Hours & Directions
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Gallery Hours: Tuesday– Friday, 12 PM – 6 PM; Saturday 12-4 PM
*Our gallery and building is currently closed to the public in accordance with the City's guidelines. We will keep you updated on the latest news on reopening.
Parking: Nearby public parking lots are located along Vine Street as well as on Callowhill between 12th and 13th Streets. Street parking is available throughout the neighborhood.
Public Transportation: Asian Arts Initiative is accessible via the Broad Street and Market-Frankford lines of SEPTA Jefferson Station (trolley, subway and Regional Rail) as well as the 22 and 45 SEPTA bus lines. For more information, visit septa.org.
From I-95 North: Take I-95 North to Exit 22 (Central Philadelphia/I-676). Follow signs for I-676 West, and take the first exit (Broad Street). Follow signs for 611/Broad Street; turn left onto Vine Street. Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center. Turn left on N. Broad Street, right on Wood Street, right on N. 12th Street and right on Vine Street.
From I-95 South: Take I-95 South to Exit 22 (Central Philadelphia/I-676 toward Independence Hall/Callowhill Street). Turn right on Callowhill Street, left on N. 9th Street, left on Vine Street.
From I-76: Take I-76 to Exit 344/I-676 East. Exit at 611/Broad Street. Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center. Turn left on N. Broad Street, right on Wood Street, right on N. 12th Street and right on Vine Street.
From the New Jersey Turnpike: Take NJ Turnpike to Exit 4 (Philadelphia/Camden). Take Route 73 N to Route 38 W to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway; follow signs for I-676 W. Turn right on N. 7th Street, left on Callowhill Street, left on N. 9th Street and left on Vine Street.
Asian Arts Initiative is designed as a mobility accessible facility, with access to all public floors and spaces, and seating accommodations for programmed events. Both non-gendered and individually isolating restrooms are available on each floor, all equipped with changing stations. If contacted in advance, we will make every attempt to fulfill requests for reasonable accommodations such as vision/hearing auxiliary aids and cognitive disability guides. Please note: Due to most events being attended by the general public, we cannot guarantee accommodations for those with fragrance sensitivities.