Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

The arts are alive in Mt. Airy!  Enjoy a professional Shakespeare production in a stunning Art Deco theater. Get on stage and test your chops at an open mic night in one of our coffee shops. Have some family fun at a DIY craft studio or peek inside an artists’ workspace during an open studio day. Admire fine art at a gallery show and be sure to bring a piece home from the seasonal art markets. With live music performance, movie screenings, lectures and book readings occurring at our book stores, restaurants, and cafes most nights of the week, there’s always a reason to celebrate and enjoy the arts in Mt. Airy.

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Upcoming Arts Events

  • 4/16 & 4/17: 6:30pm; 4/18 & 4/19 7pm; 4/20: 2pm

    Quintessence Theatre Presents: Mourning Becomes Electra

    For the first time in its history, Quintessence presents an American classic by one of the masters of 20th century tragedy. The ancient story of Aeschylus’ The Oresteia is brought into post-war New England in Eugene O’Neill’s three-part masterpiece of tragic melodrama, MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA.

  • 4/23 & 4/24: 6:30pm; 4/25 & 4/26 7pm; 4/27: 2pm

    Quintessence Theatre Presents: Mourning Becomes Electra

    For the first time in its history, Quintessence presents an American classic by one of the masters of 20th century tragedy. The ancient story of Aeschylus’ The Oresteia is brought into post-war New England in Eugene O’Neill’s three-part masterpiece of tragic melodrama, MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA.

  • April 24, 8:00 pm

    Settlement Music School Classes: World Rhythms (Sessions start April 24)

    Have fun exploring the rhythms of Africa, South America and the Caribbean with Bradley Broomfield, a specially-trained world percussion instructor. The class is for high school students and adults—no previous music background necessary.

  • April 25, 12:00 pm

    Closing Night -- Art Of The Quilt: Unfolding Our Stories at Mt. Airy Art Garage

    The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG), a creative center for emerging and professional artists in Northwest Philadelphia, invites you the closing reception of their first ever city-wide quilt show The Art of the Quilt: Unfolding Our Stories.

  • April 25, 7:00 pm

    Final-ly Friday: Quintessence Theatre Presents Mourning Becomes Electra

    For the first time in its history, Quintessence presents an American classic by one of the masters of 20th century tragedy. The ancient story of Aeschylus’ The Oresteia is brought into post-war New England in Eugene O’Neill’s three-part masterpiece of tragic melodrama, MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA.

Classes, Workshops & Studios

  • FitLife

    Comprehensive fitness center offering a fully equipped gym, fitness classes, pool, physical therapy, massage therapy, pilates and yoga.

    7140 Germantown Avenue | 215-753-8898 | fitlife.com

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  • Pilates Alchemy

    Private pilates sessions on equipment and small group pilates mat classes.

    20 East Mount Airy Ave., 2nd Floor | 267-974-6217 | pilatesalchemy.com

  • Settlement Music School- Germantown Branch

    For over 100 years, Settlement Music School has been a resource for excellence in community arts education, providing opportunities for all - regardless of financial circumstances - to access high levels of study in music and the arts. It is known by generations of Philadelphians as a nurturing, caring home away from home, for its first-rate faculty and staff, and for the wide range of people who have made it their artistic home.

    6128 Germantown Avenue | (215) 320-2610 | SMSMusic.org

  • Six Senses Clay Studio

    Collaborative clay studio offering shared studio space, classes, gallery and retail art supplies.

    20 E. Mt. Airy Avenue | (267) 650-1757 | sixsensesclaystudio.com

  • Urban Athlete

    Strength, power, and endurance - a new lifestyle for your health and fitness.

    7112 Germantown Ave. | 215-248-2130 | urbanathlete.tv

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  • Vitality Studio

    A fully equipped Pilates, GYROTONIC exercise and Yoga studio. Offering private sessions, group equipment and mat classes.

    7109 Emlen Street | (215) 753-7153 | vitalitystudio.com

  • WC Fitness

    Personal & Group Training, Kickboxing, Zumba, Nutrition Counseling and more! Call for a free consultation.

    6769 Germantown Ave | 215-767-2045 | wcfitness.net

DIY Studio

  • Six Senses Clay Studio

    Collaborative clay studio offering shared studio space, classes, gallery and retail art supplies.

    20 E. Mt. Airy Avenue | (267) 650-1757 | sixsensesclaystudio.com

Dance Studio

  • Settlement Music School- Germantown Branch

    For over 100 years, Settlement Music School has been a resource for excellence in community arts education, providing opportunities for all - regardless of financial circumstances - to access high levels of study in music and the arts. It is known by generations of Philadelphians as a nurturing, caring home away from home, for its first-rate faculty and staff, and for the wide range of people who have made it their artistic home.

    6128 Germantown Avenue | (215) 320-2610 | SMSMusic.org

Entertainment Venue/Theater

Event/Rental Venue

  • Six Senses Clay Studio

    Collaborative clay studio offering shared studio space, classes, gallery and retail art supplies.

    20 E. Mt. Airy Avenue | (267) 650-1757 | sixsensesclaystudio.com

Movie Rental & Sales

Music

  • Settlement Music School- Germantown Branch

    For over 100 years, Settlement Music School has been a resource for excellence in community arts education, providing opportunities for all - regardless of financial circumstances - to access high levels of study in music and the arts. It is known by generations of Philadelphians as a nurturing, caring home away from home, for its first-rate faculty and staff, and for the wide range of people who have made it their artistic home.

    6128 Germantown Avenue | (215) 320-2610 | SMSMusic.org

Studio

  • Six Senses Clay Studio

    Collaborative clay studio offering shared studio space, classes, gallery and retail art supplies.

    20 E. Mt. Airy Avenue | (267) 650-1757 | sixsensesclaystudio.com

Theater Company