An Evening of Sophisticated Elegance at MAAG

C’mon, just ask us what you get when you mix a crooner (voted Best in Philly®: Cabaret by Philadelphia Magazine) with a jazz trio? A very special cabaret evening with Northwest resident, Michael Richard Kelly, at the Mt. Airy Art Garage, of course! On Friday, May 11th at 7:30PM, MAAG will welcome Michael Richard Kelly […]

Solomon Levy Gallery Dedication and Opening Reception

For the last two years (as I’m sure you know), we’ve been working diligently to make MAAG a place where artists can learn, create, and grow together – a place where both art and community are fostered. Today, we stand closer to that goal than we’ve ever been before. Our doors are open, the gallery […]

Mt. Airy Art Garage Hosts First Community Paint Day for Germantown Mural

We’re so excited! The first Community Paint Day for the Germantown Mural will be happening at the Mt. Airy Art Garage @ 11 West Mt. Airy Ave. on Saturday March 31 from noon till 2 pm. Come roll up your sleeves and become part of this amazing community endeavor. No artistic experience required. Free and […]

Cocktails, and Dances, and Markets – Oh My!

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hosting a slew of events: A Valentine’s Day Dance Party, a Winter Cocktail Fundraiser, a Funky February Art Market, and a handful of Artists’ Breakfast Clubs. Undoubtedly, we’ve enjoyed these events just as much as the people who attended them. Whether we were dancing on our concrete floors for […]

Come Share Your Talents: Call for Teaching Proposals…

Now that construction is underway for our long-awaited bathrooms at the Mt. Airy Art Garage, we are thinking about what comes next. In addition to developing the Solomon Levy Gallery, MAAG will strengthen our ties to artists and the community by beginning to offer classes and workshops! All MAAG members are eligible to propose a […]

MAAG Co-Founders Honored as DVLF “Wonder Women”

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) is recognizing some fierce female leaders in the Philadelphia LGBTQ community. To no surprise, on March 7th, MAAG Co-Founders Linda Slodki and Arleen Olshan were deemed as DVLF “Wonder Women.” Still beaming with pride from their last public honor in WHYY’s Coming of Age this […]

Second Annual Funky February Weekend Celebrates Local Artists

What is Funky February at the Mt. Airy Art Garage? Why it’s a celebration of local talent! Want to find out what some of your favorite artists have been up to? Then stop by 11 West Mt. Airy Avenue this weekend to celebrate the arts, and support your local visual and performing artists.   Friday […]

Funky February Friday Cafe

MAAG’s 2nd Annual Funky February Weekend February 24-26 go ahead and mark that date down. While we are waiting, Diana Trout here. I’ll be doing the occasional post for MAAG.) We’ll be rockin’ it in West Mt Airy starting with the Friday Night Cafe. No February slump this weekend. Friday’s Cafe is all about our community and […]

Breakfast Club This Thursday Feb. 16…It Just Keeps Getting Better

Breakfast Club Coordinator, Paula Mandel, fills you in: Well, we had another stimulating Artists’ Breakfast! We had two local artists present their stories as well as some of their work. The first was Steve Segal, an editor, wordsmith, visual art director and designer of books in addition to being a writer. He combines form and […]

Valentine’s Dance This Sunday, Feb. 12!

  A message from our guest blogger Diana… Valentine’s Day weekend is the celebration of love for some, and the cause of lament for others.  I’m not talking about that special sense of loathing shoppers and singletons suddenly find for chocolate, chalky hearts and all things pink.  It’s a time of year that we remember […]