Barnes Foundation – The home of one of the most important collections of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modern paintings in the world offers free admission and programming on the first Sunday of every month for its Free First Sundays, presented by PECO.
Big Bling – Acclaimed artist Martin Puryear’s 40-foot-high work—made of wood and chain-link fencing with a bright gold shackle at the top—evokes a range of reactions from viewers. A first-time collaboration of the Association for Public Art and Madison Square Park Conservancy, the sculpture will greet walkers, runners and bikers along Kelly Drive. June 8-November 2017. Kelly Drive between Fountain Green Drive and Girard Avenue Bridge, (215) 546-7550, associationforpublicart.org
Philadelphia, Pa - Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, today announced Arts Marketing and Audience Engagement in the 21st Century: Building the Capacity of Pennsylvania’s Cultural Sector, a new, five-year initiative to strengthen and advance the arts marketing and audience engagement skills of Pennsylvania-based arts and cultural professionals. The first cohort of participants will start in July 2017.
Liam Mulshine Actor - is thrilled to be making his Inis Nua debut. Recent credits include The Just, Levée des Conflits at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and understudy roles at the Arden, Walnut Street Theatre and Theatre Horizon. Founding member of Commedia dell'Arte theatre company Tut'Zanni. BFA from Boston University. www.liammulshine.com
Tom Reing (Director) has made a career directing Irish and UK theatre in Philadelphia. Reing founded Inis Nua’s Theatre Philadelphia in 2004 to bring plays to Philadelphia that don’t travel the Dublin-West End-Broadway-Regional Theatre route. Apart from his directing at Inis Nua, other work includes Eden for Brat Productions and Molly Sweeney for Amaryllis Theatre Company, as well as directed for the Walnut Street Theatre,Shakespeare in Clark Park and Revolution Shakespeare. Reing recently was nominated for Outstanding Direction of a Play for The Radicalization of Bradley Manning.
Inis Nua’s mission is to produce contemporary, provocative plays from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales which reflect those cultures’ new identities in today’s world. Inis Nua also seeks to cultivate and produce contemporary, provocative work from American playwrights who deal with the Irish-American, Welsh-American, Scottish-American and Anglo-American experiences.