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COVID-19 Notice

On Saturday, December 5, 2020, we were informed that someone at the Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) has been exposed to COVID-19.

Effective immediately, we are closing our building at 7054 Germantown Ave until Saturday, December 12, 2020.

If you were at the MAAG building between November 30 and December 5, we encourage you to take preventive measures including getting a COVID-19 test and quarantining yourself for up to 10 days based on CDC guidelines.

MAAG takes this seriously, and in turn we are taking the following steps:

  1. Closing the building to everyone for a week after notice of the initial exposure.
  2. The building will be aired out with the HVAC system running to disperse and remove as much COVID-19 from the air as possible.
  3. Any and all communal surfaces in the building will be cleaned thoroughly.
  4. We are alerting as many people as possible who came into the building about the situation.

MAAG is dedicated to helping artists all across Philadelphia, and that includes protecting their health and well being. We look forward to reopening soon and as safely as possible.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
The Mt. Airy Art Garage

Funding for Artists – April 2020

We know artists are going through a tough time, and that’s why the Mt. Airy Art Garage is dedicated to helping artists in any way possible. Multiple grants are available at this time dedicated to getting artists back on their feet and staying stable during this uncertain time.

Some grants that have come up:

 

Other grants currently available:

The Leeway Transformation Award (LTA) 
Grant Award: $15,000

This grant is given to women and trans artists and cultural producers living greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work.

 

Please make sure you submit for any grants you want soon as deadlines are quickly approaching for all of them.

Call For Artists: Art in the Time of Coronavirus

We are looking for original artwork from our member artists who continue to create during this time of social distancing. In times like these, it is vital that people continue to find comfort and purpose through their creative outlets. What have you been making while at home or in your studio since the pandemic began? MAAG would love to share your work digitally with our community. We are accepting artwork from all visual media, from fine arts to crafts.

Submission Guidelines:

MAAG members can email a photo of their creation along with a brief statement about the piece (no more than 140 characters) as an attachment to images.maag@gmail.com and it will be uploaded to the MAAG Virtual Art Gallery and to our Facebook and other social media channels. If you have an artist page on Facebook and/or Instagram, please include your handle so we can tag you when your work is posted.

Please include in your subject line: Art in the Time of Coronavirus, your name, and the name of your piece

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