Chef Joy Parham had an amazing Cinco De Mayo event last week at the Urban Art Gallery! If you came through, we appreciate it. If you missed it, you definitely missed out on a treat because the food was great, the drinks were great, and the people were even bette.
Check out the photos of the event after the jump.
(All photos were taken by: Rashied Amon)
The second installment of The Philly Taste was a huge success! The food was great, the vibe was cool, and everyone left with their fill.
There was also a new culinary champion crowned!
James Leggett a.k.a The Jerk Chicken Man is our new "Taste" winner and will be hosting his own pop-up restaurant at the Urban Art Gallery in the near future.
In the meantime, check out the recap video after the jump.
The last official Cocktails & Canvases of the Winter season was packed full of fun-loving people!
Check out the photo recap and make sure you follow the @UrbanArtGallery on Instagram for info on when the next season begins!
What a great way to start the year! This past weekend at the Urban Art Gallery, we were proud to host our first "foodie" inspired event called, "The Taste."
At this event, we featured three amazingly talented Philadelphia Chefs: Chef Andre, Chef Kurt, & Chef LaTasha. All three competed for the affection of the crowd and for the opportunity to host their own pop-up restaurant at the Urban Art Gallery. By the end of the night, Chef Kurt (@kurtcooks) was the winner!
Check out the photos after the jump
Philly artist, Steve Wood (@Art_Littos_Way) is the latest exhibitor at the Urban Art Gallery. Wood's latest exhibit is entitled "Aquatics" and showcases work primarily created using watercolors.
On Saturday, December 6th we held an opening reception for Steve Wood and the Aquatics exhibit, to which the crowd received warmly.
Check out the photos and make sure you stop by the Urban Art Gallery to view the work in person until the end of December. All pieces are available for purchase.
This month we had another great experience at the "Laff Til You Cry" Comedy Show hosted by Real Basic.
If you haven't been yet, make sure you follow @UrbanArtGallery on Instagram to get information on the next show.
For now, check out the photos from November 8th after the jump.
Last week's "Laff Til You Cry Comedy Show" did NOT disappoint! The host, Real Basic was hilarious and the whole line-up did an amazing job.
If you missed it, make sure you follow @UrbanArtGallery on Instagram to stay up to date with the next event. Or you can send an email to KM@urban-artgallery.com to be added on the email list.
For now, check out these photos and feel bad for missing out!
We had a LOT of fun at the gallery this past Summer and one of the major highlights was the weekly "Cocktails And Canvases" series hosted by ConcreteCakes.com and featuring two amazing artists, Shanina Dionna and Serena Saunders. We had the only event in the city that blended a Paint Night with a real Happy Hour experience. We provided a paint class, open bar, free food and great music. And the people loved it!
The last one was August 27th...BUT due to popular demand, we're working towards bringing it back for the Fall. Stay tuned! Until then check out these photos!
The Urban Art Gallery in Philadelphia continues to support local artists each month with a new exhibit. This month the gallery is featuring a collective of artists known as Sharp With Art Group (S.W.A.G). Rell Styles is the CEO of S.W.A.G and Garron Gibbs of ConcreteCakes.com spoke with him briefly to discuss the group, the exhibit “Levels” and the future of S.W.A.G.
The phrase “Art Life” can mean so many different things. I appreciate the analogy because of Art’s ability to restore what was once broken and discarded, transforming it into something beautiful and transcendent. Life has a way of doing the same in some cases. One such case is that of Philadelphia’s Leroy Edney.
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