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601 West Allens Lane ~ Philadelphia, PA 19119 ~ Phone: 215.248.0546 ~ info@allenslane.org


PROGRAM NEWS

ART AND CERAMIC SPRING SALE
Sat. April 30 and Sun. May 1, 2016.

Art and CeramicsMark your calendar for Sat. April 30 and Sun. May 1 from 10am - 4pm for our Spring Art and Ceramic Sale. Shop for plenty of great gifts for the holidays while supporting the Center and its artists. A wide variety of artists (students and faculty) will be selling affordable and unique wares both inside the studios at the Center and out (weather permitting).


SUMMER ART CAMP
June 27 - August 19, 2016

Registration Now OPEN! Register your child before June 1, 2016 to save up 5% on your registration. Don't delay. We've closed out registration for the past two years and expect to do so again this year.Summer Art Camp

Our Summer Art Camp includes painting, drawing, ceramics, crafts, dance, theater, music, field trips, games, sports, activities, swimming, and a whole lot of fun! Come for just one week or stay for all 8. Campers who stay until the last week will participate in our all-kids theater production and our gallery exhibition for family and friends and is sure to be one of the highlights of your summer.

Learn more about our Summer Art Camp

Employment Opportunities for our Summer Camp:



THE LEIBERMAN GALLERY @ SETTLEMENT MUSIC SCHOOL - GERMANTOWN BRANCH

Cassandra PeetruchykCassandra Petruchyk
April 2 - May 7, 2016
Reception: April 17, 2016
Gallery Hours: 
Mon - Thur, 10am - 4pm
Free and open to the public

"I have had the opportunity to work with songbirds native to the area as I volunteer at the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic. I can say I have witnessed tremendous personality in Blue jays, Robins, Cedar Waxwings, Sparrows, Swallows, and finches I have helped care for. I was particularly fond of a Barn Swallow that came in with a broken wing. The bird was so sweet I wanted to do a portrait to show my feelings for it. Unfortunately the bird could never have the life it needed without the wing and had to be put down. Now my portrait has made this Barn Swallow immortal." C.P.


SPRING/SUMMER CLASSES

Treat yourself and your family to an art, dance or theater class for the new year! We've got brand new faculty and classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced students that you are sure to love. A wide variety of classes for children, teens and adults. Not sure about signing up for a multi-week session? Then check out our workshops and date-nights that have been extremely popular with our first-time students. Click on the link to learn about each class. You can register online for a class on our secure registration page.

Dance - The majority of our dance classes (for children) are suspended starting in June for the summer months as we make way for our Summer Art Camp (which includes dance). These classes will resume in September.

Theater - Classes will resume in September

Visual Arts

Friday Night Clay Dates - B.Y.O.B.

Ceramic Workshops


Robert Fluhr
Robert Fluhr

 

PEACE BAGS ARE BACK
Our popular Robert Fluhr designed "PEACE" tote bag is available again (online only).

Purchase this unique tote bag or one of the Fluhr designed musicians mugs and proceeds from the sale will help to support our Vision Thru Art program. Visit our online shop to purchase.

NEW LOVE FOR ALLENS LANE SHIRTS
This classic Love for Allens Lane Art Center allows you to show your love for the Center.

All proceeds from sales will go towards helping our four core programs of theater, camp, classes and exhibitions. Visit our online shop to purchase.


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HELP US IMPROVE ALLENS LANE ART CENTER

Allens Lane Art wants to hear from you! We want to hear about your experiences at Allens Lane and your ideas on how we can work to make things better. This survey is completely confidential and does not collect personal information.

We ask that you please take a moment to fill out our quick and easy - 10 question online survey.

 


VISION THRU ART

Allens Lane Art Center is raising money to create a second class for our Vision Thru Art program - A Sculpture Class for Blind and Visually-Impaired artists. Please help us spread the word by viewing our video campaign and sharing to friends and family. Donations can be made directly through our site here


ALLENS LANE THEATER

TAMER OF HORSES - Drama
Tamer of HorsesWritten by William Mastrosimone
Directed by Nancy Kreider
May 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22
Runtime: 2hrs + intermission

  • Tickets: $20 with reservations or $25 at the door.
  • Showtimes: Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm, Sunday at 2:00 pm

Tamer of Horses tells the story of Hector, a troubled runaway from the big city, who finds refuge on a horse farm in New Jersey. Hector, whose talent for rap rivals his penchant for criminal behavior, is befriended by Ty and his wife, both teachers at a local prep school, who take him in only on condition that he learn to read. Ultimately Ty forges a bond with Hector that has the power to redeem or destroy them both.

Cast:

  • Charvez Grant
  • Marc C. Johnson
  • Z

Reserve your tickets for this play


A NIGHT OF THE ARTS BENEFIT : JUNE 11, 2016

Purchase your tickets online here for June 11, 2016

If you cannot make the event but would like to support the Center and it's programs, you can make an online donation here.


Birthday Parties for Kids

Our 2016 Sponsors:

Gold
Larry Liss and Pam Branco
Mary and Steve Kurtz
John and Lucy Strackhouse

Silver
Brenda and Todd Abrams
Lindy Communities
Judy and Ken Weinstein

Bronze
Weavers-Way Co-Op
Fairmount Park Conservancy
Charles W. Head, Jr. & John A. Faggotti
Lawrence M. Arrigale & Thomas H. Keels
Joseph Long - East Falls Auto
Noel Butcher Hanley in honor of the Theatre Committee
Vicki Miles
Valley Green Bank
Robert J. and Nancy K. Elfant
IT Solutions Consulting
Results Theory, Inc.
Interpret Green
Lindsay Insurance Group
Paula Kem
Barbara Wallace & Associates, Inc.


Birthday Parties for KidsCHILDREN'S BIRTHDAY PARTIES

AS SEEN IN PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE'S BEST OF PHILLY
Allens Lane Art Center has a brand new birthday party program for children and young teens. Choose between two different days and four different themes. Let our expert Birthday Party Director, Claire Drake, take care of entertaining your children with a variety of fun and interactive themed parties.
Learn more...


Board Member Application

Are you interested in supporting the arts, giving back to your community and helping others achieve their dreams? Allens Lane Art Center welcomes submissions from its new online board member application form. Learn about the different types of people that the Center is looking for and what being on the Board of Directors entails.

Learn more and apply here.

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