Wednesday Nights at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

2015-05-11T13:45:03+00:00May 11th, 2015|

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

2015-02-09T15:42:02+00:00February 9th, 2015|

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 [...]

Pennsylvania Convention Center’s Open Call for Artists

2015-02-07T23:27:12+00:00February 7th, 2015|

The Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority's Expansion Art Acquisition Project, a 60-day “Open Call” competition to acquire more than $1.2 million in original works by Pennsylvania-based artists, asks for submissions by March 2, 2015. The project started in March 2011 when the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority expanded its building by 62 percent, making it the 14th [...]

LEGO Art Makes Its Debut at the Franklin Institute

2015-02-02T23:11:46+00:00February 2nd, 2015|

The world’s largest display of LEGO art is debuting at the Franklin Institute on Saturday, February 7. The captivating exhibit, The Art of the Brick, features 100 incredible works of art made from millions of one of the most recognizable toys in the work – LEGOs! The critically acclaimed collection of creative and inspiring pieces [...]

CRAFT PHILA returns to Center City!

2014-09-04T13:27:14+00:00September 4th, 2014|

CRAFT PHILA: Liberty Bell is holding its first Fall show on Saturday, September 13th from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.and Sunday, September 14th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Presented at the epicenter of American History, surrounded by iconic monuments and greenery, the outdoor juried art fair is staged adjacent to the Liberty Bell Pavilion and Independence Mall. On [...]

Valentine’s Day Happenings for Kids

2013-02-13T08:58:52+00:00January 28th, 2013|

Make Valentine's Day a little sweeter for the little ones in your life. These area happenings are a great way to bring your family together and enjoy Valentine's Day throughout the month.  13th Annual Print Love-In The Print Love-In offers a welcoming introduction to printmaking. Learn about printmaking processes; Create and decorate your own Valentine's Day cards [...]

Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

2013-02-13T09:00:34+00:00January 2nd, 2013|

At Philly Happening, we are kicking off 2013 in a big way- with the launch of our first contest of the year, The Happening List! The Happenings List is Philly's People's Choice competition - the best in people, places, businesses & events! We have categories to represent your favorite CheeseSteak, Museum, and everything happening in Philadelphia. [...]

Get Your Art On!

2012-06-08T22:02:42+00:00June 10th, 2012|

On Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th, Manayunk hosts the region’s largest, juried outdoor arts festival. Which features over 300 artists, displaying their work along Main Street in downtown Manayunk, Philadelphia. Artist booths will line the closed streets of Manayunk along Main and Green Lane to Main and Shurs Lane. Over the course of two days, [...]