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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.

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!

Sunday, August 15
6:00pm
  • Performance

Ever Ensemble

Please join us for a special performance by EVER Ensemble, a collective of dynamic Philadelphia-based performers who are dedicated to bringing people together through music.

Saturday, October 9
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.