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January 28th, 2008
Eighth Annual Print Love-In at Fleisher Art Memorial

Create your own Valentine cards and learn about printmaking at the eighth annual Print Love-In, the Fleisher Art Memorial’s Valentine’s Day printmaking workshop. The Print Love-In will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, 2008 (snow date: February 10) at Fleisher’s Center for Works on Paper, 705 Christian Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147. Cost of participation, including all materials, is $10 per person or $20 for a family of four. Appropriate for children 5 and older. Reservations are recommended, and can be made now by calling (215) 922-3456 ext 330.

Learn about relief, silkscreen, collograph, letterpress and lithography printing all in one place. Artists/printmakers will be on hand to help the public create cards from a variety of Valentine images designed by a wide range of Philadelphia artists.

Attendees can take a break from printing to participate in a raffle to win sets of original fine art Valentine cards by participating artists!

Print Love-In 2008 is organized and sponsored by the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial. Thank you for generous in-kind contributions from DiBruno Pronto’s, The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia Water Department, Taw’s, Whole Foods, Utrecht and Xpedx. Thank you for contributions and participation from artists: Christine Blair, Caitlin Butler, Nicole Dul, Charlotte Elsner, Elaine M. Erne, Megan Fentzloff, Kim Gavin, Mike Geno, Rebecca Gilbert, Geoff Hindle, Miriam Singer, Marlise Tkaczuk, Michelle Platt, Nguyen Le and other artists.


The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial is widely known as the country’s oldest free and low-tuition visual arts program for adults and children. Founded as the Graphic Sketch Club in 1898, Fleisher has been a vital educational resource that includes instruction in the visual arts, a vibrant exhibitions program, and youth outreach programming at public schools and community centers throughout Philadelphia. Visit www.fleisher.org to learn more.

Fleisher exhibition programs are supported in part by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is among the largest museums in the United States, with a collection of more than 227,000 works of art and more than 200 galleries presenting painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, decorative arts, textiles, and architectural settings from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Its facilities include its landmark Main Building on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Perelman Building, located nearby on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Rodin Museum on the 2200 block of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and two 18th-century houses in Fairmount Park, Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove. The Museum offers a wide variety of activities for public audiences, including special exhibitions, programs for children and families, lectures, concerts and films.

For additional information, contact the Communications Department of the Philadelphia Museum of Art phone at 215-684-7860, by fax at 215-235-0050, or by e-mail at pressroom@philamuseum.org. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th Street. For general information, call (215) 763-8100.

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