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First Friday at Cherry Street Pier

February is upon us with Flurries and Fun!

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There's a lot happening on the Waterfront! Whether you're looking for activities for the kiddos or a night of dancing Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest  has you covered. Screen Shot 2018-11-22 at 11.39.28

SPECIAL DEAL ALERT: Our February Fun Package featuring a $4 draft beer happy hour and free cabin rentals (limited availability) Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 7pm *excludes Valentine's Day
BONUS: Come skate Monday to Thursday from 5pm to 11pm for our open skate. That’s right, no timed sessions, skate as long as you want at Philly’s winter wonderland.

See you there!

Cherry Street Pier artists will be celebrating First Friday with a studio crawl, theater performances, a black history month exhibition and more:
 
Studio Crawl:
Two tours 6pm and 8pm
You can meet our resident artists, watch them work and see their unique creations. They represent a diversity of process in photography, film, music, theater, poetry, fabric arts, painting, collage, installation art, industrial design, sculpture and more.  We will also host a free guided tour of the studios with tours starting at 6 pm and 8 pm.  Admission is FREE and kids are WELCOME.

Rhythm Constellations Art Exhibit: Opening Day
6pm - 10pm
Come see Tiny Room For Elephant's resident artist Oluwafemi!

First Friday at the Pier: Theatre Week Preview Party
5pm - 8pm
Theatre Philadelphia will be kicking off Philadelphia Theater Week with a selection of performances in Studio 5 from 5pm to 8pm. Theater groups from around the region will perform short excerpts from a variety of productions. Artists will be previewing work included in the 2nd Annual Philly Theatre Week.

A Friend of a Friend:
Opens February 1
In the Gallery (formerly known as the Garage),
Cherry Street Pier is pleased to present A Friend of a Friend, a group exhibition with work from Acori Honzo, Oluwafemi, Sharif Pendleton, Yolanda Wisher, Shanel Edwards, Erlin Geffrard, Kara Hinson and Scott Owens. A Friend of a Friend showcases the work of four Cherry Street Pier resident artists paired with four guest Philadelphia artists and examines perspectives on Black identity through a historical and contemporary context.
 
The title, A Friend of a Friend, references not only the curatorial process, but also the password phrase "a friend of a friend sent me," used by those traveling alone to indicate that they were sent by the Underground Railroad network.
 
The exhibition opens on Friday, February 1st with an opening reception with the artists from 6 to 8 pm.
 

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