Current Exhibitions

Artist Box contents for Do Ho Suh, Paratrooper II, 2005. Monofilament, resin, nylon, poly organza, stainless steel armature. Collection of The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Photo: Carlos Avendaño.

Process and Practice: 40 Years of Experimentation

December 15, 2017–March 25, 2018

Opening Reception:
Friday, December 15, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
 

Public Programs:

Special Lecture and Book Signing with Laurie Anderson
More details to be announced soon.
 
February 15, 2018, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm
 
February 17, 2018, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
 
February 20, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
February 27, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
March 6, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
March 13, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
March 20, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm
 
February 23, 2018, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
 
Behind-the-Scenes Lunch Series: Material Explorations
March 16, 2018, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
 
March 23, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
More details to be announced soon.
 
Past:
 
 
Behind-the-Scenes Lunch Series: Material Explorations
 


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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events

Yinka Shonibare rendering a design for the creation of Space Walk, 2002, during his FWM Artist-in-Residency. Photo credit: Aaron Igler.

Film Series: Rare Footage

February 20, 2018–5:00 to 6:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Tuesday, February 20, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, February 27, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, March 6, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, March 13, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, March 20, 5:00 PM – 6:00 pm
 
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
8th floor
 
Free and open to the public
RSVP 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.

Performance and Reception:
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[Clockwise from left to right: Artist Box contents for Louise Bourgeois, "She Lost It" (1992/93), Yinka Shonibare MBE, "Space Walk," (2002), Robert Kushner, Hawaiian Punch cape (1977) and Leonardo Drew, "Number 80" (2002). Photo by Carlos Avendaño.]

Teen Program: Inside the Box

February 23, 2018–4:00 to 6:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
6th floor studio
 
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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Project Technician Joy Ude (left) and Studio Assistant Avery Lawrence (right) screen printing Hidden, 1980 by Artist-in-Residence Will Stokes Jr. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Behind-the-Scenes Lunch Series: Material Explorations

March 2, 2018–12:00 to 1:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
 
Free and open to the public, suggested donation of $5
Space is limited, RSVP 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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Artist box contents for Yinka Shonibare, Space Walk, 2002. Printed proofs, color swatches, vintage record albums and mylars. Collection of The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Behind-the-Scenes Lunch Series: Material Explorations

March 16, 2018–12:00 to 1:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
6th floor studio
 
Free and open to the public, suggested donation of $5
Space is limited, RSVP required
 
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: Gabor Szitanyi. Film still from Coming Up for Air, 2003-2005. Image courtesy of the artist.

Carrie Mae Weems:

Special Lecture by Carrie Mae Weems: Ways and Means

March 23, 2018–6:30 to 7:30 pm

Opening Reception:
Moore College of Art & Design
Graham Auditorium
1916 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
 
RSVP required; $10 entry fee
 
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For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.


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Ursula von Rydingsvard, Krypta I (detail), 2014. Cedar, graphite.125 x 77 x 56 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong, New York. Photo credit: Rosalyn and Michael Bodycomb.

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

April 27, 2018–August 26, 2018

Opening Reception:
April 27, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 pm


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Suzanne Bocanegra in her Chinatown studio, New York City. Photo: Vincent Tullo for The New York Times, 2017.

Suzanne Bocanegra: Poorly Watched Girls

October 5, 2018–February 17, 2019

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


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