Current Exhibitions

James Luna, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, “Indian Lounge Suit”, 1997.

Echoes and Reverberations

November 1, 2019–March 15, 2020

Opening Reception:
Friday, November 1, 5:30 – 8:00 pm
 
 
 


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Jacolby Satterwhite, Room for Demoiselle Two, 2019. Image courtesy of the artist 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:  
 
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
 
Past Programs: 
Friday, October 4, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

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
 
Monday, October 28, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
University of Pennsylvania LGBT Center, 3907 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 


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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events

Image courtesy of PAFA.

We Are the Seeds: Panel and Performance

November 23, 2019–from 2:00 to 5:00pm

Opening Reception:
PANEL AND PERFORMANCE
Saturday, November 23, 2019
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
John and Richanda Rhoden Arts Center
118-128 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
$15

Performance and Reception:
PUBLIC RECEPTION
Saturday, November 23, 2019
3:30 – 5:00 pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

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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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Marie Watt, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Engine (interior view), 2009. Image courtesy of Marie Watt Studio.

Echoes and Reverberations: Exhibition Tour + Screenprinting Workshop

January 25, 2020–from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Opening Reception:
Saturday, January 25, 2020
1:00 – 3:00 pm 
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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Past Exhibitions

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On Jacolby Satterwhite and Queer Utopics: Lecture with Dr. Christina Knight
Jacolby Satterwhite, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Throne, 2019. LED, plexiglass, silicone, velvet chairs, and plastic plants. Dimensions variable. On headsets: Domestika, 2017. HD virtual reality color video with sound. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.  Hello Goodbye: Gallery Walkthrough with Executive Director Susan L. Talbott and FWM Curator Karen Patterson
Suzanne Bocanegra, Lemonade, Roses, Satchel (video still), 2017. 3:38 mins. Music by Shara Nova. Courtesy of the artist. Wardrobe Test: Exhibition Walk-through with Suzanne Bocanegra and Susan L. Talbott
Printing an Endless Sky: Traditional Indian Block Printing with Padmini Govind
Padmini Govind of Tharangini Studios. Image courtesy of Holi & Love. Photo credit: Julie Wouters. Lecture and Trunk Show with Padmini Govind of Tharangini Studios
Stanley Glover with BalletX. Come as You Are: Sublime Movement Workshop with BalletX Instructor Stanley Glover
Curator Karen Patterson in the FWM galleries. Photo credit: Erin Sweeny.  Gallery Tour with FWM Curator Karen Patterson and Room for Living Print Hour
Photo credit: Alvernian Davis Kiki Kinship: Ball Culture Film and Discussion Series
From ‘What Lies Beneath,’ 2018 Teen Program. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño. Teen Program: A Room for Creating
Artist-in-Residence Jacolby Satterwhite and Project Coordinator Avery Lawrence (right) in the FWM studios. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño. Jacolby Satterwhite Public Lecture
Family Galaxies! activities in the FWM studios, 2019. Photo Credit: Carlos Avendaño. Family Galaxies!
Jacolby Satterwhite, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Room for Levitating Beds, 2019. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño. First Friday at FWM
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 four 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. Curators in Conversation: Bill Viola
Partnership Program at The African American Museum in Philadelphia Macy’s Family Fun Day: Woven Together!
L to R: David Silkenat, Raising the White Flag. Sonya Clark, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Woven replica of the Confederate Flag of Truce, 2019. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño. Raising the White Flag: Sonya Clark and Dr. David Silkenat in Conversation
L to R: Sonya Clark. Photo credit: Diego Valdez. The Onus. Collage design: Ziddi Msangi, photo credits: Kathy Antolino. Darryl Harper. Photo credit: Richard Anderson. Public Lecture with Sonya Clark and Performances by The Onus and Joyce J. Scott
Sonya Clark in the FWM Studio Saturday with Sonya Clark: A Gallery Walk and Talk
L to R: Regina Carter (image courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation), Sonya Clark, (image courtesy of the artist, photo credit: Diego Valdez), and Jason Moran (image courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation) Sounding the Ancestors with Sonya Clark, Regina Carter, and Jason Moran
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
@dianaweymar #tinypricks Adult Program: Tiny Pricks Embroidery Project with Diana Weymar
Dr. W. Fitzhugh Brundage, 2017. Lecture: Truce, Resistance and the Legacy of Flags as Cultural Symbols with Civil War Scholar Dr. W. Fitzhugh Brundage
Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño Pre-K Program: Morning Making!
Sonya Clark, The Hair Craft Project Teen Program: Fashioning Hair
Sonya Clark, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Woven replica of the Confederate Flag of Truce (detail), 2019. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño. Adult Workshop: Truce Flag Woven Pattern Workshop