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.

Lisa Graf is a ceramic sculptor and graphic designer. She creates abstract, organic, biomorphic forms in clay.
Lisa Graf
Lisa Graf

Lisa Graf is a ceramic sculptor and graphic designer. She creates abstract, organic, biomorphic forms in clay. …

Lisa Graf is a ceramic sculptor and graphic designer. She creates abstract, organic, biomorphic forms in clay. …

Lisa Graf is a ceramic sculptor and graphic designer. She creates abstract, organic, biomorphic forms in clay. …

Relationships
(I always say) are never easy:
especially those between
color, shape, texture, space . . .
and tension.
The relationship of the part to the part,
the part to the whole and the relationship
of the piece to the viewer . . . no matter
what materials I use is all important.
I use titles to emotionalize these abstract
pieces to help communicate a connection
between the individual and
the universal whole.

In the metal pieces I use recycled aluminum
printing press plates which I sand,
cut and glue onto wood panels, they are
about energy and light, patterns and
motion, all influenced by the microcosm
of life forms, biology, and a
hint of satire.
Dolores Poacelli
Dolores Poacelli

Relationships
(I always say) are never easy:
especially those between
color, shape, texture, space . . .
and tension.
The…

Relationships
(I always say) are never easy:
especially those between
color, shape, texture, space . . .
and tension.
The relationship of the part to the part,
the part to the whole and the relationship
of…

Relationships
(I always say) are never easy:
especially those between
color, shape, texture, space . . .
and tension.
The relationship of the part to the part,
the part to the whole and the relationship
of the piece…

Jennifer Adele Zwilling is an independent curator and educator actively exploring both the contemporary and historical creative life of Philadelphia.
Jennifer Zwilling
Jennifer Zwilling

Jennifer Adele Zwilling is an independent curator and educator actively exploring both the contemporary and historical creative…

Jennifer Adele Zwilling is an independent curator and educator actively exploring both the contemporary and historical creative life of Philadelphia.…

Jennifer Adele Zwilling is an independent curator and educator actively exploring both the contemporary and historical creative life of Philadelphia.…

Jenn is a painter! Mostly she's an oil painter, though she's been known to use just about any medium available at a given moment.

She Loves to paint. It's pretty much all she wants to do.
Shes Loves to paint the world and the beautiful things in it — 
and she Loves that people really Love her paintings of our beautiful world and the beautiful things in it!

There is nothing really special about Jenn, she's just painter who paints... just about anything, just about all the time. 

P.S. She's a bit of a formalist — her world is made up of line, color, shape, form, structure, composition and plasticity. And, while she paint from observation, the subject of the painting is not her objective. The process of painting is her objective — the process of how to best use the medium, often oil paint, to create and subjugate form on the two dimensional surface of the canvas.
Jenn Hallgren
Jenn Hallgren

Jenn is a painter! Mostly she's an oil painter, though she's been known to use just about any medium available at a given…

Jenn is a painter! Mostly she's an oil painter, though she's been known to use just about any medium available at a given moment.

She Loves to paint. It's pretty much all she wants to do.
Shes Loves…

Jenn is a painter! Mostly she's an oil painter, though she's been known to use just about any medium available at a given moment.

She Loves to paint. It's pretty much all she wants to do.
Shes Loves to paint the world…

Award Winning Photographer and Founder of TheArtBiz. Made Huge Contributions to the Philly Art Community, including Support for the Youth in the Arts.
Abigail R. Cohen
Abigail R. Cohen

Award Winning Photographer and Founder of TheArtBiz. Made Huge Contributions to the Philly Art Community, including Support…

Award Winning Photographer and Founder of TheArtBiz. Made Huge Contributions to the Philly Art Community, including Support for the Youth in the Arts.…

Award Winning Photographer and Founder of TheArtBiz. Made Huge Contributions to the Philly Art Community, including Support for the Youth in the Arts.…

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