Cherry Street Pier is a year-round, mixed-use public space on the central Delaware River waterfront. Built into the shell of a century-old municipal pier, it is a reflection of Philadelphia today—creative, diverse, historic, adaptable, and inspired.Explore the space
2024 Studio Applications Now Open
Cherry Street Pier is accepting artist applications for the studios on the Pier. Individuals or small collectives/non-profits interested in licensing space in one of the studios can complete the application and submit it to DRWC for review. Learn about the artists-in-residence program and application timeline. The application deadline is October 8, 2023.
20/20 Photo Festival
Join us for the 20/20 Photo Festival on September 30 from 12 pm to 7 pm featuring 20/20 Photo Festival Call for Entry Show: The Natural World; Amie Potsic: “Forest Light and Twilight”; and Laurence Salzmann: “In & Out of Nature”. Plus, guests can enjoy a full day of free events sponsored by Unique Photo, featuring programming by partners at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Amie Potsic Art Advisory, Gravy Studio, Inliquid, Second State Press, The Halide Project, The Print Center and TILT Institute for the Contemporary Image.
Delaware River Trail
Take the Trail to Access Exhibitions and Special Events at the Pier
The Delaware River Trail is a scenic multimodal trail that stretches along Philadelphia’s Central Delaware River Waterfront. The trail improves accessibility to a variety of businesses, residences, and DRWC-operated public attractions such as Cherry Street Pier.
The Artists Shop
Discover amazing summer finds by the resident artists at a Cherry Street Pier featuring custom art, prints, gifts, and more.
A MIXED-USE PUBLIC SPACE
Cherry Street Pier was designed for the Philadelphia community, by the Philadelphia community. Here, you’ll watch artists at work, shop ever-changing markets, and find one-of-a-kind programming, exhibitions, and spaces for reflection along the river.
Watch Our Story
“Movers and Makers” is a WHYY TV weekly production. Login to WHYY.org for more episodes and show air times. Show Producers: Monica Rogozinski, Karen Smyles, and Naomi Brito. Website: www.whyy.org/moversandmakers