As we approach our 125th anniversary, we’ve been reflecting upon what Fleisher Art Memorial means to us, and what it means to Philadelphia. Creative hub. Starting point. Second wind. Second home. ⁠
Fleisher is a creative hub where multiple worlds come together. It’s a community space where you can immerse yourself in summer art camps during the day and be transported to a new place through an Indonesian theater production by night.⁠
As part of this year's 360 Culture Lab programming, Fleisher and Modero & Company presented Di Hati Ku, an original theater production written by Sinta Penyami Storms and Detty Kastubi Aziz and performed in Fleisher's Sanctuary. The cast included members from Philadelphia’s Indonesian community as well as visiting artists from Indonesia, also featuring original music by Profound Music & Saykoji.⁠
Make a gift today and help Fleisher continue to innovate and present community-driven arts programming.⁠
Photo by Alejandro Ceballos.⁠
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Thank you for an inspiring fall term! We can't wait to welcome you back for our winter classes and workshops ✨

We will be closed through Friday, November 25. Link in bio for more information on our winter break hours.

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Don't forget! The deadline to apply for winter term tuition assistance is Wednesday, November 23rd.

Tuition assistance is available for students in both adult and youth programs. Visit the link in our bio to learn more and apply.

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Teen Lounge's winter workshops start at the end of this month! This December, make macramé creations and explore urban landscapes through drawing, collage, and more!

Teen Lounge is a free drop-in program with no attendance requirement so teens can attend however works with their schedule. Visit the link in our bio to see a full list of winter Teen Lounge workshops ✨

Artwork by Lee Daniel.

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The curator of this year's vendors for our HANDMADE x El Mercado Cultural event on December 3 is Philly-based artist Cassie Renee Peña ✨

Learn more about the curator and submit your vendor application at the link in our bio.

Cassie Renee Peña, “This for me, this for you,” 2022

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We are excited to share that we welcomed three new Board members this fall!

Pictured here from left to right, Lindsay Bedford (Marketing Engagement Manager, Eberlein Design Consultants Ltd.), Huwayda Fakhry ( Business Strategy and Communications Director, KieranTimberlake), and Nicole Sansone Ruiz (Provost Post-doctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania) have joined our Board of Directors.

You can learn more about Lindsay, Huwayda, and Nicole at the link in our bio.
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We are thrilled to see the tremendous response to our upcoming Found in Translation series, which starts next Thursday, November 17!

Each session of Found in Translation: Reading Close: Sonia Sanchez with Yolanda Wisher will do a deep-dive into one of Sanchez’ monumental poems, exploring its making, context, themes, symbolism, music, and impact. Through guest lectures, four local writers will offer their own close readings of the selected poems as well as personal connections to Sanchez’ life and work.

📷 Yolanda Wisher by Naomieh Jovin for Monument Lab. Courtesy of Yolanda Wisher.
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El Mercado Cultural returns to Cherry Street Pier this weekend! Be sure to stop by on Saturday, November 12 from 12-7pm to shop wares from artisans and vendors and enjoy delicious food from @philly_tacos!

El Mercado Cultural is a Fleisher initiative focused on sharing creative and marketing resources with Latinx entrepreneurs. This initiative 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.

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This is the final week to see the exhibition Under One Sky: Reflecting Immigrant Communities, The Photographs of Harvey Finkle: 1982–2018, on view in the Dene M. Louchheim Gallery through Saturday, November 5. Don't miss out!

Under One Sky is curated by David Acosta, Artistic Director for Casa de Duende.

Harvey Finkle, "Young Ethiopian Refugees," 2002
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Calling all artists and makers! Vendor applications for this year’s HANDMADE x El Mercado Cultural are open NOW!

HANDMADE, our annual craft market, will be held on December 3 in collaboration with El Mercado Cultural, a Fleisher initiative focused on sharing creative and marketing resources with Latinx entrepreneurs.

We are accepting applications through November 14. Learn more at the link in our bio. 

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Don't be scared to try something new this winter 👻 Registration for tuition-free courses is open! Head to the link in our bio to explore our winter tuition-free listings, including an online workshop in land art, a figure sculpture class, and more!

Reminder: an active Fleisher membership is required to register for a tuition-free course.

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The final installment of Found in Translation: Community Practices within Latinx America will be hosted online on Thurs, Oct 27 (tomorrow evening) at 6:30pm! Joining José Ortiz-Pagán will be guest speaker Sofía Gallisá Muriente.

Sofía Gallisá Muriente is a Puerto Rican visual artist working mainly with video, film, photography and text, mining contemporary cultural institutions and historical sites for evidence of contested and/or contradictory narratives. She earned a BFA in Film at New York University (2008) and has participated in experimental pedagogical platforms led by artists, substituting graduate studies with a collaborative process of learning and unlearning. Through multiple approaches to documentation, her work deepens the subjectivity of historical narratives, examining formal and informal archives, popular imaginaries and oral history.

Register at link in bio to receive Zoom link.

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