PECO Family Jams: Found-Object Sculptures

Event Details

Event Date

Event Date: Sunday, November 12, 2023

Event Time

Event Time: 12:00 PM - to 4:00 PM

Event Description

Most Art Environments, like Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, are made from materials that probably would have been thrown away. Clarence Schmidt (1897-1978) was an artist who turned his house into a giant artwork. He made it out of old doors and windows in Woodstock, New York. He also made sculptures out of wood, doll parts, tin foil, hubcaps, and whatever else caught his eye. Join us to make Schmidt-inspired sculptures small enough to take home.

Join us for free tours of our fully mosaicked basement at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm. Learn how Schmidt influenced PMG creator Isaiah Zagar at an early age.

PECO Family Jams are PMG’s family-oriented programs, held on the second Sunday of every month between noon and 4:00 pm. Crafts and basement tours are included with regular admission to PMG. Purchase your tickets in advance.

Location Details

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Address for Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

1020 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Magic Gardens Front

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