Aland Lane Art Center Logo Allens Lane Art Center

Living together in the community through the arts

Since its founding in 1953, Allens Lane Art Center has been a cornerstone of the Mt. Airy community by bringing the residents together to participate in and enjoy the arts.  Whether its art classes for children or adults, amazing art exhibitions or cutting edge plays on the mainstage, there is something for everyone at Allens Lane.

601 West Allens Lane ~ Philadelphia, PA 19119 ~ p: 215.248.0546 f: 215.248.0559


Our Mission

Allens Lane Art Center's iconic corner sign has been in place since 1953Allens Lane Art Center (ALAC) provides programs and activities that bring our diverse community together to experience and support the arts. 

Our Values

Allens Lane Art Center offers opportunities for people to explore their creative potential.  These programs and activities are important because artistic experience and expression enhance the quality of life.  Allens Lane Art Center strives to make its programs available to those who might otherwise be unable to participate.  In carrying out its mission. Allens Lane Art Center is committed to acceptance of social diversity, promotion of a collaborative environment, personal empowerment, freedom of expression and openness to new ideas.

Our Vision

Allens Lane Art Center will be the model of community engagement in the arts in Northwest Philadelphia, providing quality and innovative art and cultural programming for the Greater Philadelphia Region.

Our Board of Directors 2016 - 17

Josh Kulick - President
Mary Kurtz - Vice President

Khayla Atte
Casey Buckley
Noel Hanley

Craig Johnson
Paula Kem
Vicki Miles
Dan Moscow
Jamese Newsome-Williams
Margaret Ambler Salamon
Dorel Shanon
Barbara Wallace