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01.30 2011


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Ever wonder what goes on at Space 1026 in between monthly First Friday openings? Here’s your chance to check out what our over 20 members are up to in their individual and shared studio spaces.
1pm to 4pm

01.30 2011

The Beautiful Refrigerator is Empty, performed by No Face

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We welcome Philadelphia-based performance artists to perform their play The Beautiful Refrigerator is Empty, a multi-disciplinary drag show exploring the pressures of adolescence.
More information on No Face here.
doors 7:30pm, performance begins at 8pm

01.25 2011

Making Music from Archives at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Making Music from Archives at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Featuring the work of: Andrea Clearfield, Willhem Echevarria, Ted Houghtaling, Max Lawrence & Maurice Wright

This event will feature five artists who each composed original works of music inspired by the collection of Mary Elizabeth Hallock Greenewalt, an eccentric Philadelphia inventor and musician. Greenewalt developed an art form that she called “nourathar,” which uses an organ to display colored light scored to music using her own custom notation system. In order to fulfill her musical pursuits, Greenewalt entered the engineering world and was awarded several patents, learn more at In the 1930s, she spent much of her time in court, suing others for patent infringement. The Historical Society of Pennsylvania holds extensive records on Greenewalt’s life.

Read more about the Musical Finding Aid Project.

RESCHEDULED – Tuesday, April 5th
at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia

Register here.

01.01 2011

American Gangbang: A Love Story

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A former porn film director, Sam Benjamin has written a fascinating memoir of his journey through the surreal subcultures of the adult entertainment industry. He graduated Brown University in 1999 with the idea that he could be a porn director that made “art”. Sam will be at Space 1026 to give a power point lecture on his harrowing years in the porn industry outlined in his new book “American Gangbang: A Love Story”.
doors 7:30pm, lecture at 8pm

01.01 2011

Saturday Session of the AV Club

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We welcome the Museum of Children’s Electronic Instruments for a day of audio/visual fun! Learn how to make music with electronic music machines, basic safe circuit bending and creating video art. Play some songs and enjoy refreshments.

This is a family-friendly electronic music-making event – please bring your kids!
1pm to 4pm

12.16 2010

Public School: A Lesson in Collaboration Closing

Tomorrow night, check out the closing reception for Public School: A Lesson in Collaboration at Masthead Print Studio.

Collaborative works by Briana Feola and Leah Mackin

Collaborative works by Anni Altshuler and Jason Snyder

Space 1026’s collaborators Holly Holly Hobby Hobby (aka Anni Altshuler and myself) were split up and paired up with Jason and Briana from Brainstorm Design!

Friday, December 17 · 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Masthead Print Studio
340 Brown St
Philadelphia, PA

12.10 2010


Just updated the Flickr and the Facebook with more photos of donations…
"X-Wave #4" by Andrew Jeffrey Wright

doors at 6pm, auction begins at 7pm
starting bid on all items is $5!


12.07 2010

Our Auctioneer, Todd Kimmell!

We’re happy to announce the return of Philadelphia’s perennial gentleman of the arts, Todd Kimmell, AKA that Toddly Man, as our guest auctioneer. Every year we make him work harder than the year before and he never complains… (much!)  Todd has Mermaid Lane Studios in Chestnut Hill.  “Hard to find, open by chance or appointment, but sure as hell one god damned funny place!”

Let Todd claim you the winner this Friday at the Auction!

12.05 2010

Tonight! Artjaw Live with Shelley Spector

We are excited to host Artjaw Live this evening in the gallery at 7pm.

Shelley Spector will lead a panel discussion keeping in the theme of her website, – it’ll be a behind the scenes, talk of experiences – who we are, how we got here and what goes on while we do what we do.   Participating in the event are Billy and Steven Dufala, Jayson Musson, Judith Schaechter – among other Philly faves.

12.03 2010

Tonight! First Friday Art Auction Preview

Art Auction Preview Night

The 2010 Space 1026 Art Auction
Friday, December 3
from 7pm – 10pm

see what you’ll bid on Friday, December 10th – for more details!