The Museum of the American Revolution explores the travels of Washington’s war tent
A travelin’ soldier
Casting light on an installation that sits at the centerpiece at the Museum of the American Revolution, and building a narrative around more than just a tent. Lowry Yankwich explores.
Jefferson’s Helix Gallery presents File/Life—We Remember Stories of Pennhurst
A community archivists’ research project on the lives of Pennhurst residents
File/Life—We Remember Stories of Pennhurst at the new Jefferson University Helix Gallery highlights the work of community archivists who researched archival files of former residents of the Pennhurst institution. Barbara Sheehan previews.
The Museum for Art in Wood presents FLOE: A Climate of Risk
Cold, hard fiction
If we won’t engage with the bare facts of climate change, is there another way in? Interdisciplinary artist Stephen Talasnik wonders in his FLOE: A Climate of Risk, which imagines the aftermath of an icebound shipwreck. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
Fabric Workshop and Museum presents Jessica Campbell: Heterodoxy
A safe space for uppity women
From 1912-1940, a little-known feminist debate society flourished in New York. Now, FWM artist-in-residence Jessica Campbell revives and reimagines their meetings in Heterodoxy, a new multi-media installation. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
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Philly Fringe 2023: Susan Marshall and Mimi Lien present Rhythm Bath
A sensory delight
An inclusive dance installation presented in partnership with Temple’s Institute on Disabilities offers interdisciplinary delights at Christ Church Neighborhood House in this year’s Fringe. Eileen B. Fisher reviews.
Previewing a summer of LGBTQ+ Pride art exhibitions
Pride events happening in Philly in June through summer 2023
Jake Foster rounds up eight LGBTQ+ art exhibitions on view this Pride Month from the Clay Studio, Mural Arts, William Way LGBT Center, and more.
Fabric Workshop and Museum presents Henry Taylor: Nothing Change, Nothing Strange
A repurposed sea
Acclaimed artist Henry Taylor’s recent stint at FWM puts us adrift in a sea of new meanings, thanks to a partnership with the reuse experts at Recycled Artist in Residency. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
Pennsbury Manor presents Nathan Young’s nkwiluntàmën
Sounds of the Delaware
A new sound installation by Oklahoma-based interdisciplinary artist and Delaware Tribe of Indians member Nathan Young comes to Pennsbury Manor with a disappointing execution. Aaron Pond reviews.
ICA Philadelphia presents Carolyn Lazard’s Long Take
Somatic and spiritual
Carolyn Lazard examines accessibility, care, and interdependence, with an interdisciplinary installation at ICA that de-emphasizes sight in favor of many other senses. Hanae Mason reviews.
UArts’s Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery presents Alex Da Corte’s The Street
An enigmatic trip
Expect the unexpected at a colorful and challenging new solo exhibition from internationally known interdisciplinary artist Alex Da Corte, a Camden native and UArts grad. Emily B. Schilling reviews.