Friday Jan 05

First Friday presented by Fulton Bank
01/05 – 12/06

Join us on the first Friday of each month for exhibition openings, artist studio tours, markets, and stunning views of the Delaware River.

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All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.  First Friday dates: January 5, February 2, March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6, October 4, November 1, and December 6.

Review the full lineup:

Opening: Cherry Street Pier resident artists present “Prisms”
Join us for “Prisms” a group exhibition featuring works from the Cherry Street Pier resident artists. Curated by DRWC Creative Director Sarah Eberle. On display through May. Prism offers a taste of what visitors will find if they explore the studios. Each piece offers a compelling peek into the body of work it represents.

Free Workshop Weekend
Join Friday, and all weekend long, for free workshops hosted by the Cherry Street Pier resident artists. All ages and skill levels are welcome. All workshops are FREE. Friday’s workshop will be 4 pm to 8 pm. Works are first-come, first-serve. No registration is required.

“All Directions at Once” presented by the Tyler School of Art and Architecture
Evoking the spirited call-and-response method of improvisational jazz musician John Coltrane, All Directions at Once, a group exhibition of Tyler School of Art and Architecture students, explores the artist’s approach to site responsibility. On display through May.

“Places of Power – Colobó Garden” presented by Termite TV Collective (Anula Shetty and Michael Kuetemeyer)
This project is part of Termite TV Collective’s Places of Power project. The exhibit consists of 16 metal prints installed on the shipping container walls of the balcony space and a six-foot diameter by four-foot high circular printed cloth displaying a 360-degree panorama of the Colobó Garden on the outside and the inside of the Storytelling Room on the other side. On display through May.

 "Getting to Green: Routes to Roots" in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia
Check out "Getting to Green: Routes to Roots" in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia. A multidisciplinary public art project, encouraging residents to use public transit to access green spaces in Philadelphia. On display through May.

Art History Paint and Sip with Amy Kelly (Studio 13)
Learn about a famous painter and then create art inspired by their work. Cost: $40. The workshop takes place from 7 pm – 9 pm. 18+ Learn more and register by emailing Amy at

Pulp Painting with Invasive Plants Workshop
The workshop begins at 4 pm. More details to come.

Artist and Artisans Market
Support local artists, creatives, and entrepreneurs at the Artist and Artisans Market. Pick up one-of-a-kind finds at this one-stop shopping experience.

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.

Know Before You Go

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