The Center For Emerging Visual Artists is pleased to invite you to a behind-the-scenes look at select artist studios and galleries. This curated studio tour features a wide range of studio styles, locations, and experiences.
Guided Trolley Tours run from 1 - 5:30pm on both weekends, please arrive at 12:35 to check in. $40 per seat. Advance reservations required, please contact 215-546-7775 x10 or email@example.com.
Highlights & Details
During the Guided Tour, you will see the creative process unfold, interact with emerging and established professional artists, and participate in the excitement of Philadelphia’s renowned visual arts community during its peak season.
Tours feature a wide range of studio styles, locations, and experiences, convenient and comfortable door-to-door service from Center City, tour kits for each guest, and an informal reception with wine and refreshments at the conclusion of each Tour.
Guided Trolley Tours depart from The Gallery at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists at 237 South 18th Street, Suite 3A, Phildelphia PA 19103. Enjoy the current exhibition and mingle with CFEVA Fellows:
photographs exploring curious collections of objects
abstract, organic, emotional tension, human relationship, social interaction, communication, architectural, sculpture, basketry, weaving, wood, comtemporary
GUIDED TOUR EAST
Sunday October 6, 1-5:30pm
STUDIOS AT 915 SPRING GARDEN
Your chance to explore one of the largest studio buildings on the Tour! Visitors will start in the studios of Andrea Mihalik and Michele C. Kishita and given time to explore many others afterwards.
Andrea Mihalik/Wild Chairy
vintage chairs made modern using old world upholstery techniques
Michele C. Kishita
Paintings and installations inspired by water with layers of acrylic paint and collage intermingled with silver and/or gold leaf
reduction woodcuts, intaglio, earth, wood, treasure
DANIEL GERWIN and the Fleisher Art Memorial
paintings, in which trompe l'oeil folds in on itself to become a language of imagination and psychological resonance
Fleisher Art Memorial
In addition to the Wind Challenge Exhibition, Fleisher's esteemed faculty & staff take over historic studios to demonstrate, exhibit and share their personal artwork
GUIDED TOUR WEST
Sunday October 20, 1-5:30pm
THE STUDIOS AT CEDAR WORKS
Your chance to explore the newest studio buildings in West Philadelphia! Visitors will start in the studios of Jacques-Jean Tiziou and Douglas Witmer and given time to explore others afterwards.
Photography celebrating community light & movement
Simple geometric imagery, emphatic color, and subtle manipulation of surface physicality
BRENNA K. MURPHY and the 40th Street Artist Residency
Hair embroideries and drawings exploring the concept of Home
NextFab Studio is a membership-based, high-tech workshop and prototyping center - it’s Philadelphia’s “gym for innovators.”
JAKE BECKMAN and Metropolitan Gallery 250
A site-specific sculptural installation
We hope you will join us as we celebrate the best of the visual arts this Fall!
Guided Trolley Tours are $40 per seat, advance reservations required. Please contact 215-546-7775 x10 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Custom Guided Tours
Trolley Tours featuring local artists in their own studio spaces can be arranged at any time of year. Tours can be curated to include specific media (painting, sculpture, etc.), preferred styles (contemporary, traditional, etc.), or to highlight a particular geographic area.