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Mythical Creatures: China and the World

Philadelphia Museum of Art 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia

December 21, 2023–June 1, 2025 This exhibition will explore the theme of diversity by comparing mythical creatures from different cultures. While these fantastical animals may look different, they serve a similar purpose – to help humans make sense of the world. On view in Gallery 339 will be classic Chinese legendary mythical creatures—the dragon, phoenix […]

Brie Ruais Solo Exhibition at Contemporary Craft

Contemporary Craft

Contemporary Craft is excited to announce Oneness: Brie Ruais, the first in its new Tomayko Solo Artist Elevation Series. Featuring the work of New Mexico based ceramic artist Brie Ruais, the exhibition will open on Friday, February 2 and will be on view through May 4, 2024.   In her work, Ruais focuses on ideas around […]

Barbara Earl Thomas: The Illuminated Body

Arthur Ross Gallery at UPenn 220 South 34th Street, Philadelphia

Barbara Earl Thomas: The Illuminated Body February 17 – May 21, 2024 Barbara Earl Thomas’ most recent series of portraits weave an exquisite tapestry of light and color to depict individuals illuminated in moments of creativity. Invoking the history of portraiture, Thomas’ nine large-scale cut paper pieces celebrate great Black cultural icons such as August […]

Tomashi Jackson: Across the Universe @ ICA

Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania ICA 118 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia

About The solo exhibition Tomashi Jackson: Across the Universe is the first to bring together paintings, video, prints, and sculpture from different bodies of work Jackson has created over the past eight years, providing an overview of the threads in her practice and her use of materials. Approaching her video works as “moving paintings,” the exhibition presents examples […]

Transformations: American Photographs from the 1970s

Philadelphia Museum of Art 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia

EXHIBITION Transformations: American Photographs from the 1970s Through July 7 The 1970s witnessed an unprecedented explosion of interest and activity around photography, and was a hub for wildly varying conceptions of what photography could look like, how it could be used, and what it could stand for. On one hand, the 1970s were an apex […]

WayGay on Display: Staff Picks and New Acquisitions from the Permanent Art Collection

William Way LGBT Community Center 1315 Spruce St, Philadelphia

WayGay on Display: Staff Picks and New Acquisitions from the Permanent Art Collection In person: February 28-April 25, 2024 Included in this exhibition are works from our Permanent Art Collection selected by the staff at William Way as well as a handful of new acquisitions since 2020. Through those chosen by staff, we hope to […]

We Found A Well: Feather Chiaverini and Natasha Forston

Grizzly Grizzly 319 N 11th St, Second Floor, Philadelphia

We Found A Well: Feather Chiaverini and Natasha Forston March 1 to April 28, 2024 Reception: Friday, March 1st, 6-9 PM Hours: Sat-Sun from 2-6 PM   Queerness’s time is a stepping out of the linearity of straight time. Straight time is a self-naturalizing temporality. –– José Esteban Muñoz in "Queerness as Horizon: Utopian Hermeneutics in the […]

Observed: Hypervisibility and Reclamation

Haverford College 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford

Observed: Hypervisibility and Reclamation explores the contradictions we face when surveillance is conflated with safety; when law enforcement agencies, governments, businesses, and institutions leverage digital and biometric technologies to track us, as well as our resistance and community responses. Using examples from Detroit, we dive deeper into the web of privatized surveillance and militarized security […]

Painted Bride and Ma’at Works Dance Collective Present New Residency On Softness For Black, Neurodivergent, and Queer Folk

Painted Bride 5212 Market Street, Philadelphia

Painted Bride presents "something soft,” a series of public sound/movement workshops and performances on softening. The offerings are by and for black, neurodivergent, queer, trans and non-binary folk. The residency, named a “multimodal performance ritual,” is facilitated and performed by Philadelphia artists Ma’at Works Dance Collective (Mawu Ama Ma'at Gora, Jah Elyse Sayers, Majesty Royale-Jackson). […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: ART IN ODD PLACES 2024

ART IN ODD PLACES 2024: CARE 14TH STREET NYC, NYC

Art in Odd Places (AiOP) 2024: CARE October 18-20, 14th Street New York City Application Deadline MAY 26, 2024, 11:59PM EST CONCERN | ATTENTION | PROTECTION | SORROW |TENDERNESS Art in Odd Places (AiOP) is pleased to announce the dates, curators, and theme of the nineteenth edition of the iconic public visual and performance art […]

Everyday Futures Fest

DVAA (Da Vinci Art Alliance) 704 Catharine Street, Philadelphia

Da Vinci Art Alliance proudly announces our 2024 Everyday Futures Fest presented by PNC Arts Alive! From April 1st - April 30th, 2024 Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) puts on its annual, free, arts, science, and culture festival. Everyday Futures Fest (EFF) explores how Philadelphians can incorporate cultural, urban, and environmental sustainability into their everyday […]

Tim McFarlane: All Of This Is True

Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

Bridgette Mayer Gallery is pleased to present All Of This Is True, a new solo exhibition by Tim McFarlane. The exhibition will be on view from Tuesday, April 2 to Saturday, May 18, 2024. Bridgette Mayer Gallery will host an Artist Reception & Happy Hour in celebration on Friday, April 5 from 5:00 to 7:30 […]

Open Call for Art on the Parkway

Association for Public Art (aPA) 1528 Walnut Street, Suite 500, Philadelphia

Open Call for Art on the Parkway, co-organized by the Association for Public Art (aPA) and the Parkway Council, in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR), invites artists, designers, and other creatives to propose a temporary public art installation in Maja Park on Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway as part of the annual summer Oval […]

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Annabelle Buck – The Life Within – @ Commonweal Gallery

Commonweal 1607 Latimer Street, Philadelphia

Please join us for an opening reception on Friday, March 8th from 6p - 9p, of The Life Within, self-taught artist Annabelle Buck’s first solo exhibition of paintings at COMMONWEAL. While her paintings depict friends, family and familiar environments, Buck approaches her subjects with an almost sociological distance—a hesitant intimacy that seems to arise from […]

J. Matthew Schley Show at 3rd Street Gallery

3rd Street Gallery 610 S. 3rd Street, Philadelphia

J. Matthew Schley show FRISSON-FICTION-FRICTION opens at 3rd Street Gallery on Friday, April 5, and runs through Sunday April 28. My interest in drawing the human body reflects a number of ideas-one the possibility of story in a picture -two the desire to create a visual frisson. An aesthetic elegance that is more a feeling […]

Adri Zalazar Show at 3rd Street Gallery

3rd Street Gallery 610 S. 3rd Street, Philadelphia

Adri Zalazar show Si creas tus suenos con armor, se convierte en una obra de arte opens at 3rd Street Gallery on Friday, April 5, and runs through Sunday April 28. As we all might know, alchemy is used in many ways. Alchemy as a philosophical discipline lies in the power to create more subtle […]

TÉT ANSANM: An Exhibition by Naomieh Jovin and Gerardine Aldamar

Allens Lane Art Center 601 W Allens Lane, Philadelphia

This two-person exhibition explores the decade-long relationship between artists Gerardine Aldamar and Naomieh Jovin, highlighting the parallels and active dialogue within their works. The title of the exhibition Tét Ansanm, meaning heads together, is a saying Jovin heard from her relatives after the untimely passing of both of her parents at a young age. It […]

AUTOMAT Collective Presents: A Sliver of the Moon, A Single Branch of Flowering Plum

AUTOMAT 1400 N American St. #105, Philadelphia

AUTOMAT Collective is excited to present A Sliver of the Moon, A Single Branch of Flowering Plum, a solo show featuring Natali Rodrigues, curated by Brynn Hurlstone. Join us Thursday, April 11, from 6-9pm for the opening reception at the gallery located in the Crane Arts building at 1400 N. American St. The show will […]

G I R L C O D E

Gacha Gallery 51 N York Rd., Hatfield

JESSICA LUNA (eatslugs) Opening Reception: Saturday, April 13, 2024 | 4 - 6 PM Gacha Gallery proudly presents G I R L C O D E, a solo exhibition by Jessica Luna (eatslugs). We invite all art lovers to join us at the opening reception to meet the artist and experience this enchanting new body of work. G […]