Entries by Larry West

MAAG Statement on Black Lives Matter

All of us at the Mt. Airy Art Garage have been horrified and grief-stricken by the events of the past month, which have touched every aspect of our lives. We join the community — and indeed the world — in mourning the loss of lives of Black people at the hands of the police, and […]

MAAG Partners with Juniper Productions for PLAYS WITH FRIENDS

MAAG is excited about partnering with Juniper Productions for PLAYS WITH FRIENDS livestream events on Sunday, June 7th at 2pm and Sunday, June 14th at 2pm. The season finale is on Wednesday, June 24th at 5pm. Juniper Productions, in association with Manayunk Theatre Company, presents a new livestream theatrical experience inspired by MadLibs: improv and […]

Call for Artists – PLAYS WITH FRIENDS

The first pilot episode of PLAYS WITH FRIENDS – Best of the Bard was produced on May 17th.. Toi Storr won her place in the June 24th final  with a classy delivery of “what will these armpits ne’er be clean?” speech by Lady Macbeth, and wearing her crown from Chuck-e-Cheese. We invite artists to submit their […]

Opportunities for Artists – May 2020

Along with MAAG’s call for artists, we’re looking for more ways for our artists to show their work. Weavers Way Shuttle Artist of the Month Richard Metz is seeking local artists to be featured in the Weavers Way Shuttle for their Artist of the Month column. This is a great opportunity to get some exposure. […]

Funding for Artists – April 2020

We know artists are going through a tough time, and that’s why the Mt. Airy Art Garage is dedicated to helping artists in any way possible. Multiple grants are available at this time dedicated to getting artists back on their feet and staying stable during this uncertain time. Some grants that have come up: COVID-19 […]

Call For Artists: Art in the Time of Coronavirus

We are looking for original artwork from our member artists who continue to create during this time of social distancing. In times like these, it is vital that people continue to find comfort and purpose through their creative outlets. What have you been making while at home or in your studio during the last 4-8 […]

MAAG in These Trying Times

Dear Members and Friends of MAAG, We at Mt Airy Art Garage are reaching out to our members and friends to let you know how much you mean and have meant to us over the years. During this time of COVID-19 we are all experiencing a new reality that puts us all in unprecedented times. […]

International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day!  Celebrate 100 years of Women’s Right to Vote with Mt. Airy Art Garage.    We’re excited to welcome you to our new gallery space to celebrate International Women’s Day.  The event goes all day, with featured speakers, music and poetry readings.  Speakers include: Susan Cahan, Dean of Art + Architecture at Temple and […]

Open Call for Artists: Our Battles

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) is holding an open call for artists to submit for “Our Battles,” happening from April 10 – May 3, 2020 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre at 480 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA., 19146. Our Battles is the final of three exhibits MAAG will mount at The Philadelphia Theatre Company […]

Speaking Our Truth

Speaking Our Truth is the second of three exhibits MAAG will mount at The Philadelphia Theatre Company this season in conjunction with their production of Everything is Wonderful. The themes for this exhibit include overcoming tragedy, finding the strength to move on with our lives, the power of reconciliation, and surrendering to forgiveness. Themes for […]