Support Your Local Artists @ MAAGs 5th Annual Holiday Art Market

Dec. 6/7 and Dec. 20/21 from noon to 6 pm

ElizabethRosenbergWhat do you get when you have more than 40 local artists selling their unique original artwork, combined with live music, food, and holiday cheer for the entire family and free of charge?

JackieClifton2You get our 5th Annual Holiday Art Market Extravaganza at the Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG). You’re bound to be searching for that perfect gift for someone special (such as ceramics by Jackie Clifton on the right and painting by Elizabeth Rosenberg on the left)—and what better place to find it than at MAAG, a creative center for emerging and professional artists in Northwest Philadelphia. On Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 6/7 and Dec. 20/21, from noon – 6 PM, MAAG will be hosting this not to be missed weekend of art and celebration.

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(c) Lee Muslin

MAAG will open its doors and offer the community a diverse selection of fine art and handcrafts created by local Northwest artists ranging from emerging artists to those who have exhibited at the Smithsonian.

Participating artists include:

Kevin Bennett, Sheila and Debbie Brown, Peter Bruckner, Tina Bruckner, Jackie Clifton, Suzanne Clune, James Hay, Andrea Abrams Herbert, Tom Herbert, Shari Johnson, Sharon Kenny, Gail Lloyd, Lee Muslin, MAAG Quilt Club, Arleen Olshan, Roberto Rashid, Alfredo Ratinoff, Helene Richardson, Kathy Robinson, Liz Rosenberg, Edward Sargent, Patricia Cousins Smith, Sara Steele, Laurel Schwass-Drew, Nettie Scott, Nicki Toizer, and Alex Worcester.

Artists will fill (to the brim) our 5,000 square foot gallery with one-of-a-kind items, for both adults and children, made by woodworkers, sculptors, painters, leather crafters, jewelers, fiber artists and weavers, photographers, ceramic and glass artists, and more. Plus with free admission, food and drink, as well as live music from local favorites Art Miron, Sad Patrick and Bethlehem, Andy Trackman and Gaille Hunter, Sarah Napolitan, Gene and Michel Chieffo, Gerry Whelan, Music In The Moment Improv Ensemble, and other guests, there’s bound to be something to please every name on your list.

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Collage by Edward Sargent

So, stop in at 11 West Mt. Airy Avenue. Bring your family. All are welcome to browse the unique display of original artwork and enjoy the holiday festivities. After all, supporting local artists (in the community you already love) surely beats going to the mall.

For more information, call 215.242.5074 or visit www.mtairyartgarage.org.

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Graphic tee’s and scarves by Laurel Schwass Drew

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hand-painted batik by Kathy Robinson