Written by Amanda Seemayer | Marketing & Social Media Intern 1.30.2023

Ahh, February. The month of love and friendship. If you’re looking for some date night inspiration (or a fun venue to host Galentine’s Day), why not look for some events at ArtsQuest?


Explore new musicians, or dive deeper into your favorites this February with these offerings!

Patty Griffin with special guest Raul Malo

Start off the month right with GRAMMY® Award winner Patty Griffin with special guest Raul Malo at the Musikfest Cafe, presented by Yuengling on Wednesday, February 1!

Patty Griffin is among the most consequential singer-songwriters of her generation, a quintessentially American artist whose wide-ranging canon incisively explores the intimate moments and universal emotions that bind us together. Get your tickets here!

Long Live: A Taylor Swift Inspired Dance Party

Missed out on Taylor Swift tickets this year? No problem – we’ve got the next best thing! On Saturday, February 4 at Musikfest Cafe presented by Yuengling, celebrate all things Taylor with your fellow Swifties. Get your tickets here!

Cash Unchained – The Ultimate Johnny Cash Experience

On Saturday, February 11 at Musikfest Cafe, presented by Yuengling, say hello to The Man in Black at this tribute to the one and only Johnny Cash! Get your tickets here!

The Dude Ranch with 40oz to Freedom

Channel your inner emo kid with The Dude Ranch with 40oz to Freedom. Catch this tribute act to Blink 182 and Sublime on Friday, February 17 at Musikfest Cafe, presented by Yuengling. Get your tickets here!

Philadelphia Funk Authority

Don’t miss out on this powerhouse group on Saturday, February 18 at Musikfest Cafe, presented by Yuengling. The talented musicians of Philly Funk Authority bring together the experience of literally thousands of performances to formulate the ultimate entertainment machine. Get your tickets here!

The Brit Pack

Capture the spirit of all things British at The Brit Pack on Friday, February 24 at Musikfest Cafe, presented by Yuengling! From The Beatles to Elton John to Amy Winehouse, The Brit Pack will be sure to bring the crowd to its feet. Get your tickets here!

Dancing Dream – ABBA Tribute Band

Calling all Dancing Queens! Saturday, February 25 at Musikfest Cafe, presented by Yuengling is a can’t-miss night for all ABBA lovers. Get your tickets here!


Be aware that these comedy shows will contain adult language and/or situations.

We’re Good, You’re Great

Kick off the month with some laughs from We’re Good, You’re Great. Performing on Friday, February 3 at the Visitor’s Center, presented by St. Luke’s University Health Network, We’re Good, You’re Great is a quick witted, fully improvised show focusing on the humor found through a labyrinth of audience informed characters and comedic situations. Get your tickets here!

Ryan Hamilton

Laugh the night away with Ryan Hamilton on Friday, February 3 at Musikfest Cafe, presented by Yuengling! Ryan been named one of Rolling Stone’s Five Comics to Watch; and his recent appearances include The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and Conan, as well as opening spots for Jerry Seinfeld and Jim Gaffigan. Get your tickets here!

Gianmarco Soresi

Don’t miss Gianmarco Soresi on Saturday, February 4 at Visitor’s Center, presented by St. Luke’s University Health Network. Gianmarco’s stand up has been featured on Comedy Central, Netflix’s Bonding, PBS’ Stories from the Stage, SeeSo’s New York’s Funniest, Real Housewives of New York (really), NY1, New York LIVE, Vanity Fair, George Takei Presents and he was the winner of Amazon’s Comics Watching Comics Season 8. Get your tickets here!

Swipe Right: The Online Dating Game Show

On Friday, February 10 at the Visitor’s Center, presented by St. Luke’s University Health Network, host Aliya Brown will take away key words in real people’s online dating profile bios. Two teams of comedians will compete to replace the words Mad-Libs style to please the judges. Will the judges swipe right? Swipe left? Super like!? There’s only one way to find out! Get your tickets here!

Improvised Date Night

What better way to get an early jump on Valentine’s Day than with an improvised comedy show telling quite perhaps the greatest love story ever told? And maybe that love story is YOUR love story. You’ll never know if you’re not there on Saturday, February 11 at Visitor’s Center, presented by St. Luke’s University Health Network. Get your tickets here!

Cracking Up in the Valley – Valentine’s Masquerade Night

Cracking Up in the Valley returns for a night of love and laughter. Featuring a fun game show for couples and a chance to win some fabulous prizes! You can expect a fun evening mixed in with some romance. Will we see you there on Tuesday, February 14 at the Visitor’s Center, presented by St. Luke’s University Health Network? Get your tickets here!

Sammie James and Friends

On Friday, February 17 at the Visitor’s Center, presented by St. Luke’s University Health Network, join Sammie James, a comedian, storyteller, writer, actor, and voice actor from New Jersey.  Sammie James is soon to be your favorite disabled, nerdy, butch trans woman in comedy. Get your tickets here!

Jumanji: A Burlesque Show

Jumanji is an immersive burlesque show for risk takers. Our menagerie is not for the faint of heart. Beware! Do not start the game unless you intend to finish on Saturday February 18. This is an 18+ show. Get your tickets here!


Join Isabel Hagen for this one-woman, one-viola comedy show on Friday, February 24 at the Visitor’s Center, presented by St. Luke’s University Health Network. Isabel made her debut performance on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” March 11, 2020, and was the last comic to perform before the quarantine. Her second appearance was October 26, 2022. Get your tickets here!


There’s a reason why a night at the movies is a classic date night staple. Why not keep the tradition going at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas this month? We’ve got a number of special screenings to choose from.

BTS: Yet To Come in Cinemas

Join RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook in this special cinematic cut, re-edited and remixed for the big screen. Catch this cinematic event on Wednesday, February 1, Friday, February 3, and Saturday, February 4. Get your tickets here! This film is in Korean and English with English subtitles.


“Piggy” is a part of our First Saturday Horror Series on Saturday, February 4. Who says you can’t be scared other than on Halloween? Get your tickets here! This film is in Spanish with English subtitles.

Dressed in Blue (Vestida de Azul) (40th Anniversary)

As part of our LGBTQ+ Film Series, on Wednesday, February 8, we will be screening Dressed in Blue (Vestida de Azul). This screening will feature a special performance by Elektra Fearce St. James before the film. Be sure to be there! Get your tickets here!

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (20th Anniversary)

This Galentine’s Day, celebrate the 20th Anniversary of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days! Celebrate this iconic romantic comedy with us on Monday, February 13. Get your tickets here!

Mo’ Better Blues

As part of our Black Film: Then And Now series, we will be showing Spike Lee’s “Mo’ Better Blues”. Join us on Thursday, February 16 for this classic drama from an iconic director. Get your tickets here!

Let There Be Drums!

This rock documentary features interviews with Ringo Starr from The Beatles, Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters, Stewart Copeland from The Police, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann from Grateful Dead, Chad Smith from Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more. Celebrate what would have been Taylor Hawkins’ 51st birthday with us on Friday, February 17. Get your tickets here!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Get ready to do the Time Wrap with us! Our monthly screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show will occur on Friday, February 24.
These screenings will feature a live performance from the Spaced Out Sensations shadowcast. Get your tickets here!

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

On Saturday, February 25, as part of our Saturday Night Anime Series, we will be screening Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Be sure to join us for this Hayao Miyazaki classic on the big screen! Get your tickets here!
This screening will be in Japanese with English subtitles.

In addition to our special screenings, we have our regular cinema showings. Since these change every week, be sure to keep yourself updated here.

Art Classes

Take the opportunity to learn a new skill with your bestie or significant other this month. We always have classes running; however, these classes will be best enjoyed with someone you know.

Parent + Toddler Handprint Trays

Parents, you and your toddler can create a keepsake piece on Tuesday, February 7. Pieces can be designed, carved, and decorated on the day of, and picked up at a later date as bisque-ware or taken to a glaze day offered by the instructor after the first firing. Sign up here!

SoulCollage© Card Making Studio

Join artist Erica Gramp for this one day workshop on Wednesday, February 8. SoulCollage® is an easy, fun, creative process for discovering the wisdom inside of you. It is a simple process that is full of surprise epiphanies! Sign up here!

If you can’t make the February 8 SoulCollage® workshop, check out the February 15 workshop. Find more information on the February 15 date here!

Yoga in the Gallery

Gain some serenity with instructor Susan Morelock, starting on Thursday, February 16. These classes follow a model of All-Levels Yoga Flow: each class will be based on a theme present in the artworks on view. Examples included harmony, empowerment, individuality, expression, and power. Sign up here!

Fusing – Sand Dollar Bowl

It may be hard to remember those warm days on the beach in the middle of winter, but you’ll be sure to channel in those feelings with our Fusing – Sand Dollar Bowl class! Starting on Monday, February 13, join artist Rebecca Shoemaker for this 4 week class. Sign up here!

Second Sunday Hot Glass Experience – Heart

Work one on one with a hot glass instructor to create your own piece of art from molten glass on Sunday, February 12, as part of our Second Sunday series. No experience necessary! Sign up here!

Date Night Experience: Matching Mugs

In need of some coffee/tea mugs? Skip the store and make your own! As part of our monthly Date Night Experience, on Friday, February 24, make your own! Sign up here!

As always, be sure to check out our event page to be updated on all of our classes geared to all ages!

Art Exhibition

Running from January 21 through March 19, be sure to visit our current art exhibition, We are Empowered: Women Veteran Art Exhibit & Ritual Storytelling. This exhibition showcases the work of several women veteran artists. In each piece, these women use their artwork as part of their ritual storytelling to talk about and process their experiences as women veterans. Find more information on this exhibition here!

We hope to see you and your loved ones at these events happening in February! Be sure to check out our website, as we are always adding more fun to our campus!