Lucky for us Montgomery County residents, we do not have to travel across a sea to get a cultural taste of what 1920’s Paris might have been. Philadelphia is hosting the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), April 7th to May 1st, to celebrate the spirit of artistic expression that shaped Paris from 1910-1920, as well as how the arts were defined throughout the 20th century. During this month long festival visitors will be treated to not only Philadelphia’s rich and vibrant cultural community, but also international artists and performers. From music to dance to fashion and literature, held both in-and-outdoors, PIFA will be a stateside reinvention of gay Paris providing Philadelphians the opportunity to experience.
So, travel back to early 20th century Paris with shows and exhibitions featuring modern interpretations of art forms popular 100 years ago, such as:
Check out the schedule of events and let’s see how the new melting pot PIFA creates can twist and bend the rules of creativity just as the streets of Paris did over a century ago.
*DISCLOSURE: This is a sponsored post. Stay tuned as Montgomery County Moms explores the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts through May 1st. Image courtesy of PIFA.