Arts & Entertainment: Sculpture Gym Offers Creative Workspace for Rent

Arts & Entertainment: Sculpture Gym Offers Creative Workspace for Rent

Put away your water bottles, sneakers and hand weights and take out your paint brushes and beads. The Philadelphia Sculpture Gym on Frankford Avenue is inspiring people to take off their sweaty socks and pull on a painter’s smock. The facility opened more than two years ago when founder Darla Jackson did not have access to large-scale art […]

 

Kensington: Five Places You Need to Know

Kensington: Five Places You Need to Know

Kensington is home to some of the city’s most well-known art galleries and storefronts, from bizarre sculptures, like that of the man pictured above in the PaperMill Community of Artists, to American-made accessories and exhibitions featuring the countries most seasoned artists.                                 […]

 By: Chris McAndrew and Joe Fricker

Fishtown: Philadelphia Sculpture Gym Works to Promote Local Art

Fishtown: Philadelphia Sculpture Gym Works to Promote Local Art

[vimeo 77004288] Located in the heart of Fishtown, the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym offers Philadelphians a place to both view various forms of amazing local art and an outlet to create some of their own. Founded in March 2012 on the strength of a $20,000 grant awarded by the Knight Foundation’s Arts Challenge, the Sculpture Gym opened […]

 By Danielle Miess and Shane Hoffman

Kensington: Sculpture Gym Provides a Resource for Artists of All Kinds

Kensington: Sculpture Gym Provides a Resource for Artists of All Kinds

The Philadelphia Sculpture Gym may appear to be just a warehouse of mixed tools, loud rap music, boisterous drilling and machinery scattered throughout the large room. However, PSG is a creative haven in progress in which owner Darla Jackson said she hopes will one day be a refuge to artists of all kinds. PSG is […]