Jazz and creative music is only the beginning of what we do. We create visual art exhibitions, discussions, podcasts, publications, and so much more—all ways of allowing the music to help us understand the power of ideas, creativity, and human potential.
February 11, 2022
Ars Nova and Immanuel Wilkins on NPR’s Jazz Night in America
NPR'S Jazz Night in America was there to catch Immanuel Wilkins and his superbly intuitive band deliver a transcending performance at PhilaMOCA in January.
February 4, 2022
Odean Pope and Immanuel Wilkins: ReSounding Progressions
Ars Nova Workshop is proud to support this intergenerational collaboration between Odean Pope and Immanuel Wilkins, with jazz poet and literary scholar Herman Beavers, in an interpretation of his work as musical composition.
Nels Cline in a blue shirt, seated in front of pink wall with a small framed artwork, holds a worn electric guitar and looks into the camera with an announcement.
November 15, 2021
Ars Nova commissions new work by Nels Cline and the Consentrik Quartet
Ars Nova Workshop is proud to announce a new commission from the multi-genre guitar explorer with a suite for the Nels Cline Consentrik Quartet.
partially collapsed interior of old house with torn and faded vintage Sun Ra concert poster on crumbling wall
March 17, 2021
Ars Nova rallies community support for the 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.
podcast logo - Ad Hoc: Why Improvisation Matters
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.