An August Summer Night of Poetry and Lemonade

August Open Mic Sat., Aug. 2, 7 pm And now a few words from Jen Hemenway, cohost of the Poetry Slam Back in April the Mt. Airy Art Garage hosted it’s first poetry slam. The event went so well, we were ready to keep it going. We liked watching it grow in poet participation, with […]

MAAG Launches Series Of Member Meetings As 5th Anniversary Approaches

Thank You Members and Supporters of the Mt. Airy Art Garage!  On Wed. June 25th we had a wonderful turnout of members and community supporters eager to listen to our progress report and hopes for the future. This meeting is the first of a series that we will be holding as we move into celebrating […]

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Quiltapalooza’s Right Around The Corner

Next Quiltapalooza Friday, July 25, 6 pm  Sometimes people ask me (Sarah Bond) “What is Quiltapalooza? Is it an event? Is it a feeling? Is it a way of life? Quiltapalooza started four or five years ago at Fabrics on the Hill. The idea was to bring quilters together for a marathon session of sewing, […]

Big Changes Ahead For MAAG. We Need Your Input. We Need You Now.

Special Member & Supporter Meeting—Wed., June 25, 6:30 pm Can you believe it? The Mt. Airy Art Garage is turning five years old this fall. It’s been an amazing journey and so gratifying—from our earliest 2009 Art Markets on Carpenter Lane, to a pop-up storefront exhibition, clothesline fundraisers in Ned Wolf Park and the build out […]

Call For Member Artists: Summer Salon Show July 18 – Aug. 31

  This is your opportunity to have gallery wall space, floor to ceiling, a salon style exhibit of your work (2-D works only or works that hang on walls). You can fill your wall with as many pieces as possible. As we sell pieces off the wall, you have the opportunity to rotate in more […]

Comic Book Class? You Bet! All You Need Is Enthusiasm!

6 session class starting Wed., June 11 at 6:30 pm We’ve been getting inquires about Ellen Marcus’s upcoming class, and we wanted to share some of Ellen’s thoughts. So read on and join us! Question: I am not a painter/illustrator. I am creating characters and writing it up. I have a composite pic of my character […]

Come Feast Your Eyes On Our Summer Show Off!

Opening Reception Friday, June 6 at 6 pm Exhibition runs June 6 through June 27 The artists of the Mt. Airy Art Garage have been working hard in their studios through this grueling winter to show some of their best work. Feast your eyes on work by Kirsten Fischler, Carole Loeffler, Lee Muslin (image on […]

June Poetry Slam Is Coming & April Lynn James Wants To Talk About It!

Poetry Slam Saturday, June 7, 2014 @ 7 pm I came to Philadelphia in search of Communi-Tea. My immediate family had become toxic, and after taking a friend up on an offer of sanctuary and sharing her studio apartment in NYC’s East Village for the first half of 2013, I needed to find a home […]

Spring Classes @ MAAG: Photoshop For Artists, Rain Barrels, Creating Your Own Comics, Drawing & More!

Looking for a way to beat those winter doldrums? Well, here at the Mt. Airy Art Garage, we’ve got the perfect solution and we’re busting loose for Spring. MAAG will offer an array of studio classes for both children and adults, which include quilting, drawing, painting Rain Barrels, plein air painting, and more.  Regardless of your […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS! Summer Show Off At The Mt. Airy Art Garage

Summer Show Off Exhibition @ MAAG, June 6–27, 2014 Deadline May 29 The second annual MAAG Summer Show Off exhibition will open in the Solomon Levy Gallery on June 6, 2014. We know you have worked all winter in your studios (the weather was SO bad you had nothing else to do), and now is the […]