River Wards Community Mixtape!

The River Wards Sound Collective, a musician and music entrepreneur cooperative housed by NKCDC, is seeking submissions for songs and cover art as an upcoming community mixtape project! We’re asking for entries of one song or piece of artwork sent to RiverWardsSoundCollective@gmail.com. Submissions are due by midnight on April 17th! Any and all genres are encouraged to[…]

Introducing River Wards Sound Collective!

Taking a stroll through the menagerie of neighborhoods that make up the River Wards, it’s impossible to ignore the palpable presence of musicians, record stores, venues, and music related businesses.  NKCDC , through Frankford Avenue Arts, believes in harnessing our area’s artistic strengths in order to promote community development and growth. As such, NKCDC is[…]

THIS WEEKEND: POST in the River Wards

For city-wide POST participating artists click here.  Kensington and Fishtown are sister neighborhoods located just north of Girard Avenue, and home to countless established and emerging artists. A destination for urban pioneers, these eclectic neighborhoods bring together strong communities of artists represented by gallery spaces, quickly-developing retail and commercial districts, and a grassroots spirit you[…]

Big plans for 2016!

Remember a couple of months ago when you saw those posts about an artist survey floating around?  Thanks again for all your input, and don’t worry we listened!  The top four responses for what would be most valuable for artists in the neighborhood were: 1. Opportunities for public art installations in the neighborhood 2. Online[…]

Financial Workshop Series Starting Next Week!

The Art Dept. is hosting a workshop series beginning next week on keys to becoming a financially successful artist. Don’t miss your chance to register! Workshops will be held the final four Tuesdays in May (10th, 17th, 24th & 31st) at 6:30 pm   More info and registration information can be found here.