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Spiral Q in City Hall!

Spiral Q: Where the Stories Hit the Streets August 14 – September 29, 2017 Fourth Floor, near City Council Chambers We are thrilled to have work from our collection exhibited on the 4th floor of City Hall this Summer as part of the Office of Arts and Culture and...

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May Second Friday – Q Artist group show!

Friday, May 12th, 5PM - 8pm at Art on the Avenue 3808 Lancaster Ave Spiral Q is more than a non-profit organization: we are a community of artists who step in to teach, create, and work together at the intersection of art and social justice in Philadelphia.  Though we...

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April Second Friday – Tours and Screen printing

Join Spiral Q for our second JusticeMaking event - an evening of art-making and community! Our first JusticeMaking event, "BIRDS, NOT BORDERS!" was so inspiring and energizing. We are excited to be hosting another! So come on over to our gallery on Lancaster Avenue....

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Tours & Stories: Family-friendly Creative Open House!

Saturday, March 18th 1-4PM at Art on the Avenue 3808 Lancaster Ave. We're kicking off group tours of Spiral Q at Art on the Avenue by inviting you, our Q community for an open house - featuring family friendly creative activities. We'll be serving up a different...

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Spiral Q’s Justice Works

Spiral Q's Justice Works program has been BUSY - hosting open art-making builds as well as creating and loaning out puppets for demonstrations, rallies, and protests.  Through Justice Works, we work with Philly's fiercest fighters to amp up their visuals for maximum...

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Ride to Rise

BIKING JACKSON, MS to NEW ORLEANS, LA FOR SPIRAL Q! Former Spiral Q apprentice (Temple '09) Robin Hernandez is taking to the road to raise money for Spiral Q. Her goal is to leverage a long distance bike ride from Jackson, Mississippi to New Orleans, Louisiana to...

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Hot Recyclables!

HELP FILL OUR ART-MAKING WISH LIST As our SPARQ programs ramp up this Winter, we're looking for these household materials in particular. To arrange a drop off at our studio, email community@spiralq.org or call us at 215-222-6979. Cereal boxes • Buttons • Bottle caps •...

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Gram Of The Month

Spiral Q apprentice Joya (UPENN 17) made a giant puppet of feminist/activist/author bell hooks with friends for the #womensmarchonwashington! The banner reads, "Keep our standards high and our role models smart"  Joya says, "it was so exciting to get to be a part of...

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Open Art Making Builds

Make art to hit the streets with this week! Spiral Q is lending our resources and skills to help make inauguration week as visually powerful as possible by hosting and facilitating free, open art-making sessions on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. We'll have...

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PEOPLEHOOD: Children’s Community School

Children’s Community School is a learning community that honors and empowers children to engage their whole selves in education. Students (18 months to 5 years old) engage their bodies, minds, and emotions to make meaning, form relationships, and develop an...

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