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  • We will miss you Toni!

    "The Board and Staff of the Philadelphia Folklore Project extend deep appreciation for the invaluable contributions of our dear friend & colleague Toni Shapiro-Phim, over the past 13 years. Toni will move on from Philadelphia and begin a new journey at Brandeis University as an Associate Professor of Creativity, Arts, and Social Transformation and the Assistant Director of the International

  • Introducing Our New Executive Director

    The Philadelphia Folklore Project Board of Directors and Staff are thrilled to welcome our new Executive Director, Naomi Sturm-Wijesinghe. We look forward to prioritizing folk and traditional arts in service of social change under the vision and leadership of Naomi. ​

    Jeannine Osayande
    PFP Interim Director, Board of Directors Co-Chair

  • La Ofrenda Press


    August 1, 2019

    PHILADELPHIA, PA: The Philadelphia Folklore Project invites the public to La Ofrenda, an altar installation by renowned artist César Viveros with inspiration and input from members of South Philadelphia's Mexican community.  

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