Welcome to the Phillips’ Mill Community Association

Congratulations to the 2020 winners of the Phillips’ Mill Emerging Playwrights Competition:

Emerging Playwrights - Phillips Mill

Nick DeSimone, New York, N.Y. for Close Your Eyes
Adam Richter, West Reading, Pa. for Eye Contact
Jeff Stolzer, New York, N.Y. for The New Abnormal
J.B. Heaps, New York, N.Y. for Go Gently Into the Night
Far From Providence – Jim Moss, Branchburg, N.J. for Far from Providence
Kimberly Kalaja, New York, N.Y. for Acts Without Words

Upcoming Events

Collaborative Art with Kelly Sullivan
Sunday, January 24, 2021, 5 p.m.

Fine artist Kelly Sullivan believes that the experience of artmaking should be shared! She will discuss her large-scale Fingersmears projects, digital PaintTeam software as well as her very exciting plans to redevelop the Strand Theatre in Lambertville into an art space.

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The Phillips’ Mill Community Association is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the promotion of the arts and the preservation of the artistic and cultural heritage of the Bucks County area.

The Association is active in the following areas (click on the applicable icon for details):

Art Exhibition

art-cThe Phillips’ Mill juried art exhibition, long-recognized as the most prestigious art show in the Delaware Valley, holds its exhibit each year in the fall. First held in 1929, the show attracts the best work of hundreds of artists living within a 25-mile radius of the Mill. Over a thousand people visit the show each year. All art is for sale–oils, watercolors, mixed media, pastels, and drawings as well as sculpture. The Art Exhibition Committee invests a great deal of time and energy to ensure the continued success of this historic exhibition.

drama-cEach year, the Drama Committee invites the public to enjoy their wildly popular productions, which include original musical comedies and cabarets featuring the music of well known song-writers. Seating is cabaret style and guests are invited to bring their own snacks and libations. The shows are produced by the Drama Committee, a group of enthusiastic thespians, singers and dancers who are having as good a time as the audience.

photography-cEach spring, the enthusiastic members of the Photographic Exhibition Committee hold the annual Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition, fondly known as PMPE. It is the premier annual juried photography show in Bucks County, with many hundreds of visitors each year. PMPE is unusual because it has no annual theme, resulting in a wide variety of images, including digitally altered photographs. It receives both framed and digital submissions from artists across the country.

forum-cThe Forum is an annual event at the Mill at which topical issues are presented by experts for discussion and debate. Recent subjects have included the need to honor civil discourse, protecting local waterways, the impact of social media and the impact of emotions on physical health. The public is invited to participate in this always interesting event.

Children & Youth Activities
kids-cChildren’s theater occurred at the Mill for many years, years ago. Recently, some very talented Mill members have revived that tradition by staging productions of both well-known and original musicals. In addition, the Mill hosts a Youth Art Exhibition in January for high school students whose schools elect to the participate in the show.


The official registration and financial information of the Phillips’ Mill Community Association (PMCA) may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-­0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. The Internal Revenue Service has determined that the PMCA is an organization described in §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Therefore contributions to it are tax­ deductible to the extent permitted by law.