Opening Reception – June 24th

Opening Reception

Friday, June 24: 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Cruiser Olympia

Be one of the first to see the 16 site specific art installations throughout the decks of Cruiser Olympia. 

Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments as you tour the artworks.

Explore Olympia in her summer transformation into an “Artship.”

At dusk, see the premiere production of Nadia Hironaka’s and Matthew Suib’s Splendid Little War projected onto Olympia’s hull.

Please RSVP for two (2) complimentary tickets to Meggan Kucinskas, Membership and Grants Manager at Independence Seaport Museum, at

mkucinskas@phillyseaport.org or 215-413-8626 by June 17.

Respond early ——-limited number of spaces available!

The Opening Reception takes place aboard Cruiser Olympia which is a short walk from the Museum’s galleries, located at 211 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106. Artship Olympia will remain open through October 2, 2016 and access to the exhibition is free for Independence Seaport Museum members and included with regular Museum admission.