Bastille Day in Philadelphia

Bastille Day At Eastern State Penitentiary

'A Long Day Party at Eastern State Penitentiary & Much More' What is Bastille Day? It's a French holiday, which in France, is called La Fête Nationale (The National Celebration). It takes place every year on July 14. This day represents the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789; which was a French prison and is seen as a symbol of the uprising of the modern nation that took place back then in Paris, France. Bastille Day, an annual celebration, has become very popular all over the … [Read more...]

Bluestone Fine Art Gallery In Old City District ~ Art Galleries In Philadelphia

Bluestone Fine Art Gallery In Old City District

'Not Just Art' Bluestone Fine Art Gallery, established by Pam Regan, opened in May 2011, which is located in Old City Philadelphia. The owner and art director, Pam Regan, believes in consulting the client to decide if the work is best suited for either their residence or business. Regan's love for art and her personal devotion is what makes Bluestone Fine Art Gallery unique and special. The gallery features original works by contemporary and traditional artists in a range of mediums, … [Read more...]

First Friday – First Fridays in Old City & Manayunk

First Fridays in Philadelphia

"Art Appreciation in Philly" Ever been to a First Friday in Philadelphia? Do you like art? Like to socialize? First Friday brings the Philadelphia Arts Community together with Philadelphians and those art aficionado's, which takes place in Old City. History of First Friday's in Philadelphia First Friday started in 1991 by a group of galleries and with the help of the Old City Arts Association, allowing art and people coming together in a relaxing setting. First Friday's has grown into one of … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Philadelphia – Cinco de Mayo, First Friday, Kentucky Derby & More

Britt Miller - Philadelphia Artist

Things To Do In Philadelphia - Cinco de Mayo, First Friday, Kentucky Derby & More 'Finding the Beauty within Philadelphia'  Well, May is here and so is Cinco de Mayo. Know the meaning behind Cinco de Mayo? May 5th is observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, and to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War. Another type of celebration is First Fridays, which allows you to visit many art … [Read more...]

Art Galleries in Philadelphia – The Slingluff Gallery

Slinghuff Gallery in Fishtown Philadelphia - Artist Buildmore

Art Galleries in Philadelphia - The Slingluff Gallery The Slingluff Gallery in Fishtown Philadelphia is an unique Art Gallery because they go for "different", wanting to educate the novice in the different styles of art. A good example of this is that for a whole month, they featured graffiti art. The Slingluff Gallery has different shows each month and from November 5th to December 8th, they featured graffiti artists from New York City. Wanting the average person to understand that it's not … [Read more...]