Explore This Magical Art Exhibit Celebrating the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
See the free, outdoor Winter Fountains exhibition happening now at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway! This magnificent modern exhibit illuminates the area with a stunning nighttime display of surreal, glowing videos projected on to four large domes.
Created by multimedia artist Jennifer Steinkamp and commissioned by the Association for Public Art with support from the William Penn Foundation, Winter Fountains lights up Philadelphia’s winter nights with a special series of four outdoor installations. These dazzling works are inspired by the Parkway’s grand fountains and make up the featured centerpiece exhibition of Parkway 100, the city’s 14-month celebration commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the avenue’s groundbreaking.
You can discover all four of these digital waterworks in four key places along the Parkway, with installations at Aviator Park in front of The Franklin Institute, on the Rodin Museum grounds near 21st Street, at the Park Towne Place Museum Residences, and in the Spring Garden Triangle near Eakins Oval. The fountains are comprised of translucent domes with surfaces that are interlaced with glitter to capture and play with sunlight during the day, and at night the installations transform through the activation of 16 projectors. It’s a creative spectacle that uniquely celebrates Philadelphia, so make sure you witness this creative art exhibit!
Community interaction is an important part of life, which is why U City Flats, the premier apartments in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is urging you to join in the all of the excitement at this event!
Thursday, February 1, 2018— 9:00 AM
Event Venue Location:
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103