 pm
New grant programs infuse Philadelphia’s nonprofit and arts sectors with $6 million
The Pew Charitable Trusts announced four grant awards totaling $3.2 million, while the Forman Arts Initiative's and Philadelphia Foundation's joint venture, the Art Works Grant, promises $3 million to the arts over the next five years.
Jul. 2, 2021 12:33 pm
Beyond fireworks: Something to do every day in July
From block parties to learning to fish, open funding application periods to quirky meet-ups, the month is full of opportunities to get doing — IRL as well as virtually. (And we've got a timeline to help you keep it all straight.)
Jun. 22, 2021 3:04 pm
Generocity’s 2021 summer reading list
Seven nonfiction and nine fiction books recommended by Generocity's community and colleagues.
Jun. 4, 2021 8:22 am
What is a Philadelphia identity? In her most recent work, artist Michelle Ortiz explodes any facile definition
Her "Arrival and Belonging" installation — part of the Philadelphia Art Museum exhibit "New Grit: Art and Philly Now" — is informed by the personal narratives of people who weren't born to, but arrived at, their identity as Philadelphians.
May 28, 2021 5:32 pm
Facilitator, convener, instigator: A Q & A with Marángeli Mejía-Rabell
The festival director of the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival talks with Generocity about building community, co-creation, celebrating Latinx diversity and the importance of staying true to yourself.
May 4, 2021 2:59 pm
Next five months are urgent for arts and culture organizations trying to stay afloat
The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance recently released the COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey, which analyzes how the arts and culture sector has fared during the pandemic.
Mar. 23, 2021 3:43 pm
Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño
After 22 years at the helm of Pennsylvania’s largest Puerto Rican and Latinx arts organization, Febo will be retiring effective November 1.
Mar. 16, 2021 9:19 am
Federal support has shored up nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic, but many groups are still struggling
The new stimulus package includes $7.25 billion in PPP loans, and has $470 million in support to U.S. arts and cultural organizations.