Opening Exhibition: Faces, Families, and Relationships — A Legacy of Diversity and Harmony

  The Northwest section of Philadelphia is notorious for being diverse in all facets of family & community life: young, old, single, coupled, Black, Caucasian, Latino, Asian, LGBTQ, heterosexual, single parent homes, dual parent homes, Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Quaker, Buddhist, and so many more categories. But always creative and an exciting place to live! Share […]

Call For Member Artists—Opening Exhibition For “Faces, Families, And Relationships In Our Communities”

CALL FOR MEMBER ARTISTS The Mt. Airy Art Garage welcomes all our member artists to submit your work to the first show of the 2013 season titled: The Faces/Families/Relationships of Our Neighborhoods: A Legacy of Diversity and Harmony  The Northwest section of Philadelphia is notorious for being diverse in all facets of family & community […]

Jazz…Cool Jazz… @ MAAG

Mellow, great music, supportive, inviting… jazz musicians, vocalists, spoken word artists, all ages… good food, great vibe. Where else but at the Mt. Airy Art Garage, 11 West Mt. Airy Ave.? This month we want to share and celebrate some  Black History. Tank Keit, drummer and head of Passage Jazz Band (once you meet him, […]

MAAG Valentine’s Dance Party

Here at the Mt. Airy Art Garage, we’ve been feelin’ the love. So, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re throwing an LGBTQ and allies dance party on Friday, February 15th from 7-10 pm. Admission is $10 at the door at 11 West Mt. Airy Avenue, and ALL are welcome! The Northwest is an incredibly diverse community […]

Potluck Spectacular & Thank-You Celebration

2012 was an exciting and eventful year at MAAG. Just check out a few of the things we accomplished:   Built/Established the Solomon Levy Gallery of Art   Constructed and Rented seven working-artist studios   Entertained G-Town Radio and the Black Tribbles at the Night Market   Painted over a dozen rain barrels in association […]

Our MAAG Holiday Market Is Coming…You Won’t Want To Miss It!

It’s our annual Holiday Market at the Mt. Airy Art Garage! Our artists will be filling the house with their original, unique work. You will find one-of-a-kind items, for adults and children alike, made by woodworkers, glass artists, sculptors, painters, graphic artists, jewelers, photographers, ceramic artists, and more. Our resident artist studios will be open […]

MAAG Jazz Jam… Wed., December 12

  Our MAAG Jazz Jam started in November, and it was all that and more – 5 guitar players, 2 drummers, sax, keyboards, and 2 of the best vocalists ever! Yes, we were finger poppin’ and having a great time. Led by Tank Kitt and the  Passage Jazz Band. Yes, and we are proud to have […]

RUST3…Advancing The Conversation On Sustainability, Art, And Urban Renewal

If nature was allowed to reclaim the land in the city, it would undoubtedly re-use humanity’s refuse and incorporate it into its new life. This sentiment is at the heart of RUST3. Though this multidimensional project, artists Andy Walker and Andy Heisey illustrate how materials found in Philadelphia can be recycled into a new structure […]

MAAG Holiday Market/Call for Artists

We’ve got a lot to be thankful for…like 180 members and growing, like our new “Artist in Residence” studios, and more. So bring out your work, share your talent, hang with the artists, and come make this a Holiday Art Market to remember! Deadline extended to Dec. 7. Download your application HERE.

6 Built..5 Rented!… 1 left!

We couldn’t believe it either. Not a few weeks after the “Artist in Residence”  studios were built, 5 artists have already signed their leases. Our talented tenants? Well…a master quilter, a master leathercrafter and painter, a Dumpster Diva,  a letterpress studio staffed by 2 book artists, and another painter. That means there is 1 studio […]