About this Event
Join us on 4th Friday for Germantown Art & Sound, a kickback for local creatives with an art show highlighting local artists. Complete with complimentary wine and a music playlist that is uniquely curated by our guests, we deliver your Friday night vibes just right.Event Details
Tickets: Suggested donation of $10. Cash, cash app, venmo and card accepted at the door.
Food & Drink: Wine, candies and treats will be available. This event is also BYOB.
Transportation: Our House Culture Center is easily accessible by bus (route 23). Free & metered street parking is available around the venue.
Accessibility: One entrance has two steps up with no railing. The side entrance has no steps. There are two steps with no railing within the venue space. The Our House restroom is gender inclusive. For all accessibility questions, please contact [email protected].
Health & Safety: Masks are optional, but encouraged.
UNAPXLXGETIQ - Emmanuel is a conscious creator. His art is bold, sacred and expressive. He creates to express the true self, heal the inner child and to liberate the subconscious mind of societal programming and mental confinements.
Prince De León - As an artist, Prince make works that make people think about social issues and the status quo. Her work explores her personal experiences with identity, her West African culture and her own state of being.
Gina TaylorGina Taylor is a mixed media traditional artist specializing in ink drawing and traditional painting. Her work explores themes of mental health, existentialism, and inner exploration of the self.
Muy FrancoMuch of Muy Franco's work orients around portraiture of people of the African diaspora. He has no definitive style and is constantly experimenting with color, subject matter, and shape.
Angelle Rivera - Angelle Rivera explores different forms of creation through art. Her pieces evoke a mixture of nostalgia, vibrancy, and emotion. She takes inspiration from various sources, whether it’s from a song, a setting or a memory from her current or past life.
Steven Cooper - Steven Cooper is a visual artist specializing in graphic design and photography. The beginnings of his artwork starts with his photography as the foundation. He hopes that these pieces will draw more people to it for them to enjoy in their own creative spaces.
Douglas Ethan Douglas Ethan takes inspiration from the familiarity of language and splashes it with the artistry of lettering design. He loves to take canvases that have been forgotten and re-use them to create something new and vibrant. He hopes viewers connect with the nostalgic feeling of the words we take for granted.Featured Vendor
BeGreat BowtiesLive Music
Velvet Grüve - Velvet Grüve is an instrumental band that takes influence from all genres of music ranging from funk to metal. We believe music can oftentimes speak for itself without lyrics. Our group developed an eccentric sound through casual jam sessions that stem from our own individual explorations of music. Our mission is for everyone to have an immersive listening experience through Velvet Grüve’s affinity for sound.
Sabrina Pantal - Sabrina Pantal is a queer non-binary first-generation Haitian artist and self-taught musician. By combining trance-like melodies with layers of guitar, piano, and harmonies, they are able to translate more than just sounds that are pleasing to the ear. They like to explore and pull inspiration from different genres like jazz, psychedelic rock, soul, folk, and whatever else feels right in that moment.
Interested in Showcasing Your Work?
Germantown Art & Sound was created with the creative in mind! We are a passionate platform for artists to share and (most importantly) SELL their work to a supportive and growing community of art lovers! Apply to participate here.
Our House Culture Center - Our House is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization dedicated to providing a platform and space for artists to network, gain exposure, share skills and knowledge with one another. Our House hosts events, collaborative exhibitions, group projects, and more on a broad range of important issues including environmental, economic, social and cultural sustainability through the development and leveraging of local and regional partnerships.
Vanessa Chandler - Vanessa Chandler is a Philadelphia based creative and event planner. She finds her passion in supporting local artists, curating community art shows and MCing live music events. Born in Norristown PA, Vanessa has lived in Philadelphia since attending Temple University in 2015. Vanessa holds a Bachelor's of Science in Tourism and Hospitality Management with a focus in event leadership.
The Germantown ArtHaus - The Germantown ArtHaus' mission is to encourage and nurture creativity and personal growth through the promotion of high-quality community arts, wellness, education, and professional-development programming. (Fingers-crossed) opening in the Fall of 2022, the ArtHaus will be a collegial place where artists can create, exhibit, and sell their work. A vibrant hub for the community, the ArtHaus will also be a safe place for our children to experience the boundless opportunities for freedom of expression the arts make possible.
Julian Moore-Griffin - Julian is a prolific storyteller. Whether penning articles spotlighting Philly's Sneakers of Brotherly Love, social justice in the city, cultural and community happenings or capturing the city's night life through his camera's lens, his thoughtful applications give his work a colorful depth and layered meaning. Check out Julian Moore-Griffin!
Previously Featured Artists
April 2023 - Névia Da’VesaArtSoul ByHeather BowlanShaunia BronsonAyiana Viviana, Thistle Pot & Diaja
January 2023 - Lady VicMareshet JohnsonJahnea PressleyRhapsody by RaeDestiny Crockett & Judy Ha
October 2022 - Mason Carter, Keisha Whatley & Tony Woodbury
September 2022 - Dayja Chaney, Keshida Layone , Timothy Willis & Julian Moore-Griffin
August 2022 - Chelsey Luster, Daphne Smallwood, Anthony Johnson & CJ
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Our House Culture Center, 6380 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, United States