August First Friday Openings

You won't want to miss this lineup of First Friday openings from our friends and around town in Philadelphia August 1, 2014.

AIGA SPACE
N 2ND & ARCH

Joel Katz on the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, “And I Said No Lord: A Twenty-One-Year-Old in Mississippi in 1964” 
Photographed and written nearly 50 years ago, this book recounts Joel Katz’s experiences in Mississippi during seven weeks of “Freedom Summer.” Published by the University of Alabama Press. Learn more

Photo by Joel Katz.

THE CENTER FOR ART IN WOOD
141 N 3RD ST

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2014 Celebrating the Center’s 19th year hosting the Windgate ITE International  Residency  program, the residents will work together for 2 months in Philadelphia to collaborate and focus on new directions in their work. The grand finale exhibition for the 2014 ITE program is the exhibit. Learn more. Image from resident Yuri Kobayashi.

FRINGEARTS +
RACE STREET PIER

2014 Fringe Festival Guide Launch Party at FringeArts + Race Street Pier; Get a guide and enjoy live music generated from plants, experimental tech-pop, and dance performances by Data Garden and more. Learn more.

WEXLER GALLERY
201 N 3RD ST

Gallery Selects: by design, a curated collection of staff favorites. Learn more

ASIAN ARTS INITIATIVE
1219 VINE STREET

First Friday Open House: Corner Store (Take-Out Stories), a collaborative exhibition between Asian Arts Initiative and artists Ernel Martinez and Keir Johnston of Amber Art and Design. Corner Store (Take-Out Stories) explores the intersections between community engagement and contemporary art practice by examining the social and cultural spaces of Philadelphia's ubiquitous take-out corner stores. Learn more.

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