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our mission:

Building Community Through Art

Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) is a non-profit art organization based in South Philadelphia that provides resources, exhibition space, and community for our artist members and surrounding neighborhoods. Presenter of the annual Da Vinci Fest, DVAA inspires all who walk through our doors to explore their inner genius.

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Membership model

Da Vinci Art Alliance is a membership organization for artists and art-lovers. DVAA is governed by a Board of Directors and run by professional staff. Our membership model provides visual artists with a platform to share their work, build community and connect with thousands of annual visitors while sustaining the organization through membership dues. Artist memberships are for adult artists of any medium who are looking for deep connections with an organization and other passionate makers and creators. Supporting Memberships are also available for art-lovers, appreciators, administrators and collectors to support DVAA’s mission!


Opportunities for artists

Da Vinci Art Alliance provides artists with 8+ calls for art annually, and there is no limit to how many exhibitions you may apply to or exhibit in! On average, DVAA presents 4 annual Membership-only exhibitions, 3 juried exhibitions with prizes, and 4 grant-funded fellowship opportunities. To see our current opportunities for artists, click the button below. Application fees are either waived or heavily discounted for DVAA Members