May 4, 2018PennPraxis Studies A Legacy of Innovation at the Pennovation Site
Julie Donofrio and Molly Lester, of PennPraxis, spent time studying the Pennovation Works site’s deep roots in groundbreaking invention. Whether a headquarters of a chemical manufacturing company, home to a laboratory for paint production, or a testing ground for flying robots, innovation has surely served as a common theme as the area evolved.
May 2, 2018PennDesign and SP2 Offer Dual Master’s in Fine Arts and Social Work
PennDesign has joined forces with the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) to offer the nation’s first dual master’s program in fine arts and social work, beginning this fall. The program will offer students the opportunity to earn both a Master of Fine Arts Degree and a Master of Social Work degree over three years of study.
May 2, 2018Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw Receives Ira H. Abrams Memorial Award for Distinguished Teaching
Created in 1983, the Ira H. Abrams Award recognizes teaching that is intellectually challenging and exceptionally coherent and honors faculty who embody high standards of integrity and fairness, have a strong commitment to learning and are open to new ideas.
April 30, 2018Velocity Fund Applications Due to Temple Contemporary June 1
In 2017, The Velocity Fund was established by Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art with the support of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts becoming the 12th Regional Regranting Program nationwide. The Velocity Fund directly supports artists to organize new collaborative projects throughout the city of Philadelphia by awarding grants up to $5000. Applications are due June 1.
April 24, 2018The Sachs Program Makes Its Public Debut
The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation awarded its inaugural grants on April 24, 2018, and celebrated the public launch of its program with a performance by renowned filmmaker, artist, and provocative producer of culture John Waters.