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Sunday, June 20 3:00–7:00PM
  • Festival
  • Mindfulness
  • Performance

William Parker Quartet

Join Ars Nova Workshop and The Woodlands for a celebration of the summer solstice and the kickoff of New Grass, a collaborative series of programs celebrating rebirth, healing, community, and music.

June 20 – September 22, 2021
  • Mindfulness
  • Performance

Spiritual Atmosferic Cleansing

Ars Nova Workshop and The Woodlands present Spiritual Atmosferic Cleansing, a summer series of programs featuring percussion, song, storytelling, and more, led by percussionist Karen Smith.

June 20 – September 22, 2021
  • Mindfulness
  • Performance

The Wake

A summer series of free outdoor yoga and mindfulness sessions paired with live music — a meeting of mindfulness, meditation, and movement paying homage to Black Liberation Music. Hosted by Ars Nova Workshop, The Woodlands, and Spirits Up!

October 9, 2021
8:00pm
  • Performance

Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog

Ars Nova Workshop presents the return of Ceramic Dog, the abrasive and eclectic funk-punk-jazz-whatever trio led by veteran guitarist/provocateur Marc Ribot.

News

March 17, 2021

Ars Nova Workshop rallies community support following partial collapse of Sun Ra House in Philadelphia

Following a partial collapse of the building, Ars Nova Workshop is now working with a coalition of foundations, volunteers, contractors, and legal advisors to secure “Sun Ra House,” the Philadelphia home of the Sun Ra Arkestra for over fifty years.

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December 22, 2020

Ad Hoc: Why Improvisation Matters

Join us for Ad Hoc: Why Improvisation Matters — a new podcast about the practice and study of improvisation in music, art, life, and everything beyond. Coming soon from Ars Nova Workshop and Rowhome Productions.

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July 31, 2020

Thank you for your support!

ANW photographer Ryan Collerd's framed images have all sold. Proceeds have gone to Black Lives Matter Philly, The Youth Art & Self Empowerment Project, and Jazz Coalition Commission Fund.

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July 27, 2020

Coming Soon: Muhal Richard Abrams’ SoundPath

Ars Nova Workshop to release Muhal Richard Abrams' SoundPath featuring Bobby Zankel's all-star Warriors of the Wonderful Sound with Marty Ehrlich. Pre-order details coming soon.

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May 22, 2020

What we’re up to…

We are still working hard to keep bringing you the life-changing and spirit-lifting music we love so much, and we are finding new ways to do it.

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April 21, 2020

The Quarantine Concerts

Ars Nova Workshop is pleased to present an evening of creative music as part of The Quarantine Concerts, an inspired live-stream series hosted by Chicago’s Experimental Sound Studio.

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