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InLiquid and Park Towne Place Museum District Residences presents Configuration, an exhibition of ceramic sculptures by Nicholas Kripal. We invite you to join us for a reception in the North Tower, and a talk in the Oar Pub led by Kripal’s collaborator Jeffrey Mongrain. The event will be preceded by a full afternoon of art making, music, food, and drink that celebrates more of Philly’s local creative talent. We welcome guests to participate in any of these components.
Full list of activities. All are open to the public:
Claymation Workshop, 1 – 3pm, Lawn: Guests will work with professionals from The Clay Studio to create and animate clay characters using the art of stop motion. After the event videos will be edited and posted to Youtube.
Pint Painting, 1 – 4pm, Lawn: Participants will paint custom designs on take-home pint glasses. Materials will be provided and InLiquid member Scott Schultheis will lead the workshop.
Guest DJ Kevin Kong, 1 – 5pm, Lawn: DJ Kong is a well versed multi-genre DJ with a strong connection to the dance floor. He’ll be cranking out tunes for the festivities on the lawn all afternoon.
Philadelphia Brewing Company and Food Trucks, 1 – 5pm, Lawn: InLiquid will partner with the local brewery and select food trucks to make refreshments and food available for purchase throughout the afternoon.
Schuylkill River Boat Tours, 5:30 & 7pm, Walnut Street Dock: Take a one-hour fun and fact-filled guided tour that highlights the past, present and future of the Hidden River. Discover the sights, sounds, and history of the river, from the early 1700s at historic Bartram’s Garden, to the 1800s at the Fairmount Water Works, to award-winning 21st century skyscrapers. The Banks offers a setting and experience unlike any other in Philadelphia. Discount code available for Park Towne residents. https://www.schuylkillbanks.org/events/riverboat-tours/secrets-schuylkill-15
Reception for Configuration by Nicholas Kripal, 5:30 – 8pm, Talk at 6:30, North Tower Gallery: Jeffrey Mongrain, a long-time collaborator and friend of Nicholas Kripal, will speak in depth about Kripal’s widely recognized artwork which elevates everyday objects to a higher form of expression and beauty.