PlanPhilly

Articles

You are viewing 17 articles with the tag art

    • Artist Janet Echelman twirls in the mist during a public unveiling of the Pulse art installation at Dilworth Park.

The story behind the light-colored mist in Dilworth Park’s new installation

Since it opened in 2014, after a $55 million renovation by the Center City District, Dilworth Park on the western apron of Philadelphia City Hall has acted as a water park.…

    • 2018 7 31 p crimmings rodger lapelle gallery old city bruce evans 800x450

The state of art galleries is changing in Philly’s Old City

The Rodger LaPelle Galleries in Philadelphia’s Old City was considered knowledgeable, generous, and reasonably lucrative — but not terribly well organized. After four decades of buying, selling, trading, storing, championing, critiquing,…

    • Fueling the machine, Photo by Melon Images
Eyes on the Street

March 21-23: Academy of Natural Sciences turns 202 | Bicycle art benefit auction | Antique-a-Palooza | Philly Chili Bowl | Morris Arboretum kids' art series

Happy first weekend of spring, Eyes on the Street!  VISIT: Academy of Natural Sciences pay-what-you-wish Friday, March 21. 10am - 4:30pm. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The…

    • Autumn on Fleisher's west wall
Eyes on the Street

February 7-9: Asian Arts Initiative at 20 | John Mosley photos | Art in Action | Print Love-in

Here's what's on tap for an art-centric wintery weekend: CELEBRATE: Asian Arts Initiative 20th Anniversary Exhibit Friday, February 7, 6-8pm. Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street.  Explore what it means…

    • Spring Garden Farmers Market, Photo by Jeremy Fountain
Eyes on the Street

January 10-12: journey2home | Joe Boruchow collages | Four Corners exhibit | Food justice workshop | Bicycle registration

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top picks. Enjoy! SUPPORT: Second Friday journey2home event Friday, January 10. 4:30pm - 7pm. 4119 Lancaster Ave. Last month Mural Arts…

    • Industrial sunset, South Philly. Photos by Philadelphia Photos
    • Philadelphia metal artists Emilie Ledieu and Bill Capizolli created the metal and glass
Eyes on the Street

Art installation adds a splash of color to 40th Street

West Philadelphia’s new “Tree of Life” sculpture and accompanying mural add a splash of color to 40th Street between Spring Garden and Baring streets thanks to collaboration between the People’s Emergency…

    • Face painting is always a treat, no matter the weather. The Rotary Club sponsored this table at the Fox Chase Art in the Park event Saturday. Photo/G. E. Reutter

Weather can't keep bustling crowd from Fox Chase Arts in the Park event [slideshow]

Face painting is always a treat, no matter the weather. The Rotary Club sponsored this table at the Fox Chase Art in the Park event Saturday. Photo/G. E. Reutter Overcast skies…

    • Face painting is always a treat, no matter the weather. The Rotary Club sponsored this table at the Fox Chase Art in the Park event Saturday. Photo/G. E. Reutter

Weather can't keep bustling crowd from Fox Chase Arts in the Park event [slideshow]

Face painting is always a treat, no matter the weather. The Rotary Club sponsored this table at the Fox Chase Art in the Park event Saturday. Photo/G. E. Reutter Overcast skies…

    • Broad & Dickinson | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street group pool
Eyes on the Street

Rolling rally, LOOK! on Lancaster, Claes in Philly, Brooklyn's 3rd Ward outpost in Kensington

Broad & Dickinson | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street group pool Today's Phillies playoff pep rally will be on wheels, rolling up Broad Street and around Center City between…

Old City Creative Corridor meeting

More than 100 people came together for the May Old City Creative Corridor meeting at The Trust Venue this past Wednesday, May 18 to discuss growing the Old City creative community…

    • Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno wants to build a literary arts center in Mt. Airy.

Knight Arts Challenge's shortlist includes plan for literary arts center in NW Philly

Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno's plan to open a literary arts center in Mt. Airy, though itself a rosy idea, sprouted from unspeakable tragedy. In 2003, Bonanno's daughter, Leidy, a 21-year-old, ...  …

UC Review: 40th St AIR Unites Artists with Community

UC Review: 40th St AIR Unites Artists with Community Like most artists, Cecilia Paredes always dreamed of having a studio of her own. For years, she worked from her small…

    • 0

NEast Links: Most wanted criminals, art and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Holy Family University is set to host an art exhibit, which will display the works…

    • Works from A Square Deal will be displayed at the Grey Lodge for the next six weeks.

The Grey Lodge welcomes A Square Deal

Most people recognize artists as professionals who work for passion and skill, not for money. But if there were ever a group of artists who embody the phrase "not in it…

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

Philadelphia Open Studio ToursCenter for Emerging Visual ArtistsOctober 3-October 11, 2009The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours is the largest annual self-guided tour of visual artist studios in the city.…

New vision, art show for Globe Dye Works in Frankford

By Christopher Wink Signs throughout Philadelphia point to the slow development of an industrialization long since gone -- even in Frankford. Tomorrow night, the opening reception of an art show will…

Logging in via Facebook

Log in

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Which weekly emails would you like to receive?