December 2017

Mexican hand crafted Huipils

A display of colorful huipils (pronounced wee-peel) for sale in the laundromat this December. A huipil is a traditional loose fitted tonic that originated in Mexico. Just like each region in Mexico has their own dialect and artistic flare, most huipils are designed with colorful flowers and ribbons to illustrate Mexico's rich culture. Huipils can be accompanied with a skirt for any occasion, and are famously worn by Frida Kahlo, the famous Mexican artist, which she considered it to be her signature outfit. Any of the huipils on display are for sale for $150, ask the attendants.


January 2016

Now Showing at the Laundromat

Artists Diana Balderson &
Katie Hosler

All pieces are available for sale, if you like something on the wall, ask the staff!


October - November 2015

Now Showing at the Laundromat

Artist Floyd Kelley, Jr.

floyd_kelley Floyd Kelley, Jr. is a native Philadelphia photographer driven by a passion for photography and finding overlooked perspectives in the everyday. Subjects vary from Philadelphia’s urban scenes and empty places, to the flowers, birds, and insects of nearby suburbs, as well interesting takes on family and friends. Along with traditionally portrayed images are images creatively transformed into a unique form of colors, tones, and feelings. All pieces are available for sale, if you like something on the wall, ask the staff!


Free Art Classes for Children

Every Wednesday from July 9th to July 30th 3pm-6pm

Bring your laundry & bring the kids, we will keep them occupied with art classes. Art Teacher Kori Moore will be leading art instruction on Wednesday afternoons from July 9th to July 30th. Bring your laundry and come create during washing & drying!!! All are Welcome. Click here to download the PDF flyer in English or in Spanish - Gratis Clases de Arte para Ninos.


Converging the Diverse Communities of Passyunk Square

Join us on Saturday, March 8th from 8-11pm, as we'll be having Wine, Beer, Food & Art at the 10th Street Laundromat! We have 5 artists hanging their varied work on our wall, Stacy Papa of Sugarplum Catering will be bringing some light goodies, and there will be plenty of neighbors to mull about art in this unconventional setting!

Francisco Garcia (from Puebla, Mexico) is a sculptor, and an interpretor of indigenous culture through drawings, wood carving, and stone sculptures. Francisco is a well know artist in the the Philadelphia region, he was the main residence at Flaiser Art Memorial during the "Day of the Dead" celebrations. He is a well-appreciated artist in the Mexican community. He is also an active member of the Aztec dance group Cenzontle Cuicalt. Link

Ilan Nahshon is an Israeli multi-media artist who has an international reputation. Since the 1980s, Nahshon’s art work has transcended boundaries with a mixture of styles. His imagery has emerged from the many years he spent living in Amsterdam, Tel Aviv, and Paris. Influenced by values often found in archaic art and scriptures, his art features photographs of obscure corners in big cities. Recurring themes include the distortion of interpretations, television and media. Gallery appearances include Paris, New York and Tel Aviv. Link

Adrian Aguirre is a professional painter and muralist who has focus on projecting the working immigrant construction worker. He has contributed to a number of murals and art projects throughout the Philadelphia area. Link

Carlos Pascual Sanchez a film maker and a Mexican culture fanatic. Carlos has one of the biggest collection of wrestlers masks. He has shown his collection at different venues where wrestlers fanatics, and Mexican culture fanatics have appreciated the rare opportunity to this collection. Link

Juan Silva is a Sculptor & Digital Artist born in Cali, Colombia. He brings his imagination and emotions to live with his amazing sculptures and digital paintings. These are a mixture between cartoony and surreal. Link

Saturday, March 8th from 8-11pm

In the News

One of our favorite newspapers in South Philly, the South Philly Review did a lovely little print/online story about 10th Street Laundromat and it's owner Lisa Budnick. You can read it online at the South Philly Review, or download the print PDF copy, or take a quick peek at page one and page two.

Not to be outdone, our other favorite south philly newspaper, the Passyunk Post just did a little article on 10th Street Laundromat as an unusual venue for local Art Shows. From the article: "'It gives people exposure to art while doing laundry and inspires them,' said owner Lisa Budnick." Read more >

Playful Pinup Shoot!

Ava Adames and her husband photographer Ish used the 10th Street Laundromat as a backdrop for a recent pinup shoot, and it turned out fantastic! Check one sample photo below, click here to see the whole set on their blog!

Art Shows and Music Events

We host special events at the Laundromat with free food and cocktails, and a live act or DJ, and feature an artists work on our walls. Below are some pictures from some of our past events.

Previous Shows


all small washers on Tue / Wed / Thu

(usually $2.50)