Art in the Open
Experience the creation of art along the Schuylkill River
May 16-18, 2014
Artists from around the country will showcase their creative process along Philadelphia’s Schuylkill Banks during Art in the Open.
The three-day, outdoor event offers visitors a chance to see see the artistic process as a jury-selected group of artists create works using in any medium or style. Using brushes, paints, cameras, sewing machines, hammers and any number of objects, artists will be exploring the natural beauty and urban character of the Schuylkill River.
Set along the picturesque Schuylkill River, Art in the Open spans from Bartram’s Garden to the historic Fairmount Water Works. Visitors are encouraged to interact with artists and participate throughout the event as they watch the wonderful new works of art take shape.
Local galleries and art institutions will help create a festival-like atmosphere with art displays, educational opportunities and a chance for festival-goers to interact with local artists.
For more information and a complete list of participating artists, click the button below.
In the neighborhood
10 Avenue of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19102
- Four Seasons Philadelphia
- Le Méridien Philadelphia
- Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City
- The Windsor Suites Philadelphia
- Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
- Embassy Suites Philadelphia – Center City
- View more hotels
Museums & Attractions
N 19th Street at Logan Square Logan Square Philadelphia, PA 19103
- Treasures from Korea:
Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty
- The Rocky Statue and the Rocky Steps
- Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
- The World Is an Apple:
The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne
- Dinosaurs Unearthed at the
Academy of Natural Sciences
- CityPASS Philadelphia
- Free Library of Philadelphia
- Prometheus Strangling the Vulture
- View more attractions
Restaurants & Dining