After graduating from Yale University, Oldenburg moved to New York City, where he and a group of artists challenged Abstract Expressionism with a performance art project called “Happenings” — partly scripted, partly spontaneous theatrical vignettes.
In honor of the inaugural First Friday happening down in Old City tomorrow, Street suggests a few other arts offerings to take advantage of this weekend
Art After 5
Performers from the Center City Opera Theatre will descend upon the Great Stair Hall of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in this French and Italian Opera Night–themed edition of the Art After 5 program. In the popular Friday–series, museum doors stay open late, offering guided tours, music and drinks to art connoisseurs.