Current Exhibitions

Youth participants engaged at The Fabric Workshop and Museum’s (FWM) hands-on educational Family Workshop event, Let's C What Happens, Saturday, February 11, 2012 celebrating Nick Cave, Let's C exhibition, held in the Museum’s print studio. Photo Credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Drag, Drop, and Roll! Body Drawing Family Program

April 30, 2016–from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Opening Reception:

Family Program

Free and open to the public
Recommended ages: 3-12 years      
RSVP required for drop-in sessions
To make reservations, click here

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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.


April 21, 2016–July 31, 2016

Performance and Reception:
Public Reception: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Collaborative works will 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 reservations for Paper Dance click here.
For reservations for Rope Danceclick here.
Reservations are not required for The Courtesan and the Crone, except for the performances on April 21.
Thursday, April 21
Ally, First Day of Performances
1:00 to 1:30 pm – Rope Dance [SOLD OUT]
2:00 to 2:30 pm – Rope Dance [SOLD OUT]
3:00 to 3:15 pm – The Courtesan and the Crone [SOLD OUT]
3:30 to 4:30 pm – Paper Dance [SOLD OUT]

Ally Reception – 5:00 to 9:00pm

5:30 to 5:45 pm – The Courtesan and the Crone [SOLD OUT]
6:30 to 6:45 pm – The Courtesan and the Crone [SOLD OUT]
7:00 to 8:00 pm – Paper Dance [SOLD OUT]
Ally Main Performance Days
Sunday, May 15; Saturday, June 18; Sunday, July 31
12:15 to 12:45 pm – Rope Dance [SOLD OUT, ALL DATES]
1:00 to 1:15 pm – The Courtesan and the Crone
1:30 to 2:30 pm – Paper Dance
3:00 to 3:15 pm – The Courtesan and the Crone
3:30 to 4:30 pm – Paper Dance
Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio, Artist Talk and Performances
Saturday, May 21
1:00 to 1:15 pm – The Courtesan and the Crone
1:30 to 2:30 pm – Conversation with Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio
3:00 to 4:00 pm – Paper Dance [SOLD OUT]
Janine Antoni, Artist Talk and Performance
Saturday, June 25
1:00 to 2:00 pm – Artist Talk
2:15 to 3:15 pm – Paper Dance
Paper Dance, Additional Performances
Tuesday, April 26 [SOLD OUT]
Friday, May 6
Thursday, May 26
Fridays: June 3, 10, July 1, 8, 15, 22
1:00 to 2:00 pm – Paper Dance
Swallow on view for the duration of the exhibition 
Note: Performances may contain nudity.

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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events

Gabrielle Revlock—instructor of Inside/Outside: Exploring Movement with Hoops—performing Halo. Photo Credit: Bonnie Friel (left) and Bill Herbert (right).

Inside/Outside: Exploring Movement with Hoops

May 14, 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
Workshop registration is at capacity. Wait list spots now available.
“Dance is the breath made visible.”
- Anna Halprin

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How We Move: a Collaborative Video Project

June 10, 2016–from 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Performance and Reception:
Free and open to the public
Recommended ages: 13-18 years

How We Move: a Collaborative Video Project

Submission Deadline: May 27, 2016

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Joan Jonas, Glass Puzzle (still), 1974. Black-and-white video, sound. Running time: 17:21. Camera by Babette Mangolte.

Point of Contact

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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