First Friday at Cherry Street Pier

August 5–December 2
2022
Location: Cherry Street Pier
Time: 4 pm to 9 pm

It’s a new month, and we’re excited to bring you an action-packed First Friday featuring the Artist and Artisians Market, exhibitions, artist studio tours, and stunning views of the Delaware River.

All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Review the full lineup:

“Facciate:” Architectural Overlays in Italy, A Photographic Exhibition by James B. Abbott & Blaise Tobia
View the new exhibition by resident artist James B. Abbott – “Facciate:” Architectural Overlays in Italy, A Photographic Exhibition by James B. Abbott and his colleagues Blaise Tobia on display through October 23. Abbott and Blaise Tobia both photograph extensively in Italy, concentrating on aspects of Italian material culture.

Portside Family Art Night
Enjoy a fun and creative night out with the entire family at our monthly Family Art Night! During this 1.5 hours-long workshop on Friday nights, parents and kids will collaborate on art projects and work together to create something everyone can be proud of. Register today.

“Get In Where You Fit In: An Amber Art Group Show at Cherry Street Pier”
Get In Where You Fit In: An Amber Art Group Show at Cherry Street Pier showcases works created by Amber members Keir Johnston, Linda Fernandez, Ernel Martinez, Charles Barbin, and Martha O’Connell. On display through October 7.

Philadelphia Contemporary Present’s Jean Shin’s Freshwater
“Freshwater” is a commission by the artist Jean Shin that celebrates and pays tribute to the freshwater river mussel while asking us to consider our responsibilities towards the health of the river and its ecosystem. On display through November.

Artist and Artisians Market
Shop one-of-a-kind handmade finds from local creators and artists.

Open Studios
See the Pier’s resident artists at work in their studios and purchase an original piece of artwork, too.

Concessions
Enjoy eats from French Toast Bites, and a tasty new Mexican-inspired menu in the Garden Restaurant.

 

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