PECO Second Saturday

PECO Second Saturdays at Second State Press is our FREE public program that brings families and youth to collaborate, engage and create works of art together around various community themes!

For more information on our PECO Second Saturday program click here. Open to the public; we kindly request you RSVP by calling 215-232-2120 or emailing

Curious about what to expect? Read this great article featuring a past workshop!

August Workshop Theme: Easy, Fun Relief Printmaking

Instructor: Martha Knox

Come explore a type of printmaking that is versatile and fun for all ages. During this workshop we will explore the possibilities found through relief printmaking. Participants will be able to draw, experiment with color, gradations, and added textures during the printing process. Suitable for ages 6 & up.

bio: Martha Knox is a fine art printmaker with over a decade of experience as a teaching artist, including through the Mural Arts Program and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Martha is also the sole proprietor of Words On Woodcuts Press and maintains the art blog She exhibits regularly at galleries, private venues, and nonprofit arts organizations.



Second Sunday Show & Tell

August 9th from 6-8 PM

A fantastic event for members and local artists to come together to discuss art and break bread. Participants bring food and art work that they would like to share and discuss with others. This FREE event is open to ALL, both members and nonmembers of SSP! Contact Nicole Rinier at with questions or to sign up as a guest artist.

With Guest Artist: The Summer Fob Holders!

Check Facebook each friday for a #FobFriday feature.


Quarter Sheet Challenge Artist: Carlee Myers

Carlee Myers has accepted the Quarter Sheet challenge for this month. Her prints will be up through the first week of September.

Each month we will feature a new artist in this on going exhibition series. The one requirement? Prints must be quarter sheet prints (15″ x 11″). Email for more information.



Time to roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty!

SSP will be offering NEW classes in Monotype, Quick & Dirty Screen Printing, and Lithography this spring!

Sign up here!





Member Shop Orientations Every Second Thursday

It’s always difficult to start in a new shop and get your printing flow.  Different equipment, new people, and where the heck is the tarleton anyway?!  SSP wants to make it easier for you to get started and get printing.  Every Second Thursday, Second State Press we will hold shop orientations for members.  All are welcome to attend each month.

Join us 6-9 PM to get a tour of the shop, have your printing questions answered, and meet other members.