News FiberPhiladelphia gets underway March is fast approaching, and so are a number of events as part of FiberPhiladelphia, the annual Philadelphia textile and fiber arts festival. In fact, Mayor Nutter will kick off the March 2 ceremony at Moore College of Art and Design by proclaiming March 2012 as Fiber Arts Month. The first event is the opening of In Material: Fiber 2012 on Friday, January 27 at Arthur Ross Gallery. New curator at Woodmere Matthew U. Palczynski is the new curator at the Woodmere Art Museum. Palczynski was most recently the Staff Lecturer for Western Art at the Philadelphia Museum of ... More » »
News Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia names 55 finalists The Knight Foundation released the names of 55 finalists for its Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia 2012. Finalists include artists, musicians, collectives, and community groups in the region. Winners are to be announced in the Spring.
News Local artists launch Title Magazine online Welcome, to Title Magazine! This new local online publication aims to contribute to the critical analysis of the dynamic Philly art scene. The first issue includes articles by Daniel Gerwin, Edward Carey, Avi Alpert, Jeffrey Bussmann, Andrew Gbur, and Elyse Derosia. Free Library opens digital resource database The Free Library of Philadelphia has just opened its “Free Library of the 21st Century” online.