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From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range of dishes and plates. Whether it’s a recipe for “Barbecued Fawn,” fabulous tureens in the shapes of various animals, or instructions on how to fold a napkin so that it resembles a...

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Embroidery: The Thread of History

Oct 19, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

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Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of women’s lives. It considers how needlework has been used to remember the past, document the present, and look forward to the...

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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate.   Follies are architectural constructions,...

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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4  – December 15, 2018 Monday - Friday, 10am-6pm   Asian American lives are shaped by the concept of labor, whether working in factories overseas, as caretakers in the United...

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From Brooklyn’s Coney Island to the counterculture of 1960s South Street in Philadelphia, Eddie Funk fought to make a name for himself, protect the freedoms of tattoo artists, and share his legacy with the world. Discover Eddie’s influence in this limited exhibit, featuring rare flash personal mementos, and other authentic memorabilia seldom put on public display.

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The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints.  The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the...

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  Making a Difference: Social and Political Activism in Clay will bring together a wide range of artists working in clay who directly address current events through their projects. At this moment of political uncertainty and a seeming turn of popular opinion toward negativity, fear, and isolation, we want The Clay Studio to counter these notions using our curatorial platform by...

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Making a Difference: Social and Political Activism in Clay brings together a wide range of artists working in clay who directly address current events through their projects. At this moment of political uncertainty and a seeming turn of popular opinion toward negativity, fear, and isolation, we want The Clay Studio to counter these notions using our curatorial platform by amplifying the voices...

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The Perennial Gaze: Shahzia Sikander Artist Talk and Mosaic Unveiling Friday, October 19, 3 p.m. Community College of Philadelphia – Bonnell Building 556 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130   Join us on Friday, October 19 for the unveiling of Shahzia Sikander's The Perennial Gaze, an (ex)CHANGE project commissioned by Asian Arts Initiative as part of our 25th...

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On Friday, October 19, Reading Terminal Market will be hosting another one of their after-hour dinners. This dinner in the series will be led by local Philadelphia chef, Nick Macri. Chef Macri is the award-winning owner of La Divisa Meats at the Market, and he is one of the city’s premier authorities on charcuterie. Macri will walk event-goers through his entire process, all the way from...

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