Murals are a big part of the landscape in Philadelphia, often involving young people – but in Jenkintown, some older folks did the creating at the Abington Art Center.
The fifth annual Awesome Fest began today, with the aim of making Philadelphia a little more awesome with free outdoor events, according to Josh Goldbloom, founder and artistic director.
Apples and human skulls (!) are featured in the still lifes of Paul Cézanne, in a new exhibition opening June 22nd at the Barnes Foundation.
Titled, “12 x 9,” the critically acclaimed production is set in an overpopulated federal prison where a drug lord, devout Christian and sociopath are forced to live, love and cope behind bars.
The Walnut Street Theatre rolls out its snarky summer season with “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” and “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”, but more fun goes on behind the scenes with Camp Walnut, a performance program for kids.
The exhibit is on display at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown until late August.
School District of Philadelphia to host its first dramatic stage play ever.
The play, presented Saturday at 8pm, is a fictional account of a meeting between civil rights leaders Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
The Fleisher Art Memorial is preparing to hold their 8th annual outdoor festival called “ARTspiration!” in South Philadelphia. Carrie Hodousek spoke to the Director of Communications, Dominic Mercier, about the events planned for June 14th.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is getting ready for a new exhibit and the subject is… itself.
New York artist Roxy Paine and his crew installed a 34-foot high, 3.5 tons of stainless steel sculpture called “Symbiosis”
Mayor Michael Nutter called Dr. Maya Angelou “America’s poet — a woman whose light will be missed.”
On this day, technician Karl Solmssen was cleaning Einar Jonsson’s statue of Viking explorer Thorfinn Karlsefni, along Boathouse Row.
Mothers in Charge held its annual conference earlier this week. One of the exhibits included portraits of innocent children killed by violence.
Visual artist Katharina Grosse and her team used her signature spray-paint technique to spread intense color at 7 sites she calls ‘psychylustro.’
Several museums in Philadelphia will offer free admission to the public this Sunday as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) Art Museum Day, which coincides with International Museum Day.