Thursday, March 1, 8 pm – 12 am at G: RAW: natural born artists present Stimulus. Cost: $10 online, $15 at the door. 111 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia.
First Friday, March 2, 2:30 pm at Moore College of Art: Kickoff for FiberPhiladelphia. FiberPhiladelphia is proud to announce that Elyssa Arther will give our Keynote Lecture titled: Fiber in the 21st Century Art World. She will discuss the explosion of fiber and fiber-based practices and the unique role fiber has played in the expansion of artistic practice today. Following the lecture and book signing, there will be a reception for four excellent exhibitions in the galleries at Moore. This event is free, but seating is limited and registration is required. 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia.
First Friday, March 2, 6 – 8 pm at PPAC: Member Happy Hour. 1400 N. American Street, Suite 103, Philadelphia.
Saturday, March 3, 10:30 am – 4 pm at Tyler School of Art: Open Studio, Fibers and Material Studies Area, part of FiberPhiladelphia 2012 Opening Weekend. Temple University, 250K, Second Floor, 2001 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, March 7, 9 pm at Raven Lounge: Art in the Dark. 1718 Sansom Street, Philadelphia.
Second Thursday, March 8, 6 – 9 pm at PAFA: PAFA After Dark: Turned On. Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, March 10, 3 – 10 pm at 2424 Studios: The Philadelphia Independent Craft Market presents: The 4th ANNUAL PBR CRAFTING CHALLENGE and (new!) CHILI COOK-OFF. 2424 E. York Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, March 10, 11:30 am – 2 pm at Mural Arts at The Gallery: Finding the Light Within Paint Day. Level Two, Ninth and Market Streets, Philadelphia.
Saturday, March 10, 1 – 4 pm at The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education: Knitty Gritty Day. 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, March 14, 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Mural Arts at the Gallery: Haiti Mural Paint Day with Edwidge Danticat. Level Two, Ninth and Market Streets, Philadelphia.
Thursday, March 15, 5:30 – 8 pm at Allentown Art Museum: Art after Hours: Rock the Halls! Cost: $10 members, $20 non-members. 31 N. Fifth Street, Allentown, PA.
Thursday, March 15, 7 pm at The Clay Studio: Young Supporters of The Clay Studio mixer and introductory meeting. 137 – 139 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.
Friday, March 16, 7 pm at Circle of Hope Church: Rachel Lloyd Book Reading and Signing. 2009 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia.
Friday, March 16, 10 am – 6 pm at Greater Philadelphia Expo Center: The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. Through March 18. 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA.
Saturday, March 17, 6 – 8 pm at 1706 Rittenhouse: Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival hosts Patron Party. Ticket Levels: Lights $100 ($58 is tax-deductible), Camera $200 ($158 is tax-deductible), Action $500 ($458 is tax-deductible). Tickets include one pass to the Patron Party and one ticket to each New Filmmakers Weekend screening. 1706 Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia.
Saturday, March 17, 10 am – noon at King Solomon Baptist Church: Family Interrupted Community Paint Day, presented by Mural Arts Program. 2314 – 2324 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.
Saturday, March 17, 6 – 10 pm at The Philadelphia Clef Club: Simplemente Lara, A Benefit Silent Auction and Concert for Cascarones Por la Vida Project. Cost: $25 per person. 738 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, March 21, 6 pm at The Snyderman-Works Galleries: Gallery walk includes Pentimenti Gallery, Gallery Joe, LGTripp Gallery, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, and final discussion at Triumph Brewing Company. 303 Cherry Street, Philadelphia.
Sunday, March 25, noon – 4 pm at Allentown Art Museum: Winter Family Festival: Shake Rattle and Roll! 31 N. Fifth Street, Allentown, PA.
Wednesday, March 28, 5:30 – 6:30 pm at City Hall: Launch of City Hall Presents, new series of free events that welcome the full spectrum of Philadelphia’s performing arts into the spaces of City Hall. Free performance by The Philly Youth Poetry Movement.
Friday, March 30, 5:30 pm – 9 am at Penn Museum of Anthropology & Archaeology: 40 Winks with the Sphinx, an overnight adventure at the museum. This event is open to children 6-12 years old and their chaperones (21 years or older). One adult chaperone is required for every 1-5 children. 3260 South Street, Philadelphia.
Friday, March 30, 7:30 pm at Twenty-Two Gallery: Duo Transatlantique. Cost: $15 per ticket; $10 for seniors/students. 236 S. 22nd Street, Philadelphia.
Saturday, March 31, 1 pm at Laurel Hill Cemetery: Designing for the Dead: Art and Architecture of Laurel Hill. 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia.
Saturday, March 31, 11 am – 2 pm at Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education: Creature Comfort fundraiser and supply drive. 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road, Philadelphia.
Saturday, March 31, 11 am – 5 pm at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden: Grand Opening Celebration. Through April 1. Horticultural and Lansdowne Drives, Philadelphia.