Now Booking Summer & Fall 2019 Events!

‘Tis the season of shorts (and jorts), beer koozies, & long summer nights at Tattooed Mom!

We’ve got art shows! Drag performances! Pop-up shops! Readings! Workshops! Sticker Swaps! Live podcasts! Comedy revues! Fundraisers! And we also want YOU!

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Do you have an event that’s looking for a home? Are you itching to create something new? Do you want to show off your weird, wonderful, unique ideas? Are you working with creatives and building artistic communities? Do you want to host a fun & fantastic event at Tattooed Mom?!

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Our calendar is now open for 2019 summer & fall events, and we’re looking to work with artists, creators, writers, thespians, filmmakers, performers, activists, and other folks from the vast artistic unknown! Our goal is to foster & produce events that bring artists closer to the local community, while also providing a space for uninhibited expression & creativity!

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Send us an email at [email protected]! Tell us all about your marvelous, stunning & super fun event ideas! We can’t wait to hear from you!

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Note: Unfortunately we cannot accommodate live music or DJs of any kind.

Philly Queer Bazaar: May 2019

The extraordinary Philly Queer Bazaar is returning to the 2nd floor of TMOMs with several other local queer business owners! Come hang out, shop, support, show your beautiful faces, meet new people, and catch up with old friends!

FREE // UPSTAIRS // 21+

CYBRWRM
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Hearts & Bruises
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Bee Daddy & Sons
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Naturally Queer
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Shell Home
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A G Carol Illustrations
// Instagram //

Nerdy Keppie
// Instagram // Facebook //

Where the Wild Things Yarn
// Facebook //

Bearded Noise
// Instagram // Facebook //

Molly Bee Studio
// Instagram // Twitter // Tumblr // Facebook // Pinterest //

Author Connor Peterson
// Instagram //

Laurel Tree Bindery
// Instagram //

Christine M Creations
// Instagram //

Jewelry Mama Leea
// Instagram // Facebook //

Enjoy this event with TMOM’s full food & drink menu!

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Sticky Art Machine Release Party: Under Water Pirates & Jayel

Come out to this one night pop up art show & meet the artists behind the latest Tmom’s Sticky Art Machine sticker collection!  The seventh edition of our Sticky Art series features ten new exclusive, limited run stickers by the legendary Under Water Pirates & always inventive Jayel.

Be the first to get these new designs as they are SURE to sell out! Meet the artists and check out a special one night pop up art show by with new works and special releases from both artists. Join other sticker artists & street art fans for a back room drink & draw / sticker swap in Philadelphia’s unofficial sticker art museum.

Curated by the legendary street artist Bob Will Reign, the series highlights one of kind designs by some of our all time sticker art heroes. All designs are limited to a run of 100 and available ONLY at Tattooed Mom.  Previous editions include work by Robots Will KillThe London PoliceArrex SkullsOld BroadsKid HazoBob Will ReignMuskAir Rat,  Mr. SwitchPerro,MCA, El Toro & Faithsfunnn.

Don’t miss your chance to pick up 10 brand new sticker designs available ONLY at Tattooed Mom. Collect them all!

Enjoy half price drafts before & during this event from 5-7pm and 10-11pm!

Turn Up the Transmission: 2 YRS

Come celebrate 2 years of Trans/Non-Binary Performance Art at Tattooed Mom & be entertained at Turn Up the Trans*mission on Thursday, May 23rd!

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Turn Up the Transmission is a Transgender and/or Non-Binary Live Variety Performance Artist Showcase which features (but is not limited to) : comedy, dance, drag, live-performance, poetry, burlesque, performance art, spoken word, video art and more.

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The Cast:
Beary Tyler Moore
Chief Peach
DJ Delish
Emily Post-Apocalypse
Apple Teeny
Mercury
Monty Caldo
Wyatt Flynn

The Crew:
DJ: Dentana
Stage Pearl: Deej Nutz
Host: deadb0y IX
Producer: deadb0y IX and Turn Up the Transmission

Flyer By: c.dub design

Raffle Prizes:
PASSIONAL Boutique: Three $25 dollar gift cards
A signed copy of Jennifer Booker’s “The New Normal”
And More TBA!

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$5-15 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds!
Doors 7pm // Show 8pm
Get there early to reserve a seat, and grab some dinner from TMOMs’ kitchen (with plentiful vegan options)!
21+ w/ valid ID

Enjoy this event with our Pierogi Thursday specials:
50¢ vegan potato & onion pierogi from noon-10pm
& half off all drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

You Can’t Fail: Spring 2019

The popular art series You Can’t Fail is returning to Tattooed Mom for a fun spring fling! Join us for an evening of works in progress & new performances brought to you by Chris Davis!

First time performers, seasoned veterans, and everyone in between are welcomed onto the stage to present new works & works in progress including: visual art, photography, theater, dance, performance art, comedy, story-telling, poetry, prose, sculpture, ballet, film, stand-up… ANY and ALL art will be presented in the back room at Tattooed Mom’s (2nd floor).

Doors 6pm // Show 8-10pm
Arrive at any time!

This event is FREE!
21+ w/ valid ID only.

Featuring:
Magda
Christina Rosso
Val Dunn & Jenna Kuerzi
Rachel O’Hanlon Rodriguez
Amanda Leigh Damron
Chelsea Murphy
Jean-Marie Tomlin
Douglas Williams
Kelly Braun
Benjamin Kunkle
Kelly McCaughan
Margot Steinberg
Mary McCool
Micah Greenleaf
Kelly McCaughan
Steve Course & Friend
Alex Vogelsong
Billmarie
Simone Crew
Amyla
Joe Ovelman
Alyssa Medina
& Walter DeForest!

Enjoy this event with our Burger Wednesday specials:
$4 Mom’s Beef Burgers & Mom’s Vegan Burgers,
$2 Narragansett Lager Tall Boys,
a Burger of the Month special,
& half off all drafts 5-7 and 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

TMOMs @ 22: A Tattooed Mom Themed Art Show!

It’s Tattooed Mom’s 22nd birthday! To celebrate, we’re throwing a one-night-only party & open call art show featuring TMOMs-themed & TMOMs-inspired art!

Hundreds of artists from around the world visit Tattooed Moms every year to put their work on our walls & to see the art of others that have recently passed through. This event is a celebration of the uncurated & uninhibited community behind Tattooed Mom, featuring art of all forms, including photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, and multimedia pieces (all relating to Tattooed Mom)!

FREE // UPSTAIRS // 21+

Artists include:
Nate Hurst
Kelly Campanile
Symone Salib
BLUR
Jodi Bosin
Jim McHugh
musclespasm
artscamuffa
Becca Dent Hanagan
whodoyouthink215
anonimusdread
& MORE!

Enjoy this event with our full food & drink menu,
plus half price drafts from 5-7pm & 10-11pm!

The 48 Hour Film Project: Film Screening & Hangout!

Join the folks behind the Philadelphia 48 Hour Film Project for a fun night of short films from previous 48 Hour Film Projects! Meet filmmakers, hangout, and learn more about the organization!

Celebrate the creation of 15+ short films, including previous winners of the Best Film and Audience Awards!

FREE // UPSTAIRS // 21+

THE INCREDIBLE HUMONGOUS GUY (2013, 7:33)
Team: One by One
Best Film 1st Place

BEFORE THE DARKNESS CLAIMS US (2014, 7:30)
Team: CDAV Productions
Best Film 1st Place
Best Actor (Abu Akki)
Best Writing

GIL (2015, 7:46)
Team: Super Bathing Attitude
Best Film 1st Place
Best Acting
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Use of Prop

WILD WEST WILLY (2016, 7:54)
Team: Bruzzese Films
Audience Award
Best Costumes
Best Musical Score

UPLOAD (2016, 4:36)
Team: Picture Lock Collective
Audience Award
Best Editing

LOON’S COMPANY (2016, 7:37)
TEAM: Barebones
Best Film 2nd Place

THE SUMMONING (2016, 5:00)
Team: Studio 25 Films
Best Film 1st Place
Best Use of Line
Best Writing

HOT PURSUIT (2017, 6:16)
Team: Thinking Art Entertainment
Best Sound Design

B.S. TAPS AND COMPANY (2017, 6:10)
Team: Vacad Films
Audience Award

BROOMATES (2017, 5:42)
Team: RoughCuts Philly
Best Film First Place
Audience Award
Best Cinematography
Best Directing
Best Use of Line
Best Visual Effects

WHAT’S GOOD FOR THE SOUL (2018, 7:55)
Team: Mosleyfilms
Best Acting

THE UPDATE (2018, 7:22)
Team: GOVtown Company
Best Use of Line
Best Graphics

FLAUNT IT (2018, 7:38)
Team: 23-100 Films
Audience Award
Best Choreography
Best Costumes

DATE.CLICK.REPEAT (2018, 6:32)
Team: Thinking Art Entertainment
Best Film 2nd Place
Audience Award
Best Special Effects
Best Use of Character

TROMBONED (2018, 6:19)
Team: Peanut Butter Gang
Best Film 1st Place
Best Directing
Best Editing
Best Use of Prop
Best Writing


Enjoy this event with our Taco Tuesday specials:
$1 Tacos
$2.50 Tecate
a special Taco of the Month,
& half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

South Street Spring Festival 2019

Spring is sprouting across Philadelphia & South Street is in full bloom, which means it’s time for the annual South Street Spring Festival! There’s no better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than exploring over 12 blocks of fantastic springtime festivities, tasting yummy food, checking out local businesses & artists, and enjoying live music!

Don’t miss Tattooed Mom‘s Big Top Tent curated by the fine folx at South Street Art Mart! Check out our pop-up tent right outside of Tattooed Mom, showcasing the creations, crafts, and wares from dozens of local artists, including:

Taped Off TV
Night Owl Designs
Low Level
KWT Designs
Wicked Queer
Wantful Things
whodoyouthink215
Bear 215
Stevie Laney
Bombardment Co.
The Machine Shop
& MORE!

The party isn’t just out on the street—make sure you stop inside to fête and feast on Tattooed Mom’s full food & drink menu, including:

❀ Delicious vegan & non-vegan sammys ❀
✿ Six mouth-watering flavors of tots & fries ✿
❀ Mom’s super fun cocktail concoctions ❀
✿ Half price happy hour drafts ✿
& MORE!

We’ll also have a LIMITED + EXCLUSIVE cocktail available for ONE DAY ONLY! Introducing:

The Carnivale Cooler
Handmade with Brazilian cachaça + fresh watermelon
+ lime + mint + and love <3

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!
Support the South Street Art Mart & their search for a permanent location!
Put on your celebration pants and join us Saturday, May 4th for South Street Spring Fest 2019!

JERKS Productions Presents: Level Up

JERKS Productions is bringing Level Up: A Video Game Art Show to the 2nd floor of Tattooed Mom! This themed First Friday art show series alternates months with their Fused Underground First Friday shows, and ALL OF THEM are hosted at Tattooed Mom. With the theme shows, JERKS aims to challenge artists to take a step out of their comfort zones & focus their work on new themes! This month’s theme is VIDEO GAMES!

Check out art work celebrating your favorite video games! Immerse yourself in your favorite 8-bit worlds and platforming dungeons. Meet & purchase art directly from local artists! JERKS will also be teaming up with the Extra Life organization to raise money to donate to CHOP!

FREE // UPSTAIRS // 21+

Artists Include:
Jennalea Polascak
The Offbeat Artist
Jason McQuirns
Mike Sidrak
Zire Harris (Game Demo)
Adem Kaan
Tim Aichele
Robb Quattro
Elisa Ferguson
Tom Reed
Thomas Gerard
& MORE!

Enjoy this event with happy hour drafts from 5-7pm & 10-11pm.

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your pals!

Sippin’ and Stitchin’ Patch Making Workshop: April 2019

Patches have been cool as long as cool has been around, so join us for another Sippin’ and Stitchin’ Patch Workshop with Lea Saccomanno! Let us provide all of the materials & guidance needed to make your very own, customized patch while you master the basics of embroidery!

This is a ticketed event. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 20th at 11am EST.
$40 per person. 21+, upstairs. 20% of all proceeds will be donated to Women Against Abuse.
Drinks are not included, but available! If you plan on eating, please enjoy your meal before or after the workshop!

Your ticket includes:

  • An embroidery starter kit – a four inch hoop, practice fabric, a needle and thread (yours to keep!)
  • An introduction to embroidery basics as well as two hours of “hands-on” teachin’
  • Access to all materials necessary to complete your patch
  • A comfy work space on the 2nd floor of Tattooed Mom (with access to the bar & our full brunch menu until 4:30pm!)