First Friday art exhibits

Posted: October 05, 2012

MANY PHILADELPHIA art galleries stay open later on the first Friday of the month. Some schedule special events for second Fridays. Here's what's happening Friday night and through October at art spaces around the region.

Also, this weekend is the first of two events in this year's Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, organized by the Center for Emerging Visual Artists. The tour for galleries west of Broad Street is Saturday and Sunday; east of Broad is Oct. 20-21. Hours are noon-6 p.m. Find out more at 215-546-7775 or

Abington Art Center. 515 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, 215-887-4882, "Between Perception and Definition: The Work of Winifred Lutz." Plus pieces by Thomas Vance, Jeanne Jaffe, Lonnie Graham, Mei Ling Hom. Saturday to Nov. 25. Reception 3-5 p.m. Saturday; tours from 1 p.m. $5.

Arthur Ross Gallery. 220 S. 34th St., 215-898-2083, "Californian Impressionism: Masters of Light from the Irvine Museum." Through Oct. 28.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery. 709 Walnut St., 215-413-8893, Eileen Neff, "Three of Four Clouds." Through Oct. 27. Reception 6-8:30 p.m. Friday.

The Center for Art in Wood. 141 N. 3rd St., 215-923-8000, "allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2012." Through Oct. 20.

Chestnut Hill Gallery. 8117 Germantown Ave., 215-248-2549, "Arcadia Here Now," Alfred Oretega. Through Oct. 27. Reception 6-8 p.m. Saturday.

Clay Studio. 137-139 N. Second St., 215-925-3453, "Dip, Dash, Pour & Spread," "Blue & White," "Peter Morgan: All Aboard." Through Oct. 28. Reception 5-9 p.m. Friday.

Community Art Gallery of the Philadelphia Foundation. 1234 Market St., Suite 1800, 215-563-6417, "Teen Machines: An Exhibit Featuring Works by Youth in Southeast Philadelphia." Through Jan. 18.

Daylesford Abbey. 220 S. Valley Road, Paoli. 610-647-2530, 40th anniversary art show, featuring Raymond Schorle and 99 juried artists working in jewelry, sculpture, wearable art, pottery and more. Oct. 14-28. Reception 3-6 p.m. Oct. 13, $30.

Galleries at the Gershman Y. 401 S. Broad St., 215-446-3022, "Pekar's Israel: Illustrations by J.T Waldman." "Roy Lichtenstein in his Studio: Photographs by Laurie Lambrecht." Both through Nov. 18.

Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design. 20th Street and Ben Franklin Parkway, 215-965-4065, Emma Salamon, "Vanitas." Shizu Saldamando, "All Tomorrow's Parties." Deb Sokolow, "All Your Vulnerabilities Will Be Assessed." Oct. 13-Dec. 8. Reception 5-7 p.m. Oct. 12.

Indigo Gallery. Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American St., 215-765-1041, "Haitian Art: Old Masters and New Visions." Oct. 11-Dec. 1. Receptions 6-9 p.m. Oct. 11 and Nov. 8.

LGTripp Gallery. 47-49 N. 2nd St., 215-923-3110, "Paul Fabozzi: Site Translations." Through Oct. 20. Reception 6-8:30 p.m. Friday.

Locks Gallery. 600 Washington Square South, 215-629-1000, Ann Agee, "The Kitchen Sink." Edna Andrade, "Works on Paper: 1959-1962." Through Oct. 13.

Pentimenti. 145 N. 2nd St., 215-625-9990, "20 in 2012 vision," 16 artists. Through Oct. 27.

Rodger LaPelle Galleries. 122 N. 3rd St., 215-592-0232, David Campbell Wilson, "Last Day in Maya." Through Oct. 28. Reception 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

3rd Street Gallery. 58 N. 3rd St., 215-625- 0993, Second annual members show. Through Oct. 28. Receptions 5-9 p.m. Friday and 4-6 p.m. Oct. 20-21.

Twenty-Two Gallery. 236 S. 22nd St., 215-772-1911, "Forsaken Waters," photographs by Derek Jecxz, through Sunday. Reception 6-9 p.m. Saturday.

Submit First Friday listings to Laurie Conrad at or 801 Market St., Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19107. November deadline is Oct. 26.

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