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Music, Bites and Unconventional Tour at the Phila Art Museum

Hosted by the Consul of the Philadelphia After Hours Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 27 Jul 17:00 - 21:45

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On Friday nights, the Phila Art Museum transforms into one big party. Haven't you always dreamed of having fun with art?
Let's check out the Final Friday of July at the Art Museum.
There will be live music AND cocktails and tapas-style dishes. You can also check out the galleries and attend an unconventional tour of the African part of the collection.


Music: Curated Sounds by Shara Nova
5:00–7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
Enjoy a soundtrack crafted by the art-pop songstress behind My Brightest Diamond for the lead-up to her performance.

DIY Art: Dabble in Design
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Splash Studio, Great Stair Hall Balcony
Create a colorful textile inspired by the work of June Groff.

Detour: Jos Duncan
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet in McCausland Gallery 116, 1st floor.
In an unconventional gallery tour, this storyteller makes magic, drawing inspiration from African and African American culture and folklore to weave tales influenced by works in our American art galleries.

In-Gallery Healing: The Rituals of Sacred Sound & Story
6:00 p.m.
Gallery 224, 2nd floor
Join Daniel and Rachel Cordua, owners of South Philly’s Palo Santo Wellness Boutique, as they connect the stories of gods and goddesses from India with the magic of sacred sound through Tibetan singing bowls and the chanting of Sanskrit verses. Bring a pillow and/or yoga mat to sit or lie down upon. First come, first served.

In-Gallery Performances: Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers
6:00 & 6:45 p.m.
Starts in gallery 283, 2nd floor.
These local performers respond to the ritual and mystery seen in Wil-O-Wisp with a roving performance through our European art galleries.

Chat with a Curator: Erica Battle
6:15 & 6:45 p.m.
Starts in gallery 175, 1st floor.
The Museum’s Alchin and Marryatt Associate Curator of Contemporary Art describes working with Rachel Rose and the production of Wil-o-Wisp.

Music: My Brightest Diamond
7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
This ethereal set features tracks from the artist’s new record, A Million and One, and spans experimental pop, electronic, and chamber music.