To celebrate one of the community’s most beloved African-American artists, Charles Searles, by inviting art students from three universities to collaborate on paired exhibitions and events inspired by the artist’s legacy
To deepen amateur musicians' engagement with classical music by offering adults opportunities to perform alongside the orchestra's professionals.
To enrich Philadelphia’s youth by providing free access to arts education resources and hands-on instruction to organizations with limited resources
To push the boundaries for audiences by curating a series of cross-disciplinary events that feature unexpected collaborations
To further the careers of young dancers by both teaching them the art of dance instruction and having them instruct in local schools
To merge two indie-arts genres by translating the music of rock band Dr. Dog into a theatrical spectacle
To bring bold, highly theatrical performances by dancer/choreographers Eiko & Koma to two unique public outdoor spaces, the Reading Viaduct and PAFA’s Lenfest Plaza
To provide students and local filmmakers the opportunity to share their cinematic work by holding monthly community screenings at the Roxy Theater.
To cultivate new audiences for contemporary photography by organizing innovative exhibitions featuring digitally printed photographic murals, nontraditional approaches to portraiture and auxiliary programming
To honor Philadelphia’s rich jazz legacy by producing a month-long festival in venues across the city during Jazz History Month
To engage Philadelphians with art by bringing artist-created temporary outdoor wall-painting installations to Center City
To engage more audiences in the city’s Latino arts scene by organizing gallery exhibits, including mixed-media installations and music performances