Fringe Festival’s Innovation and Creativity Take Over the Streets of Philadelphia

The 19th annual Fringe Festival, one of Philadelphia’s signature fall events put on by FringeArts, is well underway with its 17-day, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance. The Festival, running now until September 19, explodes into every nook and cranny in neighborhoods across Philadelphia with more than 1,000 artistically daring performances, including [...]

City Hall to Serve as Canvas for Unique Art Installation

Interactive Visual Design Kicks Off National Art Exhibition Red Bull Art of Can Dilworth Park and the west façade of Philadelphia’s City Hall will serve as a setting and canvas for a unique visual art installation beginning on Thursday, October 1. The piece is part of the 2015 Red Bull Art of Can [...]

New Grant Funds Art at Bartram’s in Southwest Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program announced today that it is among 38 recipients of ArtPlace America’s 2015 National Grants Program. ArtPlace, one of the nation’s largest philanthropies dedicated to creative placemaking, is investing $415,000 in Southwest Philadelphia to further integrate arts and culture into the field of community planning and development. ArtPlace selected [...]

Dive Into 3D Printing at the Franklin Institute

3D printing production – the process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file – is still in its infancy, but there are numerous indications that this historic shift is already well underway. A growing number of innovative companies are experimenting with 3D printers, propelling the technology closer to the mainstream market. Companies like [...]

Discovering the Impressionists at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Uncover the untold story of Monet, Renoir, Manet, Degas, Pissarro, and their visionary art dealer and champion, Paul Durand-Ruel. Despite its popularity today, Impressionism was not immediately embraced by collectors, dealers, or the public. An important figure in the rise of the Impressionists is Paul Durand-Ruel, a visionary Parisian art dealer who enthusiastically championed their [...]

City Gets New Mural Honoring the Pope’s Visit

Earlier this month the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program announced plans to create a mural, sponsored by Wells Fargo & Company, honoring the World Meeting of Families and the historic visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia in September 2015. Inspired by the theme of the World Meeting of [...]

Pancakes & Booze Art Show at Underground Arts

On Saturday, June 13, at 8:00 p.m., pancake batter will be sizzling and beer froth will be flowing at one of the largest pop-up underground art shows in the country, Pancakes & Booze, takes place in Philadelphia at the Underground Arts. The underground art show was founded in 2009 by Tom Kirlin in a rented [...]

Red Bull’s Art of Can Hits Philly

Red Bull is inviting all Philly designers, animators, sculptures, and artists of all disciplines to try their hand at its nationwide creative competition, Art of Can, now through June 15. The concept is pretty simple and offers a platform for anyone, regardless of age, who wants to explore his or her creative talent. All participants [...]

Wednesday Nights at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Thanks to the William Penn Foundation, Wednesday nights at the Art Museum have gotten a lot more fun! From 5:00 to 8:45 p.m. you can explore the Museum’s main building and its remarkable collection in exciting and illuminating new ways. Show your creative side with Make Stuff, a drop-in art-making workshop. Practice your poses during weekly yoga [...]

Get Your Ink On at the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention

Valentine’s Day weekend is only a few days away. This year, instead of buying expensive jewelry, why not take your significant other to one of the largest and most popular tattoo conventions in the country. After all, diamonds aren’t the only thing that last forever – tattoos do too! Our city is hosting the Philadelphia [...]