Rush Arts Galleries aim to foster and further the careers of emerging artists and curators. Providing exhibition space and countless opportunities through its Rush Arts Philadelphia Gallery- artists and curators are supported through a variety of ways including the administration and installation of exhibitions, inclusion in nationwide campaigns and leveraging the extensive network of Rush Arts supporters and alumni to further support their careers and lives.
Every year Rush Arts Galleries have worked with new emerging artists and curators. In addition to exhibition opportunities, artists and curators are given the opportunity to participate in a variety of ways including artist talks, video interviews, panel discussions and more. Rush Arts additionally provides artists and curators with stipends to assist in furthering their careers.
Historically: an average of 100 artists have been given exhibition opportunities throughout the gallery season of 10-14 exhibitions, and opening receptions have accommodated over 200 people throughout the course of an evening. With throughout the year over 10,000 people are welcomed into all gallery activations.
In addition to our exhibitions and art based programming, Rush Arts Philadelphia also serves as a community based space that hosts a variety of programs throughout the year, and partner with other non-profits to provide a space for events.
Rush Arts Philadelphia is dedicated to providing exhibition opportunities to emerging artists and curators of color and also home to Rush Education programs which expose and immerse inner city youth in the study and practice of the arts.