COP Mural Is Complete! Now Let’s Celebrate Our Young Artists At Lovett Library

Lovett Library, Saturday, June 9, Noon till 2 pm, 6945 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19119 The Community of Pride (COP) Mural and Literacy Project continues to unfold at Eleanor C. Emlen public school. Children’s minds open up to interests and skills they did not know they had—opening doors to their hearts, souls, and precious creativity. Now […]

Young Emlen COP Artists Visit the Fabric Workshop

It started with some of our COP teaching artists going to the Fabric Workshop for an exhibition. What should our eyes behold but Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach 2 Quilt! And why would that be so amazing to us? Because our young Emlen artists read and learned from that same book by reknowned African American artist, […]

Help Paint The COP Mural At Emlen!

There is a story to be told, and it’s unfolding at East Mt. Airy’s Eleanor C. Emlen School, a public school with lack of access to art education. A public school where the children are guaranteed one meal a day, where many kids walk to school. But dreams are happening and endless possibilities are being […]

Community of Pride…Pictures Speak Louder Than Words!

We’ve been busy at Emlen — talking about Faith Ringgold stories and art, learning art language and techniques, working on literacy through poetry and words, inviting guest artists (thank you Mikel Elam for being an artist role model and guest), filling portfolios and sketchbooks. Stay tuned as we fill you in on more details. But […]

There’s A Story To Be Told About Community Of Pride — It Starts With The Kids At Emlen.

There is a story to be told, and it’s unfolding at Eleanor C. Emlen School, a public school with lack of access to the arts. A public school where the children are guaranteed one meal a day, where many kids walk to school. But dreams are happening and possibilities are being introduced as the children […]

Call for MAAG Member Artists! Jazz On The Sidewalk Juneteenth Sidewalk Sale!

Call for MAAG Member Artists Application Deadline — June 14  June 17: Jazz On The Sidewalk, 12 – 3 pm Hey all you MAAG member artists. Have you noticed all the commotion going on around our new location? There’s new housing going up, new businesses opening, Holistic Health Fairs, and a whole new attitude.  So we’re […]

Mt. Airy Art Garage’s Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Gallery

Looking for a unique gift or a one-of-a-kind treasure?  The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) is proud to offer original, handcrafted merchandise created by over 30 local artists.  Drop in and browse our shelves and bins filled with a variety of art and fine crafts. The selection includes photography, art cards, books, jewelry, ceramics, glass, […]

MAAG & Philadelphia Theatre Company Partner For “Having Our Say”

“Having Our Say” — Art That Speaks to Empowerment Opening Reception, Saturday, Feb. 4, 4-8 pm, Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 South Broad St. The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) opens 2017 with a special popup exhibition in partnership with Philadelphia Theatre Company’s production of Having Our Say. The exhibition will run January 27th to February […]

Open Call For Artists — “Having Our Say” Exhibition with Philadelphia Theatre Company

Deadline for submission: Jan. 16, 2017 We are pleased to announce our partnership with Philadelphia Theatre Company during the run of the play “Having Our Say” — a play adapted from the book written by the Delany sisters, African American women who were both civil rights activists and groundbreakers in the fight for equality in […]

Open Call For Artists — MAAG Holiday Art Market

TWO weekends, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3/4 (deadline Nov. 28) and Dec. 17/18 (deadline Dec. 12) from Noon till 6 pm. #MAAGPopsUp at our newest spot at 7301 Germantown Ave., Lutheran Theological Seminary Hagan Center Gym). It’s our 8th Annual Holiday Market — an even larger location than ever before! We’ve been spreading the word […]