We are looking to hire a Facilities Manager! Lead, manage staff, implement and maintain all physical aspects of Fleisher’s buildings, from cosmetic to structural issues. 

Applications are due by October 21.

Learn more and apply at link in bio. 

#fleisherartmemorial #madeatfleisher #hiring #facilities #manager
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As part of this year’s DesignPhiladelphia Festival, we are welcoming guests to experience the stunning architectural details of our historic Sanctuary.

Join us on October 14 for a walking tour led by Interim Executive Director Rebecca O’Leary and former board member and resident historian Bill Brookover. The tour will conclude in the Sanctuary with a presentation by Brookover and a reception with drinks and lite fare. Doors open at 5:30pm and the tour begins at 6pm.

Can't make it on Friday the 14th? There will be another tour on Sunday, October 23 at 3pm!
 
This event is free and open to the public. Link in bio to register.

@designphilly @bill.brookover @rolartadvisory #fleisherartmemorial #sanctuary #architecture #archives #walkingtour
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Join the discussion! On Friday, October 7 at 6 pm, Fleisher will host a conversation with Harvey Finkle and community leaders, including Yoshan Chuo, Thoai Nguyen (SEAMAAC), Blanca Pacheco (New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia), and this year's Founder's Award recipient Leticia Roa Nixon.

This event is presented as part of the exhibition Under One Sky: Reflecting Immigrant Communities Through Photography, The Photographs of Harvey Finkle, 1982-2018. Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, visit the ink in bio. 

This photograph, featured in Under One Sky, shows Leticia Roe Nixon in rehearsal at PhillyCAM. On October 15, she will receive the Founder's Award in honor of her dedication to uplifting Philadelphia’s Latinx community, bringing forth their stories through her activism and journalism, and her artistic practice at Fleisher. Tickets are now on sale, link in bio!

Thank you to our Founder's Silver Level sponsors, Peco and Littler Mendelson!

@seamaac @sanctuary_philadelphia @pecoconnect @littler_law #photography #harveyfinkle #communityleaders #exhibition #discussion #philly
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Join us for the opening reception of Under One Sky: Reflecting Immigrant Communities, the Photographs of Harvey Finkle this Saturday, October 1 from 6-8pm. 

For five decades, Harvey Finkle has documented immigrant communities as well as social and political activism in Philadelphia and other US cities. This exhibition serves as a retrospective showcasing his photographic work between 1982 and 2018 capturing immigrant communities in Philadelphia.

Image: Dream Activists Rally at ICE Headquarters, 2014 by Harvey Finkle

@casadeduende #fleisherartmemorial #harveyfinkle #photography #philadelphia #immigrantcommunities
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We are thrilled to bring back our Founder’s Award with a celebration in honor of community activist, journalist, and former Fleisher Board member Leticia Roa Nixon. The Founder’s Award recognizes individuals whose significant commitment to providing access to the arts, promoting excellence in creative expression, and enriching Philadelphia’s cultural resources reflects the values of our founder, Samuel S. Fleisher.

In honor of Leticia’s dedication to uplifting Philadelphia’s Latinx community, bringing forth their stories through her activism and journalism, and her artistic practice at Fleisher, she will receive this year's Founder’s Award.

Join us on Saturday, October 15 for an evening of live performances, food, and drinks.

To purchase tickets, head to link in bio. 

Thank you to our Silver Level sponsors, PECO and Littler Mendelson!

📸: @miran0s 

@pecoconnect @littler_law #fleisherartmemorial #madeatfleisher #foundersaward #art #community #awardceremony
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Next Thursday marks the start of Found in Translation: Prácticas Comunitarias dentro de America Latine. We invite you to join us on Thursdays, October 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 6:30 - 8pm.

This seminar, led by visual artist, curator, and community artist José Ortiz-Pagán, will guide the audience through a contemporary survey of artists that are developing their practice within communal settings. The sessions will focus on Latinx artists across the entire American continent and how each one of their practices develops different forms of engaging community, while lifting their stories within a broader platform.

Registration is free and includes admission to all four Zoom sessions, link in bio.

Los invitamos a acompañarnos los siguientes Jueves, 6, 13, 20 y 27 de octubre, 6:30 - 8pm.

A través de este seminario el artista, curador y organizador José Ortiz-Pagán, introducirá a la audiencia una variedad de artistas enfocados en Arte Comunitario. Este curso se enfocará en la forma que varios artistas han desarrollado estrategias para envolver varias comunidades en sus proyectos con enfoques que resaltan los retos que afectan dichas comunidades. El curso considerara artistes Latiné de todo el continente Americano.

La inscripción es gratuita e incluye la entrada a las cuatro sesiones de Zoom. Enlace en bio.

@joseortizpagan @pahumanities @neaarts #fleisherartmemorial #madeatfleisher #foundintranslation
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Our fall Saturday Young Artists Program is in full swing! Artists ages 5-18 participate in classes accross many mediums to develop artistic skills and build confidence as a creative person.

Meet Marlo Juachon (right) and Danica Haughton (left), two Saturday Young Artists participants! They have been friends since they took a dance class together as toddlers and now, seven years later, they still dance and make art together!

Photo taken by Heather Nash.

Link in bio to learn more about Fleishers Saturday Young Artists Program.

#fleisherartmemorial #madeatfleisher #youngartists
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Join us for the opening reception of Under One Sky: Reflecting Immigrant Communities, the Photographs of Harvey Finkle, on Saturday, October 1 at 6pm.

For five decades, Harvey Finkle has documented immigrant communities as well as social and political activism in Philadelphia and other US cities. This exhibition serves as a retrospective showcasing his photographic work between 1982 and 2018 capturing immigrant communities in Philadelphia.

"The community celebrations, religious observances, instances of political advocacy, protests, rites of passage, dance, and play captured in these photographs present the common thread that unites us as Americans, as families, as communities, and as humans." 

- David Acosta, Curator of Under One Sky and Artistic Director for Casa de Duende.

@casadeduende #harveyfinkle #photography #exhibition #philadelphia
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Tonight! Don't miss the third and final session of Found in Translation: Native Contemporary Art & Potawatomi Identity with Jason Wesaw. Join us online from 6:30-8pm. 

Wesaw will be joined by an elder from the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi to discuss a range of topics, including Native identity; importance of relationships and intergenerational learning; how culture is intertwined with land and place; histories and futures; and the increasing importance of language, the arts, and culturally-specific forms of expression.

Register for free at link in bio! 

Artwork by Jason Wesaw.

@wearetheseeds_art @jasonwesaw #fleisherartmemorial #foundintranslation
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Happy Fleisher Friday! This week we are so excited to welcome Keyla Benitez, who worked as an intern in the archives department this summer, back to Fleisher! Keyla (she/her/ella) is studying History and Museum Studies at Bryn Mawr College. She serves as the program assistant for the Museum Studies Department, as well as the Archivist for Mujeres*, the Latinx Affinity Organization. As a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow, she has already begun researching making archives more accessible to marginalized communities. 

Favorite Movie: John Wick 3

Favorite Medium: Collage

Fun Fact: I have 17 cats and three dogs!

Thank you for everything you do, Keyla! Welcome back. 

#fleisherartmemorial #madeatfleisher #fleisherfriday #welcome
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Fleisher is a community partner at this year's Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show, happening this weekend! Our booth will feature artwork made by our very talented staff and other Fleisher community members. 

The show runs 11am-6pm on Friday 9/16 + Saturday 9/17, and 11am-5pm on Sunday 9/18. Hope to see you there! 

Image: Artwork by Scott Cooper

@rittenhousesquareart #rittenhousesquareart  #rittenhousesquarefineartshow #beinspired #artisourlife
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We are pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition, Under One Sky: Reflecting Immigrant Communities, the Photographs of Harvey Finkle, 1982-2018. Mark your calendars for the opening reception on Saturday, October 1.

For five decades, Harvey Finkle has documented immigrant communities as well as social and political activism in Philadelphia and other US cities. This exhibition serves as a retrospective showcasing his photographic work between 1982 and 2018 capturing immigrant communities in Philadelphia. Under One Sky: Reflecting Immigrant Communities is curated by David Acosta, Artistic Director for Casa de Duende.

Link in bio to learn more about this exhibition.

Image: Indonesians at Mosque by Harvey Finkle.

@casadeduende #harveyfinkle #photography #activism #philadelphia
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Join us online tomorrow night from 6:30-8pm at the second session of Found in Translation: Native Contemporary Art & Potawatomi Identity for an oil pastel workshop!

Wesaw will guide participants through the creation of an original oil pastel drawing utilizing simple techniques and affordable art supplies. He will begin by showing examples of his drawing style, which participants can use for inspiration.

Don't forget to check out the suggested materials list so you can follow along during technique demonstrations! 

Found in Translation is a free series of art history and critical theory workshops organized by Fleisher in partnership with several cultural institutions throughout Philadelphia. The series specifically focuses on centering BIPOC and Queer voices, reflecting a more inclusive view of the communities we work with.

Head to our link in bio to register + see suggested materials.

Artwork by Jason Wesaw.

@wearetheseeds_art @jasonwesaw #fleisherartmemorial #foundintranslation #oilpastel #workshop
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The next El Mercado Cultural is coming up this Sunday, September 18! Join us from 12-6pm at Spruce Street Harbor Park, where artisans will be selling their wares. 

El Mercado Cultural is a Fleisher initiative contributing free creative and marketing resources to Spanish-speaking merchants, restaurant owners, and market vendors. From product and food photography to digital marketing and branding, the program captures the natural intersection of art and commerce in workshops and discussions for participants of the program.

El Mercado Cultural is made possible with funding from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts.

@sprucestreetharborpark @delawareriverwaterfront @neaarts #elmercadocultural #supportsmallbusiness
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Call for workshop proposals! Teen Lounge is hiring a teaching artist for a paid month-long residency. After submitting a workshop idea, applicants pitch their idea to the teen participants, who then vote on what they want to learn. Teaching artists have all of Fleisher's facilities at their disposal; past workshops range from comics and screenprint monoprinting to stuffed animals and terrarium making!

Head to our link in bio to learn more. Workshop proposals are due September 18! 

#fleisherartmemorial #madeatfleisher #teenlounge #workshop #apply
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Can you feel the season shifting in the air? Autumn is arriving, along with fall term at Fleisher, starting tomorrow! We can't wait to welcome our students back to campus. 

Our hours are also changing! We will be open: 
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Haven't gotten a chance to register for a class this fall? It's not too late! Head to our link in bio to check out our class listings and register. 

📸: Alexa Perillo

#fleisherartmemorial #madeatfleisher #fallterm #firstday
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Tonight, 6:30-8pm, join us for session one of Found in Translation: Native Contemporary Art & Potawatomi Identity with Jason Wesaw. 

Session one of this three-part online series focuses on Jason Wesaw’s work in the fine arts, as well as his work with his tribal nation to revitalize cultural traditions. He will discuss the increasing importance of developing lasting partnerships with cultural institutions and organizations.

Found in Translation is a free series of art history and critical theory workshops organized by Fleisher in partnership with several cultural institutions throughout Philadelphia. The series specifically focuses on centering BIPOC and Queer voices, reflecting a more inclusive view of the communities we work with.

Register at link in bio!

@wearetheseeds_art @jasonwesaw #fleisherartmemorial #artisttalk #foundintranslation
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