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Arts Montco Week Participating Venues and Events

The second annual Arts Montco Week returns this September. Celebrate all the arts has to offer in Montgomery County by supporting local theaters, galleries, museums, gardens and more. Find a participating venue below.

Art & Exhibitions

Art on the Hill
30+ Artists within about 30 miles, 3 Free "Pieces of Nature" photo note cards with any purchase
September 16 - 17 & September 22 - 24 | Free Admission

The Centre Theater
Exhibition: The Charles L. Blockson Exhibition
Born in Norristown in 1933, Charles L. Blockson is world renowned for his expertise in Black genealogy and the Underground Railroad. The Charles L. Blockson Exhibition focuses on his life’s work in documenting the global Black experience through history.
Thursday - Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Admission: $10 Adults (Ages 13+), $5 Children

Exhibit B Gallery
Extended hours | Free Admission
Gallery of art and fine craft in a lovingly restored former 1901 cigar factory.

Montgomery County Studio Tour
Open studios and live demonstrations
September 24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. & September 25, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Free Admission

Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center
Special exhibits featuring textile arts of quilts and clothing. Learn about the "Scrappy Quilts" made in the Upper Perkiomen Valley in the early 1900s and the black-colored clothing in the 18 and 1900s in the "Back to Black" display.
Tuesday - Friday, 9 a.m to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m. | Free Admission

The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College
Exhibition: "Christo & Jeanne-Claude: The Tom Golden Collection" and Exhibition: "Andrea Modica: Theatrum Equorum"
Tuesday - Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Free Admission

Classes & Workshops

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Plymouth Meeting
Adult Night with our Master Model Builder. Step into LEGOLAND for a night of fun featuring creative workshop build sessions, an interactive Mosaic Build station, guided tours of Miniland Philadelphia, panel discussion and Q&A with our Master Model Builder, Build & Race Challenger and so much more.
September 16, 6 - 9 p.m.

John James Audubon Center
Birding by Canoe. Enjoy an evening paddle on the gentle waters of the Lower Perkiomen and discover the many birds that depend on its riparian habitat. You'll learn about the valuable resources the Creek provides to a variety of wildlife, and why protecting the Delaware River Watershed and its tributaries is good for people too.
September 22, 6 - 7:30 p.m. | Admission: $30 | Registration is required. Email to register

North Wales
A fun, interactive paint lesson for kids and adults

Concert Performances

Ardmore Music Hall
Live Music
Old 97's with Vandoliers, September 16, 8 p.m. | Admission: $32
Steal Your Peach, September 17, 8 p.m. | Admission: $15
Richie Kotzen with Vahe Sarkissian Group, September 18, 8 p.m. | Admission: $25
Hayle Heyndrickx & The Westerlies, September 20, 7:30 p.m. | Admission $18
Sierra Hull with Lindsay Lou, September 21, 8 p.m. | Admission: $20
Saved By The 90s, September 23, 8 p.m. | Admission: $20
Pink Talking Fish with Baked Shrimp, September 24, 8 p.m. | Admission: $22
Leo Nocentelli (The Meters), September 25, 8 p.m. | Admission: $22

Community Music School of Collegeville
September 24
Musical Story Hour (pre-school through second grade), 10 a.m. | Free Admission
Rene Crystal, photography, Artist Reception in The CMS Gallery, 6:30 p.m. | Free Admission

Elmwood Park Zoo
Jazz Fest Performance
September 25, Time TBD

Keswick Theatre
Live Entertainment

Philadelphia Folk Society
Fidder & Folksinger, Emerald Rae brings the duo of strings and song to a new plateau with mesmerizing dexterity.
September 22 - 24, 8 p.m. | Admission: $5 - $18


23rd Annual Ursinus College Fringe Festival
Settle into an evening at the Berman Museum of Art and enjoy various events and exhibitions in the museum galleries.
Annual Student One-Act Play Festival: 6 p.m. at the Berman Outdoor Amphitheater (Rain Location: Berman Pfeiffer Wing)
Fringe Festival Reception: 7 p.m. at the Berman Pfeiffer Wing
Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema screening: 8 & 9:15 p.m. at the Berman Pfeiffer Wing Classroom #016
Exhibits at the Berman: Christo & Jeanne-Claude: The Tom Golden Collection, Andrea Modica's Theatrum Equorum and Bahar Behbahania's Immigrant Flora: Rising Under
September 16, 6 - 10 p.m. | Free Admission

Theater Performances

Playcrafters, Inc.
Performances of David Lindsay-Abaire's "Ripcord"
September 16, 8 p.m. | Admission: $5 - $15

Theatre Horizon
Norristown | Eisenhower Science and Technology Leadership Academy Lawn
Performances of "TOWN", a new play that celebrates and interrogates small town American life and all its magic. Rooted in stories from over 100 Norristown residents, transcend reality and experience Norristown like you never have before. Bring your own blanket and/or chair. Food and vendors will be available.
September 15 - 18, 7 p.m. | Free Admission