Current Exhibitions

Suzanne Bocanegra, Lemonade, Roses, Satchel (video still), 2017. 3:38 mins. Music by Shara Nova. Courtesy of the artist.

Suzanne Bocanegra: Poorly Watched Girls

October 5, 2018–February 17, 2019

Opening Reception:
Friday, October 5, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
 

Upcoming Public Programs:
A Conversation with Suzanne Bocanegra and Hal Foster
November 28, 2018, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Teen Happening: What Lies Beneath?
Friday, November 30, 2018, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Poet Talk-Back and Literary Open Mic
In partnership with Interfaith Philadelphia
Monday, December 10, 2018, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Gallery Walk-through with Executive Director Susan L. Talbott
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Family Program: Watchful Eyes!
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Farmhouse/Whorehouse: An Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra Starring Lili Taylor
Friday, February 8, 2019, doors open at 6:30 PM
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, John and Richanda Rhoden Arts Center, 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Film Screening: Night with Nuns at Lightbox Film Center
Thursday, February 15, 2018, doors open at 6:00 PM 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Past Public Programs:
Adult Workshop: JUMPSUIT with Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Maura Brewer
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Gallery Walk-through and Behind the Scenes Tour
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Adult Workshop: Traditional Indian Block Printing with Padmini Govind
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

All programs at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, unless otherwise noted.



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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events

Photo credit: (Left) Peter Serling, 2018. (Right) Sandy Tait, 2018.

A Conversation with Suzanne Bocanegra and Hal Foster

November 28, 2018–from 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Opening Reception:

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:00-7:00 PM
Center for Architecture and Design
1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Free and open to the public
RSVP suggested; walk-ins welcome

Click here to register for this event.

Event schedule:
Doors open: 5:30 pm
Conversation begins: 6:00 pm
Program is expected to run 50 minutes


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Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño, 2018.

FWM Teen Happening: What Lies Beneath?

November 30, 2018–from 3:30 to 5:30 pm

Opening Reception:

Friday, November 30, 2018—3:30 to 5:30 pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 

Free and open to all teens
RSVP suggested; walk-ins welcome
Recommended ages: 13–19 years

Click here to register for this event.

For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.



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Poet Talk-Back and Literary Open Mic

December 10, 2018–from 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Opening Reception:

In partnership with Interfaith Philadelphia
Monday, December 10, 2018, 7:00–8:30 PM

Click here to register for this event.



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Photo credit: Vincent Tullo for The New York Times, 2017.

Gallery Walk-through with Executive Director Susan L. Talbott

December 13, 2018–from 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Opening Reception:

Wednesday, December 13, 2018—6:00 to 7:00 pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 

Free and open to the public
RVSP suggested; walk-ins welcome 

Click here to register for this event.

For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.



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Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño, 2017.

Family Program: Watchful Eyes!

January 19, 2019–from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Opening Reception:

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 1:00 to 3:00 pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 

Free and open to all families
RSVP suggested; walk-ins welcome
Recommended ages: 4-12 years 

Click here to register for this event.

For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.



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FarmhouseWhorehouse, an Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra starring Lili Taylor. Photo credit: Georgia Nerheim. Image courtesy of the artist.

Farmhouse/Whorehouse: An Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra Starring Lili Taylor

February 8, 2019–from 7:00 to 8:15 pm

Opening Reception:

Friday, February 8, 2018
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Performance from 7:00 to 8:15 pm 

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
John and Richanda Rhoden Arts Center
118-128 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 

RSVP required; $25 entry fee

Click here to register for this event.

For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.



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Photo credit: Film still of Deborah Kerr in Black Narcissus, 1947.

Night with Nuns at Lightbox Film Center

February 15, 2019–from 6:00 to 10:00 pm

Opening Reception:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Lightbox Film Center
3701 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 

RSVP required; $10 admission per film

For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.

Schedule:
Introduction by Suzanne Bocanegra
6:00 pm: Ida
2013, Drama 1h 22m 

7:30 pm: Intermission with religious themed beer (Hell Hath No Fury, Not Today Satan etc.) 

8:00 pm: Black Narcissus
1947, Drama/Melodrama, 1h 42m 



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