Fifth Annual Member Print Exchange

We are inviting all members to help celebrate FIVE years of printmaking at Second State Press! Fifth Annual Member Print Exchange invites all members to create an edition of 22 8×10 inch prints. RSVP by November 15th at Prints are due at SSP by December 3rd. Learn more about the exchange here.

Holiday Hours

Second State Press will be closed on Thanksgiving day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. On all other days we will be open our regular hours, noon-10pm Tuesday-Sunday. See you in the studio!

Swap: Four Years of Exchange at Second State Press

Join us at the Free Library of Philadelphia on Saturday, September 19th from 2 PM – 4 PM for the opening reception of Swap: Four Years of Exchange at Second State Press. This exhibition includes a selection of prints from the past four years’ exchange portfolios at SSP. In an effort to de-mystify some of the technical aspects involved in traditional printmaking processes, the exhibition will also show the drawings, notes, and proofs of Christopher Hartshorne, Ryan Parker, Serena Perrone.   Additional prints will be on view at Second State Press through the month of September.

September Second Sunday Show + Tell

Join us Sunday, September 13th from 6-8 PM for our monthly Show + Tell. Mike Gamble will be our guest artist this month. This is 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!

September Quarter Sheet Challenge

Bill Brookover has accepted the Quarter Sheet challenge for this month! Join us for the opening on Thursday, September 10th from 6-9 PM. His prints will be up through the first week of October.

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