Arts Schedule

Gallery Exhibits

2017-18 Schedule

Goodbye to All That: A Work In Progress
Artist: Chris Wills (Current Faculty)
September 15 - October 10th, 2017



 Bridesburg: The Island in Frankford Creek
Artist: Branden Eastwood
April 6 - May 13

Bridesburg is a slice of the rust belt compressed into a neighborhood in Philadelphia's Northeast. Since the advent of the city, it's been the dumping ground for the city's most toxic industries. Initially it was tanneries, then it was the gun powder storage and finally chemical production. In the 70's there was a cancer cluster that killed dozens. Today, the neighborhood is one of the whitest and most conservative in the city. Confederate flags hang outside homes and on cars. Many of the neighborhood's residents have lived there their entire lives.

Shoemaker Visiting Lecturer Series

What is the Shoemaker Visiting Lecturer Series? Learn more and see descriptions of performances here!

Sunday, October 1, 2017 7:30 pm Theater
Tiffanie Stanard s a technology influencer, partnership strategist, marketer, media personality and serial entrepreneur who is President and CEO of Prestige Concepts.

Sunday,December 3, 2017  7:30 pm Theater
Daryl Shore '99 is a Manager in the Impact Investments Group in the Office of Corporate Social Responsibility at Prudential, focused on the Impact Investment Group's real asset investments. 

Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:30 pm Theater
Chester Children's Chorus - the mission of the Chester Children's Chorus is to provide an intensive, sophisticated, and joyful choral music experience to young people of the city of Chester and to support their academic achievement and personal development.

Concerts & Theater Productions

All performing arts performances are free and general seating. No ticket is needed. All performances are open to the public except when indicated. 

Upper School Fall Play
Big Love by Charles Mee

Boarding Community Preview:October 26, 2017 7:30pm Theater This performance is for boarding students only.

General Admission: October 27th and 28th, 2017 7:30pm Theater. Big Love Teaser Video

5th Grade Play
November 3, 2017 10:00 a.m. Theater

Upper School Festival of Art
November 12, 2017 6:30 p.m. Theater
The 2017 Festival of Art will feature the Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, the Upper School Chorus, Fall Dance Ensemble, and Elements Dance Ensemble in collaboration with Upper School drawing classes. Performances will take place in the Art Gallery, the Meeting House, Main Building, and Barton-Test Theater. The audience will travel around campus in groups to take in the various performances. The festival begins at 6:30 p.m. in the theater. Join us for this unique evening of the arts!

3rd Grade Play
November 16, 2017 2:00 p.m. Theater

2nd Grade Play
December 8, 2017 8:30 a.m. Lower School Gathering Room

Upper School Winter Concert
December 10, 2017 7:30 p.m. Theater

Middle School Winter Concert
December 14, 2017 7:30 Theater

Lower School Winter Concert
December 15, 2016 10:00 a.m. Theater

Upper School Winter Musical
Fiddler on the Roof Book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick 

February 1, 2, and 3, 2018 7:30pm Theater

Winter Middle and Upper School Dance Concert
February 15 and 16, 2018 7:30pm Theater

Middle School Shakespeare
March 2018 TBD Theater

3rd Grade African Dance
March 19, 2018 8:30 a.m. Theater

Upper School Spring Play
"The Secret in the Wings" by Mary Zimmerman

Boarding Community Preview: May 3, 2018 7:30 pm Theater This performance is for boarding students only. 

General Admission: May 4 and 5, 2018 7:30 pm Theater

1st Grade Play
May 4, 2018 8:30 a.m. Lower School Gathering Room

4th Grade Play
May 18, 2018 8:30 a.m. Lower School Gathering Room

Spring Dance Concert
May 17 and 18, 2018 7:30pm Theater

Middle School Spring Concert
May 31, 2018 7:30pm Theater

Lower School Spring Concert
June 1, 2018 2:00pm Theater

Upper School Strings and Concert

June 1, 2018 7:30pm Theater

Calendar List
    • SunJun24 Meeting for Worship 10:30 AM to 11:30 AMMeeting House
    • SunJul01 Meeting for Worship 10:30 AM to 11:30 AMMeeting House
    • SunJul08 Meeting for Worship 10:30 AM to 11:30 AMMeeting House
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