CraftMONTH First Friday

Friday, November 2, 2018

5:00pm – 9:00pm

Old City District

Philadelphia, PA



Visit CraftNOW partner galleries including The Center for Art in Wood, Cherry Street Pier, and The Clay Studio for their special CraftMONTH First Friday activities in Old City.

Participating retailers and restaurants in the neighborhood will have demonstrations, promotions, and special discounts just for CraftNOW First Friday! Times and locations vary for each venue.

Presented in partnership with the Old City District.


Center for Art in Wood

Merryll Saylan: This is Your Life, curated by Glenn Adamson, opens to the public tonight! Meet the artist and learn about CAW’s public programming.

Cherry Street Pier

The newly opened space with artist studios on the waterfront hosts special demonstrations and makers Carla Fisher, Acori Honzo, and Sharif Pendleton. 

The Clay Studio

Enjoy a reception honoring the opening of Sarah Logan Ceramics: CERF+ and Making a Difference: Social and Political Activism in Clay.

Moderne Gallery

This month American Studio Furniture: Masterworks from the First Generation is highlighted in the gallery showroom.

Wexler Gallery

Exhibiting work in design, fine art and contemporary glass and ceramics, Wexler Gallery represents this year’s keynote symposium speaker, Roberto Lugo. 

ICI Macarons & Cafe

Visit the cafe and receive a free macaron with any purchase when telling them you are enjoying CraftMONTH First Friday!

Momo's Tree House

Carrying toys for young creative minds that encourage play, visit this special shop and receive 20% off craft kits all day First Friday. 

Philadelphia Independents

Visit this boutique showcasing Philly-centric handmade objects by local artists and receive a free button when mentioning CraftNOW.

Shane Confectionery

America’s oldest candy store is offering a $5 self-guided chocolate tasting and $3 off a drinking chocolate flight after 5pm for CraftNOW guests.

Stanek Gallery

Displaying a unique collection of artists and work, this month Louise Strawbridge is highlighted for her work making paper and constructed sculptures.

Tomo Sushi + Ramen

A new Japanese eatery and BYOB restaurant, Tomo Sushi will be offering a special discount and menu offering for CraftMONTH First Friday.

The Clay Studio

137-139 North Second Street

The Center for Art in Wood

141 N 3rd St

Moderne Gallery

111 N 3rd St

Wexler Gallery

201 North 3rd Street

Cherry Street Pier

121 North Christopher Columbus Blvd

ICI Macaron & Cafe

230 Arch Street

Momo's Tree House

205 Arch Street

PHL Independents

35 North 3rd

Shane Confectionary

110 Market Street

Tomo Sushi + Ramen

228 Arch Street

Stanek Gallery

242 North 3rd Street