The art world needs a grapevine. We provide one each week in our news roundups.
We curate the news each week to reveal the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia. We find the latest job/exhibition/funding opportunities and important tidbits about Philadelphia art and artists and keep you up to date with what’s cooking.
“My time at PAFA and in Philadelphia, which has a vibrant and supportive arts community, has been truly wonderful,” Dr. Cozzolino noted. “However, I am thrilled to return to the Midwest where I grew up and to collaborate with my new colleagues at Mia.Read More
From the friendly folks at RAIR – RAIR’s 2016 Residency program is open for applications. Like to work with recycled materials? This is the motherlode calling you. More information on the application here List of 2015 residents and images of their work at the website. RAIRPhillyRead More
Dear people, here are some activities that are very worth your while. Consider getting out there and doing one or more of them–an art event might make your day a little lighter. You never know until you try it.Read More
Via Jennifer Levonian. OOF collective has organized a multi-artist screening of animated shorts Sat. Oct. 24, 7PM at the Gershman Y, University of the Arts, 401 S. Broad St. The screening is free and will project the work of 19 animators from around the world.The theme of the showing, titled Invisible Ink, is the small and overlooked inner lives of things. The screening lasts around one hour.Read More
Sherman Fleming’s art is personal, performative and quietly confrontational. Amazing, actually. Recently, Fleming said, he did a public art piece in Brooklyn that riffed on those offensive yard jockeys.Read More
Two programs from ICA in conjunction with their current and outstanding shows – Becky Suss and Christopher Knowles Run, do not walk, to see these shows. Here’s the programs:
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6:30PM at ICA, The two who co-curated the Knowles exhibit, writer, commentator Hilton Als and Senior Curator Anthony Elms will talk about the organizing the show, and about Knowles.Read More
Two from Artblog and The St. Claire! We are partnering with The Print Center as part of their 100th birthday celebration. We’re producing two events–an art writing workshop and a Live Review Panel, the debut of a new program in which we convene artists and writers to talk about shows and issues in the community.Read More
The Icebox says — You Can Curate! You Can Curate is a project by the curating team that run the Icebox Project Space, Tim Belknap and Ryan McCartney. They want you to come to the Grey Area at Crane Arts (outside the Icebox) and use the 10ft x 20ft scale model and the materials they’ve provided for you to create your own suggested installation for the big box itself (500 sq. ft.)Read More
Philadelphia is beset with Pope Francis-fever this month. And Indigo Arts is not going down the commercial road with that. But, they do want to say check out the retablos of St. Francis of Assisi they have on their website or in the gallery.Read More
Pair Jerry Saltz, everyone’s most beloved (or disliked, Robert Storr?) art critic with Baltimore stand up comic Stavros Halkias and let them talk about a bunch of things like art, humor, performance, criticism and what do you get? A little anarchism, a little fun.Read More
Today’s news post is hyperlocal, serving up art news and opportunities to the Philadelphia area and nearby!Read More
We report sad news today of the passing of two important women in Philadelphia’s art world, Marion (Kippy) Boulton Stroud and Frances P. Aulston. Our thoughts go out to the family, friends and community of these amazing women.Read More