FringeArts on the Waterfront


Funding Received: 2013
Philadelphia, PA
Funding Period: 1 year and 5 months

FringeArts will construct and activate an outdoor plaza and performance space to serve as a welcoming space for performance and socializing at its new location on Philadelphia’s underutilized Delaware River waterfront.


See below for recent updates, press, and events from this project

May 26, 2016
With the Democratic National Convention to be held here in July, Philadelphia has never been more ready to show itself off to the world. Read More
FringeArts: The Mapping of an Arts Space By Josh McIlvain About FringeArts FringeArts is Philadelphia-based multidisciplinary presenter of contemporary performance and cultural hub for artists... Read More
FringeArts is committed to celebrating new and emerging art ideas, to revealing what is yet to be discovered, to challenging expectations, and to supporting artists... Read More
This summer, visual artist Mary Mattingly will construct a barge on the Delaware River designed to look like a partially-submerged Philadelphia row home. Within this... Read More
"The year I was born” by Lola Arias; photo by David Alarcón There has been a programmatic shift from the first leg of our inaugural... Read More
Photo courtesy of Johanna Austin Fresh off the first sold-out performance of our inaugural year-round programming, the new FringeArts headquarters is quickly becoming the hub... Read More
For each of the last 17 years, FringeArts has presented the Fringe Festival over the course of three weeks in September. This massive celebration takes... Read More
Philadelphia’s Delaware River waterfront has experienced both extremes of the urban landscape. Once a vibrant strip that served as a steady revenue stream for the... Read More
June weather brings Philadelphia’s Delaware River Waterfront alive. Restaurants open for the season, and the masses gather along the piers to enjoy the weather and... Read More