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 […]

Funky February Art Market…Call For Artists

Calling all artists! It’s time for Funky February. Remember last year’s popup on Carpenter Lane? Well this year we’re home—which means bigger and better. Look for the return of the Friday Night Artists’ Café (more coming soon) on Feb. 24, and a celebratory Art Market on Feb. 25 and 26. Artists’ scoop—2 day show. Saturday, […]

Help Develop the Theme for the Germantown Mural…Join Us Jan. 14 at the Artmaking Workshop

If you’ve been reading our blog, then you’re aware the MuralArts Program has begun the process for the Germantown mural at 310 W. Chelten Ave. We invite you to share your vision for this mural—whether you create a drawing, bring a photo, share some historical information, bring a sample of your artwork, or bring something […]

Celebrate National Freedom to Marry Day At Our Valentine’s Dance!

Sunday, Feb. 12 , 4-8 pm 11 West Mt. Airy Ave. (19119) $10 at the door And we’re inviting YOU! MAAG is celebrating community and diversity in the Northwest with an LGBTQ (and allies) dance party that’s open to everyone. So, the buzz has begun, and we’re answering the most important things you need to […]

Countdown to the Holidays at the Mt. Airy Art Garage

We’re getting ready for the Holidays in a BIG kind of way! And that means welcoming you with open arms to come in out of the cold and celebrate with us. During the first three Saturdays and Sundays in December starting Dec. 3 and ending Dec. 18, from 10am to 5pm at 11 W. Mt. […]

Northwest Gateway—Mt Airy Art Garage Partners With Mural Arts Program…Community Meeting Scheduled for Germantown Mural

To expand community involvement in the arts and enhance the urban landscape of Northwest Philadelphia, the Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) will host a series of Community Paint Days in collaboration with the Mural Arts Program to complete four new public murals. Relative to the rest of the city, the Northwest currently has few existing murals, […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at MAAG…

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been busy at the Mt. Airy Art Garage. Really busy. But, to us, the chaos of productivity means three things: Community, Connections, and Art.  Between our grand opening, hosting POST (Philadelphia Open Studio Tours), and prepping for our first exhibit, “Recapturing Memories” by Meei Ling Ng, we haven’t had […]

“Recapturing Memories” : a review by guest blogger Diana Tedone

We just opened our new installation by Meei Ling Ng. See it through the eyes of one of our artist  members… and special thanks, as always, to Alix Passage, photographer. The exhibit starts before I reach the art gallery; I am intrigued by PVC tape shaped into bird footprints and “chick chick chick” written delicately with […]