Street Road is an experimental art space in western Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Visiting / Hours:
Summer exhibit 7000acres hours will be as follows:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 11 AM to 4 PM
Please call 610-869-4712 or email us to set up an out of hours visit, or, if you are driving by and see cars outside, just drop in. If you are far, far away, and can't visit in person, we love visits by Skype - email us to set up a virtual visit.
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Developed as an evolution of a family real estate business, Street Road Artists Space sponsors exhibitions and projects that relate directly to the problematic, capital-driven activity which produced its possibility. Challenges to received wisdom on property and ownership, and how this relates to social spaces and relationships, are the focus.
Our building is a renovated 1930s cottage, previously slated for demolition, and restored ably by local builder Tom Savage. We're located at the crossroads of the Gap Newport Pike and Street Road (Routes 41 and 926), in an area that lies between rural farmland, Amish country, horse country, land preservation efforts, towns impoverished by big-box proliferation, and encroaching suburbanization growing out from the cities of Philadelphia, Wilmington and Lancaster.
CURRENT & UPCOMING:
Maria Möller: 24 Hour Liminal
August 13th - October 8th, 2016
Opening Reception August 13th, 3-7pm
Closing Reception October 8th, 3-7pm
Over the course of several stays at the Christiana Motel, conceptual artist
and photographer Maria Möller explored
what is left behind after check-out
in the intimate but transitory space of a motel room. More...
Little Free Library Street Road has joined the Little Free Library movement. Our LFL will focus on the subjects of art and land and is currently accessible by appointment. The 24/7 accessible outdoor segment is under construction and will be complete in early December. If you're driving down Route 41, stop by and leave a book, take a book, or both. Accepting book donations now.
UK artist Adrian Barron has a new iteration of his series Heterotopia West in the front garden. His Supervene Forest, a planting of 2000 acorns last fall is bearing fruit - small oak shoots are coming up.