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A young black man with cool sunglasses kneels in a meadow of tall grass & carrot flower. Information for the concert (found below) is overlaid on the image.

June 17, 2019 | , , , ,

Vibrations: SP 404 Beat Session (2019)

VIBRATIONS continues in a quest to unite talented artists from Philly & beyond. DJ Osagie’s bringing in new, rising, and established artists of color from New York City, Atlanta, and elsewhere to share their art with Philadelphia’s own artists and audience. Build connections; meet the scene; get inspired. Delicious and refreshing beverages will be available throughout the evening. PERFORMERS: Hann 11 Shane Great DistantStarr Osagie \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ General Admission: $5 Southwest Neighbors & ACCESS cardholders: $2 No one turned away for…

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Full moon in purple and orange sky over silhouettes of treetops

June 20, 2019 | , , , , , ,

Strawberry Moon Rowboating (2019)

Celebrate the Solstice & Strawberry Moon! – Venture out onto the water in illuminated skiffs built by Philly youth – Take in the wonders of the Schuylkill River by moonlight while enjoying sounds by DJ DuiJi 13 – Safety equipment & basic instruction provided – Telescope available for night sky viewing – Refreshments available Special live performance by Samantha Rise who weaves together improvised, mountain folk and neo-soul styles, crafting a unique fabric in her original music– described in her…

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Illustration of fantastical figures lying together in a colorful garden

June 21, 2019 | ,

Garden of Earthly Delights (2019)

Join the fairies for the Garden of Earthly Delights! A queer Summer Solstice spectacular curated by Hawkmoth Events! A bacchanal of drag and queer performances! Food by local, black-owned vegan caterer We Are Earf! Dancing with sets by BB Basura! Come costumed in your botanical magickal best and win fantasmic prizes! First 25 in costume gets a FREE drink ticket! $10 online or at the door. $2 for SW Neighbors and ACCESS card holders. Accessible Space! Hosted by Moth-er Hawkmoth…

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shallow-focus image of pink roses with the Bartram House in the background

June 23, 2019 | , , , ,

Make + Take: Summer Solstice Flower Essences (2019)

In this workshop, participants make flower essences– energetic plant medicines that are especially well suited for emotional issues. The process is simple, empowering, and ecologically sustainable. We’ll talk about the history of flower essences, and when and how to use them. With this basic knowledge, participants will know how to make flower and environmental essences and can continue to do so on their own. Everyone will go home with a flower essence they make. Kelly McCarthy is a clinical herbalist…

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A post, about 4-5 feet tall, painted in bright colors and various symbols. Behind the post is a garden and birdbath.

June 24, 2019 | , , , ,

Garden Sanctuary Workshop: Garden Totems (2019)

Totems are representational symbols of peace, community, family, and culture. They depict personal stories using symbols, motifs, words, colors, and patterns. You will be encouraged to explore and learn techniques that will help you discover and express your true spirit. This workshop will be led by Denys Davis who is a visual artist, published author, museum curator, and award winning interior designer who has traveled across the country speaking on African art & design. Members: $15 Non-Members: $20 Southwest Neighbors & ACCESS…

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June 30, 2019 | , , , ,

Botanical Illustration (2019)

Bartram’s Garden boasts a rich history of observers who have used their artistic talents to describe the natural world around them. In this workshop, we’ll practice the time honored tradition of botanical illustration. Working from live specimens, participants will hone their drawing skills and stretch their creativity to new limits using watercolor, ink, and other materials. This program is designed for all skill levels; materials and instruction will be provided as needed. Teaching artist Heather Rinehart approaches fine art through…

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July 11, 2019 | , , , ,

Paint and Sip: The Bartram House (2019)

A National Historic Landmark, John Bartram’s 18th century stone farmhouse sits upon a rise at the center of the garden, overlooking the Schuylkill River. Join us for an evening of art, drinks, and stories as we paint the Bartram House. Materials, beverages, and instruction will be provided. Teaching artist Heather Rinehart approaches fine art through her love of science and history. She has a professional background in illustration and design and a deep interest in nature and storytelling, offering her…

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A light blue fabric flag with the word "Peace" written on it, other colors of fabric sewn below, and arabesque doodle. There is a red peace sign but someone left out the bottom middle line, so it is actually just a circle divided into thirds.

July 15, 2019 | , , , ,

Garden Sanctuary Workshop: Prayer Flags (2019)

Prayer/Affirmation Flags are made as a visual expression of dreams and hopes. They are hung outside with the belief that the intentions will be carried with the wind to all corners of the Earth. This ancient and sacred practice began in India, thousands of years ago before spreading to Tibet, as a way to create sanctuary in various spaces. The workshop will be led by Asake Denise Foye-Jones who is a fiber and mixed media artist that has honed her craft…

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Full moon in purple and orange sky over silhouettes of treetops

July 18, 2019 | , , , , , ,

Thunder Moon Rowboating (2019)

Celebrate the Thunder Moon! – Venture out onto the water in illuminated skiffs built by Philly youth – Take in the wonders of the Schuylkill River by moonlight while enjoying sounds by DJ DuiJi 13 – Safety equipment & basic instruction provided – Telescope available for night sky viewing – Refreshments available Special performance by Drum Like A Lady led by women and governed by percussion. All are welcome to enjoy and join this thunderous jam. Feel free to bring…

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