16 Things To Do In Philly This Weekend: First Friday Picks, Bacon & Beer Fest, Sister Cities Frostfest and More



10 Things To Do In Philly This Weekend: Tig Notaro Live, First Friday, A New Barnes Exhibit, First Person Arts Festival and More



THE ONE: Artist Sarah Kaizar On “Mars Show”

"We've been here before, but it's new every time" by Sarah Kaizar.

“We’ve done this before, but it’s new every time” by Sarah Kaizar.

Local artist and Tyler School of Art grad Sarah Kaizar is showing her latest works in a solo exhibit called “Mars Show,” open now through November 30th at 3rd Street Gallery. We chatted with her about the show’s subject—mental health care and the Mars rover experiments—and its signature piece, “We’ve done this before, but it’s new every time” (above).

How and when did you create “We’ve done this before, but it’s new every time”? I’ve been working on this project on and off since August 2013. This piece is drawn with a mix of materials (pencil, ink, paint, tape, chalk, conté crayon, powdered graphite … ) on layers of vellum and acrylic resin. I have never worked this way before, so the drawing had a few false starts; you can actually see that process in the piece because of the translucency of the materials.

Read more »

7 Things To Do In Philly This Weekend: Return of The Oval, First Friday Happenings, Midtown Fall Festival, And More



14 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Sips at Dilworth Park, Vintage Baseball, Great Philadelphia Craft Beer Crawl, and More



First Friday Picks: An Arty Block Party on Frankford Avenue, Something New From Zoe Strauss, and More



First Friday Roundup: #phillytype, Corner Store, Meltdown, and More

Our guide to what’s worth browsing this First Friday.



First Friday Roundup: PAFA Blooms, Marks of Vanity, Failing Words and More

Our guide to what’s worth browsing during the year’s first First Friday of spring:



Looking for other weekend events? We’re keeping a list of the best to-dos on our Philadelphia Event Listings page. Check it out for a rundown of events through June.

« Older Posts