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The Writing Sangha: Part II

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - January 29 @ 8:00 pm

The second installment of The Writing Sangha will take place in the new workshop studio at The Common Room. This workshop will include a guided meditation, a discussion on intention, and several group writing exercises based on meditation principles. Light refreshments will be provided. $10 to register ~ RSVP required.

5-Part Portrait & Figure Painting Workshop

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - February 13 @ 5:00 pm

During this free introductory session, local artist Dan Kiselev will go over the main topics to be presented during later sessions in general terms while demonstrating them by painting. A live model will sit for this session as Dan introduces himself, his experiences, and the interesting techniques picked up along his career path. This will allow potential students to get a feel for the instructor's style and see if the workshop will benefit them and their practice. Dan's work will…

5-Part Portrait & Figure Painting Workshop

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - February 13 @ 5:00 pm

During this free introductory session, local artist Dan Kiselev will go over the main topics to be presented during later sessions in general terms while demonstrating them by painting. A live model will sit for this session as Dan introduces himself, his experiences, and the interesting techniques picked up along his career path. This will allow potential students to get a feel for the instructor's style and see if the workshop will benefit them and their practice. Dan's work will…

Writerly Wednesdays

January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Wednesday at The Art Dept is about writing - in one form or another. The First and Third Wednesday are generative workshops during which Dolly, from The Head and The Hand Press, leads the group in writing exercises.

Bob Ross & Chill

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Head Games & HGP Artist Supplies Present: BOB ROSS & CHILL In honor of Nicole & Brad's birthdays, we are hosting a BYOB Bob Ross paint jam at the shop! $15 gets you paint, a canvas, and some quality time with Bob Ross. We'll be projecting Bob Ross episodes and attempting to create the magic. 7p-10p 5-7 W Girard Ave Philadelphia, PA 19123

Opening Reception: Justin Kimball | Elegy

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Justin Kimball: Elegy January 18 – March 24, 2018 Opening reception: January 18, 2018, 5:30 - 7:30pm Book Signing & reception for Elegy, published by Radius Books: March 2, 2018, 6 - 8pm PPAC exhibition at The Gershman Y’s Open Lens Gallery Justin Kimball has been photographing in small towns in New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Ohio brought to the brink of obsolescence by the recent financial downturn, capturing their streets, residents, and landscapes. While imbued with social and political…

Oh, Snap! with Christine Elfman

January 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Christine Elfman, winner of PPAC’s 2017 Contemporary Photography Competition, will talk about her project, “Even Amaranth.” This project explores photography as a shifting medium, incapable of truly recording a subject or memory. According to myth, amaranth, a plant grown from seed to make photographs from its dye, is unfading. Yet, it yields a fugitive dye that cannot be fixed. This impermanent quality is emphasized in Christine’s fleeting depictions of landscapes, ancient artifacts, and sculptures. She writes, “While attempting to secure…

Japanese Bookbinding Workshop – BYOB!

January 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Discover the art of Japanese stab binding while enjoying a glass (or two) of wine with friends! Perfect for illustrators, graphic designers, zine artists or anyone interested in creating a finished book of their own art. All supplies provided!

Japanese Bookbinding Workshop – BYOB!

January 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Discover the art of Japanese stab binding while enjoying a glass (or two) of wine with friends! Perfect for illustrators, graphic designers, zine artists or anyone interested in creating a finished book of their own art. All supplies provided!

Community Yoga Series at Colorspace Labs

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

START 2k18 OFF RIGHT by shape-shifting through alignment-based yoga classes lead by Ashley Tryba at Colorspace Labs. This is the first of a new community class series that will be offered each Tuesday at 11 a.m. at 1714 N. Mascher St. Ashley instructs movement, mindfulness, meditation, and breathwork for everyone at any level of experience. Bring a friend and join us for practice in a supportive, safe, peaceful and literally color-changing environment. Reset, relax, restore and care for thyself in…

Community Yoga Series at Colorspace Labs

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

START 2k18 OFF RIGHT by shape-shifting through alignment-based yoga classes lead by Ashley Tryba at Colorspace Labs. This is the first of a new community class series that will be offered each Tuesday at 11 a.m. at 1714 N. Mascher St. Ashley instructs movement, mindfulness, meditation, and breathwork for everyone at any level of experience. Bring a friend and join us for practice in a supportive, safe, peaceful and literally color-changing environment. Reset, relax, restore and care for thyself in…

Essential Oils Workshop

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join oils enthusiast and leathermaker Heather Holiday for an introduction into the world of essential oils! We'll discuss their various uses, helpful blends, and tips on incorporating oils into your everyday routine to develop a more holistic lifestyle. BYOB!

Essential Oils Workshop

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join oils enthusiast and leathermaker Heather Holiday for an introduction into the world of essential oils! We'll discuss their various uses, helpful blends, and tips on incorporating oils into your everyday routine to develop a more holistic lifestyle. BYOB!

Writerly Wednesdays

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Wednesday at The Art Dept is about writing - in one form or another. The First and Third Wednesday are generative workshops during which Dolly, from The Head and The Hand Press, leads the group in writing exercises.

Closing Artist Reception: Madison Pfaff

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Madison is a local artist who uses reclaimed, recycled, and reused materials in her works. The paintings, made in part out of materials found at The Resource Exchange, will be in our gallery throughout the month of January. Help Madison celebrate the work at a closing reception on Saturday, January 27th from 4-6pm and say goodbye to these Wild Little Paintings! But wait! You could follow Madison on facebook @ Wild Little Paintings, instagram @WildLittlePaintings or visit the Etsy Shop:…

Community Yoga Series at Colorspace Labs

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

START 2k18 OFF RIGHT by shape-shifting through alignment-based yoga classes lead by Ashley Tryba at Colorspace Labs. This is the first of a new community class series that will be offered each Tuesday at 11 a.m. at 1714 N. Mascher St. Ashley instructs movement, mindfulness, meditation, and breathwork for everyone at any level of experience. Bring a friend and join us for practice in a supportive, safe, peaceful and literally color-changing environment. Reset, relax, restore and care for thyself in…

Community Yoga Series at Colorspace Labs

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

START 2k18 OFF RIGHT by shape-shifting through alignment-based yoga classes lead by Ashley Tryba at Colorspace Labs. This is the first of a new community class series that will be offered each Tuesday at 11 a.m. at 1714 N. Mascher St. Ashley instructs movement, mindfulness, meditation, and breathwork for everyone at any level of experience. Bring a friend and join us for practice in a supportive, safe, peaceful and literally color-changing environment. Reset, relax, restore and care for thyself in…

Writerly Wednesdays

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Wednesday at The Art Dept is about writing - in one form or another. The First and Third Wednesday are generative workshops during which Dolly, from The Head and The Hand Press, leads the group in writing exercises.

7-Part Meditation Series

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - March 14 @ 9:00 pm

Take a journey with us to unlock your super human powers. This is a seven part-series of guided group meditations, led by artist and Ayurveda practitioner Jessica Eary. These meditations will focus on unlocking, balancing, and strengthening your chakras. We will be supercharging your creativity, expanding your mind, and awakening the magic that resides within. We will learn about energy pathways in our bodies, how to access inner guidance and strength, and ultimately put those good vibes to use by…

Conscrapulations: the Artwork of Chelsea & Keith Yosco

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CONSCRAPULATIONS. THE ARTWORK OF CHELSEA AND KEITH YOSCO KEITH YOSCO /// VISUAL STONES /// MIXED MEDIA (SHOWING HIS ARTWORK PUBLICLY FOR THE FIRST TIME) CHELSEA YOSCO /// GEOMETRICKS /// MIXED MEDIA (HAND-MADE JEWELRY AND DECORATED LIGHT BOX POP UP) CONSCRAPULATIONS ASPIRES TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN THINKING AND DOING.

ART FUNDS ART TOUR – Philly

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This tour is an initiative started by Sean Desiree of bell’s roar. The goal of their music is to reinforce solidarity within the movement and create affirming spaces for queer and trans people of color. With the release of their debut full length album “We Carry Us” they want to support other LGBTQ artists of color. It's vital for us to find DIY ways to support our community because in 2018 Trump plans to cut funding for the arts. ART…

Community Yoga Series at Colorspace Labs

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

START 2k18 OFF RIGHT by shape-shifting through alignment-based yoga classes lead by Ashley Tryba at Colorspace Labs. This is the first of a new community class series that will be offered each Tuesday at 11 a.m. at 1714 N. Mascher St. Ashley instructs movement, mindfulness, meditation, and breathwork for everyone at any level of experience. Bring a friend and join us for practice in a supportive, safe, peaceful and literally color-changing environment. Reset, relax, restore and care for thyself in…

Community Yoga Series at Colorspace Labs

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

START 2k18 OFF RIGHT by shape-shifting through alignment-based yoga classes lead by Ashley Tryba at Colorspace Labs. This is the first of a new community class series that will be offered each Tuesday at 11 a.m. at 1714 N. Mascher St. Ashley instructs movement, mindfulness, meditation, and breathwork for everyone at any level of experience. Bring a friend and join us for practice in a supportive, safe, peaceful and literally color-changing environment. Reset, relax, restore and care for thyself in…

Writerly Wednesdays

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Wednesday at The Art Dept is about writing - in one form or another. The First and Third Wednesday are generative workshops during which Dolly, from The Head and The Hand Press, leads the group in writing exercises.

Learn to sew with knit fabrics

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Conquer your fear of knits! Join Mary Alice Duff of Well Sewn Style for an exciting, engaging, knit fabrics sewing class and start building the wardrobe of your dreams! This class will focus on knit fabrics. The cost of this class covers 4 hours of instruction, sewing machine use, snacks, the Patterns for Pirates Essential Tank pattern and 1.5 yds of knit fabric. Are you avoiding projects that require knit fabrics? Have you had your eye on a pattern that…

Writerly Wednesdays

February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Wednesday at The Art Dept is about writing - in one form or another. The First and Third Wednesday are generative workshops during which Dolly, from The Head and The Hand Press, leads the group in writing exercises.

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