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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    or call 215 545 4302 Thank you for your support All PAA Members Receive these Standard Benefits of Membership Free year round admission to exhibitions Invitations to Members Only events such as exhibitions previews Discounted admission to programs and workshops Monthly Members E Newsletter highlighting upcoming exhibitions programs and events Special discounts with area shops businesses and organizations Call today to ask about our Student Discount on Membership Individual 75 Benefits are good for one individual who is associated with the account Free year round admission to exhibitions Discounted admission to programs and workshops Monthly Members Newsletter that will keep them up to date with the happenings of the PAA and local happenings 10 Discount on PAA Exhibition Catalogs and select merchandise Those who are 21 35 years old will automatically be enrolled into our Young Friends Membership and Programming JOIN NOW Supporter 125 Benefits two individuals Includes ALL Individual benefits PLUS Membership in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program with FREE admission at over 750 partner museums and galleries Those who are 21 35 years old will automatically be enrolled into our Young Friends Membership and Programming 10 discount on food bill at Le Cheri the PAA s in house restaurant valid for up to two guests JOIN NOW Family 140 Benefits good for two adults and their children Includes ALL the the above benefits PLUS Discounted family workshops JOIN NOW Patron 250 Benefits good for four individuals Includes benefits of all benefits above PLUS One free PAA Produced Exhibition Catalogue JOIN NOW Benefactor 500 Benefits good for four individuals Includes all above benefits PLUS Recognition on PAA website required opt out if wish to remain anonymous One time 10 discount of building rental exclusive of any catering fees JOIN NOW Guardian Circle 1500 Benefits good for four individuals

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/membership/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Rittenhouse National Register of Historic Districts Designed in the style of an Italian Renaissance Palazzo the exterior of the building is clad in carved sandstone and the interior retains much of the original features Ornamental plasterwork an original Palladian stained glass window hand carved wood paneling and ironwork by Samuel Yellin are fine examples of Philadelphia

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/rentals/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    landscape with the hyper speed of our daily existence Biddle ponders our perceptions of time Using the grid a ubiquitous device for measuring mapping and structuring she creates a dense stretched out or seemingly stopped in place understanding of time and space Material formations such as the slow erosion that carves a rock or the spontaneity of molten glass suggests the contrast of nature and technology Her works for this exhibition explore the microscopic macroscopic and the scale shifts that occur when an accumulation of particles becomes a star in a galaxy At first glance Amber Cowan s works appear lavish densely packed intensely detailed viral in accrual Yet these works speak in quiet abundance transcending the thousands of hand formed elements that create an environment in which viewers quickly become lost and then found again as they discover familiar and unexpected forms recognizing what might be bone porcelain or stone Working with discarded and unwanted pressed glassware produced by some of the best known but now sadly defunct glass factories in America Cowan s reforming of these materials can be considered both subversive and patriotic a quite homage to the history and demise of American glass manufacturing and a sad epigraph to its disappearance from our culture Influenced by the complexity of our visually overloaded society Jessica Jane Julius objects installations and drawings reflect on the intangible environment the multitude of surrounding elements in our environments that cannot be perceived through touch Works for HUSH explore the complexities of stasis Whether it is radiating in the atmosphere or drowning out the quit of the mind tension exists that is both mesmerizing yet creates visceral unrest The work attempts to make meaningful connections amidst the noise to transform the intangible into tangible and to create balance by applying chaos to

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/exhibition/hush-megan-biddle-amber-cowan-jessica-jane-julius-and-sharyn-omara/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Catalogs Events Programs Membership Support PAA Blog Rentals Take Note Of New Gallery Hours Tues Sun 12pm 6pm closed Mondays Directions Parking ADMISSION MEMBERS FREE ADULTS 5 SENIORS 3 STUDENTS 3 Suggested Donations Become a Member Donate Now Back to Events Thursday January 28 2016 6 00 HUSH Opening Thursday January 28 Join Us for an Opening Reception of HUSH Thursday January 28 6 to 8pm Philadelphia Art Alliance 251

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/hush-opening-exhibition/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    29 2016 4 PM 6 PM Liebesfreud Free to Public 75th Last Fridays Program 5 45 p m Rittenhouse Square se corner Philadelphia Price Free Schubert Octet with guests William Wei Leng Chen clarinet Mark Gigliotti bassoon Kathryn Mehrtens horn Miles Davis bass program length about an hour This 75th program of Liebesfreud s Last Fridays series will indeed as always be free admission However we would urge you to

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/liebesfreud-10/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    envisioned MOPDTK as a reverent but defiant kill yr idols response to his conservatory jazz education and the increasingly museum ified cultural context in which jazz resides Over the course of nine albums MOPDTK have poked and prodded jazz sacred cows 2014 s note for note reproduction of Kind of Blue and black sheep alike 2013 s smooth jazz send up Slippery Rock to challenge audiences to reevaluate the social and sonic implications of the genre As one could imagine the band has been met with both ire read this compelling op ed by Philadelphia saxophonist Keir Neuringer and enthusiasm from the jazz cognoscenti Nate Chinen writes for JazzTimes Whatever your gut feeling about their act those deadpan nods to iconic album covers that gleefully curdled air of lunatics running the asylum it was always clear that they had a point to make about received wisdom in jazz culture It was also apparent that they backed up their bluster with a hardcore musical command Elliott is joined by a world class wrecking crew of New York musicians casting their own unique sideways glances at the jazz canon Whether Jon Irabagon is blowing sheets of sound with I Don t Hear Nothin But the Blues his blistering trio with drummer Mike Pride and guitarist Mick Barr or making more lyrical contributions to the Dave Douglas Quintet his style is marked by an effortless ability to dismantle and rebuild the inner workings of whatever musical material he s tasked with Peter Margasak writes of the 2008 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone competition winner Not many saxophonists of the current generation impart curiosity energy and pure joy like Irabagon a prolific and imaginative reedist who seems to overflow with music Kevin Shea is a true original His highly considered approach to the drum

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/ars-nova-workshop-presents-mostly-other-people-do-the-killing-3/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    a focus on craft and design and to inspiring dynamic interaction between audiences and artists in a setting of historic and aesthetic significance Board of Directors OFFICERS Carole Price Shanis President Emerita Interim Board Chair Danielle Rice Vice Chair Larry Liss Treasurer DIRECTORS Jeffrey Devine Facilities Chair Clara Hollander Ellen Berman Lee Samuel Olshin AIA Linda Richardson Alan Sandman D O Staff Thora Jacobson Executive Director Melissa Caldwell Chief Curator

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/board-of-directors-and-staff/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    FREE ADULTS 5 SENIORS 3 STUDENTS 3 Suggested Donations Become a Member Donate Now HUSH Megan Biddle Amber Cowan Jessica Jane Julius and Sharyn O Mara Jan 28 2016 to Apr 24 2016 Exhibitions on View Now 1 Search Exhibitions Thu Jan 28 6 00 HUSH Opening Thursday January 28 Fri Jan 29 4 PM 6 PM Liebesfreud Free to Public Mon Feb 15 8 00 PM Ars Nova Workshop

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/press/winter-2015-16-exhibitions/ (2016-02-12)
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