Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Coming in October! Figment Phila

Check out the latest info on Figment Phila, a free interactive public art event!

FIGMENT Phila needs your Participation, Passion, and Creativity!
FIGMENT Phila is a FREE day-long collaborative art event in West Philadelphia's Clark Park! Share your participatory artwork, volunteer to help, or bring your friends and family to interact with the projects at this inaugural celebration of public art and community. 

Click here for more info!

October 6, 2013     |     11am - 5pm     |     Clark Park, West Philadelphia
 "The Rose Petal
Pool" by Neal Gran, photo by Sangram Kachwaha
FIGMENT, "The Rose Petal Pool" by Neal Gran, photo by Sangram Kachwaha

Submit a Project!
FIGMENT is a reflection of the creative spirit of the community, and it's a great forum to showcase your interactive or participatory artwork.  We'd love you to bring yours to FIGMENT!

Our Call for Participation is open until August 23 - so take a gander, and then put down that goose and submit a project!  Don't wait until the night before the deadline! 

Want to help?
We'd love to have ya!  FIGMENT is produced entirely by volunteers, so if you've got the giving spirit here are a few ways you can help make this awesome event happen:
  • Tell your friends - Spread the word to the creative types in your life, and convince them how awesome it would be to bring the delight of participatory art to Clark Park.
  • Make a donation -  FIGMENT is funded entirely by grants and donations, so if you want to keep Philly full of exciting art events and participatory happenings, please visit our donations page.

Figment Geelong Volunteer Team and Artists (C) 2013 Erin Pimm  

We will be hosting meet-and-greets and an awesome fundraiser, so stay tuned for information. We look forward to seeing you at our main event on October 6th in Clark Park!


FIGMENT catalyzes and celebrates an abundance of creativity and passion, challenging artists and our communities to find new ways to create, share, think, and dream. FIGMENT’s annual participatory arts event began in New York City in 2007 and has expanded to include events in Boston, Detroit, Pittsburgh, DC, San Diego, Jackson, and Philadelphia.

FIGMENT is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization entirely funded by grants and individual donations FIGMENT accepts no corporate sponsorship of any kind. FIGMENT is supported by public funds from the National Endowment of the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, as well as by the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by the New York State Council on the Arts and administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.  FIGMENT Philadelphia is being produced in partnership with the University City District.

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