6 hours ago

Itinerant Wanderer posted 1 photo to Flickr:

11 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared a po...

Ballroom exhibit is happening! Stop by tonight for the opening party or visit the exhibit—on view every day through Mar. 16.


12 hours ago

‘Bursting at the seams,’ Clay Studio plans move from Old City to Kensington

“Every time we’ve expanded, it’s taken off,” said president Christopher Taylor, who last stretched out the Clay Studio’s current space at 139 N. Second St. in 2007. “We built it for 1,100 students. Last year, we had 4,600 students. We’re bursting at the seams.”

    'Bursting at the seams,' Clay Studio plans move from Old City to Kensington
    After more than four decades, one of Philadelphia's anchor arts organizations on Second Street in Old City is pulling up stakes to establish itself in a new neighborhood. The Clay Studio's sculpture workshop, education facility, and exhibition space was founded on a top floor of a row house in Old City in 1974.
    https://whyy.org

14 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Here are some handbuilt vases created by our Resident Artist, Roberta Massuch. These pieces are now being featured in our #UnThinkPink exhibition which is up until March 25th. Roberta's work is available for purchase here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/artist/27036/Roberta%20Massuch Learn more about our residency program and apply here: https://theclaystudio.org/apply/artist-program/resident-artist-program


19 hours ago

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of t...

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve the visitor experience in our Museum Collection. The result is two cases of objects, historic and contemporary, with descriptions that inform and educate. Stop in and experience it for yourself. Open Tues - Sat, 10am - 5pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve...
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20 hours ago

WEATHER UPDATE: Due to the very warm and unse...

WEATHER UPDATE: Due to the very warm and unseasonable weather, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest will be closed today - Wednesday, February 21.

    Penn's Landing
    WEATHER UPDATE: Due to the very warm and unseasonable weather, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest will be closed today - Wednesday, February 21.
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23 hours ago

@nudybarsnacks are back in stock! 2 flavors -...

@nudybarsnacks are back in stock! 2 flavors - cranberry fig and apple cinnamon

    The Monkey & The Elephant
    @nudybarsnacks are back in stock! 2 flavors - cranberry fig and apple cinnamon
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38 hours ago

The Clay Studio added an event.

All Skill levels welcome. Saturday + Sunday, May 19th-20th 10AM-5PM. Throughout this informative and hands-on workshop, Stuart demonstrates throwing functional forms on the wheel that vary in complexity including cups, tea bowls, pitchers, teapots, and lidded jars. Then, you learn a variety of techniques for altering forms by paddling, cutting, and carving. Stuart also discusses his process of soda firing, and how he thinks about each form in relation to an atmospheric environment.

    Thrown & Altered - Stuart Gair Workshop
    All Skill levels welcome. Saturday + Sunday, May 19th-20th 10AM-5PM. Throughout this informative and hands-on workshop, Stuart demonstrates throwing...
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39 hours ago

The Clay Studio has shaped the careers of mor...

The Clay Studio has shaped the careers of more than 150 diverse and talented resident artists, and literally hundreds of thousands of hand-crafted works have been conceived, created and fired at the Studio. Read this article on CFile to learn what we’re shaping next. #ShapingAMovement

    The Clay Studio in Philadelphia is Shaping a Movement
    Big plans are taking shape at The Clay Studio PHILADELPHIA-Founded in 1974 by five Philadelphia artists, this international center for ceramics has been a vital creative hub where emerging artists shape their careers and young minds shape their imaginations, where skilled crafters shape communities of makers and where handmade works of art quite literally take shape.
    https://cfileonline.org

39 hours ago

Check out the Closing Reception at East Marke...

Check out the Closing Reception at East Market tomorrow for Associate Artist, Diane Marimow!

    Closing Reception at East Market
    Join InLiquid and National Real Estate Development for a closing reception for the artwork installed at East Market. This is a celebration for the inaugural exhibition of rotating art programming at 1100 Ludlow, a dynamic new workspace in a warehouse reimagined.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

41 hours ago

Is your child 5 on or before September 1, 201...

Is your child 5 on or before September 1, 2018? Kindergarten registration is open now till May 31. Kearny's kindergarten open house is on March 6, from 9-11am.

    Kearny Friends - General Philip Kearny Elementary School - Philadelphia
    Is your child 5 on or before September 1, 2018? Kindergarten registration is open now till May 31. Kearny's kindergarten open house is on March 6, from 9-11am.
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43 hours ago

Dogwood Alliance is one of the supporters of ...

Dogwood Alliance is one of the supporters of the current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees and has worked with diverse communities, partner organizations and decision-makers to protect Southern forests across 14 states. They do this through community and grassroots organizing, holding corporations and governments accountable and working to conserve millions of acres of Southern forests. To learn more about The Dogwood Alliance go to: https://www.dogwoodalliance.org

    Our Story | Dogwood Alliance
    Dogwood Alliance mobilizes diverse voices to protect Southern forests and communities from destructive industrial logging. Southern Forests For over 20 years, Dogwood Alliance has worked with diverse communities, partner organizations and decision-makers to protect Southern forests across 14 states.
    https://www.dogwoodalliance.org

44 hours ago

Featured here is a photograph of three Nation...

Featured here is a photograph of three National Park Service employees with moose antlers found in nearby woods at a camp at Crow Point in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Included in a 1947 progress report regarding moose, resources, and their environmental impact on areas within Isle Royale National Park. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Park Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Figure 6 from Observations on the Moose of Isle Royale National Park; Isle Royale - 715-07 – Moose; Box 79; Correspondence and Reports Regarding Historic Shrines, Sites, Monuments, Parks, and Proposed Sites; Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 74207483) (HMS ID: HS1-290251411). Tagging: National Park Service History & National Park Service

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Featured here is a photograph of three National Park Service employees with moose antlers found in nearby woods at a camp at Crow Point in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Included in a 1947...
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2 days ago

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival fr...

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Sean Scott. Shop online here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/artist/43947/Sean%20Scott

    The Clay Studio
    Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Sean Scott. Shop online here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/artist/43947/Sean%20Scott
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2 days ago

The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,862 likes · 250 talking about this · 11,727 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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2 days ago

Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, ...

Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, 2016 Artist: Winifred Helton-Harmon Materials: Pigment inks on archival paper Dimensions: 35 x 48 in. You can see Glorious Light and Winifred's other work in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, 2016 Artist: Winifred Helton-Harmon Materials: Pigment inks on archival paper Dimensions: 35 x 48 in. You can see Glorious Light and Winifred's other...
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2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Join Juntos and Galaei in an urgent call to #FreeIvan, taken away from his husband by ICE agents during a routine USCIS interview. Press conference is today at WWCC @ 11:30. #protectfamilies

    Press Conference/Rally #FreeIvan
    What: Press Conference/Rally to #FreeIvan When: Monday, February 19th at 11:30am Where: William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce st) Please join...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Penn's Landing shared Blue Cross RiverRink's ...

PRESIDENT'S DAY HOURS: Extended hours at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest today. Join in for ice skating, fire pits, hot drinks and more! ❤️😀🎈


2 days ago

Old City fire: What we know (and what we don’t)

...Saturday night and Sunday morning this weekend, a huge fire spread through buildings on the 200 block of Chestnut Street in Old City, across from the Museum of the American Revolution. More than a hundred...

The fire appears to have originated in 239 Chestnut St., a five-story masonry building with offices and residences on upper floors and a retail space on the ground floor

Evacuees included residents and guests at the Best Western Independence Park Hotel at 235 Chestnut St.

The Little Lion, a multi-floor restaurant and bar at 243 Chestnut St. on the corner of Third, was severely damaged and remains temporarily closed

Gina’s 45, a new cocktail bar that had only just opened around the corner at 45 S. Third St., sustained serious damage

Revolution Diner, a 24-hour operation that stretched across the ground floors of 239 and 241 Chestnut St., had been closed for over a month; the restaurant space was previously home to Barra (among other concepts)

Also closed as of Monday morning is Second Street from Walnut up to Arch and Third Street between Walnut and Market

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Apple Hostels of Philadelphia at 32 Bank St., the alley between Second and Third, reportedly sustained serious damage

    Old City fire: What we know (and what we don't)
    In the wee hours between Saturday night and Sunday morning this weekend, a huge fire spread through buildings on the 200 block of Chestnut Street in Old City, across from the Museum of the American Revolution. More than a hundred people were evacuated, but no human injuries were reported, although some pets are assumed killed.
    https://billypenn.com

3 days ago

Celebrating 3 Years! -

Celebrating 3 Years! -

    Celebrating 3 Years!
    Our success as an organization can only be attributed to all of you. To our staff and program participants, past and present, we would not have reached this milestone without you. You have been crucial to our learning in ways you may never realize.Our success is your success.
    https://mailchi.mp

3 days ago

3 days ago

PierTom posted 4 photos to Flickr:

3 days ago

We are a community! We support each other an...

We are a community! We support each other and our community artists in distress Even a little is more than nothing Thank you for your support https://www.gofundme.com/rebuilding-after-the-fire-for-al

    Click here to support Rebuilding After the Fire for Al organized by Dana Leuth Byrnes
    Al Gury, an artist, educator, author, beloved friend, and PAWS contributor had a 4 alarm fire in his building last night. Even worse, there is a concern it was started on purpose. Luckily, Al is alive but all of his art, and more importantly, his cats and the cats he fosters perished in the fire...
    https://www.gofundme.com

3 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There's a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Join us at Toasted Walnut to learn about the women's programming at William Way LGBT Community Center. This is a fund and friend raiser - attendees will be able to sign-up or renew their annual community center memberships, network, and learn about the programming planned for this year. Thanks to Toasted Walnut, our host for the evening, for offering complimentary snacks and drink specials. ABOUT WILLIAM WAY LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER: The William Way Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. Membership in the center begins at just $50 a year, and carries many benefits. From discounts on Center activities to access to the Center's DVD library, your membership not only pays for itself quickly, but also supports so many of the life-saving and life-affirming programs at the Center. http://www.waygay.org/membership/ ABOUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (IWD) 2017: Every person - women, men and non-binary people - can play a part in helping drive better outcomes for women. Through meaningful celebration and targeted bold action, we can all be responsive and responsible leaders in creating a more gender inclusive world. The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won't close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. So around the world, IWD provides an important opportunity for ground breaking action that will truly drive greater change for women. https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ ABOUT TOASTED WALNUT SPECIALS: Toasted Walnut is once again hosting us offering complimentary passed snacks, $6 apps and build your own Mac & Cheese; $4 Happy Hour (well brand mixed drinks and all beers); $6 Wines and $6 Tito's from 5-7:30 pm. Stay awhile and enjoy from 9-11pm we do a $6 Red Solo cup special, $9 Bucket of Coors light and $6 City Wide's. https://www.toastedwalnut.com/

    International Women's Day Happy Hour
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3 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Check out these awesome pinch pot animals created by 5th and 6th graders from the science leadership academy middle school. This residency was taught by Nitza Walesca Sierra and Corrine Kula.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Please join Juntos & Galaei Phillyi Monday morning at 11:30 for a press conference/rally to demand that ICE #FreeIvan and allows him to be reunited with his husband. On January 31, Jose “Ivan” Nuñez was attending his marriage interview at USCIS with his husband Paul fully expecting to be in and out of the office. Paul and Ivan are in love and have been married since April 9th, 2016. What should have been a dream come true ended in a nightmare. In the middle of his interview ICE agents stormed into the interview and handcuffed him without warning. We believe that love has no borders and ask you to join us in demanding that ICE free Ivan from detention so he may be reunited with his husband. If Ivan was to be deported back to Mexico, Ivan’s life would be in jeopardy due to his sexuality. His sister, who is also queer, is currently in hiding with her partner back home and close friends of the family have been severely assaulted for their sexual orientation. As of January 13th, USCIS has deemed Ivan and Paul’s marriage petition valid and Ivan has passed his Reasonable Fear interview, meaning there is no reason why he should still be in detention.

    Press Conference/Rally #FreeIvan
    What: Press Conference/Rally to #FreeIvan When: Monday, February 19th at 11:30am Where: William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce st) Please join...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

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4 days ago

Explore the forest in our current exhibition ...

Explore the forest in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Explore the forest in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.
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4 days ago

Shop Resident Artist Alum Julie Moon: https:/...

Shop Resident Artist Alum Julie Moon: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces

    The Clay Studio
    Shop Resident Artist Alum Julie Moon: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

The Clay Studio has evolved into one of the p...

The Clay Studio has evolved into one of the premier centers for the promotion of Ceramic arts in the United States and the world. Now we’re shaping plans for an even bigger, broader reach. Hyperallergic has more information. #ShapingAMovement

    The Clay Studio in Philadelphia is Shaping a Movement for the Creative Community
    sponsored This singular non-profit organization provides valuable studio space, relatable educational programs, and exceptional exhibitions that inspire everyone, from novice to expert. Founded by five Philadelphia artists in 1974, this international center for ceramics is a vital creative hub where emerging artists shape their careers, young minds shape their imaginations, and where handmade works of art quite literally take shape.
    https://hyperallergic.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

  • OPERATIONS PERMIT

    4/7/18 ERCT TWO (2) ASSEMBLY TENTS - 16X16,16X48

    205-09 RACE ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES (WITH ASSOCITED FUEL GAS LINE) AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS AND MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATIONS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS

    115-19 CUTHBERT ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

"You gotta fill the void with music Fill the ...

"You gotta fill the void with music Fill the void with song 'Til my cup runneth over all night long." It's the final weekend of #WilmaPassingStrange. Only four chances left to see this "rock-imbued coming-of-age tale" (WHYY NEWS).

    The Wilma Theater
    "You gotta fill the void with music Fill the void with song 'Til my cup runneth over all night long." It's the final weekend of #WilmaPassingStrange. Only four chances left to see this "rock-imbued...
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5 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood shared Denise McCo...

Tonight, Friday, February 16th join us for Love Stories: Adapted and Performed by Denise McCormack! Tickets are still available. Make it a date!

    Love Stories: Adapted and Performed by Denise McCormack
    A storytelling program for adults, featuring a selection of captivating and memorable (literary and traditional) stories adapted and told by Denise...
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5 days ago

Congratulations Ellen Yin (Fork and High Stre...

Congratulations Ellen Yin (Fork and High Street on Market) and Nicholas Elmi (Royal Boucherie)! (story via Eater Philly)

    Philly Chefs and Restaurants Nominated for 2018 James Beard Awards
    The James Beard Foundation just revealed its list of 2018 semifinalists across 21 categories and several Philadelphia-area restaurants and chefs made the cut, including some first-time nominees. The semifinalists were picked from more than 20,000 online entries. The finalists will be announced at a press conference in Philly, at Stephen Starr's Parc on Rittenhouse Square, on March 14.
    https://philly.eater.com

5 days ago

Registration for Clay Camp (ages 6 & up) is h...

Registration for Clay Camp (ages 6 & up) is here! https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/ClayCamp.faces

    The Clay Studio
    Registration for Clay Camp (ages 6 & up) is here! https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/ClayCamp.faces
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

The records left by the Freedmen's Bureau thr...

The records left by the Freedmen's Bureau through its work between 1865 and 1872 constitute the richest and most extensive documentary source available for investigating the African American experience in the post-Civil War and Reconstruction eras. Want to learn more about these records and much more? Check out our resources related to African American history and genealogy on www.archives.gov and the following page: https://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau

    African American Records: Freedmen's Bureau
    "...an unequaled wealth of information that extends the reach of black family studies and social history"
    https://www.archives.gov

6 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    NEW DRAIN AND WATER LINES FOR NEW BATHROOM (TOILET, BATHTUB, SINK),AND TWO NEW ROOF DRAINS

    315 CHERRY ST Issued February 14, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Phil...

Philadelphia Asian & Queer meeting this Sunday is a good time to decompress after the holiday and share stories with your friends!

    PAQ - Lunar New Year
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6 days ago

The Center is happy to have Sofar Sounds: Phi...

The Center is happy to have Sofar Sounds: Philadelphia back in our space!

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center is happy to have Sofar Sounds: Philadelphia back in our space!
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6 days ago

2nd Street Festival shared Standard Tap's eve...

    Big Wood Weekend & Bone-In Brunch
    Somebody better call a lumberjack! Because we've got wood smoked and barrel-aged beers! It's our annual Big Wood Weekend and Bone-In Brunch!!! We will...
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6 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Frin...

Join our Executive Director Christopher Bartlett and John Jarboe this Fri. @ 10:30 for another night of Get Pegged! John will be wearing a teddy made of teddy bears (and Chris will be wearing a new scarf from Workshop Underground).

    Get Pegged Cabaret, February
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6 days ago

One incoming Resident will be awarded the Zel...

One incoming Resident will be awarded the Zeldin Fellowship which includes a monthly stipend of $500 for the first year of Residency and a solo show. Many thanks to the Zeldin Family Foundation! Pictured is current Zeldin Fellow, Nathan Willever, standing next to locally dug clay in Maryland. Click here to learn more and apply: http://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/residency.php

    The Clay Studio
    One incoming Resident will be awarded the Zeldin Fellowship which includes a monthly stipend of $500 for the first year of Residency and a solo show. Many thanks to the Zeldin Family Foundation!...
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