historic 1241 Carpenter Street
our building

Over fifty artists and craftspeople working in an awesome 19th Century factory building. 

See the July 28, 2019 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer >

2019 Philadelphia Open Studio Tours [POST], Saturday Oct 12, noon – 6pm

We're in the Hawthorne neighborhood of Philadelphia. We're often lumped in with Bella Vista to the east and South Philadelphia which officially begins south of Washington Avenue. Our building is always buzzing with our many creative businesses and art studios.

Three annual events where the building is open the public are Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) each October, a craft show in November, and the Handmade Brigade in early December. 

Group show ARTSPACE1241 for POST2019

It's time for Philadelphia Open Studio Tours: POST !

This year 1241 will be open Noon – 6 PM on Saturday October 12th.

One piece by each artist will be displayed in ARTSPACE 1241.

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1241 events

Big sale.
Friday, June 14, 3-6 PM
Saturday, June 15, , 3-6 PM
 

Some people sing the blues. Some people feel blue. Picasso has a blue period. Blue is Royal. Submit your postcard sized art.

Invisible Landscapes is an exhibition of works on paper, prints, and artist books, by Alice Austin and Andrea Krupp exploring invisible landscapes. Join us for Andrea's artist talk.

Artist presentation and closing reception, Saturday June 24 ? 4-6 PM

One of the six talented Community Supported Artists, Alexis Nutini of Dos Tres Press, will be opening up his shop for an afternoon of print demonstrations, refreshments and a preview of his 2017 Community Supported Art edition.

June 24 / 3 - 7 PM

Our third biennial single-sheet book show is an international call.
Participate in our upcoming single sheet book show. The prospectus is included at the link. Start folding and join the heavybubble mailing list to get updtes about when and how to submit and follow on twitter @heavybubble