Entries by Arleen

Countdown To The First Ever Family Pride Picnic and Arts Festival In Mt Airy

Saturday, June 23 (rain date June 30), 11 am – 5 pm, Lovett Library Park, 6945 Germantown Ave., 19119. Admission is free. The festival is alcohol and smoke-free. In celebration of Philadelphia’s 30th Anniversary of Pride, the Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs, Philadelphia Family Pride, and the Mt. Airy Art Garage are partnering to hold the […]

Young Emlen COP Artists Visit the Fabric Workshop

It started with some of our COP teaching artists going to the Fabric Workshop for an exhibition. What should our eyes behold but Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach 2 Quilt! And why would that be so amazing to us? Because our young Emlen artists read and learned from that same book by reknowned African American artist, […]

Help Paint The COP Mural At Emlen!

There is a story to be told, and it’s unfolding at East Mt. Airy’s Eleanor C. Emlen School, a public school with lack of access to art education. A public school where the children are guaranteed one meal a day, where many kids walk to school. But dreams are happening and endless possibilities are being […]

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS! First Ever Philly Family Pride Picnic & Arts Festival

Saturday, June 23 Festival, Lovett Library Park, 11 am – 5 pm Early bird application for MAAG member artists — Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Deadline for all applications — Saturday, May 26. First ever Family Pride event in Mt. Airy that celebrates the diverse, beautiful, and extraordinary LGBTQ families and artists here in Philadelphia. In […]

“Drawing From Live Models” Twice Every Month @ Mt. Airy Playground Rec. Center

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 Live Models.”   We […]

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 […]

It’s Almost Time! Shop & Celebrate At Our 8th Annual Holiday Art Market

Saturday, Dec. 16 and Sunday, Dec. 17 from Noon – 6 pm. 7165 Germantown Ave. (off the corner of Mt. Airy Ave.) Free admission. Plan that special surprise with some last minute shopping (you know you’ve got it) — all original, unique, handmade crafted goods, keepsakes, and fine art by local Northwest artists that include: […]