Philadelphia Assembled

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibition joins art and civic engagement to collectively imagine our futures
  • April 21 - December 10, 2017
  • http://philamuseum.org

April–July 2017: Throughout Phila.
Sept. 10–Dec. 10, 2017: At Museum

The first exhibition of its kind at the Museum, Philadelphia Assembled joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the project explores Philadelphia’s changing landscape and tells a story of radical community building and active resistance. Challenging, inspiring, and as expansive as the city, Philadelphia Assembled asks: how can we collectively shape our futures?

Artists, makers, storytellers, gardeners, healers, activists, and other community members will work together to explore social issues that resonate in “The City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection.” Within this project, these urgent concerns are organized around five principles:

Reconstructions: How can we rewrite histories?
Sovereignty: How can we share resources?
Futures: How can we reimagine our tomorrow?
Sanctuary: How can we create safe spaces?
Movement: How can we share knowledge and stories?

In spring 2017, Philadelphia Assembled will take shape as a series of actions, conversations, meals, installations, and other events throughout the city. What we build together will culminate in a communal presentation at the Museum’s Perelman Building in September 2017.

Check back for updates or explore the Philadelphia Assembled website to join the conversation and hear from collaborators directly. Share your experience #phlassembled @philamuseum.

Upcoming Events

The Kindergarten Robe by Jim Dine (b.1939), woodcut
  • June 28, 2017
  • Cleveland, Ohio
Frank Stella, Double Gray Scramble, Screenprint with colors, 1973.
  • June 29 - July 5, 2017
Andrew Winter "Looking for a Subjeck" (sic)
  • July 1 - September 30, 2017
  • Monhegan, Maine

Reckoning with Nature: Andrew Winter at Monhegan Island

Monhegan Museum of Art & History

Monhegan Museum or Art & History
1 Lighthouse HIll
Monhegan, Maine

http://monheganmuseum.org/

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Currier Museum
  • July 1 - November 13, 2017
  • July 1-2, 2017
  • Glencoe, Illinois

7th Annual Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival

Amdur Productions

Chicago Botanic Garden
Glencoe, Illinois

www.amdurproductions.com

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  • July 1 - October 1, 2017
  • Colchester, United Kingdom
Bernard Hoyes, Candlelight Vigil, oils on Canvas, 38x45"
  • July 2 - September 24, 2017
  • Los Angeles, California

Evolving Art Practice, Rags to the Revival Series

The Museum of African American Art | Los Angeles

Museum of African American Art
4005 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, California

www.maaala.org. and www.bernardhoyes.com

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Terrific Tuesdays
  • July 4 - August 29, 2017
  • Wilmington, Delaware

Terrific Tuesdays at Winterthur

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, Delaware

http://www.winterthur.org/terrifictuesdays

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  • July 6-9, 2017
  • London, United Kingdom

We Are Here: British BME Women

First exhibition to take place in London's newly launched art gallery, Alev Lenz Studio

Alev Lenz Studio
73 Kingsland Road
London, United Kingdom

www.we-are-here.co.uk

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  • July 7 - August 11, 2017
  • Hull, United Kingdom

ANITA CORBIN: VISIBLE GIRLS REVISITED

Artlink Centre For Community Arts
87 Princes Avenue
Hull, United Kingdom

http://visiblegirls.com

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Featured Event

ANSEL ADAMS, Richard Kobayashi, farmer with cabbages Manzanar Relocation Center, 19.  Courtesy of Library of Congress
Two Views: Photographs by Ansel Adams and Leonard Frank
Crocker Art Museum exhibition looks at Japanese internment and incarceration in the early 1940s
February 19 - May 14, 2017
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