This Week in Clips • March 24 through 30

Article courtesy of PaperClips215. See the original article here.

This Week In Clips is a weekly clip regarding the best upcoming arts events. If you have an event that should be on this list, let PaperClips215 know.

We have lots of events coming up this week! We’re hoping the impending snowstorm avoids Philadelphia, because we don’t want to miss any of them. This week, you’ll notice a little calendar button next to our events. Click that button to add the event to your GCal!

Going to any of these events? Remember to clip along with us @PaperClips215 or with #clips215!


muraLAB presents: Jenny Odell: Looking at Cities • Moore College of Art and Design

Screen shot 2014-03-16 at 2.13.04 PMMarch 24, 6 – 8 pm  FREE, but RSVP required
Stewart Auditorium at Moore College of Art and Design, 1916 Race Street

The Mural Arts Program and muraLAB present the latest installation of their exploration into the relationships between digital art, public art, and muralism with Jenny Odell: Looking at Cities. Odell is a San Francisco based digital artists who uses satellite imagery and mapping programs to study and diagram infrastructural systems of cities, using collage to reveal the landscape from a new perspective.


Philadelphia Mural Arts @30 • The Free Library

1653252_10152260406438615_1316651742_nMarch 25, 7:30 – 9 pm • FREE
1901 Vine St

Join the Mural Arts Program as they celebrate their 30th anniversary with program director Jane Golden and David Updike at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Philadelphia Mural Arts @30 is a publication of essays by policy makers, curators and educators that outlines its long history and many successes.


ICA@50: Videoarte Brasil 1970s • Institute of Contemporary Art

677March 26, 6:30 – 9 pm • FREE
118 S 36th St

The ICA is hosting another installation of their 50th anniversary celebration, Videoarte Brasil 1970s, with Glenn Phillips and Jeffery Bussmann discussing works that were originally seen in the groundbreaking exhibition.



Placemaking: The Artist’s Role • CFEVA

9a92d5a4f89ad85dc17a6eb9bf0a64d0March 27, 6 – 8 pm • Pricing varies, see below, $12 general admission
The Gershman Hall Chapel, 401 South Broad St

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists and the Corzo Center have come together to host their Direct Dialog series of panel discussions on Placemaking, the first titled The Artist’s Role. The panel will feature artists Lily Yeh, Benjamin Volta, and Dan Schimmel, exploring the artist’s role as ‘placemaker’ and the social responsibility that comes from working outside the studio and inside the communities they are part of. Free for UArts students and alumni (with ID), $12.00 general asmission, Artists affilalated with The Center for Emerging Visual Artists and AIA receive a $2 discount. To reserve a space, contact Genevieve Coutroubis, by phone (215) 546 – 7775 x 11 or by email


Nancy Lisagor: Is A Stitch Interrupted • Stadler-Kahn

1888686_833963736619562_1177383614_nMarch 27, 6 – 8 pm • FREE
1724 Sansom St

Join Stadler-Kahn as they host the opening reception for Is A Stitch Interrupted, featuring never before seen work by artist Nancy Lisagor. Lisagor specializes in bargello needlepoint, breaking the boundaries of what is possible with the medium through an improvisational aesthetic.



Stonemasonry In the Digital Age • Philadelphia Art Alliance

photo-481x376March 27, 7 – 9 pm • FREE
251 S 18th St

The Philadelphia Art Alliance presents Stonemasonry In the Digital Age, a lecture by Christian Herrmann. Herrmann will give a multi-media presentation exploring the rich history and techniques of stonemasonry through architectural structures found in Philadelphia and New York.



K-Pop Dance Party + Fashion Show • Philadelphia Museum of Art

March 28 5 – 8 pm
26th St. and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for their Friday Art After 5 program, K-Pop Dance Party + Fashion Show. Student fashion designers from the Art Institute have taken inspiration from the PMA’s exhibition, Treasures of Korea, with a runway show of their original pieces.



We Are All Ukraine: Art by Waldemart Klyuzko • The Latvian Society of Philadelphia


March 28 6 – 9 pm
531 N 7th Street

The Latvian Society of Philadelphia presents the opening reception and artist talk for their latest art exhibition with We Are All Ukraine: Art by Waldemart Klyuzko, an artist from Kyiv. It features multi-media works such as protest placards, kaleidoscopic light boxes, Ukrainian paper cut-outs, and more.


To see a list of everything that’s upcoming, please check out PaperClips215’s calendar.

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