Featured Events: Halloween

Young Friends Halloween Event: The Curse of Tutankhamun

E14295Thursday, October 17, 6 pm
The Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Step 1: Ignore the advice of a local barfly. Step 2: Toss away the relic of protection that a random elderly woman gives to you. Ignore her advice, too. Step 3: Go into the abandoned building on the night of the full moon and steal the first sacred artifact you see.

Okay, so maybe the lecture by Dr. David Silverman, Curator, Egyptian Section at the Penn Museum isn’t exactly a how-to on how to get cursed in time for Halloween, but it will delve through layers of sand and years of history to the stories behind King Tut’s tomb. With a cash bar, fortune telling, and a flashlight tour of the Egyptian collection, just remember to keep that fine line drawn between reality and real terror. Cost: $10, $5 members.

Encore! An Eerie Evening of Opera, Theatre, Art, and Spirits

Thursday, October 17, 5 – 9 pm
Resource Exchange, 2838 Cedar Street

The Resource Exchange is one part reuse center, one part haunted graveyard: where set designs from productions past linger on, waiting for the right person to come along and give them a good-old-fashioned Frankenstein revival. (Most likely with the assistance of an intern named Igor.)

The exhibition celebrates redesign with cocktails and live opera by The Philadelphia Opera Collective.

Mask Bedecking Workshop

maskworkshoppromo-300x300Saturday, October 26, 1 pm
Square Peg Artery & Salvage, 2527 Frankford Avenue

Whether you’re a plague doctor or a superhero, if saving the world is your hobby then start crafting your false identity now. Square Peg will be supplying the beads, feathers, and hot glue guns. You supply the creativity. Cost: $8.

Diane Pieri

Diane Pieri is an InLiquid artist…

Diane Pieri is an InLiquid artist…

Diane Pieri is an InLiquid artist…

Gerry Tuten

Gerry Tuten’s paintings are deep encounters with the natural world. She paints woods, water, and sky with a physical vigor…

Gerry Tuten’s paintings are deep encounters with the natural world. She paints woods, water, and sky with a physical vigor that reflects her spirited engagement with the environment and her urgent pursuit…

Gerry Tuten’s paintings are deep encounters with the natural world. She paints woods, water, and sky with a physical vigor that reflects her spirited engagement with the environment and her urgent pursuit of personal expression.…

Linda Brenner

Linda Brenner's sculptures express the inherent structure and order found in nature. Her sculpture uses geometric compositions…

Linda Brenner's sculptures express the inherent structure and order found in nature. Her sculpture uses geometric compositions and references primal imagery, which transcends style or ethnic origin. …

Linda Brenner's sculptures express the inherent structure and order found in nature. Her sculpture uses geometric compositions and references primal imagery, which transcends style or ethnic origin. …

Liz Goldberg

Liz Goldberg is trained in painting and graphics with an MFA from Pratt Institute and a BFA with honors from York University.…

Liz Goldberg is trained in painting and graphics with an MFA from Pratt Institute and a BFA with honors from York University. She is currently on the art faculty of Pratt in New York City and Drexel University…

Liz Goldberg is trained in painting and graphics with an MFA from Pratt Institute and a BFA with honors from York University. She is currently on the art faculty of Pratt in New York City and Drexel University in Philadelphia.…

Jaime Alvarez

Jaime Alvarez is an artist living and working in Philadelphia. His background is in photography but has been known to make…

Jaime Alvarez is an artist living and working in Philadelphia. His background is in photography but has been known to make site specific installations. …

Jaime Alvarez is an artist living and working in Philadelphia. His background is in photography but has been known to make site specific installations. …

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