The online exhibition, curated by artist Jesse Krimes, is an expansive examination of mass incarceration and an unflinching depiction of the United States today.
APIARY, Black Quantum Futurism, Creative Resilience Collective, Grizzly Grizzly, and the Reentry Think Tank received $15,000 each as part of the regranting initiative.
To the Polls 2020 features murals by six Philadelphia-based artists, including a jubilant altar to “our voting rights ancestors.”
Pousette-Dart embraces the world without representing it.
The first major retrospective of the free jazz icon’s multidisciplinary work is on view from September 26, 2020, until January 24, 2021.
At the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, more than a dozen students are sitting out their final show and presenting their work at alternative, artist-run spaces instead.
“We trust our faculty as thoughtful scholars and creatives, and I support the faculty’s ability to do thorough research and make a quality decision about what they want for their future,” said David Yager, President and CEO of UArts.
The University of Pennsylvania Libraries launched its publicly accessible archives of renowned contralto and Civil Rights activist Marian Anderson.
The BlackStar Film Festival consistently resists forces that try to define culture in majoritarian terms.
For more than 20 years, a monumental mural of former Philadelphia Mayor, Frank Rizzo, existed in the city’s Ninth Street Market. On June 7, 2020, it was officially painted over.
The PMA Union will become one of the largest unionized museum workforces in the country.
The museum laid off 56 part-time and 29 full-time employees who were furloughed in June.