Illustration by Nate Harris

Final Fridays: Flashback Friday

Friday, May 31,
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

An evening devoted to the moods, music, fads, and feels that take you back.

Music: DJ Eagle & Yolo Ono

5:00–7:05 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
Start the night with throwback jams from the 80s, 90s, and 00s.

In-Gallery Workshop: Memory Studio

5:00–7:30 p.m.
Sign up in gallery 259.
Make an audio recording of museum memories for the Library of Congress and the StoryCorps archive.

Artist Demo: Risolve Studio

5:30–7:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony
Risographs are what you get when you mix a conventional photocopier with screen printing. Learn about the process and make your own print to take home.

DIY Art: Get Crafty with It

5:30–7:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony
You’ll think you’re in middle school with these gel-pen and plastic-string crafts. Materials available while they last.

Detours with Vishnu “Deepu” Murty

5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet in gallery 175.
Principal investigator at Temple University’s Adaptive Memory Lab by day, improv comic by night, Murty digs into the science behind how art can trigger memory.

Field Trip!

6:00 & 6:45 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance); pre-registration required.
Weren’t school field trips the best? Relive the glory days with two flashback experiences (each 30 minutes):

  • Tour 1: Let your inner kid run wild on this elementary school tour, with games and hands-on activities.
  • Tour 2: Enjoy a high school tour minus the teen awkwardness, with journaling and other introspective activities.
In-Gallery Performance: The Autodidact’s Teenage Mixtape

6:15–6:55 p.m.
Class is in session with writer and musician Joey Sweeney. This original performance is part art lecture (complete with worksheets designed by Sweeney) and part musical tour.

In-Gallery Workshop: Artist Molly Soda

6:30 p.m.
This Brooklyn-based artist shares her new video game, “Wrong Box,” which brings you back to the early days of the World Wide Web.

Music: Queen of Jeans

7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
This Philly-based band performs songs from their catalogue, described as a “2016 revival of a 90s throwback to the 60s.”

This event is part of the Friday Nights program series.

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