First Friday, June 1, 6 – 9 pm at The Ethical Society of Philadelphia: Execute Art Not People. Includes a panel discussion with the Director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Jane Golden, Director of InLiqiud Art and Design Rachel Zimmerman, and Concrete Steel and Paint directors Tony Heriza and Cindy Burstein, moderated by Hugh Taft-Morales, leader of the Ethical Society of Philadelphia, on investing in restorative justice, arts and education over prohibitive prison programs.
1906 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia.
First Friday, June 1 at The Philadelphia Art Alliance: The 72nd Annual Wetherill Ball. 251 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, June 2, 6 – 8 pm at Art Loft PA: “Earth & Fire.” 1269 Noble Street, #105, Philadelphia.
Saturday, June 2, 6 – 10 pm at The Icebox: 2012 Philadelphia Pickup Truck Exposition. 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, June 2, 5:30 – 8 pm at Twelve Gates Arts: A Tribute to Roshanara Begum, featuring Sanhita Nandi. 51 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, June 6, 5:30 pm at City Hall: Summer Season kick-off of City Hall Presents. Through August 1. Philadelphia.
Thursday, June 7, 8 pm at Tavern on Broad: 2nd Annual Artist for AIDS Benefit, presented by MAC AIDS Fund and Art in the Dark. 200 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, June 9, 10 am – 4 pm at Fleisher Art Memorial: ARTspiration, an outdoor art festival and community building event. 719 Catharine Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, June 9, 1 – 3 pm at Portside Arts Center: Silent Auction and Open House. 2531 E. Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, June 13, 6:30 pm at The Village of Arts and Humanities: John and Kira’s Chocolate, Wine, and Cheese Pairing Benefit. The Pavilion, The Village Campus, 2506 N. Warnock Street, Philadelphia.
Second Thursday, June 14, 6 – 9 pm at Second State Press: Shop Orientations for members. Studio 103B, Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.
Friday, June 15, 7 – 9 pm at Moving Arts Studio: Reception for Gillian Pokalo‘s Pop-up Print Shop. Through June 17. 6819 Greene Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, June 16: The Commotion Festival begins. Through June 30.
Saturday, June 16, 1 – 3 pm at The Center for Art in Wood: Private tour of Hooked on Wood: The Allure of the Fish Decoy followed by decorate your own fish decoy to take home. A second “Decorate your Own Decoy” will take place on Saturday, July 14. Cost: $15 donation per person. 141 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, June 16, 7 – 10 pm at Gallery Aferro: 4th Annual Benefit Art Auction and Party. 73 Market Street, Newark, NJ.
Saturday, June 16, 3 – 6 pm at Spiral Q Puppet Theater: 15th Birthday Party. 3114 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia.
Sunday, June 24, 1 pm at Laurel Hill Cemetery: Philadelphia’s Fearless Architect: Remembering Frank Furness 100 Years Later. 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia.
Thursday, June 28, 5 – 9 pm at James Oliver Gallery: Networking Mixer, hosted by North East Foundation for Fine Art. 723 Chestnut Street, Fourth Floor, Philadelphia.
Friday, June 29, 4 – 7 pm at Allentown Art Museum: City Arts in the Park and $5 After 5. 31 N. Fifth Street, Allentown, PA.
Friday, June 29 at WheatonArts: Celebration: 50/Forward. Through July 1. 1501 Glasstown Road, Millville, NJ.