Our VISION is to:

  • Provide communal space for creativity, collaboration, self-actualization, social engagement, and celebration.
  • Foster civic engagement and community revitalization through the arts.
  • Function as a gathering place for artists and all those who seek to bring an eco-friendly and artistic sensibility to their lives.
  • Utilize creative expression as an instrument for social change.
  • Serve as a center for children and adults to learn, find safe space, and rejoice in the unique creativity that springs from us all.

“Drawing From Live Models” Relaunches February 15 @ Mt. Airy Playground Rec. Center

Starting February 15, 2018, two sessions every month on the 2nd and 4th Thursday. Mt. Airy Playground Recreational Center, 7001 Germantown Ave., 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm $10 per session Mt. Airy Art Garage is pleased to announce our new partnership with Mt. Airy Playground Recreation Center. The main house has a marvelous space perfect for “Drawing From […]

Past, Present, Future

A Message From Arleen Olshan I had a difficult experience last night. For the first time in a year, Linda and I walked together on Mt. Airy Avenue past our former building for the Mt. Airy Art Garage. We witnessed the lights being on, our logo being removed from the glass front and people working […]

Community of Pride…Pictures Speak Louder Than Words!

We’ve been busy at Emlen — talking about Faith Ringgold stories and art, learning art language and techniques, working on literacy through poetry and words, inviting guest artists (thank you Mikel Elam for being an artist role model and guest), filling portfolios and sketchbooks. Stay tuned as we fill you in on more details. But […]