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June 3, 2014

The Spring Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show Returns This Weekend For Its 83rd Year With More Than 140 Juried Artists, June 6-8

Fine art aficionados, take note. The spring edition of the annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show hits the sidewalks of the square this weekend, June 6-8. What began in 1932 as a small student show has now lasted more than eight decades, continuing to grow in scope and regard each year, now a biannual exhibition […]

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June 3, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For June 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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May 30, 2014

Now Open: Hippo Haven At The Adventure Aquarium, A New Exhibition Promising Prime Views Of The Aquarium’s Hippopotamuses

The Philadelphia area’s acclaimed aquarium, Adventure Aquarium, recently opened a brand-new exhibit to bring attention to its two largest residents — Genny and Button, two 3,000-pound hippopotamuses. Hippo Haven, the new exhibition, offers guests the opportunity to view the enormous animals, from either top or lower viewing sections. Plus, Adventure Aquarium is the only aquarium […]

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May 29, 2014

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Hosts A Free Night Of Fashion And Music Celebrating Patrick Kelly: Runway Of Love, This Friday, May 30

High fashion and freebies rarely go hand in hand. This Friday, though, the Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts a free bash celebrating the haute looks now on view in the Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love exhibition. Cataloging the successful career of the late Patrick Kelly, the dynamic 1980s design icon’s life and work is showcased […]

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May 20, 2014

The Philadelphia Art Alliance Opens Two Exciting New Exhibitions For The Summer Season This Thursday, May 22

Housed in a gorgeous historic mansion just off of Rittenhouse Square, the Philadelphia Art Alliance is one of the oldest fine art institutions in the city. These days, though, the galleries continually host boundary-pushing contemporary exhibitions. This Thursday, May 22, the Art Alliance debuts its exciting summer exhibits, Wayne Higby: Infinite Place and Gregg Moore: […]

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May 16, 2014

The World-Premiere Mural Arts Program Installation psychylustro Is Now On View On Along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor

Look up, train travelers. A ride along a northeast Philadelphia rail corridor just became far more intriguing. This weekend, the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, one of the largest public art programs in the country, celebrates the official debut of psychylustro, a site-specific contemporary installation of epic proportions. Thanks to Mural Arts Program’s ever-evolving […]

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May 8, 2014

The 113th Annual Student Exhibition At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Kicks Off With A Preview Party Tonight, May 8

In Philly, spring means farmers’ markets, beer gardens, rooftop happy hours, and the annual student exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). Hosted by the PAFA Women’s Board, this exhibition draws hundreds of art enthusiasts with an eye for emerging talent. This year, the exhibit includes more than 1,000 sculptures, paintings, installations […]

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May 8, 2014

The Collage Festival Brings Unexpected Pieces Of Art, Performance Art And Collaborative Work To West Philly, May 8-10

Expect the unexpected, Philadelphia. The annual Collage Festival returns with inspired art and collaborative works from more than 40 artists from our fair city and beyond. The Collage Festival aims to make art accessible to the general public and works to encourage collaboration within the artist-sphere. From May 8 though 10 at the Community Education […]

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May 6, 2014

The Mural Arts Program Presents psychylustro, A Large-Scale, Site-Specific Contemporary Installation Along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor

In Philadelphia, buildings, rooftops, bridges and even parking garages serve as canvases for the more than 3,000 murals produced by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, one of the largest public art programs in the country. This spring, the Mural Arts Program’s ever-evolving process of producing stunning, community-engaged public artwork takes an innovative approach […]

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May 6, 2014

Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen’s Fine Craft Fair Brings More Than 140 Artists To Rittenhouse Square For Mother’s Day Weekend, May 9-11

For the third year in a row, the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen has partnered with the Friends of Rittenhouse Square and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to present the Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair this weekend, May 9-11. This vibrant and festive event celebrates the work of the innovative craftspeople who take everyday, functional items and […]

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