Local artists present experimental, improvisational, and participatory performances at this off-beat museum takeover. Show up and watch the creative sparks fly.
Impromptunes with Eppchez!
Eppchez! improvises whimsical vocal loops for cheeky songs prompted by audience suggestions. In an elevator.
Into the Vault with Almanac Dance Circus Theater
6:15, 7:15 & 8:15 p.m.
Circus artists climb, soar, and tumble through our Vaulted Walkway in this new site-specific work.
DIY Art with Amze Emmons
This printmaker creates signature footwear and invites you to a communal art project. Put your stamp on large banners that will stream from our balcony by night’s end.
Detour with Kai Davis
6:30 & 7:30 p.m.
This poet from the Philly Pigeon gets real about process and performs original poetry in an unconventional gallery tour.
Sound + Color
Enclosure . . . wellspring . . . retreat
6:45 & 7:45 p.m.
Tune into time unfolding. Evolving on the spot in our medieval cloister, this work of music and movement by performance company <fidget> draws you into the present moment.
Ben Patterson Methods & Processes with The Arcana New Music Ensemble
7:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Hear a fresh take on compositions by 60s Fluxus composer Ben Patterson. Philly musicians Anthony Bob, Erin Busch, Veronica Jurkiewicz, Josh Machiz, and Andy Thierauf perform String Music, A Simple Opera, and Paper Piece in our contemporary galleries.
Dreamscapes with Julianna Barwick
Get lost in electronic loops and layers of music by this LA-based artist.
Dance Party with Matthew Law
The dance floor is your canvas as this Philly DJ spins funky block party jams and soulful dance classics.
Things to Know
- Tickets required; limited availability.
- Recommended for ages 18+.
- Craft beer and cocktails plus light bites available for purchase.
- $5 parking in our garage when you visit the museum after 5:00 p.m. on Friday nights.
- Our main building is open every Friday night until 8:45 p.m. for live music and late gallery access.
- Public: $28
- Members: $22
- Student members & Young Friends: $14