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Since 2000, Ars Nova Workshop has been “Philadelphia’s most reliable presenter of jazz and new music” (The Wire). We believe in the power of jazz and creative music to help us imagine and create the future. Whether online or in-person, please join us for our 2020/21 season of programs.

October 8, 2021–January 15, 2022
  • Exhibition

Milford Graves: Fundamental Frequency

Ars Nova Workshop, in collaboration Artists Space (NYC), presents a multiform retrospective exhibition and event series dedicated to the life and work of interdisciplinary artist and percussionist Milford Graves.

Saturday, January 15
1:00pm
  • Performance

Yuji Agematsu: Chasing Milford

A special performance by interdisciplinary artist Yuji Agematsu, presented in conjunction with Fundamental Frequency, a multiform retrospective exhibition on the life and work of Milford Graves.

Thursday, January 27
8:00pm
  • Performance

Immanuel Wilkins Quartet

Ars Nova Workshop presents a special live performance by saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins, celebrating The 7th Hand, his latest release on Blue Note Records.

Saturday, March 19
8:00pm
  • Performance

jaimie branch: FLY or DIE

Ars Nova Workshop presents a live performance by the irreverent and exploratory trumpeter jaimie branch and her stunning quartet Fly or Die, presented at the historic Philadelphia Art Alliance.