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A view of the gallery: bright white room with windows and plants on a center table. Dozens of news clippings on the wall.

The Print Center presents A Brand New End: Survival and its Pictures

Women’s (liberation) work

With A Brand New End: Survival and its Pictures, the Print Center takes a deep dive into a visual archive of how domestic abuse survivors and advocates support each other and work for change. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

Reviews 5 minute read
Phillips records audio by a body of streaming water, standing on a bed of rocks, daylight cascading over the area.

The Academy of Natural Sciences presents The River Feeds Back

There’s something in the water

Annea Lockwood and Liz Phillips bring the Schuylkill riverbanks to the Academy of Natural Sciences. Aja Beech previews.
Aja Beech

Aja Beech

Previews 3 minute read
On an ornate, unnerving yellow wallpaper design of looping lines hang 6 pairs of black & white 1880s portrait photos of women

The Library Company of Philadelphia presents Hearing Voices: Memoirs from the Margins of Mental Health

The age of the asylum

The latest exhibition at the Library Company plumbs the real-life narratives of 19th-century insane asylums, but these institutions never disappeared—they were only reinvented. Alaina Johns reviews.
Alaina Johns

Alaina Johns

Reviews 5 minute read
A view of the show: abstract paintings up to about 6 feet long on white walls, and a dark, shiny wooden floor below.

Woodmere Art Museum presents Hearing the Brush: The Painting and Poetry of Warren and Jane Rohrer

Painting with words

Warren Rohrer began to paint in his early 20s; his wife Jane didn’t publish her poetry until her 40s. But a new exhibition at Woodmere approaches the couple’s work as a lifetime of collaboration. Pamela Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

Reviews 5 minute read
A crochet pretzel sits in a hexagonal gold frame, with a bed of colorful threads underneath the frame

City of Love: Artists Inspired by Philadelphia lights up the Neon Museum

The many perspectives of love

The new multi-medium collection features the people, things, and places that make Philly a beloved city. Olivia J. B. Baxter previews.
Olivia J. B. Baxter

Olivia J. B. Baxter

Previews 3 minute read
An orange, white, and black collage of thumbnail images and typed and written text from an online meeting's chat and notes.

Leonard Pearlstein Gallery presents Lastgaspism: Art and Survival in the Age of Pandemic

Our long breathless moment

Lastgaspism, a new exhibition at Drexel’s Pearlstein gallery, explores breath and life in a time full of new fears for both. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

Reviews 5 minute read
An 8-piece band made up of Black and Asian performers, colorfully dressed, pose for a casual group photo outdoors.

Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center presents the Sakura Concert Series

Cherry blossoms and fusions of Asian and Black cultures

The Sakura Concert Series of the Shofuso Cherry Blossom Festival of Philadelphia captures the essence of spring and cross-culture. Crystal Sparrow previews.
Crystal Sparrow

Crystal Sparrow

Previews 3 minute read

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Richly colored, detailed view of a garden with white pillars, a golden mountain sunset in the distance, all in stained glass

The Delaware Art Museum presents Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection

The pursuit of beauty

Prized Tiffany Studios works, from lamps and windows to humidors and fireplaces, transport Delaware Art Museum visitors to the American brilliance of the Gilded Age. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder

Reviews 4 minute read
A photo by Allan Sekula taken at an outdoor protest at night. A person tips their head back in distress, a hand to their face

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Waiting for Tear Gas

Eyes on uprisings

With Waiting for Tear Gas, the PMA displays more than 100 years of artists considering protest, with words and images that will resonate with many Philadelphians today. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

Reviews 5 minute read
A view of the PMA installation of Tanya Goel’s Index 2015/2020. Strips of faint blue on the wall rise taller than a person

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Fault Lines: Contemporary Abstraction by Artists from South Asia

Drawing from experience

This exhibition of spare yet complex, intimate, and nuanced works by South Asian artists explores disappearing traditions, language, loss, and a world of boundaries. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

Reviews 6 minute read