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August Our Picks

See August Our Picks for this month’s news, highlights, and recommended exhibitions and events. Opening this Friday is The Turnaround, Bradley Maule’s exhibition of photographs from a 2009 cross-country drive that revealed itself to be a truly pivotal moment in the artist’s life. To receive Our Picks automatically each month in your email, visit the Our Picks page on the blog for a link to subscribe.

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Quarterly Newsletter, July 2014

We’ve highlighted some of our favorite podcasts and posts in this season’s quarterly newsletter. It includes a review of Jim Winters: Presence at the Jewish Museum of Art, in Episode 1 of a new series What The Art Be, by Leah Koontz and Michael Mizrahi. Visit the Our Picks page on the blog to view previous quarterly newsletters and a link to subscribe.

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July Our Picks

Before you run off to the BBQs and vegan potlucks, make sure to check out July Our Picks for this month’s recommended exhibitions and events. Some opening receptions are in fact taking place on America’s birthday and others are postponed to the following Friday. Catch the West Philadelphia Orchestra, pictured above, in Penn Museum’s Summer Nights Concert Series on July 30th! *Please note we have corrected the ticket information, which can also be viewed on Penn’s website. To receive Our Picks automatically each month in your email, visit the Our Picks page on the blog for a link to subscribe.

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June Our Picks

Read June Our Picks for some BIG news as well as our current list of recommended exhibitions and events. Included is Corner Store (Take-out Stories), a collaborative exhibition between Asian Arts Initiative and Amber Art and Design, exploring the relationship between Black and Asian communities in Philadelphia. Also don’t miss TONIGHT’S talk at the ICA, between photographers Zoe Strauss and Ashley Thompson. To receive Our Picks automatically each month in your email, visit the Our Picks page on the blog for a link to subscribe.

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May Our Picks

We’re welcoming some new writers to the artblog. Check out May Our Picks to see some of their posts along with this month’s recommended exhibitions and events. Included on the list is Funeral for a Home–pictured above–in Mantua on Saturday May 31st, hosted by Billy Dufala, Steven Dufala, and Jacob Hellman with Temple Contemprary and the community. To receive Our Picks automatically each month in your email, visit the Our Picks page on the blog for a link to subscribe.

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April’s Our Picks

  Read our list of recommended exhibitions and more in April’s Our Picks. Events listed include a live performance and film screening of The Lives of Hamilton Fish, pictured above, by Rachel Mason with Steven Dufala at the University of the Arts. To receive Our Picks automatically each month in your email, visit the Our Picks page on the blog for a link to subscribe.

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March Our Picks

March’s Our Picks brings artblog’s latest list of recommended exhibitions and events, such as tomorrow night’s performance of post-experimental music from Franz Hautzinger, pictured here, at the Slought Foundation. We’ve also included ideas for Instagram and Tumblr, a link to our WHYY Friday Arts video, First Friday happenings, and more! To receive Our Picks automatically each month in your email, visit the Our Picks page on the blog for a link to subscribe.

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February’s Our Picks

February’s Our Picks celebrates Black History Month. See our list of recommended exhibitions and events. Pictured above is Cenotath TOBB from Auguries of Idolatry, an exhibition of work by blind sculptor David Stephens, opening First Friday at the Center for Art in Wood. To receive Our Picks automatically each month in your email, visit the Our Picks page on the blog for a link to subscribe.   Photo by: John Carlano

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January Our Picks

  We’re getting a jump on the new year with January’s Our Picks. See our list of recommended exhibitions and events, including Jenny (Soxx) Drumgoole’s Happy Trash Day–pictured above–coming to South Philly January 4th! To receive Our Picks automatically each month in your email, visit the Our Picks page on the blog for a link to subscribe. Happy 2014!  

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December Our Picks

Have you seen Astrid Bowlby’s piece, Scoopy Peanut, made with cat hair and chewing gum? (Pictured here.) See more about her solo exhibition, Sample(d)(r), at Gallery Joe and all our recommended exhibitions and events in December Our Picks. To receive Our Picks automatically each month in your email, visit the Our Picks page on the blog for a link to subscribe. Happy Holidays!  

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