Alchemy Illuminated: The Art of Crafting from Trash
presented by the Philadelphia Dumpster Divers
November 5, 2021 – December 19, 2021
A very special group show from Philadelphia’s Dumpster Diver art collective, Alchemy Illuminated is part of Philly’s annual CraftMONTH, in which CraftNOW showcases the city’s craft and making scene through a series of events surrounding the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show.
Formed 29 years ago, the Philadelphia Dumpster Divers are a found object art collective. Join us for this exciting exhibit of assemblage at its finest, with artist appearances and events throughout the show.
• Friday, November 5th, 4-8pm: First Friday soft opening •
• Saturday, November 6th, 12-5pm: Grand opening of the exhibit • Meet the Dumpster Divers •
Alden W. Cole
Sally Lilychild Willowbee
Pictured works: Preserve and Protect by Carol Cole, National Wrench by Harry Anderson, Black Lives Matter by Sally Lilychild Willowbee, GRETA by Joanne Hoffman, African American Youth by Simone Spicer