PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Kimmel Center made a special announcement about next year’s Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts or PIFA.
The dates of the PIFA Festival, which takes place every other year have officially been announced.READ MORE: Missing 6-Year-Old Found Safe, Stolen Vehicle Found In Checkers Parking Lot, Police Say
Ed Cambron, Executive Director of the Kimmel Center says the 2018 event will take place from June 1 through June 10.
“We’re one year out from PIFA 2018,” he said. “It’s the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts. It’s a Kimmel Center project. It’s coming back. It’ll be our 4th year.”READ MORE: 23-Year-Old Dies After Tuesday Night Shooting In Kensington, Police Say
And to kick off next year’s celebration of the arts, they brought in an artist from France to create a weekend installation here at Dillworth Park.
“We have an artist building an 88-foot people’s tower,” he said. “It’s 1500 cardboard boxes, 18 miles of tape.”
Cambron says you can expect to see all kinds of installations next year.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Provide Update To Anti-Violence Efforts Underway Citywide
“Especially art that happens in public spaces; art that’s unusual,” he said.