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The Fabric Workshop and Museum

The Fabric Workshop and Museum collaborates with artists to reveal new possibilities—sharing the creative process with the public as a museum, studio, and education center.

Looking for an unconventional museum experience? The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) is an internationally acclaimed contemporary art museum devoted to the creation, presentation, and preservation of innovative works of art. FWM not only presents visionary exhibitions in its galleries but produces the art you see onsite and in collaboration with contemporary artists from around the world.   Explore immersi ... ve galleries of new works from FWM’s most recent collaboration with Artist-in-Residence Henry Taylor, as well as past projects through its collections on display. Build new artistic skills and dive deeper into the creative process through a screenprinting workshop. And don’t miss a chance to find one-of-a-kind gifts from home goods, hand bags, and wearables made with creative flair available at the FWM Shop. Book your own experience with customized tours and workshops tailored just for your group. Choose from several interactive offerings that include an exhibition tour followed by a hands-on workshop designed to connect you to an artist’s process, materials, or concepts. The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM): 1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Free (suggested donation of $5) | Wed–Fri 12:00–6:00 pm, Sat–Sun 12:00–5:00 pm. | 215.561.8888 | To schedule a group tour, email or call 215.561.8888 x228. The Fabric Workshop and Museum’s mission—collaborating with artists, revealing new possibilities—embodies a 45-year commitment to helping artists experiment with the expressive possibilities of a broad spectrum of new materials and techniques. Through its renowned Artist-in-Residence Program, FWM provides artists at all stages of their careers with the opportunity to collaborate with its studio staff and take their work in fresh and often unexpected directions. FWM presents large-scale exhibitions, installations, and performative work, utilizing innovative fiber and other media including sculpture, installation, video, painting, photography, ceramics, and architecture. Founded in 1977, FWM brings this spirit of creative investigation and discovery to an eager audience, broadening access to art and advancing its role as a catalyst for innovation and social connection.  

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  • Pet friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Guided Tour Available
  • Free Parking
  • Group Friendly
  • Senior Discount
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