Current Exhibitions

Janine Antoni in collaboration with Anna Halprin, Paper Dance, 2013. April 20, 2016 performance view from Ally, produced in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Photographed by Carlos Avendaño. Courtesy of the artists and The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia.

Ally

April 21, 2016–July 31, 2016


Performance and Reception:
Public Reception: Thursday, April 21, 2016
 
Collaborative works occupy four floors of the Museum, combining installed environments, sculptures, and repeated movement performances.
 

New Paper Dance Tickets Now Available

 
All performances are free. Due to seating limitations reservations are recommended.
For Paper Dance reservations or to join a waitlist, click here.
For Rope Dance reservations or to join a waitlist, click here.
Reservations are not required for The Courtesan and the Crone.
 
To join the waitlist for an Ally performance, visit the reservation links above or contact the Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.
 
Swallow is on view for the duration of the exhibition.
 
Friday, July 1
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Paper Dance 
 
Friday, July 8
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Thursday, July 14
 
Friday, July 15
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Friday, July 22
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Saturday, July 30
 
Sunday, July 31
12:15 – 12:45 pm: Rope Dance [Waitlist Available]
1:00 – 1:15 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Paper Dance
3:00 – 3:15 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
3:30 – 4:30 pm: Paper Dance
 
Note: Performances may contain nudity.
 

Past Events:

Thursday, April 21
1:00 – 1:30 pm: Rope Dance
2:00 – 2:30 pm: Rope Dance
3:00 – 3:15 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
3:30 – 4:30 pm: Paper Dance
5:30 – 5:45 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
6:30 – 6:45 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
7:00 – 8:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Tuesday, April 26
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Saturday, April 30
 
Friday, May 6
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Sunday, May 15
12:15 – 12:45 pm: Rope Dance
1:00 – 1:15 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Paper Dance
3:00 – 3:15 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
3:30 – 4:30 pm: Paper Dance
 
Saturday, May 21
1:00 – 1:15 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Conversation with Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio
3:00 – 4:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Thursday, May 26
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Friday, June 3
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Friday, June 10
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Paper Dance
 
Saturday, June 18
12:15 – 12:45 pm: Rope Dance
1:00 – 1:15 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Paper Dance
3:00 – 3:15 pm: The Courtesan and the Crone
3:30 – 4:30 pm: Paper Dance
 
Tuesday, June 21
 
Saturday, June 25
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Artist Talk by Janine Antoni
2:15 – 3:15 pm: Paper Dance

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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events

Joan Jonas, Glass Puzzle (still detail), 1973. Video. Running time: 17.5 minutes. Camera by Babette Mangolte.

Point of Contact: The Camera and the Body

July 14, 2016–from 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Opening Reception:

Film Screening

Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Free and Open to the Public
 


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Gabrielle Revlock—instructor of Inside/Outside: Exploring Movement with Hoops—performing Halo. Photo Credit: Bill Herbert.

Inside/Outside: Exploring Movement with Hoops

July 30, 2016–from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Opening Reception:

Participatory Workshop

Free and open to the public
 
RSVP required
To make reservations, click here
 
“Dance is the breath made visible.”
- Anna Halprin


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Ann Hamilton, (habitus •  doll ) Doll, 1800–1820. Papier-mâché; Wood; Linen; Cotton; Paint; Silk. Courtesy of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Gift of Katherine Gahagan, Michael H. du Pont, and Christopher T. du Pont in memory of A. Felix du Pont, Jr., 1999.19.1.

Ann Hamilton:

habitus

September 6, 2016–October 10, 2016 (Municipal Pier 9) & September 17, 2016–January 8, 2017 (The Fabric Workshop and Museum)

Opening Reception:
Saturday, September 17, 2016, 4:00 – 8:00 pm
Reception will take place at both locations.
 

The Fabric Workshop and Museum

1214 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Saturday, September 17, 2016 – Sunday, January 8, 2017
Monday–Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 pm
 

Municipal Pier 9

121 North Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 – Monday, October 10, 2016
Tuesday–Sunday & Columbus Day (Monday, October 10): 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Open until 8:00 pm on Thursdays
 

Past Programs:

Tuesday, May 17


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