philly file · July 26 2021

The Fab Five: Virtual and In-person Events July 26-August 6th

As we head towards the final dog days of summer, we continue to be impressed and amazed by the tenacity and creativity of Philadelphia's cultural scene.  Exhibits and events continue to live in this hybrid world of onsite and virtual presence, reaching folks with varying levels of comfort in-person contact.  Here are our fabulous five picks from column a and column b!


Wayne Art Center - 2021 Student Works

Now through August 20th

See the work of the talented students of the WAC in painting, drawing, sculpture, craft, ceramics, stained glass, fiber, jewelry, photography, works on paper and mixed media.

Bryn Mawr Film Institute - Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain

Now through August 6th

View this intimate documentary covering beloved writer and host Anthony Bourdain following the success of his memoir Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly.

Main Line Art Center -

GiGi Louise Laurence, Collages

Now through August 12th

The Summer Rental Program proudly features the collage work of Gigi Louise Lawrence.


Wilma Theater -Wilma Virtual Studio


From vision boards to mask making, the Wilma Theater has been entertaining and sustaining the Philadelphia community through the pandemic.  

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts - Vision 2020 Seat at the Table Interactive Exhibition

Now through December 31st. 

Educational and inspiring, the highly visual content tells the stories of past and present women trailblazers in six categories. 

Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 W. Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 US

The Kimmel Cultural Campus
260 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 US

Main Line Art Center
746 Panmure Road
Haverford, PA 19041 US

Wayne Art Center
413 Maplewood Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087 US

Wilma Theater
265 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 US

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