Project Description

Lillian Dunn

Senior Manager of Communication and Outreach

Lillian Dunn is an artist and cultural organizer who connects diverse audiences for meaningful experiences. 

Lillian Dunn previously spearheaded The Village’s SPACES Artist-in-Residence Program, which matches visiting artists with community members in North Central Philadelphia to create innovative solutions to neighbor-identified challenges.

A graduate of Swarthmore College, she studied community literary projects in Argentina as a Fulbright scholar before returning to Philadelphia, where she co-founded APIARY, a free local literary magazine. Now in its 9th year, APIARY has a circulation of 30,000, a volunteer staff of 10 and showcases the best writing by Philadelphians across lines of race, class, education and generation. She is a 2019 Velocity Fund recipient and two-time Leeway Art and Change Grant recipient.