Thursday, July 21, 2011

Online Survey

If you have visited the Art from the Heart gallery on South Street, please consider taking the time to fill out our online survey! We would love to hear your feedback as we determine our next steps for Art from the Heart. If you have any other ideas or thoughts related to Art from the Heart gallery that you believe the survey does not take into consideration, please forward them to artfromtheheartphilly@gmai​ Thanks again for your support!

Monday, June 20, 2011

Thanks from the Heart

Thank you all so much for supporting Art from the Heart the past 3 months! We've had an amazing experience and have worked with some fantastic nonprofits and artists! In the next few weeks, we will be putting out a survey to get some feedback on the gallery as we prepare for the future. We will keep you updated as we plan our next steps.

Thank you for your support!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Terrence L. Gore's "The Stroke Of Genius"

The Warrior Writers Fourth Friday event was wonderful! Filled with powerful spoken poetry from some of the artists of the exhibit, the gallery took witness to incredible visual and performance art!

Our last exhibition in this space, Terrence L. Gore's "The Stroke Of Genius", is no exception to the talent that our walls have seen!

"Creating is another form of my healing, it regenerates me and transforms my enthusiasm to its higher heights! This new collection of works explore the diversity of my gifts as it interprets the story of my new developments and the multidimensional experiences of my realities and fantasies." Visit here to learn more about Terrence and his work.

Reception and Fundraiser
Wednesday, June 8th, 6-9 pm

Proceeds to benefit development of a non-profit interactive healing center.

There will also be a closing ceremony:
"T" Party Fundraiser
Sunday June 12, 2011, 3-9pm

Live entertainment!

We welcome you to join us in admiring this expressive body of work, and to give a HOORAH! for 535 South Street!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Art from the Heart has joined with Warrior Writers to present "Manifest Memories", an exhibition of works by veteran artists! Now on display through June 5, Warrior Writers will be holding various events at the gallery, including:


WRITE TO HEAL: An Evening of Veterans' Art & Poetry

$5-10 sliding scale donation
Refreshments for your pleasure!
Join Warrior Writers, Iraq Veterans Against the War & Civilian Soldier Alliance for the Philadelphia launch of the Operation Recovery Campaign!

FRIDAY MAY 27th 5:00 PM

Warrior Writers performance and reception.

Be sure to come down to 535 South Street to check out these events and all of the incredible art!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Art Making Party this Saturday!

Yes it's time to let your creativity run wild again! Join us for an Art Making Party/Closing Reception for the Overbrook School for the Blind!

We will have paper, paint, crayons, markers, clay, beads, string, and all sorts of art supplies on hand for you to create art with, as well as artists to interact with, collaborate with, and learn from! Join in on an interactive community art piece of create your own masterpiece! Experience the astounding art of the students and community of the Overbrook School for the Blind, and get inspired to create! Take a break from it all and relax on the second floor and watch incredible movies on the giant projector! Something for everyone of every age!

Saturday May 14, 2011
4-8 pm
Suggested donation: $5 or a donation of art supplies--- no one will be turned away no matter what!
All Ages!
Light Refreshments & Snacks!
Fun Fun Fun!!!
535 South Street
Philadelphia, PA

See you on South Street! <3

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Overbrook School for the Blind now exhibiting at Art from the Heart

Art from the Heart is proud to present an amazing exhibit of art by the students and community of the Overbrook School for the Blind! Featuring tons of incredible work, this inspiring exhibit will leave you in awe!

On display from April 27 through May 15. Stop by the gallery at 535 South Street and check it out!

Closing reception and Art Making Party on Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 4-8 pm. Let these astounding art works inspire you to create art of your own!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Fourth Friday Fun:SHAHICA Benefit

Don't miss the next Fourth Friday event at the gallery: A fundraiser for SHAHICA, a health and education charitable organization that will travel to Cameroon, Africa this May to provide free medical care, health education, and medication to those who would otherwise go without care.

Join us for a night of Art, Music, and Fun!

SHAHICA Fundraiser
No Cover!
$10 donation for dessert and coffee and entry into prize drawings--win goodies from local merchants!
Featuring live Blues and Jazz music, plus art from the ActionAIDS community
Friday April 22, 2011
6:30 pm and on!
Art from the Heart Gallery
535 South Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19147

ActionAIDS Community Art Show Now on Display

Join us as we celebrate the artwork of the ActionAIDS community!

works in partnership with people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, to sustain and enhance their quality of life.

If you missed the reception, you still have time to see some amazing art. The exhibit is on display through April 24!

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Creation Station Success!

The Creation Station Art Making Party was a huge success! We had over 100 people participate in either art-making or dance-making! Even the Deli talked about us! Thanks to everyone who attended, participated, supported and performed at the event, especially The Hacktory, DJ Adam, and City Rain! Make sure to stop by the gallery to check out the art that was created at this event on our second floor!

For pictures from the event, check out our facebook page and the Hacktory's page!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Creation Station Art Making Party

Do you love to make art? Do you love to dance? Then we have the event for you! Join us on April 2 for the Creation Station Art Making Party! Come on down to 535 South Street between 4-8 to create your masterpiece. We will have various art and craft supplies on hand to create with, as well as artists to interact with, collaborate with, and learn from, including representatives from the Hacktory! Paint! Draw! Graffiti! Make Books! Work with Clay! Make Jewelry! And a whole lot more! Let your creativity run wild!

Be sure to stay for the dance party from 8-12, featuring live performances by:

Blown Away (Acoustic Folk + Live Drawing)
DJ Adam B of Y-Rock on WXPN (electronic music)
DJ Blueshift (French House and groovy dance music)
City Rain (blend of electro, rock, and spacey music...This two-piece will bringing down the house!)

All for only a $5 suggested donation, or free with a donation of art supplies! All proceeds will be split between Project H.O.M.E. and the operating cost of the gallery.

Art from the Heart presents:
Creation Station Art Making Party
Saturday, April 2, 2011
4-8 pm
Followed by a Dance Party
8-12 am
Art, Crafts, Dancing, Fun
$5 suggested donation, or free with a donation of art supplies
All-ages, All day!
Art from the Heart Gallery
535 South Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19147

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Gallery opens Today!

Art from the Heart gallery officially opens its doors today with work by the Project H.O.M.E. community! Come to 535 South Street at 3:00 PM today to check out the space.

Project H.O.M.E. will have a reception for their exhibit on March 25th in conjunction with Arts on South Fourth Friday Program:

Art from the Heart presents:
Project H.O.M.E. Art Reception
Friday, March 25, 2011
4-7 pm
art, live music, light refreshments
free, all-ages
Art from the Heart Gallery
535 South Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19147

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Art From the Heart Gallery Opening in March 2011

Welcome to the web page for the Art From the Heart Gallery! The gallery will open in March 2011 on South Street, as part of the Magic Garden's Arts on South program.

Our goal with the gallery is to showcase art by vulnerable and underrepresented populations. We are working with the following talented communities: Project H.O.M.E, The Overbrook School for the Blind, ActionAIDS, and Warrior Writers.

Please join us for our fundraiser on February 4th at the Moonstone Arts Center. The cost is $10, but all proceeds go directly to the operating costs of the gallery. No profits will be made!

If you are interested in volunteering at the gallery or holding an event, please contact

Be sure to check here for future information on upcoming events, receptions, and exhibitions!