Cherry Street Pier: Artists & The City

September 17
Location: Cherry Street Pier
Time: 6 pm - 8 pm

Join us for a three-part artist speaker series hosted by Urban Consulate , with support  from the Knight Foundation and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation , at Cherry Street Pier on July 23, August 27, and September 17 from 6pm – 8pm featuring resident artists Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson , Yolanda Wisher, and James and India Abbott .

Join us for one, two, or all three talks. Plan your visit, by reviewing the schedule below.


Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson and Nina Lyrispect Ball

Tuesday, July 23

6pm – 8pm

As creatives living a freelance life, are we preparing for our futures? How can cities help? Join us for a conversation with visual artist-in-residence Stacy “Flygirrl” Wilson and poet and educator Nina Lyrispect Ball. This talk kicks off Artists & The City summer series.


Yolanda Wisher

Tuesday, August 27

6pm – 8pm

How can we excavate and celebrate stories of Black Philadelphians that have been erased, neglected, and overtaken?  Join us for a conversation with resident-artist and poet, community leader and vocalist Yolanda Wisher, interviewed by community development expert, Akeem Dixon.



James and India Abbott

Tuesday, September 7

6pm – 8pm

Join us for a conversation with artists in residence James and India Abbott, photographer and filmmaker, who are also father and daughter.


Free and open to the public.

Dogs on leashes welcome.

Wheelchair accessible.