Doing Time | Depth of Surface

Philagrafikahas commissioned Spanish artists Patricia Gómez Villaescusa and María Jesús González Fernández to create Doing Time | Depth of Surface, an exhibition exploring the architecture and stories of Philadelphia’s historic Holmesburg Prison. Read more »

The Department of Records is making over 2 million of the city's archival photographs available to a worldwide audience for the first time through the website The site currently features over 25,000 images with approximately 2,000 more images being added each month.This innovative online service is unique in the United States and features extraordinary photographs that open a window to the past with images of ships arriving at dock, industrial development, historic mansions, and horse-drawn carriages on cobble stone streets. Read more »

Philadelphia Department of Records

From the building of City Hall, to the oldest church in Pennsylvania, to American’s most historic penitentiary, the Philadelphia Department of Records holds the country’s largest municipal archive of historic photographs, totaling over 2 million images. Dating from the late 1800s, the photographs paint a stunning portrait of Philadelphia and its industry, architecture, culture, and people from all walks of life. Until recently, this vast collection was stored in the depths of the City Archives.

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Haunted Poe

Brat Productions will unearth the images, characters and scenes from works by the master of the macabre for the world premiere of Haunted Poe, a theatrical production uniting literature, history and theater with the haunted attraction genre.
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BRAT Productions

Founded in 1996, BRAT Productions is committed to “thinking outside the proscenium” with performance pieces that are surprising and incendiary, entertaining and unsettling. BRAT’s mission is to create an audience of the future by producing theatre that breaks the rules; theatre that tests conventions; theatre that rocks! Over the years, BRAT has established itself as Philadelphia’s most adventurous theatre and is known for using unusual performance venues to enhance original and noteworthy productions. Read more »

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Girls Rock Philly

Girls Rock Philly (GRP) is a non-profit organization presenting Philadelphia’s only rock camp for girls which is now in its fourth summer of teaching junior rockers, ages 9 to 17, how to rock out. This week long camp serves 80 girls from the Greater Philadelphia region, with fifty percent of campers receiving scholarships or financial aid to attend. Read more »

Girls Rock Philly

Girls Rock Philly is a music and mentoring 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering girls and women from the greater Philadelphia region through music education and activities that foster self-respect, leadership skills, creativity, self-expression, critical thinking, and collaboration.  GRP is a founding member of the Girls Rock Camp Alliance.  There are currently over 40 Girls Rock Camps across the world, including over 30 in the U.S.  

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Philadelphia Dance Projects

Philadelphia Dance Projects (PDP) supports contemporary dance through Projects that encourage artists and audiences to more fully participate and engage in the experience and pursuit of dance as an evolving form. Read more »

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