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Reflecting on 2019 DesignPhiladelphia Festival and Getting Excited for What’s Coming in 2020!

By Rodni Hicks on Mar 10, 2020

It’s been a few months since we wrapped the 2019 DesignPhiladelphia Festival, and we are already well underway planning for this upcoming October festival. As all of our event partners and designers start brainstorming what their programming will be for this year, I felt it was important to share some important statistics about last year’s festival. In particular, how having Cherry Street Pier as our second festival hub, has created new opportunities for our festival and our local designers.Festival attendance was a record 43,000 people. 30,000 of those people walked through Cherry... READ MORE

Center for Architecture and Design to Receive Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

By Elizabeth Paul on Feb 07, 2020

The Center for Architecture and Design has been approved for an Art Works grant to support an exhibition celebrating the Women’s Suffrage Centennial. This project will celebrate and interpret the Women’s Suffrage from a multidisciplinary design cohort of Philadelphia women designers in collaboration with Philadelphia’s young women and future design talent. Overall, the National Endowment for the Arts has approved 1,187 grants totaling $27.3 million in the first round of fiscal year 2020 funding to support arts projects in every state in the nation, as well as the District of Columbia... READ MORE

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