Welcome to the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center website!

Happy 20th Anniversary to the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center!

Video created by 2023 Fellow Hannah Powell for her Capstone project.

The Interpretive Center became PWD’s environmental education center in 2003, welcoming more than 575,000 visitors to date.

Learn about the Water Works’ noteworthy beginnings in the early 19th century as Philadelphia’s water pumping station for residents, business and factories: https://vimeo.com/95017596?share=copy

 

 

SPLASH! SUMMER FAMILY PROGRAM

To register click HERE.

 

 

LAST WEEKS!

WANDERING: Observations of Our Watershed

Closing Reception on July 27, 11am-2pm

Visitors are welcome to join us for a Closing Reception and the last tours with the Curator and artists at 11am and 1pm on Saturday July 27th. Light fair with refreshments, beer and wine will be available.

Please RSVP for the Reception – click HERE.

Tours with Curators and Artists

Don’t miss these last few opportunities to hear directly from artists who are featured in this special exhibition
themed on their observations of our region’s watersheds.

Tours at 11am and 1pm on the following Saturdays:

July 13th and 27th

 

To register for tours with the Curator and Artists, click HERE.

For more information on the exhibit read our BLOG

 

“The WANDERING exhibition asks us to consider how our daily activities impact our watershed, reminding us that we are crucial components of the habitat, challenging its sustainability.”

~Karen Young, ED FWWIC

TO ACCESS THE GALLERY BOOK, INCLUDING PRICES OF ARTISTS’ WORK AND ARTISTS’ BIOS CLICK HERE.

Register for a program here.

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