Events

Attend an event and learn about important vernacular traditions that offer resources for making social change in our region.

September 7, 2021 to December 7, 2021

Learn to play classical compositions from Bali!  No prior experience in gamelan is assumed. 
Sept. 7 - Dec. 7 at the Philadelphia Praise Center, 1701 McKean Street.

September 7, 2021
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June 24, 2021

Join us for a special viewing of La Ofrenda (The Altar), directed by Irving Viveros and produced by the Philadelphia Folklore Project. Across diverse communities and throughout the world, altars have been spaces for veneration and introspection.

June 24, 2021
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June 17, 2021 to August 5, 2021

Join us for a 4-part online series where teaching artists in dance and music from across the country deliberate on salient issues regarding the politics of teaching, learning, sharing, and performing culture as insiders, outsiders, and diasporic c

June 17, 2021
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June 5, 2021

The Philadelphia Folklore Project is pleased to host the first leg, of what will be a national tour of intimate solo shows by world-renowned klezmer violinist Jake Shulman-Ment. Join us for an evening of musical meditation & community fun.

June 5, 2021
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February 14, 2021

Join us for a special screening of the documentary, "The Ancestors Live: 50 Years of Kulu Mele." Established in Philadelphia in 1969 by Baba Robert Crowder, Kulu Mele is the fruit of many peoples’ dreams and is the nation’s longest-enduring Africa

February 14, 2021
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December 16, 2020 to December 17, 2020

The Philadelphia Folklore Project's Liwetan-In-A-Box is heading back to your door. This time, you have the option to add delicious Indonesian Holiday cookies. Your order must be placed by Sunday, December 13th!

December 16, 2020
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September 22, 2020 to December 15, 2020

Learn to play classical compositions from Bali!  No prior experience in gamelan is assumed. Ages 12 and up.

September 22, 2020
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August 5, 2020 to August 10, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Folk Art and Social Change Fellow

Reports To: Executive Director

August 5, 2020
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July 31, 2020 to August 3, 2020

It's Round Two folks! The Philadelphia Folklore Project's Liwetan-In-A-Box is heading back to your door. Due to high demand, we are including delivery to NYC/North New Jersey, and the Washington, D.C. metro area.

July 31, 2020
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June 20, 2020

Dear PFP community,

June 20, 2020
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