First Friday at Cherry Street Pier

This month’s First Friday event will go to Cherry Street Pier, which is a short walk from Old City Philadelphia. We leave from somewhere near 13th & Diamond Street at 6 p.m. (or when the bus is full) and leave Cherry Street Pier at 8:45 p.m. to return to campus. Bus is free and no tickets are required, but seats are first-come/first-served. If you need a wheelchair accessible bus, please let us know at least 3 days in advance.

Cherry Street Pier is Best of Philly’s™ Public Space for First Friday, with show-stopping installations by DesignPhiladelphia, a new photo exhibition from resident artist Jim Abbott, and the grand North American premiere of Ghost Ship , the Waterfront Arts Debut Installation curated by Ryan Strand Greenberg and created by Biangle Studio just next door at Race Street Pier.

Say hello to our artists in residence who will be working in their studios throughout the evening.

Ghost Ship: Waterfront Arts Debut Installation
Take a pedestrian-friendly voyage along the Delaware River to witness the Waterfront Arts Debut Installation Ghost Ship, a 90ft, three-dimensional, light and water installation making it’s North American premiere at Race Street Pier October 4 through November 3, Wednesdays through Sundays from 7 pm to 10 pm.

See experimental design at its best at the renowned DesignPhiladelphia installations on display now through October 13.

Seeing Old City ‘83 On: Photographic Projects by James B. Abbott and James Wasserman
Celebrate the opening of Seeing Old City ‘83 On: Photographic Projects by James B. Abbott and James Wasserman at a special opening reception in Studio 5 from 5 pm to 9 pm. The exhibition will be open throughout the month of October.

Free and open to the public.
Dogs on leashes are welcome.
Wheelchair accessible.
Cherry Street Pier is a smoke and vapor-free zone.