Current Exhibitions

Betty Woodman Window, 1980, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Pigment on cotton canvas and cotton sateen, cut and pieced together with three repeat patterns: Floating Pots, Platters, and Meandering Stream. Pillow Pitcher, 1979 Earthenware. Photo credit: Phillip Unetic

Connections in Clay with Dominique Ellis

February 17, 2018–1:00 to 3:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
6th floor studio
 
RSVP required, $20 entry fee
Class size limited to 25 participants
All levels of experience welcome
 
Click here to register for this event. 
 
For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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Artist Box contents for Do Ho Suh, Paratrooper II, 2005. Monofilament, resin, nylon, poly organza, stainless steel armature. Collection of The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Photo: Carlos Avendaño.

Process and Practice: 40 Years of Experimentation

December 15, 2017–March 25, 2018

Opening Reception:
Friday, December 15, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
 

Public Programs:

Special Lecture and Book Signing with Laurie Anderson
More details to be announced soon.
 
February 15, 2018, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm
 
February 17, 2018, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
 
February 20, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
February 27, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
March 6, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
March 13, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
March 20, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
 
February 23, 2018, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
 
Behind-the-Scenes Lunch Series: Material Explorations
March 16, 2018, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
 
March 23, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
More details to be announced soon.
 
Past:
 
 
Behind-the-Scenes Lunch Series: Material Explorations
 


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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events

Yinka Shonibare rendering a design for the creation of Space Walk, 2002, during his FWM Artist-in-Residency. Photo credit: Aaron Igler.

Film Series: Rare Footage

February 20, 2018–5:00 to 6:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Tuesday, February 20, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, February 27, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, March 6, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, March 13, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, March 20, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
 
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
8th floor
 
Free and open to the public
RSVP suggested, walk-ins welcome
 
Click here to register for this event. 
 
For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.

Performance and Reception:
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[Clockwise from left to right: Artist Box contents for Louise Bourgeois, "She Lost It" (1992/93), Yinka Shonibare MBE, "Space Walk," (2002), Robert Kushner, Hawaiian Punch cape (1977) and Leonardo Drew, "Number 80" (2002). Photo by Carlos Avendaño.]

Teen Program: Inside the Box

February 23, 2018–4:00 to 6:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
6th floor studio
 
Free and open to all teens
RSVP suggested, walk-ins welcome
Recommended ages: 13–19 years
 
Click here to register for this event.
 
For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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Project Technician Joy Ude (left) and Studio Assistant Avery Lawrence (right) screen printing Hidden, 1980 by Artist-in-Residence Will Stokes Jr. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Behind-the-Scenes Lunch Series: Material Explorations

March 2, 2018–12:00 to 1:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
 
Free and open to the public, suggested donation of $5
Space is limited, RSVP suggested, walk-ins welcome
 
Click here to register for this event. 
 
For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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Artist box contents for Yinka Shonibare, Space Walk, 2002. Printed proofs, color swatches, vintage record albums and mylars. Collection of The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Behind-the-Scenes Lunch Series: Material Explorations

March 16, 2018–12:00 to 1:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
6th floor studio
 
Free and open to the public, suggested donation of $5
Space is limited, RSVP required
 
Click here to register for this event. 
 
For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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Photo Credit: Gabor Szitanyi. Film still from Coming Up for Air, 2003-2005. Image courtesy of the artist.

Carrie Mae Weems:

Special Lecture by Carrie Mae Weems: Ways and Means

March 23, 2018–6:30 to 7:30 pm

Opening Reception:
Moore College of Art & Design
Graham Auditorium
1916 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
 
RSVP required; $10 entry fee
 
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For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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Ursula von Rydingsvard, Krypta I (detail), 2014. Cedar, graphite.125 x 77 x 56 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong, New York. Photo credit: Rosalyn and Michael Bodycomb.

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

April 27, 2018–August 26, 2018

Opening Reception:
April 27, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 pm


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Suzanne Bocanegra in her Chinatown studio, New York City. Photo: Vincent Tullo for The New York Times, 2017.

Suzanne Bocanegra: Poorly Watched Girls

October 5, 2018–February 17, 2019

Opening Reception:
Friday, October 5, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 pm


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