Residency

CONJURING JOY AT THE BRIDE

Four local artists-in-residence creating community-centered work for West Philadelphia

June – September 2024

Upcoming Events

Community Event

Conjuring Joy at the Bride

July – Sept. 2024
Community Event

Workshop: Embodying Anger (Conjuring Joy)

Sun, Jul. 21 from 11am-1pm

Who We Are

Building on a 53-year legacy, the Painted Bride brings together artists, audiences, and communities to push the boundaries of how we create and experience art.

Latest Journal
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Jul 2024

Francesca Montanile Lyons & “1001 Unread Messages” (Conjuring Joy at the Bride)

Conjuring Joy at the Bride artist-in-residence Francesca Montanile Lyons & “1001 Unread Messages” Theater, visual art, and digital intimacy 1001 Unread Messages is a performance and gallery experience made from, and inspired by, text messages and other digital artifacts. It asks: what can the intimate mundanity… Read More
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Jul 2024

Very Good Dance Theatre & “TENANTS/TENETS: PLAYGROUND RULEZ”(Conjuring Joy at the Bride)

Conjuring Joy at the Bride artist-in-residence Colby Calhoun/Very Good Dance Theatre, “TENANTS/TENETS: PLAYGROUND RULEZ” Dance, theater, and afro-futurism PLAYGROUND RULEZ is a moment to conjure up your inner child, let them loose into playful collaboration and competition, and reflect on the things we can learn from… Read More
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Jul 2024

Cassidy Arrington & “Naming Ceremony” (Conjuring Joy at the Bride)

(Photo: “Flores under city lights,” by Cassidy Arrington) Conjuring Joy at the Bride artist-in-residence Cassidy Arrington, “Naming Ceremony” Photography, poetry, and queer identity On Naming Ceremony: “As someone with complex feelings toward my body as a mark of gender, I intend to use self portraiture, portraiture,… Read More

Call for Artists

We values artists and their role as carriers of culture and tradition and guides to living creatively. Our open proposal form is currently on hold while we develop next year’s programming – stay tuned for announcements in our newsletter and social media.

Current Projects

Projects

Blood Baby

June 2024
Projects

Lenape Sippu: Call Her By Her Name

Mar. 20 - Apr. 20, 2024