Visual Arts

7th Annual K-NOW Festival

The Won Institute and Korean Culture Foundation present a celebration of contemporary Korean arts and culture at the seventh annual K-NOW Festival.

InLiquid’s Notes to Myself

InLiquid presents Notes To Myself, a group exhibition of artists whose work examines the link between written language and visual art. The artists draw from such varied sources as spoken Yiddish, sheet music, handwritten scrolls, and gibberish. The artwork in this exhibition is an imaginative take on the role of symbols, gesture, and mark-making in the act of writing.

And Still they Rose: The Legacy of Black Philadelphians in Ballet

The history of Black Philadelphians in classical ballet dates back to the early 1930’s. In this in-depth panel discussion, dance icons Joan Myers Brown of Philadanco and Delores Browne of The New York Negro Ballet recount the early years as dancers. From training with trailblazers like Sydney King and Marion Cuyjet, to studying with World renown English choreographer Anthony Tudor, their stories are a master class on ballet, blackness, and how they intersect here in Philadelphia. Accompanying this illuminating talk will be a visual exhibit of portraiture by Eva Mueller.

Mural Arts Restorative Justice Exhibition

Opening Reception: June 2 | 6pm – 8pm Join the Mural Arts Restorative Justice program, artist Hank Willis Thomas, poet Ursula Rucker, artists Jesse Krimes …

Hannibal Lokumbe: The Unveiling of The Saints

At this ceremony, the renowned artist Mr. Steven Prince will unveil and discuss nine of his newly created works. These works are the direct results his collaborations with Hannibal Lokumbe as he composed Crucifixion Resurrection-Nine Souls A Travelling.

Poets and Painters

This group exhibition showcases four couples all sharing and interesting dynamic: one person is a painter, one person is a poet.

Soul Inspiration

Soul Inspiration is a visual art exhibition to honor six African American figures who inspired a generation of human and civil rights workers in Philadelphia, and the nation: William Still, James Forten, Richard Allen, Cecil B. Moore, Rev. Leon Sullivan and Paul L Robeson

Visions of The End: Nikolay Milushev and Eric Toscano

Visions of The End is a two-person exhibition of artwork about the End of the World. Nikolay Milushev and Eric Toscano are each responding to deep-seated cultural anxiety about nuclear war, environmental devastation, and the current political climate.

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