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February 12, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, Opening Reception For ICA@50: Pleasing Artists And Publics Since 1963 With Music From Questlove, “Shuck Buddies” Happy Hour At Oyster House And More

Before tomorrow’s predicted snowstorm hits, get out there and enjoy an almost snow-free city at tons of spots all around town. Tonight, the Institute of Contemporary Art celebrates 50-years with a public party featuring a first look at the 50-year exhibition and music provided by Questlove and DJ PHSH. Count us in. It’s also pay-what-you-wish [...]

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February 11, 2014

The Institute Of Contemporary Art Marks Its 50th Anniversary With A Visit From Questlove And The Opening Of ICA@50: Pleasing Artists And Publics Since 1963, Wednesday, February 12

A stronghold of cutting edge art for half a century, the Institute Of Contemporary Art launches a six-month celebration of its golden anniversary tomorrow, Wednesday, February 12. Founded in 1963, the ICA has earned international acclaim among contemporary art museums. Ever since now-iconic artist Andy Warhol and his entourage caused a near-riot there way back [...]

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January 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For January 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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September 18, 2013

Tonight Picks: The Philadelphia Collection Kicks Off, The Fringe Festival And Oktoberfest Carry On, Restaurant Week, Art Openings And More

As the fall festival season swings in to its prime — there are more than a dozen scheduled for this weekend alone! — this city’s opportunities for festive happenings rolls back well into Wednesday. With the weather cooperating so beautifully, you’ll definitely want to head out tonight to take advantage of a slew of after-dark [...]

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September 13, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For Major Art And Cultural Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia This Fall

Philadelphia’s visual art scene gets even more vibrant this fall, when big exhibits debut at major institutions throughout the city and beyond. Highlights of the fall exhibit lineup include Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis and Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ [...]

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June 26, 2013

Tonight Picks: Brauhaus Schmitz’s Birthday, Outdoor Movie At ICA, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At Two Museums, Opening Night Of Wicked At The Academy Of Music And More

As the weather remains a little iffy for this evening, it’s best to explore options both indoors and out in the City of Brotherly Love tonight. Fortunately, in typical Wednesday night fashion, Center City Sips, Pay-What-You Wish Wednesdays, P.M. at the Penn Museum and Drink ‘n’ Draw at 3rd Ward Philadelphia fill the calendar. In [...]

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April 24, 2013

Tonight Picks: Get Outside! Pong On The Cira Centre, PIFA, Philadelphia Science Fest, Fairmount Restaurant Week And More

After a chilly few days, temperatures are spring appropriate once again. This calls for a celebration, so head out to one of the many happenings in the city tonight. The Philadelphia Science Festival, Philly Tech Week and PIFA are all in full swing with a bunch of events at locations all over the city. But [...]

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April 16, 2013

The Institute of Contemporary Art Unveils Two New Incredible Exhibits for Spring, Opening Wednesday, April 24

From glowing neon to film and sound, two incredible exhibits featuring multiple mediums are coming to the galleries of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania this spring. Glasgow-based artist Karla Black brings her site-specific style to Philly April 24 through July 28 with Practically In Shadow. This multi-part, prismatic structure will [...]

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September 26, 2012

The Institute Of Contemporary Art Continues Its “Excursus” Series Of Artist Residences With “Ooga Booga,” A Satellite Version Of The Popular LA Store Opening Tonight, September 26

Philadelphians are no strangers to the fascinating finds vouchsafed through eager exploration of boutiques and consignment shops. Starting tonight, September 26, at the Institute of Contemporary Art, curio collectors and owners of oddities can explore the indie hunt from a West Coast perspective. Excursus III: Ooga Booga takes Wendy Yao’s popular LA store Ooga Booga [...]

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July 25, 2012

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs “The Legend Of Zelda” At The Mann Center, Uwishunu Happy Hour At Frankford Hall And More

[Summer nights in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Center City Sips: The summer’s [...]

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