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April 15, 2014

Save The Date: The Clay Studio Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary With 40 Straight Hours of Pottery Festivities, May 9-10

Do you love Old City’s pottery palace The Clay Studio? Want to explore your creative side like Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze at the wheel in Ghost? Do you want to mix and mingle with artists and art appreciators? Do you like ice cream? If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above, mark [...]

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March 25, 2014

The South Street Headhouse District Revives Its Fourth Friday Event For The Spring Season, Starting This Friday, March 29

With the promise of seasonal spring conditions on the horizon, the South Street Headhouse District and Fabric Row are set to relaunch a monthly Fourth Friday fete on South 4th Street this Friday, March 28. Rather than close up shop at 6 or 7 p.m., the independent businesses along historic Fabric Row will keep the [...]

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February 6, 2014

Our Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Live Music At The Barnes, An Anniversary At The Asian Arts Initiative, Speed Dating In Fishtown And More On Friday, February 7

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. To mark the advent of February — when we celebrate Black History Month, Valentine’s Day and President’s Day — soul-warming collaborative exhibitions and events should fill your [...]

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November 13, 2013

The Annual Philly Photo Day Exhibition Officially Opens With A Free Evening Reception In Old City, Tomorrow, November 14

On Friday, October 18, Philadelphians of all ages and skill levels became professional photographers for the Philly Photo Day event, and now, their photographs take the spotlight at a citywide exhibition in Old City. Philly Photo Day is an annual, day-long initiative organized by the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) that invites folks to photograph [...]

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November 4, 2013

Citywide Philadelphia Brings Collaborative Exhibitions And Discussions To More Than 25 Artist-Run Entities All Over The City, Through December 6

All month long, more than 25 artist-run entities team up to celebrate Philadelphia’s ever-growing contemporary art scene with a slew of collaborative exhibitions and programming under the banner of Citywide Philadelphia. Check out performances, panel discussions, exhibition openings, receptions and more, as the month-long project encompasses both knowledge-sharing and art-sharing events. Throughout the month, art [...]

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September 27, 2013

Shopping Discounts, Live Music, Art Gallery Events And More Fill Fabric Row For Its Fourth Friday Event, Tonight, September 27

It’s the fourth and final Friday of September and fall festivities are in full swing. Tonight, Friday, September 27, the businesses along Fabric Row, located at 4th Street from Lombard to Queen streets, are celebrating with a full-fledged fall fashion celebration as part of its monthly Fourth Friday event presented by the South Street Headhouse [...]

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July 11, 2013

Illumination, A Fashion And Art Exhibit Arrives At The James Oliver Gallery With An Opening Reception, This Saturday, July 13

The fashion world and the art world join forces at James Oliver Gallery’s most recent exhibition, Illumination. The show makes its debut with a grand opening reception on Saturday, July 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. with live music and refreshments, and will remain on view through August 16. Comprised of work by three artists [...]

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April 30, 2013

First Friday Weekend Features Art Openings, Salon Parties, A Special 100th Anniversary Of The Zipper Fashion Show And More Friday, May 3

Come spring, every First Friday starts to feel like a fantastic festival. The weather is perfectly mild, Philadelphians are excited to say goodbye to colder temps and artists seem to come out of hibernation. Plus, as of April, Old City expanded its First Friday event to First Friday Weekends. Now, for the entire first weekend [...]

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December 3, 2012

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center’s Philly Photo Day Exhibition Opens This Thursday, December 6

Beginning at the opening reception this Thursday, December 6, you can see Philadelphia in a day through the perspective of 1,800 beginner, amateur and professional photographers at the 2012 Philly Photo Day exhibition. Back on October 26, The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) launched the biggest ever Philly Photo Day during which everyone in the [...]

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August 6, 2012

Lancaster Avenue To Host Its Next “Second Friday” Event August 10, A Night Of Art, Live Music And Shopping

Another new month means another chance to catch Second Friday along Lancaster Avenue. This lively avenue in West Philly will host its August “Second Friday” event on August 10 from 5-8 p.m. With an expanded ten blocks of vendors, artists and musicians, Lancaster Avenue gives you a great reason to get outdoors and celebrate the [...]

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