Open Book

Wednesday, September 27, 2023: 5:30p-7:00p
Parkway Central 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA

Join us this public meeting and presentation to celebrate the Artists’ Working Group and their work. To attend this free, after-hours event in the Parkway Central Library’s 1st floor Heim Center, accessible via Wood St. entrance behind the building. Open Book, sponsored by Philadelphia Center for the Book, showcases work by members of the organization’s Artists’ Working Group, celebrating its tenth year. At the group’s meetings, now numbering over 75, artists get feedback on work in progress, frequently projects that involve artist books and printmaking, but also other areas, even VR.

Next Artists’ Working Group

Sunday, September 10, 1:00 PM
Virtual Meeting

PCB offers members a chance to join a critical community of artists and peers, approximately every 4-6 weeks, to share ideas and feedback about works in progress or in conception.

To RSVP and for more information email

Members’ Exhibition

View the 2022 members’ exhibition online beginning October 17.

Searching for a New Normal, the 2022 PCB Members’ exhibition will be on view at the Art Department at the Parkway Central Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia from October 17- December 8. For more information visit

Thank you to everyone that participated in our November 1st virtual Artists’ Talk!

Free Workshop Series Call for Proposals

Philadelphia Center for the Book (PCB) and the Art Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP) are now accepting proposals for the 2022-2033 workshop season. View our call for more information and how to apply:

Sponsored by
Art Department of the
Free Library of Philadelphia
and the Philadelphia Center for the Book

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