Friday Apr 07

First Friday at Cherry Street Pier
04/07 – 12/01

It’s a new month, and we’re excited to bring you an action-packed First Friday featuring the Artist and Artisans Market, exhibitions, artist studio tours, and stunning views of the Delaware River.

All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Remaining event dates: September 1, October 6November 3, and December 1.

Review this month's lineup:

Opening: 20/20 Photo Festival
Join us for the opening reception of the 20/20 Photo Festival featuring the opening of three exhibitions -20/20 Photo Festival Call for Entry Show: The Natural WorldAmie Potsic: “Forest Light and Twilight”; and Laurence Salzmann: “In & Out of Nature.”

Sistah Soul Series 
The Sistah Soul Series is a free, live music event featuring local independent vocal artists spanning diverse musical genres. Hosted by Shekhinah B . of The Women’s Coalition for Empowerment, Inc. Join us every First Friday through September for live music from 7 pm to 10 pm at Cherry Street Pier. Free and open to the public. All ages.

Artist and Artisans Market
Support local artists, creatives, and entrepreneurs at the Artist and Artisans Market at Cherry Street Pier. Pick up one-of-a-kind finds at the Pier while you stroll our marketplace and enjoy stunning views of the Ben Franklin Bridge and the Delaware River.

Robin Cameron and G. William Webb's "Monument to Reproduction"
Explore Monument to Reproduction, by artists Robin Cameron and G. William Webb on display at Race Street Pier (adjacent to Cherry Street Pier) beginning August 4 with an opening reception from 5 pm to 7 pm. All ages. A brick house in Hebron, New York, built in 1872, serves as the inspiration for this piece created by New York-based artists and couple Robin Cameron and G. William Webb.

 Julie “Juicebox” Woodard and Eric The Puzzler's "Pockets of Light"
Join us for the Waterfront-wide exhibition Pockets of Light commissioned by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) in partnership with local artists Julie “Juicebox” Woodard and Eric The Puzzler. On display now through September. In order to grow, we all need a little light. The Delaware River Waterfront Trail provides just that—for both people and nature. Through a series of hand-and machine-stitched artworks made from post-consumer materials, mixed media textile artist Julie “Juicebox” Woodard depicts native flowering plants found along the Delaware River, as well as the river itself.

The Walk Around Philadelphia Exhibit
Join us for The Walk Around Philadelphia Exhibit on display now through September 23 which features images from the city’s edge created by artists who’ve set out to explore the city’s border on foot alongside other works inspired by walking edges and margins. Free and open to the public. All ages.

Open Studios
See the Pier’s resident artists at work in their studios and purchase an original piece of artwork, too.

Enjoy bites and sips from our local food vendors.

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