124 N 3rd Street, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19106 USA
    Midblock on 3rd between Arch and Race streets in Old City.
    +1 (215) 238-0825


3rd Street Gallery

Founded in 1972, 3rd Street Gallery is one of the oldest artist run cooperatives in Old City. Their primary mission is to engage the public with insightful and challenging creative works and to support the positive growth of the visual arts in the region.



American Philosophical Society

An eminent scholarly organization of international reputation, the American Philosophical Society promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, support of young scholars, publications, library resources, a museum and community outreach. This country’s first learned society, the APS has played an important role in American cultural and intellectual life for over 250 years.



Arch Enemy Arts

Arch Enemy is Philadelphia’s freshest new venue for the new contemporary art scene and is dedicated to exhibiting emerging and established artists focusing on lowbrow, urban, macabre and narrative style art in a wide range of mediums. In keeping with the Old City tradition, new shows open monthly on First Fridays and showcase solo, joint and bi-monthly group exhibitions.



The Center for Art in Wood

The Center for Art in Wood is a preeminent arts and education organization advancing the growth, awareness, appreciation and promotion of artists and the creation and design of art in wood and wood in combination with other materials. The Center displays wood art on site and in traveling exhibitions and publications.



Science History Institute

The Science History Institute is a multifaceted nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and celebrate our scientific and technological culture and to make it accessible for investigation and knowledge creation. The institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives. They preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.



The Clay Studio

The Clay Studio was established in 1974 as a non-profit educational institution dedicated to the promotion and development of the ceramic arts and the work of clay artists. Today, the mission of The Clay Studio is to provide a unique learning environment for diverse audiences to experience the ceramic arts. We are one of the world’s leading ceramic art institutions, supporting the ceramic arts through our artist residency program, gallery, in-store and online shop, school, and outreach program.

137-139 NORTH 2ND STREET ➤


F.A.N. Gallery

Founded by Fraidoon Al-Nakib in February of 1991, the F.A.N. Gallery has established a reputation for exhibiting the work of emerging and established artists exploring color, tone and atmosphere in classic tradition of American painting. The gallery primarily shows realist painters from the Philadelphia region, though it has been host to national artists. The paintings, sculptures, and works on paper range from figurative to landscape and still-life pieces.



Gallery Joe

Gallery Joe specializes in contemporary drawing on paper by emerging and mid-career artists of note.

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James Oliver Gallery

James Oliver Gallery (JOG), which opened its doors in late 2006, aims to be a leader in the presentation of contemporary art in the Philadelphia area. An appealing and lively forum in Philadelphia’s Center City, the gallery looks to shatter rigid notions of artistic presentation. Featuring exciting modernist furniture and beautiful views through 19th century fourth floor windows, JOG creates a relaxing environment where patrons are encouraged to convene, socialize, and discuss art. James Oliver, an established painter and musician, oversees all aspects of the gallery. His personal style synthesizes the modern and the minimal, creating a clean aesthetic in his own artworks.



Larry Becker Contemporary Art

Contemporary abstract and minimal painting, drawings, sculpture and conceptual art.



Locks Gallery

Founded in 1968, Locks Gallery represents an international group of critically respected contemporary artists working in a wide variety of disciplines. The gallery exhibition program presents new works by mid-career artists while introducing the work of emerging artists to a national audience. Survey and thematic exhibitions of work by essential artists of the 20th-century including Louise Bourgeois, Robert Motherwell, Louise Nevelson and George Segal, are regular highlights of the gallery exhibition program. Organized by the gallery working in concert with the artist and/or their estate, these exhibitions offer an opportunity to view an insightful selection of rarely seen works in a museum quality setting.

Since its founding, the gallery has maintained a vital relationship with Philadelphia artists, building a national audience for the work of artists such as Edna Andrade, Thomas Chimes, Jane Irish, and Elizabeth Osborne. Exhibitions are accompanied by full-color catalogues featuring scholarly essays by leading critics and art historians.

The gallery has continually guided individuals and museums with collecting and offers expertise with the resale of important works of art. A longtime member of the ADAA (Art Dealers Association of America) and subscribing to the highest measure of connoisseurship, scholarship, and curatorial practice in its presentation of contemporary art, Locks Gallery maintains a standard of professional and artistic excellence.



National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center is the Museum of We the People, America’s Town Hall, and a civic education headquarters dedicated to non-partisan constitutional education and debate.

The National Constitution Center is the first and only institution in America established by Congress to “disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis in order to increase the awareness and understanding of the Constitution among the American people.” The Constitution Center brings the United States Constitution to life by hosting interactive exhibitions and constitutional conversations and inspires active citizenship by celebrating the American constitutional tradition.

Our non-partisan mission is best expressed in our three goals: to serve the nation and the world as the Museum of We the People, a national Headquarters for Civic Education, and America’s Town Hall. We illuminate the constitutional debates that affect the lives of all Americans by hosting constitutional conversations on Independence Mall in Philadelphia and across a range of media platforms, and we inspire active citizenship by celebrating the American constitutional tradition. Our three goals can be summarized in three words: Visit. Learn. Debate.

As the Museum of We the People, the Constitution Center features hundreds of interactive exhibits, engaging theatrical performances, and original documents of freedom. As America’s town hall, the National Constitution Center hosts constitutional debates across a range of broadcast and digital media platforms. As a national and international center for civic education, the Constitution Center offers cutting edge constitutional seminars, discussions, course materials, and interactive and digital resources for students of all ages.



National Liberty Museum

The National Liberty Museum is dedicated to preserving America’s heritage of freedom by fostering good character, civic responsibility and respect for all people. The Museum includes 78 exhibits, 179 works of contemporary art, and stories of 2,000 heroes within eight expansive galleries and adjacent spaces.



National Museum of American Jewish History

The National Museum of American Jewish History presents educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Its purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which Americans aspire.



Painted Bride Art Center

Painted Bride Art Center brings together artists, audiences and communities to push the boundaries of how we create and experience art.



Pentimenti Gallery

Pentimenti Gallery features content driven contemporary art which challenges traditional materials and aesthetics by a line of internationally established artists alongside young talent.




Sugarcube presents established and emerging Philadelphia artists in concentrated solo exhibitions.



Wexler Gallery

Wexler Gallery is an internationally recognized gallery exhibiting the finest in art and design, focusing on work that blurs the line between fine art, decorative art, sculpture, and craft.