Openings/Receptions March 2012

Thursday, March 1, 7 – 10 pm at PhilaMOCA: Opening reception for Message & Medium: the interplay of type and art. 531 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 8 pm at B Square Gallery: Reception for Not a Stitch. Through April 28. 614 S. Ninth Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 7 pm at Bodega: Opening of 1867 1881 1981. Through April 22. 253 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2 at Brandywine Workshop: Reception in honor of Philadelphia-based artists Peter Paone and Keith Morrison. Through March 17. 730 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 8 pm at Brave New Worlds: First Friday Show: Imaginary Friends. Through March 26. 45 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 8:30 pm at Bridgette Mayer Gallery: Opening reception for Nathan Pankratz: Over the Urubamba. Through March 31. 709 Walnut Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 5 – 7:30 pm at The Center for Art in Wood: Turning to Art in Wood: A Creative Journey. Through April 21. 141 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 9 pm at Center for Fine Art Photography: Reception for Home. 400 N. College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 9 pm at Clay Studio: Opening reception for …Gently down the stream…, through April 15, Small Favors VII, through April 1, and Slightly Off Kilter, through March 31. 137 – 139 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 5 – 9 pm at Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts: Opening reception for Municipalia, a solo exhibition by Erin Murray. Through June 3. 200 S. Madison Street, Wilmington, DE.

First Friday, March 2, 5 – 9 pm at Drink Philly Office & Gallery: First Friday Show with Geekadelphia and Bierstube. 239 Chestnut Street, Second Floor, Unit B, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 8 pm at The Fabric Workshop and Museum: Opening reception for Mark Bradford: Gepetto, Pae White: Summer XX, and Jennifer Steinkamp: The Death of the Moth. Through Late Spring 2012. Artist talks by Mark Bradford, Jennifer Steinkamp, and Pae White at 5:30 pm. 1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 5 – 8 pm at Gallery 1816: Opening reception for Water on the Wall, works by Rachel Citrino and Pamela Farrell. Through March 31. 1816 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2 at Jules Goldman Books and Art: First Friday Celebration for Modernists in Exile. Through April 5. 29 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2 at Larry Becker Contemporary Art: Jon Poblador: Living Mountain. Through late March. 43 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 8:30 pm at LGTripp Gallery: Reception for Works on Paper by LGTripp Gallery Artists, featuring work by InLiquid members Paul Fabozzi, Rebecca Jacoby, Michelle Marcuse, and Miriam Singer. Through March 31. 47 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 11 pm at Little Berlin: Opening of FLASHFLOOD. Through March 24. 2430 Coral Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Locks Gallery: Reception for Orit Hofshi: Pharos. Through April 13. 600 Washington Square South, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 2:30 pm at Moore College of Art & Design: FiberPhiladelphia Opening Event. Opening Weekend continues through Sunday, March 4, at various venues. 1916 Race Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 5 – 8 pm at Muse Gallery: Opening reception for Sara Horne:RHYTHM. Artist’s reception: Sunday, March 11, 1-4 pm. 52 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2 at Myrtle Gallery: Opening reception of a solo exhibition by Harry Boardman. 303 West Main Street, Lansdale, PA.

First Friday, March 2 at The New Temporary Contemporary: Opening of Mark Bradford and Carlos Avendano: 2 Videos. 1222 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 5 – 7 pm at The Painted Bride Art Center: Reception for Clean Shirts and Dirty Business, a solo show by Libbie Soffer, presented by InLiquid. Click here to read the feature. Through March 25. 230 Vine Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 5:30 – 7:30 pm at PAFA: Opening reception for Cynthia Norton: Freedom Rings Placed Within. Through May 27. 118 – 128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 5 – 8:45 pm at Philadelphia Museum of Art: Philadelphia Dance Party with the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Drummer Chris Powell, in conjunction with the exhibition Zoe Strauss: Ten Years. 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 7 – 10 pm at Salon 1522: Opening reception for Cut Creator. Through March 30. 1522 N. Lawrence Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2 at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: Being Singular Plural. Through June 6. Fifth Avenue at 89th Street, NYC.

First Friday, March 2, 7 pm at Space 1026: Reception for Optical Fiber featuring work from New Friends, Takashi Iwasaki, Annie Larson, Erin M Riley, Allison Watkins and Megan Whitmarsh and in conjunction with Fiber Philadelphia. 1026 Arch Street Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 10 pm at Tiger Strikes Asteroid: Jaime Alvarez: Memento. Through April 1. 319A N. 11th Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 5:30 pm at Twelve Gates Arts: Opening reception for International Fiber Biennial. 51 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 pm at Vivant Art Collection: One Book, One Philadelphia First Friday Reception . 60 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2, 6 – 11 pm at Vox Populi: Opening reception for Provisions. Through April 1. 319 N. 11th Street, Third Floor, Philadelphia.

First Friday, March 2 at Wexler Gallery: Opening of Howard Werner & Michelle Stuhl and Narrative Thread. Through April 28. 201 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 3 at Crane Arts Building, Icebox Project Space: Reception for Outside/Inside the Box, featuring work from InLiquid artists Linda Celestian, Brenna K.Murphy, and Melinda Steffy. Part of FiberPhiladelphia 2012. Through April 12. 1400 N American Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 3, 5 – 8 pm at Home Fine Art Gallery: Reception for Watercolors by Maureen Gass-Brown. Through April 1. 2 Church Street, Mount Holly, NJ.

Saturday, March 3, 2 – 8 pm at Indigo Arts Gallery: Reception for Indigo at Indigo: Indigo-dyed Textiles from Africa. Through April 28. 1400 N. American Street, #104, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 3 at International House: Opening of Tongue Ties. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 3, 5 – 8 pm at Jed Williams Studio: Opening of Heiden Hexology/Sex Magic. Through May 5. 615 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, March 4, 1 – 4 pm at Artists’ House Gallery: Reception for Beyond the Ordinary Still Life. Through April 1. 57 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, March 4, 2 – 4 pm at Gershman Y: Opening reception for Mending = Art, a group show featuring work by InLiquid member Libbie Soffer, through May 6, and Between Color & Light: Photographs by Adele Aron Greenspun, through April 19. 401 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, March 4 at Kaiserman JCC: Window Wonderland, featuring work by InLiquid member Wendy Raskas Greenberg. Through March 17. 45 Haverford Road, Wynnewood, PA.

Sunday, March 4, 12 – 6 pm at The National Liberty Museum: Opening of Liberty in Bloom, an exhibition of glass flowers, featuring work by InLiquid member Jennifer Lipman-Bartel. 321 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, March 4, 2 – 5 pm at The Plastic Club: Reception for Small Worlds. Through March 23. 247 S. Camac Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, March 7 at Rutgers Center for the Arts: Cuentos Populares: Latino Folk Tales Illustrated by Latino Artists. Through April 25. N.Third Street, between Cooper and Pearl Streets, Camden, NJ.

Wednesday, March 7, 3 – 9 pm at SCOPE New York: First view for VIPs and press of SCOPE Art Show. 57th St & 12th Avenue, NY.

Second Thursday, March 8, 6 – 9 pm at The Archive Space: Reception for Modified Familiarities. Through April 3. 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, March 8, 5 – 7 pm at The Center for Emerging Visual Artists: Artist talk and reception for Thread of Thought, featuring Career Development Program Alumni Leslie Atik and Tara O’Brien and curated by Amie Potsic. Through March 30. In conjunction with Fiber Philadelphia 2012. 237 S. 18th Street, The Barclay, Third Floor, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, March 8, 6 – 9 pm at The Grey Area: Reception for Distinguished Educators. Through April 12. Part of FiberPhiladelphia 2012. 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, March 8, 6 – 9 pm at The Icebox: Reception for Outside/Inside the Box. Through April 12. Part of FiberPhiladelphia 2012. 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, March 8, 6 – 9 pm at Indigo Arts Gallery: Second Thursday reception for Indigo at Indigo: Indigo-dyed Textiles from Africa. 1400 N. American Street, #104, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, March 8, 6 -8 pm at Main Line Art Center: Closing reception for member’s exhibit. 746 Panmure Road, Haverford, PA.

Second Thursday, March 8, 7 – 10 pm at Dirty Frank’s: Opening reception for The Eighth Annual Mary Liz Memorial Masters Exhibition, presented by Off the Wall Gallery. Through April 20. 13th and Pine Streets, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, March 8, 6 – 9 pm at PPAC: Reception for Of the Ordinary. Through April 15. 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, March 8, 6 – 10 pm at Random Tea Room: Opening of What Can Happen When the Truth Comes Out. 713 N. Fourth Street, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, March 8, 6 – 9 pm at Rebekah Templeton Contemporary Art: Opening reception for Celestial Subterrane, a solo exhibition of new sculpture and installation from Tyler Kline. Through April 21. 173 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, March 8, 6 – 9 pm at UDel at Crane: Reception for Degrees of Abstraction. Through April 1. 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 9, 6 – 9 pm at 40th Street AIR: Opening reception for Unoccupied. Additional viewing times Fridays March 16, 23, and 30, 3 – 7 pm and by appointment. 4007 Chestnut Street, First Floor, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 9, 6 – 8 pm at Gallery 339: Opening reception for Somewhere Not Here and 127. Through May 5. 339 S. 21st Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 9, 7 pm at Live Arts Studio: LAB Test: Animal. Through March 10. 919 N. Fifth Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 9, 5 – 8:45 pm at Philadelphia Museum of Art: Japan Night. 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 9, 6 – 8 pm at St. Asaph Gallery: Opening reception for Another Story: A Group Exhibition of Art Involving Text or Narrative Imagery. Through April 1. 27 Conshohocken State Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA.

Friday, March 9, 6 – 9 pm at Twenty-Two Gallery: Opening reception for Eric N. Fausnacht: Fowl Images. Through April 8. 236 S. 22nd Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 9, 6 – 8 pm at The William Way Community Center: Opening reception for Shagging…, new textile works by InLiquid member Kathryn Pannepacker (and community). Through April 27. 1315 Spruce Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 10, 2 – 6 pm at The Light Room Gallery: Opening reception for Stephen Perloff: Unseen Color, Part I. Through April 14. 2024 Wallace Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 10 at Penn Medicine at Radnor: Delaware Valley Art League Spring Show. Through May 19. 250 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA.

Saturday, March 10, 1 – 4 pm at The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education: Opening reception for Cold Comfort: Knit Graffiti, by Melissa Maddoni Haims. Through April 30. Part of Fiber Philadelphia 2012. 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road, Philadelphia.

Sunday, March 11, 3 – 5 pm at The Temple Judea Museum: Opening reception for Mappah Wrappah. Through July 14. 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA.

Wednesday, March 14, 6:30 pm at ICA: Opening celebration and walkthrough for First Among Equals. Through August 12. 118 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, March 14, 6 – 7:30 pm at International House: Opening reception for 709b by TangenT, presented by InLiquid. Reception for Gender Games: Strategies for Achieving Justice in Women’s Health Worldwide. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, March 14 at The Plastic Club: Plastic Wall Salon. 247 S. Camac Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, March 15, 5 – 7 pm at Art Gallery at City Hall: Reception for Yarnbombing 101, presented by Ishknits and Streets Dept. Through May 11. Part of FiberPhiladelphia 2012.

Thursday, March 15 at Noyes Museum of Art: Intimate Landscapes. Through May 29. Seaview Resort, 401 South New York Road, Galloway, NJ.

Friday, March 16, 4 – 6 pm at Bluestone Fine Art Gallery: Opening reception for Relationships – Connection and Barriers. Through April 14. 301 N. Third Street, A-1, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 16 at Gallery 1401: Private Spaces: The Backyard Project. Through April 27. The University of the Arts, 211 S. Broad Street, 14th Floor, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 16, 5- 7 pm at Philadelphia Episcopal Church: Artist reception for Stations of the Cross: Lenten Art Exhibition. Through April 6. 3723 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 16, 5 – 8:45 pm at Philadelphia Museum of Art: Cyro Baptista. 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 16 at Sol Mednick Gallery: ARCANUM RESEARCH: Quantifying the Complexities of the Puzzle. Through April 27. The University of the Arts, 211 S. Broad Street, 15th Floor, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 17 at Moore College of Art & Design: Closing of A Circumstantial Assembly. Part of FiberPhiladelphia 2012. 20th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 17, 6 – 8 pm at NARS Foundation: Opening reception for Exchange: Tori Purcell. Through April 28. 88 35th Street, Third Floor, Brooklyn, NY.

Sunday, March 18, noon – 5 pm at Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition: Reception for Wide Open 3. 419 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY.

Sunday, March 18, 3 – 5 pm at Greater Norristown Art League: Reception for Sculpture Show, juried by InLiquid member Libbie Soffer. 800 W. Germantown Pike, Easter Norriton, PA.

Sunday, March 18, 1 – 4 pm at Hessel Museum of Art: Opening reception for Matters of Fact. Through May 27. Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.

Thursday, March 22 at Pier 94: Architectural Digest Home Design Show, co-sponsored by The New York Times. Through March 25. 55th Street at 12th Avenue, NYC.

Thursday, March 22, 5 – 7 pm at University of the Arts: Closing reception for Paper Line Edit. Through March 23. Gallery talk at 5:30 pm. 320 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 23 at Brandywine Workshop: A collection of contemporary Kalahari art quilts will be exhibited during Fiber Philadelphia 2012. Through April 28. 728 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 23, 5 – 8:45 pm at Philadelphia Museum of Art: Orrin Evans. 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 23, 6 – 8 pm at Temple Gallery: 2012 MFA Thesis Exhibitions. Through March 24. Tyler School of Art, Temple University, 12th and Norris Streets, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 24, 7 – 10 pm at CSA Gallery: Closing reception for Spaces, an exhibition of works by A.J. Rombach. A second reception will take place on Sunday, March 25, noon – 4 pm. 1818 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 24, 7 – 10 pm at PhilaMOCA: Opening of Growth: New Individual and Collaborative Paintings. 531 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 24, noon – 7 pm at Water Elemental Crafts & Fine Art: Opening reception for Drawn to the Dance: Works by Barbara Schaff and Helen Mirkil. Through April 22. Dresher Arcade #5, 139 W. Main Street, Lansdale, PA.

Sunday, March 25, 1 – 3 pm at EKG Exhibition Space: Special Sunday Closing Event for Dreck Groove, presented by Breadboard. 3600 Market Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, March 25, 1 – 3 pm at Montgomery County Community College: Artist reception for Philadelphia Water Color Society Show, Works on Paper. West Campus Art Gallery, 16 High Street, Pottstown, PA.

Monday, March 26 at Rowan University Art Gallery: Installation of Conflation. Through May 12. 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ.

Tuesday, March 27, 2 – 4 pm at Ursinus College: Opening of Workshopping the Everyday. 601 E. Main Street, Collegeville, PA.

Wednesday, March 28, 6:30 pm at Arcadia University Art Gallery: Opening event for A Closer Look 8. Through April 22. Grey Towers Castle, Mirror Room, Arcadia University, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA.

Wednesday, March 28 at The Galleries at Moore: Fellowship Exhibition and Student Show 2012. Through April 14. 20th Street and the Parkway, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, March 28, 5 – 7 pm at Schmucker Gallery: Opening reception for solo exhibition by Kate Stewart. Through April 21. Gettysburg College, 300 N. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA.

Thursday, March 29, 6 pm at Harvard Art Museum: Opening reception for Lyonel Feininger: Photographs, 1928-1939. Through June 2. 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA.

Thursday, March 29 at The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art: The New Sacred: Ritual Textiles by Rachel Kanter. Through July 23. 615 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, March 29, 6:30 – 8 pm at PPAC: Artist reception and talk for Tetsugo Hyakutake: Silent Existence. Through June 11. Cost: $15. Proceeds from the reception will be shared with the Japan Society for their Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. 1400 N. American Street, Suite 103, Philadelphia.

Thursday, March 29, 5:30 – 7 pm at Rowan University Art Gallery: Opening reception for High/Low Density, featuring work by Erin Murray. Through May 12. 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ.

Thursday, March 29, 6 – 9 pm at Tyler School of Art: Tyler Annual Show Student Mixer and closing reception. All Philadelphia-area art students are invited. Temple University, 12th and Norris Streets, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 30 at Highwire Gallery: Opening of Synchronicity. Through April 27. Part of FiberPhiladelphia 2012. 2040 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 30, 6 – 8 pm at Noyes Museum of Art: Opening reception for Raw. Through May 12. 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville, NJ.

Friday, March 30, 5 – 8:45 pm at Philadelphia Museum of Art: The Other Philly Sound. 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Friday, March 30, 6 – 8 pm at Temple Gallery: Opening reception for 2012 MFA Thesis Exhibitions. Through March 31. Tyler School of Art, Temple University, 12th and Norris Streets, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 31, noon – 5 pm at Bluestone Fine Art Gallery: Artist reception/open house for Relationships: Connections and Barriers. Through April 14. 301 N. Third Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, March 31, 6 – 9 pm at Pterodactyl (Philadelphia): Opening reception for Paper Fortress. Through April 22. 3237 Amber Street, Philadelphia.