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Collaborators & Sponsors: Presented by the International Sculpture Center. Collaborators & Sponsors: Association for Public Art, The Atlantic Foundation, The Barnes Foundation, Digital Atelier, Eastern State Penitentiary, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Grounds For Sculpture, Moore College of Art & Design, Mural Arts Philadelphia, NextFab, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia City Hall Visitor Center, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, The Seward Johnson Atelier, The Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, Traction Company, and The University of the Arts. This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.

OCT 24 | OCT 25 | OCT 26 | OCT 27 | OCT 28 | OCT 29
The Fabric Workshop and Museum Tour and Workshop

The Fabric Workshop and Museum Tour & Workshop

Wednesday, October 24
The Fabric Workshop and Museum Tour & Workshop
2:15PM – 4:45PM
Cost: $18 per person
Transportation will not be provided

Spark your senses with a visit to Philadelphia’s historic (and iconic) Reading Terminal Market, then head over to The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM), an internationally acclaimed contemporary art museum. FWM has collaborated with some of the most innovative and renowned artists of the past four decades to stretch their practices by creating work in fiber, new materials and new media. During your visit you will tour Poorly Watched Girls, a solo exhibition by Artist-in-Residence Suzanne Bocanegra. In her collaboration with FWM, Bocanegra draws on such disparate sources of inspiration as an opera set in a convent during the French Revolution; an 18th-century ballet based on a painting of a weeping woman; and Judy Garland's wardrobe test for the cult film, Valley of the Dolls. You will also visit FWM’s professional studios and hear about the research, construction and fabrication that occur there. To top it off, you’ll have the opportunity to try your hand at screen printing to create your own custom tote bag inspired by the exhibition!

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided. The Fabric Workshop is within walking distance of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 2:15PM.

1214 Arch St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107



fabricworkshopandmuseum.org


Photo: Suzanne Bocanegra in her New York studio. Photo by Vincent Tullo
Wheelchair Accessibility


Tour of Belger Crane Yard Studios

Tour of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

CANCELLED
Wednesday, October 24
Guided Tour of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
2:45PM – 4:30PM
Cost: $25 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Get an insider's view of the 3,000 square feet of mosaicked space at the art installation Philadelphia's Magic Gardens (PMG). Learn about PMG creator Isaiah Zagar, his background and influences, the materials and techniques used in his mosaics, and the history of South Street and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 2:45PM to travel to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens.



1020 South St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147


www.phillymagicgardens.org


Photo: Courtesy of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens.
Wheelchair Accessibility



Mural Arts Trolly Tour

Masterpieces West Trolley Tour

Wednesday, October 24
Masterpieces West Trolley Tour
2:45PM – 5:00PM
Cost: $35 per person
Transportation will be provided. Additional fee applies.

Experience firsthand how art ignites change: explore the world’s largest outdoor art gallery and get to know Philadelphia’s stunning mural collection on an exciting guided tour! Weave through diverse neighborhoods by trolley, and get inspired by the incredible public art that makes Philadelphia the mural capital of the world.

Explore the show-stopping and highly acclaimed murals west of Broad Street with Masterpieces West. Travel through the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood and into parts of West Philadelphia to get an in-depth look at Philadelphia’s phenomenal public art, including meaningful works such as A Tribute to Dox Thrash: Revisited by Willis Humphrey and Eric Okdeh, and Ben Volta’s dynamic Micro to Macro.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will meet in the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 2:45PM to board the trolley. The tour will end back at the hotel at 5:00PM.


www.muralarts.org


Photo: Micro to Macro, 2013. Courtesy of Mural Arts Philadelphia.


Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Wednesday, October 24
Pay What You Wish Wednesday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
5:00PM – 8:45PM
Cost: Pay What You Wish
Transportation will not be provided. Additional fee applies.

Enjoy everything the Museum has to offer — at your own pace and price. Admission is Pay What You Wish from 5:00PM to 8:45PM. You can relax, refresh, and get inspired. The Art Café is open late, serving fresh snacks, coffee and tea, and wine and beer. Explore the collection in a casual and playful atmosphere.

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130


Photo: Philadelphia Museum of Art, East Entrance. Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art.


City Hall Interior and Tower Tour

City Hall Interior & Tower Tour

Thursday, October 25
City Hall Interior & Tower Tour
9:45AM – 12:00PM
Cost: $15 per person
Transportation will not be provided.

The City Hall Interior & Tower Tour explores the history, art, and architecture of the world's highest masonry load-bearing structure, which consists of 88 million bricks! Learn more interesting facts and view the building's grandest rooms on this guided tour, which lasts 1.5 - 2 hours. Tours include trips up to the City Hall Tower, which offers a view of Philadelphia's landscape from 548 feet above ground, and two exhibitions by Philadelphia Sculptors and artists from the region presented by Art In City Hall - www.CreativePHL.org

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided. City Hall is within walking distance of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel. Meet in the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 9:45AM to walk to City Hall. The tour will begin at 10:00AM.

Philadelphia City Hall Visitor Center
Broad & Market Streets, Room 121
Philadelphia, PA 19102


Photo: Courtesy of City Hall Visitor Center.
Bronze Pour

Bronze Pour at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Thursday, October 25
Tour & Bronze Pour Demo at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
10:45AM – 1:00PM
Cost: $18 per person
Transportation will not be provided.

The guided tour of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will begin at the doorstep of the beautiful Frank Furness building located on Broad Street. The tour will move through the historic studios and then onto the cast hall. Moving across the campus into the school, the tour will continue on the seventh floor where there will be a tour of the sculpture making shops and studios. The tour will conclude with a bronze pour demonstration.

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is within walking distance of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel. Meet in the lobby at 10:45AM to walk to PAFA. The tour will begin at 11:00AM.



118-128 N Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102


www.pafa.org


Wheelchair Accessibility
Photo: Pour at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Courtesy of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


Traction Company

Traction Company: Process in Practice Tour

Thursday, October 25
Traction Company: Process in Practice Tour
11:30AM – 1:30PM
Cost: $15 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Tour Traction Company’s shared cooperative workspace and member’s studios and see artwork and fabrication in various stages of production. Talk with individual members regarding their personal studio practice and experience the dynamic environment of this artist-run space. In the wood and metal shop facilities, artists work on their own projects as well as fabricating sculptural pieces for local artists and arts institutions. This ongoing production allows for a behind-the-scenes peek into each member’s processes and the complex nature of sculpture development. Tour highlights will include: Joshua Koffman modeling in clay one of several life-size figurative and equine sculpture commissions for public and private collections, and Miguel Horn’s monumental percent for art project, ContraFuerte, for Center City Philadelphia in production with various scale models of the project on display.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 11:30AM to travel to Traction Company.


4100 Haverford Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19104


tractioncompany.com

Wheelchair Accessibility

Photo courtesy Traction Company.


NextFab

Tour of NextFab with Demo

Thursday, October 25
Tour of NextFab with Demo
12:45PM –2:45PM
Cost: $25 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Take a tour of Philadelphia's premier makerspace, NextFab. See their Metal Shop, Wood Shop, Electronics Fabrication Area, Accelerator and Incubator Program, 2D Printers, Laser Suite, and 3D Printers. Hear stories about how NextFab has helped people fabricate unique and creative projects.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 12:45PM to travel to NextFab.


South Philadelphia
2025 Washington Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA 19146


nextfab.com


Photo: Courtesy of NextFab.
Walking Tour

Public Art and the Parkway Walking Tour

Thursday, October 25
Public Art and the Parkway Walking Tour
12:45PM – 3:30PM
Cost: $15 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway has become an outdoor museum since its construction in the early 20th century. From Alexander Calder’s William Penn atop City Hall to Mark di Suvero’s Iroquois near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this tour highlights the convoluted stories behind the Parkway’s outstanding collection of public art.

Instructions: Transportation will not be provided. The tour will meet at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel to walk to City Hall at 12:45PM. The tour will begin at City Hall at 1:00PM, and you will walk to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Transportation will not be provided back to the hotel.




www.associationforpublicart.org

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Photo: Iroquois (1983-99) by Mark di Suvero (left) and Symbiosis (2011) by Roxy Paine (right). Photo © James Ewing Photography, courtesy Association for Public Art.
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Tour

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Tour

Thursday, October 25
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Tour
1:45PM – 3:45PM
Cost: $20 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world's first true "penitentiary," a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of prisoners. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America's most notorious criminals, including bank robber "Slick Willie" Sutton and Al Capone. On this guide-led tour you will explore the cellblocks and hear about its notorious inmates, learn about the 142- year history of the facility and its revolutionary architecture, and understand its relevance today.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 1:45PM to travel to Eastern State Penitentiary.

Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19130


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Photo: Hospital Block Gate. Photographer: Jeremy Powlus for Google+
Chestnut Hill Skyspace

Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting

Wednesday, October 24
Sunset Viewing of The Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting
5:15PM – 7:30PM
Cost: $35 per person
Transportation will be provided.

James Turrell’s “Greet the Light” is a unique sensory experience where light is the subject. Upon entering The Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, you are welcome to lie down in the meeting room and await the sunrise or sunset. Part of the roof quietly slides away, revealing a rectangular shape that opens directly to the sky. In the ceiling, Turrell created what he calls a “sensing space,” a space that opens to and draws light from another source. What happens next will challenge how you think you know what you see. This group tour is sure to be a mind-altering experience.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 5:15PM to travel to The Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting.

The Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting
20 E Mermaid Ln,
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Wheelchair Accessibility


Photo by camera_obscura [busy] on flickr.com. James Turrell - Greet The Light - 2013




Seward Johnson Atelier and Grounds For Sculpture

Seward Johnson Atelier and Grounds For Sculpture

Saturday, October 27
Open House Event: The Seward Johnson Atelier and Grounds For Sculpture
12:30PM – 7:00PM
Cost: $20 per person
Transportation will be provided. Boxed lunch will be provided.

Sculptors Way is home of the International Sculpture Center, The Seward Johnson Atelier and Grounds For Sculpture. See how these cultural art institutions came to work together to form a creative hotbed of artist activity within an industrial setting in a New Jersey suburb. You will have the opportunity to tour The Seward Johnson Atelier and Grounds For Sculpture, see technical demonstrations, tour exhibitions, meet the artists and more!

Exhibitions on view include James Carl: oof in the East Gallery and Woof in the Domestic Arts Building, Michael Rees: Synthetic Cells in the West Gallery, Masayuki Koorida: Sculpture in the Museum Building, and That’s Worth Celebrating: The Life and Work of the Johnson Family in the Cecelia Joyce and Seward Johnson Gallery.

The trip will conclude with a reception in the Cecelia Joyce and Seward Johnson Gallery before departing back to Philadelphia.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. Grab your lunch at Moore before coming back to the hotel! The tour will depart from the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 12:30PM to travel to The Seward Johnson Atelier. Admission to Grounds For Sculpture is included.



sewardjohnsonatelier.org




www.groundsforsculpture.org



Wheelchair Accessibility
Photo: Fabrication in process of Dina Wind’s Harp of David #1 at The Seward Johnson Atelier, Photo: Ken Ek

Traction Company

Traction Company: Process in Practice Tour

Sunday, October 28
Traction Company: Process in Practice Tour
FULL
1:30PM –3:30PM
Cost: $15 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Tour Traction Company’s shared cooperative workspace and member’s studios and see artwork and fabrication in various stages of production. Talk with individual members regarding their personal studio practice and experience the dynamic environment of this artist-run space. In the wood and metal shop facilities, artists work on their own projects as well as fabricating sculptural pieces for local artists and arts institutions. This ongoing production allows for a behind-the-scenes peek into each member’s processes and the complex nature of sculpture development. Tour highlights will include: Joshua Koffman modeling in clay one of several life-size figurative and equine sculpture commissions for public and private collections, and Miguel Horn’s monumental percent for art project, ContraFuerte, for Center City Philadelphia in production with various scale models of the project on display.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 1:30PM to travel to Traction Company.

4100 Haverford Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19104

tractioncompany.com


Photo: Courtesy Traction Company

Globe Dye Works

Globe Dye Works Factory Building Tour

Sunday, October 28
Artists Studio, Gallery, and Globe Dye Works Factory Building Tour
2:30PM – 4:30PM
Cost: $20 per person
Transportation will be provided.

Guests will tour artists Stacey Lee Webber and Joseph Leroux's live-in studio space composed inside 3500 square foot factory space. Guests will tour their welding shop, jewelry studio, woodshop, warehouse apartment, and their recently established emerging artist gallery titled Bertrand Productions. The current exhibition, Body Double, will feature the artwork of New York based artist Katarina Riesing. After getting a full art studio and gallery tour, guests will be lead by Joseph Leroux on a comprehensive walk-through of the factory building, Globe Dye Works. Globe is a 150,000 square foot building in the Frankford neighborhood on Philadelphia's northeast side. The reinvented 150 year old thread dye factory is an amazing remnant from the industrial revolution.

Instructions: Transportation will be provided. The tour will depart from the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at approximately 2:30PM to travel to Globe Dye Works.

Globe Dye Works
4500 Worth St
Philadelphia, PA 19124


Photo: By Globe Dye Works. Courtesy of Globe Dye Works.
Mural Walking Tour

Mural Mile Walking Tour

Monday, October 29
Mural Mile Walking Tour
10:00AM – 12:00PM
Cost: $25 per person
Transportation will not be provided.

Experience firsthand how art ignites change: explore the world’s largest outdoor art gallery and get to know Philadelphia’s stunning mural collection on an exciting guided tour! Weave through diverse neighborhoods on foot, and get inspired by the incredible public art that makes Philadelphia the mural capital of the world. Wander through Center City neighborhoods, and get up close and personal with the stunning murals that represent a variety of themes, artistic processes, and public art at its finest.

Instructions: This is a walking tour. Transportation will not be provided. The tour will gather in the lobby of the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 10:00AM to meet the tour guide and begin the walking tour. The tour will end back at the hotel at 12:00PM.


www.muralarts.org


Wheelchair Accessibility
Photo: Sanctuary, 2016. Courtesy of Mural Arts Philadelphia.


Sponsored by:

Moore College   Seward Johnson Atelier    The Atlantic Foundation

PAFA    Barnes Foundation        
Association for Public Art   Digital Atelier     Mural Arts  

     NextFab    Magic Gardens
    PHLCVB    
   


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