ARTS + ENTERTAINMENT


Mt. Airy has a growing Arts and Entertainment culture.  Whether you want to catch an exhibit or play, watch a movie, or experience a live performance, Mt. Airy can provide.

Why not learn a new craft or practice an existing one through locally taught courses or workshops offered at various sites throughout the area?!

Peruse the list below for a look at Mt. Airy’s Arts and Entertainment offerings

ACES Museum

The ACES Museum honors black and minority World War II veterans and their families. The Museum’s mission is “to respect the past, while we nurture the future.”

5801 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 842-3742
www.acesmuseum.org



The Allens Lane Art Center can help satisfy the art lover in all of us with its many offerings.  Take a class in dance, visual art, theater or liberal arts, catch an exhibition in the Carolyn Fiedler-Alber Gallery, see a play at the Allens Lane Theater, or send your 5-12 year old to the Allens Lane Summer Camp.  The Center also holds several events throughout the year.

McCallum Street and Allens Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119
(215) 248-0546
www.allenslane.org



Social club; often hosts dances; site of the Irish Center Club.

6815 Emlen Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119
(215) 843-8051
www.theirishcenter.com


Germantown Theatre Centre

The Germantown Theatre Center is an historic 1742 converted stone barn theatre which has been in operation since 1933.

The mission of the Germantown Theatre Centre is to promote Performing Arts through education and experience while maintaining the historic Germantown Theatre Centre as a neighborhood, community and regional asset.

The Germantown Theatre Center (GTC) is currently home to the FreshVisions Youth Theatre Company, however, the Centre is available for short or long-term rentals.

4821 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 621-7759
www.gtcstage.com 


Mount Airy Contemporary Artists Space

Mount Airy Contemporary Artists Space (MACAS) is an artist-run exhibition space in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA.  MACAS mounts shows that emphasize connections between art communities and networks among artists.

25 W. Mt. Airy Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119
(215) 764-5621
www.mountairycontemporary.com


Mt. Airy Art Garage

Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) is an incubator for professional and emerging artists spreading the spirit of community, creative partnerships, and sustainable living in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill. MAAG is a nonprofit organization founded and driven by a dynamic group of professional artists with over 140 members and growing. We function as a resource center of creativity and become a community gathering place for artists, art lovers, and all those who seek to bring an eco-friendly and artistic sensibility to their lives. MAAG is located at 11 W. Mt. Airy Ave. in the heart of the Mt. Airy business district. We are home to working artist studios, the Solomon Levy Gallery, artist-driven workshops and events, fine art and handcraft markets, and more. Our goal is to provide communal space for creativity, collaboration, self-actualization, and celebration.
11 West Mt. Airy Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19119
215.242.5074
www.mtairyartgarage.org


Philadelphia Folksong Society

The Philadelphia Folksong Society (PFS) is dedicated to preserving the past, promoting the present and securing the future of folk music and related forms of expression through education, presentation and participation.

7113 Emlen Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119
(215) 247-1300
www.pfs.org


Quintessence Theatre Group

Quintessence Theatre Group is dedicated to the adaptation of epic works of drama and classic literature for the contemporary stage, which ignites the mind through the power of the actor, design and spoken word.

Quintessence Theatre exists to develop and produce theatre which is immediate and necessary, and that strives to attract new audiences to the art form by challenging its artists and audiences alike to consider what is essential in theatre and in human nature.

7137 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119
(215) 240-6055
www.quintessencetheatre.org


The Stagecrafters Theater

Founded in 1929, The Stagecrafters, a non-profit, volunteer-based organization, is dedicated to making live theatrical productions of the highest quality available to residents of Philadelphia and the surrounding communities at an affordable price.

8130 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-8881
www.thestagecrafters.org


Woodmere Art Museum

Woodmere Art Museum is located in Historic Northwest Philadelphia.  Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Woodmere celebrates the richness of the Philadelphia region’s artistic legacy through its permanent collection, exhibitions, and educational programs.  The museum is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.

Woodmere Art Museum mounts 8 to 12 exhibitions each year, offers gallery talks, lectures, tours, art classes (adult and children), concerts, trips and special events. The Museum Store offers hundreds of items (textiles, jewelry, cards, gifts) available for purchase.

9201 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-0476
www.woodmereartmuseum.org