Gender Reveal Birthday Salon

May 11, 2024
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The artist John Jarboe lies down outside on a blanket and pillow, with a veiled cover shading from the summer heat. She is wearing a pink dress with a pink rose-petaled hat.
“She Summers in Vienna,” 2022. Music by Emily Bate and John Jarboe. Photo credit: Christopher Ash.

Celebrate FWM Artist-in-Residence John Jarboe‘s birthday with live music and an open mic hosted by cabaret artist Messy Lefae. The party will culminate with the cutting of a gender reveal birthday cake!

Organized in conjunction with John Jarboe: The Rose Garden.

Event Information

May 11, 2024
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Green Room, Second Floor Gallery


Free ($5 suggested donation)
Advance RSVP required | Limited space available



After Hours

Please note that the rest of the museum, including The Rose Garden, will be closed during this event. To plan your visit to the exhibition, please reserve timed tickets during our regular museum hours.


Major support for John Jarboe: The Rose Garden has been generously provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

Major support of FWM is provided by the Marion Boulton “Kippy” Stroud Foundation. FWM receives state art funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Additional support is provided by Agnes Gund and the Board of Directors and Members of The Fabric Workshop and Museum.