Friends, Peace and Sanctuary: Friends

12Gates Arts

Jul 22, 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

Jul 22, 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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Many Inspired Steps

New Jersey State Museum

Jul 22, 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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15th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show

Bucks County Visitor Center

Jul 22, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019

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

Enjoy the artistry, workmanship and talent of Bucks County's quilters at this exhibit, featuring more than 100 quilts hanging from 25-foot high beams.

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Free Lunch for Kids

Claymont Public Library

Jul 22, 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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Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary: Sanctuary

Art in City Hall

Jul 22, 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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Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary: Peace

Parkway Central, Free Library of Philadelphia

Jul 22, 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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The Diaspora Drum Exchange

Fairhill Square Park

Jul 24, 2019

The Diaspora Drum Exchange is an exciting rhythmic exploration of the folkloric musical genres of the Afro-Caribbean Spanish language nations. Through the use of various percussion styles, such as plena and bomba, and hand-crafted instruments, with call-and-response singing & dance as language, this gathering will interweave the stories of cultural traditions and celebrations. Curated by...

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