Current Exhibitions

Jacolby Satterwhite, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Room for Demoiselle Two, 2019. Image courtesy of the artist, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York.

Jacolby Satterwhite: Room for Living

September 13, 2019–January 19, 2020

Opening Reception:
Friday, September 13, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 pm 
 
Public Programs: 
Saturday, October 5, 2019, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Co-Sponsored by The Department of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design, and The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation
University of Pennsylvania, B1, Meyerson Hall, 210 S 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
 
Friday, October 25, 2019, 4:00 – 6:30 pm
 
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
BalletX, 1923 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
 
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
 
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
 
Reception: Friday, January 10, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Public Program: Saturday, January 11, 2020, 12:00 – 5:00 pm
 
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, John and Richanda Rhoden Arts Center
118-128 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102


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Bill Viola. The Veiling (detail), 1995. Video and sound installation, including two channels of color video projections from opposite sides of dark gallery through nine scrims suspended from ceiling, two channels of amplified mono sound, and two speakers. 138 x 264 x 372 inches (ideal room dimensions). Collection of The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Bequest of Marion Boulton Stroud. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Bill Viola:

The Veiling

June 26, 2019–October 6, 2019

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
 
Public Programs: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019—from 6:00 to 7:00 pm 
Barnes Foundation 
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130


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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events

Family Galaxies! activities in the FWM studios, 2019. Photo Credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Family Galaxies!

October 5, 2019–from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Saturday, October 5, 2019
11:00 am – 2:00 pm 
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 

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


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Artist-in-Residence Jacolby Satterwhite and Project Coordinator Avery Lawrence (right) in the FWM studios. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Jacolby Satterwhite Public Lecture

October 23, 2019–from 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
6:30 – 7:30 pm
University of Pennsylvania
B1, Meyerson Hall, 210 S 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
 
$10 (FWM members and students free)
 
Co-Sponsored by The Department of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania
Stuart Weitzman School of Design, and The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation
 
For questions about this program, please contact
The Fabric Workshop and Museum at
info@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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From ‘What Lies Beneath,’ 2018 Teen Program. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Teen Program: A Room for Creating

October 25, 2019–from 4:00 to 6:30 pm

Opening Reception:
Friday, October 25, 2019
4:00 – 6:30 pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
 
Free (registration required)
 
For questions about this program, please contact
The Fabric Workshop and Museum at
info@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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FWM Curator Karen Patterson. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Gallery Tour with FWM Curator Karen Patterson and Room for Living Print Hour

November 1, 2019–from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Friday, November 1, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
 
Free (registration encouraged)
 
For questions about this program, please contact
The Fabric Workshop and Museum at
info@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.
 


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Stanley Glover with BalletX.

Come as You Are: Sublime Movement Workshop with BalletX Instructor Stanley Glover

November 6, 2019–from 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 pm
BalletX
1913 Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19146
 
$10 workshop fee (FWM members and students free)
 
For questions about this program, please contact
The Fabric Workshop and Museum at
info@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.



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Padmini Govind of Tharangini Studios. Image courtesy of Holi & Love. Photo credit: Julie Wouters.

Lecture and Trunk Show with Padmini Govind of Tharangini Studios

November 8, 2019–from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Friday, November 8, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
 
Free (registration required)
 
or questions about this program, please contact
The Fabric Workshop and Museum at
info@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.
 


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Printing an Endless Sky: Traditional Indian Block Printing with Padmini Govind

November 9, 2019–from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Saturday, November 9, 2019
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
 
$90 workshop fee 
$72 for FWM members (20% discount)
 
For questions about this program, please contact
The Fabric Workshop and Museum at
info@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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Jacolby Satterwhite, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Throne, 2019. LED, plexiglass, silicone, velvet chairs, and plastic plants. Dimensions variable. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Hello Goodbye: Gallery Walkthrough with Executive Director Susan L. Talbott and FWM Curator Karen Patterson

November 13, 2019–from 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
6:00 – 7:00 pm 
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 

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


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On Jacolby Satterwhite and Queer Utopics: Lecture with Dr. Christina Knight

November 14, 2019–from 7:00 to 8:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Thursday, November 14, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 pm
The African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
 
Free (registration encouraged)
 
For questions about this program, please contact
The Fabric Workshop and Museum at
info@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.



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High School Apprentice screenprints by Lexy O'Malley and Lewis Shaw, 2019. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Drawing New Places: Graphic Novel Writing Workshop

December 14, 2019–from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Saturday, December 14, 2019
1:00 – 4:00 pm 
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 

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


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© 2019 Jacolby Satterwhite. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York,Reifying Desire 6: Island of Treasure, video still, 2013.

Endgame: Black Artists on an Urgent Black Future

January 11, 2020–from 12:00 to 5:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Reception: Friday, January 10, 2020
6:00 – 8:00 pm 
Free
 
Public Program: Saturday, January 11, 2020
12:00 – 5:00 pm 
$10 (FWM members and students free)
 
Both events located at The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 
 
For questions about this program, please contact
The Fabric Workshop and Museum at
info@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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Jacolby Satterwhite, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Room for Doubt, 2019. 5-channel HD color video, insulation foam, expanding glue, resin, fairing filler, plywood, faux-leather vinyl, double-faced chiffon, polyester rope, thread, automotive paint, and inkjet print on synthetic cotton. 93 x 96 x 96 inches.

Making Space: Conversation with Jacolby Satterwhite, Jack McGrath, and Stuart Comer, Moderated by FWM Curator Karen Patterson

January 16, 2020–from 7:00 to 8:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Thursday, January 16, 2020
7:00 – 8:00 pm 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
John and Richanda Rhoden Arts Center
118-128 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
$10 (FWM members and students free)
 
For questions about this program, please contact
The Fabric Workshop and Museum at
info@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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