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 […]

What is the mission? WE are the mission! Mt. Airy Art Garage Launches Artists’ Breakfast Club

When Paula asked us “What can I do to help?” we responded with “What’s your fantasy?” From that sprung the Breakfast Club. We weren’t sure where it was going, all we could think of was what we had read of the Paris Salons, those we had dreamed about but never experienced. We knew that we wanted to be […]

An Invitation To Artists! We’re Launching The MAAG Breakfast Club Thurs. Oct. 13 @ 9:00 am!

Have you ever noticed that the people you most relate to are in the arts? Remember the artist cafes in Paris? Well, neither do we! But we heard they were cauldrons of creativity and support. So, fellow artists, let’s stir up the pot and get cookin’ with art, philosophy and general mischief. Meet your peers. […]

A Glimpse Into Our Artists’ Work…

Below, you’ll find a piece written by one of our fabulous supporters, Chris McGuigan. Not only did she compose this wonderful reflection for Word Palette, but she also captured a few impromptu videos, last Sunday, during POST. Feel free to check them out at your leisure, using the attached links. Overall, they’re a great glimpse […]