Join us Thursday, October 14th at 4PM for Public Art by Design – a free, virtual discussion with architects and landscape architects exploring their role in assisting artists to realize their vision for creating public artworks.
Degenerate Art? Gerhard Marcks: from Bauhaus and Nazi Germany to Philadelphia
Thursday, May 20th
FREE + VIRTUAL EVENT: Explore the life and times of the German artist Gerhard Marcks and his sculpture Maja (1942) – an important work that recently returned to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. With presentations by Dr. Arie Hartog, Director of the Gerhard-Marcks-Haus in Bremen, Germany, and Penny Balkin Bach, aPA’s Executive Director.
“OcTOURber” Public Art Virtual Tour in East Fairmount Park
Friday, October 9, 2020
Register for our free virtual lunchtime tour of select sculptures in East Fairmount Park, including Playing Angels and Sleeping Woman as part of Fairmount Park Conservancy’s OcTOURber series.
Nancy Baker Cahill: Augmented Reality, Activism, and Public Art
October 13, 2020
Register for this free virtual talk with artist Nancy Baker Cahill on October 13th for the 2020 DesignPhiladelphia Festival.
Virtual Tour: Art & Nature in the Centennial District
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Join us for a virtual lunchtime tour of two notable places in the Centennial District of West Fairmount Park: Concourse Lake and the Smith Memorial Arch.
Virtual Hike to Pavilion in the Trees with aPA and FPC
July 29, 2020
Join us for a lunchtime virtual walking tour of Lansdowne Glen Trail to Martin Puryear’s Pavilion in the Trees.
Public Art Bike Ride to Trisha Brown’s In Motion, In Place
Saturday, September 28; Rain date: Sunday, September 29
Join aPA and Fairmount Park Conservancy for a free public art bike tour on the way to see “In Motion, In Place: Trisha Brown Dance Company” in Fairmount Park. Registration required and space is limited.