RESOURCES

OPPORTUNITIES / ORGANIZATIONS

 

LOCAL:

Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia
Connects the creative sector with the business, legal and technology communities.

 

Asian Arts Initiative
Uses art as a vehicle to explore the experiences of Asian Americans and their diverse communities. Multidisciplinary arts center offering exhibitions, performances, artist residencies, youth workshops, and a community gathering space.

 

Center for Emerging Visual Artists
Coordinates regional support for visual artists, advances careers of regional professional artists, and expands relationships between artists and local communities.


Association for Public Art
The nation's first private, nonprofit organization dedicated to integrating public art and urban planning.

 

Barnes Foundation
Established by Albert C. Barnes in 1922 to “promote the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts and horticulture.” The Barnes holds one of the finest collections of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings.

 

Creative Philadelphia
City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy supports and promotes arts, culture and the creative industries. Public Art Artist Registry applications.

 

Corzo Center for the Creative Economy at the University of the Arts
Teaches entrepreneurial skills to artists to help with their economic lives.

 

Fleisher Art Memorial
Nonprofit organization providing classes, exhibitions and community-based programming to make art accessible to everyone.

 

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Membership and service organization working on behalf of the arts and culture sector of Greater Philadelphia.

 

Inliquid
A nonprofit organization committed to creating opportunities and exposure for visual artists while serving as a free, online public hub for arts information and opportunities in the Philadelphia area.

 

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Public garden and educational institution that includes permanent outdoor sculpture and changing temporary exhibitions.

 

Next Fab
Technical consulting and custom fabrication, technical training, and membership-based access to a large prototyping facility

 

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

 

Philadelphia Sculpture Gym
A community based workshop space offering memberships, classes and studio space.

 

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
Mosaicked visionary art environment, gallery, and community arts center that preserves, interprets, and provides access to Isaiah Zagar’s unique mosaic art environment and his public murals.

 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

 

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
One of the first urban environmental education centers in the country; programming includes environmental art initiatives.

 

Taller Puertorriqueño
A community-based multidisciplinary arts organization whose work bridges European, African, Caribbean and Latino societies and cultures.

 

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund
A non-profit corporation established by Philadelphia’s Mayor and City Council to support and enhance the cultural life of Philadelphia. The Fund provides grants for operating support to Philadelphia-based arts and cultural organizations.

 


REGIONAL / NATIONAL:

ArtDeadline.Com
Income and exhibition opportunities for artists.

 

Art Opportunities Monthly.Com
Presents exhibition, grant, fellowship, art show, residencies and other opportunities for artists.

 

Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts
Exhibitions of regional, national and international artists who explore topical issues in contemporary art and society.

 

Grounds for Sculpture
42 acre sculpture park with works of recognized and emerging American and international artists.

 

International Sculpture Center
Nonprofit organization founded to champion the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society

 

New York Foundation for the Arts
Serves individual artists and arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional/organizational development.

 

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Provides support and information to foster the arts and enhance delivery of cultural services throughout Pennsylvania.

 

Res Artis
Worldwide network of artist residencies.

 

The West Collection
Vast private collection of contemporary art at SEI Campus in Oaks, PA. available for tours by appointment.

 

Tri-State Sculptors
An educational organization for sculptors in the VA, NC, and SC areas.

 

Washington Sculptors Group
Nonprofit organization of sculptors in the Washington DC area.

 

MEDIA:

The Art Blog
Online publication identifying and reviewing wide range of contemporary art

 

Paperclips215
Weekly clips featuring upcoming local art events

 

Philebrity
Weblog that offers quirky filter on Philadelphia arts, music, nightlife, politics, media and gossip.