July's First Friday offerings

Forty-five artists will display their work, including this untitled oil painting by Aliza Morell, during Vox Populi's "VOX IX."
Forty-five artists will display their work, including this untitled oil painting by Aliza Morell, during Vox Populi's "VOX IX."
Posted: July 05, 2013

MANY PHILADELPHIA art galleries stay open later on the first Friday of the month. Some schedule special events on other days. Here's what's happening tonight and throughout the month.

Artists' House Gallery. 57 N. 2nd St., 215-923-8440, artistshouse.com. “Retirement Exhibition” – various artists. Through Aug. 25. Receptions 5-8:30 p.m. tonight and 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery. 709 Walnut St., 215-413-8893, bridgettemayergallery.com. PhillyArtExperience,” – group exhibition of 200 artists. Works priced at $500 and $1,000; benefits local dance company BalletX. Through Aug. 9. Reception 6-8:30 p.m. July 12.

Café 12. 212 S. 12th St., 215-893-5680. Bob Bruhin, ”Greetings from the Eraserhood: Urban Landscapes from Philadelphia's Industrial Legacy.” Through Sept. 3.

Fleisher/Ollman Gallery. 1216 Arch St., 215-545-7562, fleisher-ollmangallery.com. “New Wine New Bottle,”; an exhibition of various artists. Through Aug. 30.

The Gershman Y Galleries. 401 S. Broad St., 215-545-4400, gershmany.org. “Photographing Israel: Changing Visions.”; Through Aug. 11.

Le Meridien Philadelphia. 1421 Arch St., 215-422-8200. Lori Evensen, Alex Halpin, Nicole Koenitzer. Ends July 31.

Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center. 419 Green Lane, 215-482-3363, mrartcenter.org. “Fifth Annual Juried Art Show.”; Through July 28. Reception noon-3 p.m. July 14.

Moore College of Art and Design. 20th Street and the Ben Franklin Parkway, 215-965-4065. Ditta Baron Hoeber, “Proximity,”; through Aug. 31. “5 Into 1,” Through July 20.

Pentimenti. 145 N. 2nd St., 215-625-9990, pentimenti.com. “Global Conscious, Local Artists,”; Shaina Craft, Tim Eads, Tim Portlock, Raul Romero, Emily Schnellbacher, Jay Walker. Through July 13.

Philadelphia Art Alliance. 251 S. 18 St., 215-545-4302, philartalliance.org. Sabrina Gschwandtner, “;Sunshine and Shadow.”; Emily Spivack, “;Sentimental Value.”; “Ltextile: Contemporary Textiles from Lithuania.” Ends Aug. 18.

The Philadelphia Foundation Community Art Gallery. 1234 Market St., Suite 1800, 215-563-6417, philafound.org. “Making Our Mark: Teachers as Students.” Ends Aug. 23.

Space 1026. 1026 Arch St., second floor, 215-574-7630, space1026.com. Leslie Friedman, “Tastier.” Through July 26. Reception 6-10 p.m. July 12.

Twenty-Two Gallery . 236 S. 22nd St., 215-772-1911, Jessica Barber, “Vestige: An Industrial Perspective.”

Vox Populi 319 N. 11th St., third floor, 215-238-1236, voxpopuligallery.org. “VOX IX,” – 45 artists. Through July 28. Reception 6-11 p.m. tonight.


Submit First Friday listings to conradl@phillynews.com or 801 Market St., Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19107. The August deadline is July 26.

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