The Sachs Program’s grantmaking supports innovative arts activities throughout the Penn community, providing funding to Penn faculty, staff, students, departments, programs, and centers.
Each year, The Sachs Program will fund a wide variety of activities aligned with the funder’s vision to support teaching art, making art, and presenting art, as well as their aim to provide Penn students with increased access to the arts. Browse our Grant Awards by year, category and affiliation, to learn more about what The Sachs Program has supported in its three years of funding.
Through the Doors – An Opera for Chamber Ensemble, Multimedia, and Electronics
Ania Vu has sought support for her dissertation piece, a chamber opera of which she is both the composer and librettist. Her interdisciplinary work for multimedia, electronics and audience participation invites the audience to engage with questions on the extent of personal freedom, choice, and the role of time.
- August 19, 2021 “Kiraiñia,” a Documentary Film by Juan Castrillón, was Awarded the Honourable Mention by the International Council for Traditional Music as part of the ICTM Prizes 2021
- August 19, 2021 Tshay Williams, Director of WITH MY OWN HANDS, is the Recipient of the Forman Prize
- August 19, 2021 Tshay Williams, Director of WITH MY OWN HANDS, will Play this year at BlackStar Film Festival