The James A. Michener Art Museum and Miriam Carpenter present Shaping the Ethereal
Unveiling the hidden complexities around us
Miriam Carpenter’s latest exhibit featuring her sculpture, furniture, prints, and drawings takes a deep look at the importance of technique and labor of art as well as the art itself. Michelle Nugent reviews.
The Weekly Roundup, January 5-12
Virtual museum tours and the art of doing nothing
A handful of virtual museum tours in the city are featured in this week’s roundup—the first of the new year. Kyle V. Hiller also considers the art of doing nothing.
The Rosenbach presents Medium and Message: The Book Art of Colette Fu and Lothar Meggendorfer
Miniature worlds made of paper
The new exhibit opens visitors up to the world of moveable books from two different time periods: the 19th century and today. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
Woodmere Art Museum presents Body Language: The Art of Larry Day
Remembering the dean of Philadelphia painting
Woodmere Art Museum examines the impact on American art by Philadelphia painter Larry Day in this new exhibit. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
The Weekly Roundup, December 1-8
First Friday at the Barnes, healing with Theatre Exile, ¡Parranda!, and more
Yolanda Wisher & the Afroeaters pay a visit to the Barnes, a restorative healing workshop at Theatre Exile, Jingle Jawn, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
The Weekly Roundup, November 24-December 1
Museums and streams for the holiday
AAMP, Brandywine River Museum, Penn Live Arts, and Opera Philadelphia serve up offerings for post-holiday festivities. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Delaware Art Museum reimagines its permanent collection for a new era
Same art, new eyes
After years of preparation and community engagement, the Delaware Art Museum debuts a new vision for its world-class permanent collection. Gail Obenreder visits.
Penn Museum presents The Stories We Wear
Our selves, on our sleeves
At Penn Museum’s The Stories We Wear, specimens of clothing spanning thousands of years prove that humans have always been dressing for success, and our tastes have changed less than you’d think. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
The Delaware Art Museum presents Collecting and Connecting: Recent Acquisitions 2010-2020
How does a museum add to its collection? And why? Delaware Art Museum’s Collecting and Connecting: Recent Acquisitions 2010-2020 has adventurous answers. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents ‘Ralston Crawford: Air & Space & War’
An artist takes flight
The Brandywine River Museum of Art takes a high-flying look at the work of Ralston Crawford with ‘Air & Space & War.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.