Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary: Peace

Parkway Central, Free Library of Philadelphia

Jun 17, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019

Peace brings together artists’ books, archival materials, and process documentation that tell the personal stories of people striving for peace during historical and contemporary conflicts. Building mutual respect and friendships across cultures can forge a path to peace: a word that evokes rest, relaxation, quiet, safety and freedom from conflict. It also invokes action, activism, streets...

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Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary: Sanctuary

Art in City Hall

Jun 17, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

Sanctuary presents multi-form artworks and new resources that explore the dynamics of power between the state, community, and the individual that challenge our understanding of the global resettlement process. The connection between friends that arouse feelings of peace are the foundations for building  spaces of sanctuary, where one can exist and move uninhibited by fear. Sanctuary is a...

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Spark! at The Gallery of Fine Craft

WheatonArts

Jun 17, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019

What spark ignited these exhibiting artists to create their latest works? Join us in celebrating with the artists as they push their limits while also challenging the viewer to fuel their own creative fire! This invitational exhibit includes works by Carmen Lozar, Kit Paulson, Jo Yarrington, and from featured “ignite! a WheatonGather” guest artist, Richard Royal. Panacea, Flameworked...

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Graduate Student Biennial

The Clay Studio

Jun 17, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019

The event joins the region-wide celebration of Walt Whitman: Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy. was a monumental figure in the American art and Literature world, and has been called America’s “poet of democracy.” The artwork in the exhibition is inspired by such immortal lines as: "I am large, I contain multitudes," "Forever Alive, Forever Forward," and...

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Friends, Peace and Sanctuary: Friends

12Gates Arts

Jun 17, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019

Friends includes works by fifteen unique artists that explore the relationships between personal experiences, culture, and history.  A recurring question surfaced in both public and private conversations over the past two years of the Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary project: “Why, when we [Syrians and Iraqis] know so much about American culture, do Americans know so little about...

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Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

Jun 17, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and drink options and events throughout the season. An urban beach area overlooks the Delaware River, complete with lounge chairs and picnic tables. You’ll also find a roller rink...

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Jersey Crocs Rule!

New Jersey State Museum

Jun 17, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Explore the existence of crocodiles in New Jersey throughout their evolution. Crocodylians have been on the Earth for over 200 million years, and the wide diversity of crocodile species found in the Garden State’s fossil record is often a source of amazement. Crocodiles, alligators, and gharials from the State Museum’s collections illustrate the modern form, while the exhibit...

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Many Inspired Steps

New Jersey State Museum

Jun 17, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

"Many Inspired Steps" celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The exhibition tells the story of the endeavor to put a man on the moon and highlights New Jersey's connections to the historic event. On July 21, 1969 at 10:56:15 p.m. E.D.T. Astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the Moon with the now famous words:...

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Free Lunch for Kids

Claymont Public Library

Jun 17, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Free lunch is provided to all kids ages 3-18. Adults can purchase an entrée for $2 or a full meal for $4. Income and residence are not considered.

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Children's Story Time

Souderton Mennonite Church

Jun 18, 2019 - Jun 18, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

Free, interactive story time for children ages one through five and their caregivers on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. in the church lobby. The program runs from May 14-June 18, 2019. No registration required. For more information, contact the church office at 215-723-3088 or churchoffice@soudertonmennonite.org.

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