Make Art, Grow Food Summer Exhibition Opens It’s Doors

Opening Reception Finally Friday, June 26 @ 6 pm. Admission Free. Exhibition runs Friday, June 26 — Sunday, Sept. 6 We’re flying high on the tails of the Make Art, Grow Food Project which is moving full steam ahead. We’re finishing off a mural filled with artwork created by elders at Homelink and kids at Houston […]

The Swerve Returns!

Saturday, June 6th, 7-9 PM, $5 It’s our final Swerve for the season till September! (We’re taking off July and August.) Please join April Lynn James and Mary Ann Domanska as they host yet another fun Open Mic Poetry event here at the Mt. Airy Art Garage. Our special guest poet for the evening is Amy Barone, a […]

My Son Matters! TALKBACK…A Plea From One Mother To Another

TALKBACK Friday, May 15, 6 pm, @ 11 W. Mt Airy Ave. $5 Donation. Everyone welcome. Post Ferguson—My Son Matters! Post Baltimore—My Son Matters! 300 people at Denise Allen’s opening reception—My Son Matters!  Check out this video! The main question on everyone’s lips—when can we talk more about this?  TALKBACK is our response. A roundtable discussion […]

Underground At Ron’s Goes Aboveground

Saturday, May 30, 7:30 pm. Your host? Why, Ron Kravitz, of course. It’s a night of dance, improv, storytelling, music, and just good times. It’s a reunion performance of Playback Theatre — one you won’t want to miss. PLUS you’ll also get to  enjoy the award-winning Jenkintown Select Vocal Ensemble under the direction of Alyssa […]

Post Ferguson: My Son Matters!

Opening Reception April 17 at 6 pm. Solo exhibition runs April 10 through May 31, 2015. Admission free. Post Ferguson. Denise Allen, photographer, deeply impacted, writes: “I am an African American single mother and I have a son. I have always taught my son to be respectful and to do what is right.  Now I […]

Speak! Outloud. At The Swerve. Where Poetry & Jazz Intersect.

Sat., May 2 @ 7 pm — 1st Saturday of every month. $5 You may have noticed over the last few months that a different poet hosts the Swerve alongside the jazz beats of Tank Keitt and Charles Witherspoon. It gives us the opportunity to swing to a different rhythm every month with all poets, […]

Third Annual Artists’ Garage Sale

With the arrival of Spring, garage sale season is again upon us. And we are ready to sell you some amazing finds—all arts related. So, on Saturday, May 9, from 10 AM-3 PM, we’re holding an Third Annual Artists’ Garage Sale and inviting all of YOU!  Our artists are looking to lighten their loads and […]

Youth Poet Cohosts The Next Swerve!

Saturday, April 4 at 7 pm. April is National Poetry Month. Philadelphia is looking for it’s next Youth Poet Laureate. Sounds like the perfect combination to celebrate at the Swerve! This has been an amazing year for the evolution of The Swerve!  We have heard so many talented voices, breathing words of wisdom through our […]

The Gender Weave Project Challenges “Social Norms” of Gender & Identity

Opening Reception Feb. 27 @ 6 pm. Exhibition runs through March 29. In observance of Women’s History Month, the Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) will present The Gender Weave Project featuring the work of Moore College of Art & Design students. The exhibition will run February 27 – March 29 with an opening reception on February 27 at 6 […]

“Weaving Equality — Exploring Gender & The Arts”… An International Women’s Day Celebration

Sunday, March 8, International Women’s Day, 3-5 pm It’s our third year of celebrating International Women’s Day! What better way to dialogue with fellow artists and art lovers than under the umbrella of the Gender Weave Exhibition. We are delighted to mix it up with an unfolding list of participants including Lascivious Jane (Liberty City […]