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  • Joel Katz: And I Said No Lord 01/21 '14

    An exhibition of black-and-white photographs taken by Philadelphia-based designer Joel Katz during the ‘Mississippi Summer’ of 1964, at the height of the civil rights movement. RECEPTION WITH JOEL KATZ Friday, March 7 at 5:30pm 


    Come hear Seniors in Moore’s Fashion Design program speak on their practice and inspirations in a series of rapid fire PechaKucha (20 slides - 20 seconds each) style presentations.  Fast paced, fun and informal this event will showcase these students as they get ready for the next phase of their design careers.   This is the second of two events and is FREE and open to the public. 

  • Cindy Stockton Moore: CONSCIOUSNESS AND REVOLT 01/24 '15

    A temporary monument to ongoing struggle, Cindy Stockton Moore's large-scale, site-specific wall drawing offers a glimpse into the tenuous relationship between the figure and its environment.

  • Film Screening @ IHP: Fronterilandia (Frontierland) 10/15 '15

    Experimental Grounds/Unexpected Sources Fronterilandia (Frontierland) dir. Jesse Lerner & Rubén Ortiz-Torres, Mexico/US, 1995, 16mm, 77 min., English & Spanish w/ English subtitles Introduced by series co-curator Walter Forsberg Frontierland juxtaposes nationalist and exoticizing views from both sides of the U.S.- Mexico border in order to dislocate the spaces where these cultures intertwine. The film challenges the common assumption of a border as a fixed entity, as a material divide...


    OPENING RECEPTION  FRIDAY 1/19 FROM 5:30-8 PM   NOT READY TO MAKE NICE GUERRILLA GIRLS IN THE ARTWORLD AND BEYOND January 20 – March 17, 2018 A major presentation of the Guerrilla Girls collective, this exhibition illuminates and contextualizes the important past and ongoing work of these highly original, provocative and influential artists who champion feminism and social change. A selection of the group’s most iconic campaigns and actions from the 80’s and 90’s foregrounds their...


      IMAGE: Storyboard Intro to Batman the Animated Series by Bruce Timm Topic: Orientalism and the Duality of Batman and Ra’s Al Ghul Lecturer: Derek Jones Episodes: The Demon’s Quest (Part 1 & 2) Readings: “Orientalism”, Edward Said and "Histories", Herodotus My lecture aims to understand how Batman the Animated Series dealt with creating identities and dualities. Batman grapples with his dual identity, as billion playboy Bruce Wayne and the Cape Crusader, as Gotham juxtaposes the...

  • Batman: The Animated Series Rewatch (Season 1) 10/08 '17

      Topic: Interior Motives: How Trauma, Tragedy, and Fear Create and Shape Batman Heroes and Villains Lecturer: Ann Cornell Episodes: Two Face (Parts 1 & 2) + Joker’s Favor Recomended Readings: "Batman's Traumatic Origins" (Source: The Atlantic) "Are Batman's Enemies Insane? Sounder Minds Part I and Part II" (Source: Psychology Today) "Experts Ask and Answer: Trauma -- What Makes Heroes and Villains?" (Source: Newsarama) "Effects of Complex Trauma"...


    We are pleased to honor both Visionary Women Awardees Meg Saligman and Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell with presence in The Galleries’ fall exhibition season. Saligman’s Common Ground features a site-specific installation that was presented in Cleveland at the 2016 Republican National Convention and then at the Free Library of Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention here in Philadelphia. Common Ground is a non-partisan "artistic intervention" that explores how civic engagement and...

  • Social & Studio Conversations: Michael Rakowitz 03/17 '16

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT Presented by Graduate Studies at Moore's Social & Studio Practices department in collaboration with The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program.  This event is part of Mural Arts’ ongoing muraLAB event series. For more information, visit Over the years, Michael Rakowitz has re-opened his grandfather’s import/export business, remade artifacts stolen from the Iraqi National Museum, opened the first Iraqi-Jewish restaurant in...

  • Opening Reception: Fall Shows 09/16 '16

    Join us Friday, September 16 from 5-8 pm for an evening celebrating the opening of our fall exhibitions. Free and open to the public. Altered States: Faculty Triennial Exhibition Showcasing the diversity of work created by the artists and designers that teach at Moore, the 2016 iteration of this tri-annual exhibition includes a curated selection of works in a wide range of media that examine elements of the fantastic, explore transformation and different state of consciousness, are...

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