Jean Shin: Freshwater

Mussel shells and buttons

Healing Verse Poetry Line

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Welcome to Philadelphia Contemporary

Founded in 2016, Philadelphia Contemporary is a contemporary art organization whose mission is to connect the people and places of Philadelphia through art and partnership.

Applications Open for the Velocity Fund

The regional regranting program funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts is now hosted by Philadelphia Contemporary. The ​Velocity ​Fund is open to a wide range of experimental practices, particularly those that emphasize collaboration between artistic genres leading to expanded audiences, fresh outcomes and an enriched multi-disciplinary discourse. The deadline for this year's cycle is June 6, 2022. Grants up to $5000 will be awarded to Philadelphia-based artists. Image: Al Mudhif - A Confluence. Lead artists, Yaroub Al Obaidi & Sarah Kavage. Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. Photo: Ricky Yanas.

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