Glen Foerd on the Delaware

Lewis Colburn, The Only Extant Copy, 2016, Talia Greene, Tarnished and Threadbare: Tales from a Gilded Age, 2017, Vessna Scheff
Glen Foerd on the Delaware
5001 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114
Delaware River estate & park with artists in residence works on display

Mansion Installations open 10:00 -3:00 pm

Exterior Installations: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

*From 3:00 pm- 6:00 pm guests are welcome to join artists at the estate's carriage house (accessible through the entrance located at 5001 Grant Avenue, Phila, Pa 19114).  Guests can talk with artists Karina Puente and Vessna Scheff and explore the work of Philadelphia Waterborne.  Free boating on the Poquessing Creek will be available. 

*Due to a private wedding event on-site we kindly ask that guests not go to the mansion after 3:00 PM.  The carriage house, which is accessible through the gates located at 5001 Grant Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa 19114, is a large brick building with garage style doors and a horse head sculpture on the facade. 


(215) 632-5330
Torresdale Stop on SEPTA Regional Rail's Trenton Line.
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We are a public park with 18-acres to explore! Artists, whose work is inspired by nature, architecture, history and folk art are on display.
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From 10:00 AM through 3:00 PM guests are welcome in the estate's Historic Mansion to view Artists work.  From 3:00 PM through 6:00 PM guests can join our staff and artists at the estate's carriage house, to explore art work, speak with artists, and explore Philadelphia Waterborne's Boat Building program which combines science, math, and art to engage school students. Guests will be able to spend time out on the Poquessing Creek boating- be prepared for a muddy creek bank, but a fun time out on the water!