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January 20, 2015

Deal Feed: Enjoy Free Admission To The Franklin Institute On The Third Wednesday Night Of The Month, Including This Wednesday, January 21

Franklin Institute

Leave your wallet at home this Wednesday night as The Franklin Institute invites guests in for free admission for its monthly Target Community Night. On the third Wednesday of every month (unless otherwise noted), explore the museum for no cost at all. The evening of free admission runs from 5 to 8 p.m. and includes […]

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January 20, 2015

See Award-Winning Photos Of Objects Magnified Up To 1500 Times At The Wistar Institute, Now Through March 6

Wistar Institute

Bacon and chocolate. Beer and ping pong. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Sometimes two opposites come together to create something amazing. In this vein, the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition unites art and science, resulting in breathtaking images of everyday objects magnified at up to 1500x. Talk about an extreme close-up! Now through March 6, […]

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January 20, 2015

Coming Attraction: Learn About The Largest Snake To Ever Roam The Earth At Titanoboa: Monster Snake At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, February 14-April 19

Coming Attraction: Learn About The Largest Snake To Ever Roam The Earth At Titanoboa: Monster Snake At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, February 14-April 19

Skeptics of the creepy crawly, be warned: The Academy of Natural Sciences is opening Titanoboa: Monster Snake, an exhibition about the largest snake to ever live, on Saturday, February 14. The massive snake not only measured 48 feet, but it also weighed 2,500 pounds — big enough to kill and eat a crocodile. Remains of […]

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January 20, 2015

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute To Open The Art Of The Brick, The World’s Largest Display Of LEGO Art, On February 7

The Franklin Institute

LEGO fans, listen up. On Saturday, February 7, The Franklin Institute will unveil the world’s largest display of LEGO art for The Art of The Brick, a never-before-seen exhibition made exclusively for the Franklin Institute exhibition. The exhibition will be made up of more than 100 works created entirely from LEGOs by contemporary artist, Nathan […]

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January 19, 2015

Last Chance: Chocolate: The Exhibition Closes At The Academy Of Natural Sciences On Saturday, January 24

Last Chance: Chocolate: The Exhibition Closes At The Academy Of Natural Sciences On Saturday, January 24

This week, The Academy of Natural Sciences gives its visitors one last chance to learn just how sweet science can be. The Academy’s special exhibition on wonderful world of chocolate,

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January 19, 2015

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today, Monday, January 19, With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today, Monday, January 19, With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

“I have a dream…” Those words were immortalized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he pronounced them on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. Today, Monday, January 19, America celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King on his birthday, honoring the man who spurred so much change in the world of […]

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January 16, 2015

Development Alert: LOVE Park To Be Redesigned; Participate In The Process At A Public Meeting At The Free Library, Tuesday, January 20

Love Park

A key destination for tourists and locals alike, John F. Kennedy Plaza gets its famed nickname LOVE Park due to its famous sculpture and serves as a gateway to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Center City. Originally constructed in 1965, the central plaza is due for some love, care and 21st-century upgrades. City planners agree, […]

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January 16, 2015

Now Open: Adventure Aquarium Debuts Dinosaurs Of The Deep, An Exhibition About Prehistoric Marine Animals, January 16-July 4

Now Open: Adventure Aquarium Debuts Dinosaurs Of The Deep, An Exhibition About Prehistoric Marine Animals, January 16-July 4

Today, January 16, Adventure Aquarium debuts its latest exhibition, Dinosaurs Of The Deep, a look at the prehistoric marine animals that ruled the seas when dinosaurs ruled the earth. The exhibit will showcase five-thousand square feet of fossils, large-scale skeletons, a coral reef with animal replications and more than 20 life-size replicas. Learn about ancient […]

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January 16, 2015

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Unveils The First Major Retrospective Of Jamie Wyeth’s Work, Opening This Saturday, January 17

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Unveils The First Major Retrospective Of Jamie Wyeth's Work, Opening This Saturday, January 17

When your father is Andrew Wyeth and your grandfather is N.C. Wyeth, it might be hard to forge your own artistic path. But, as the newest exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum of Art demonstrates, third-generation artist Jamie Wyeth not only embraced, but strengthened, his family’s legacy. Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, […]

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January 15, 2015

Find Your Way Through Thousands Of Unsold Christmas Trees At The Ultimate Recycled Maze At Linvilla Orchards, Open Through March 1

Find Your Way Through Thousands Of Unsold Christmas Trees At The Ultimate Recycled Maze At Linvilla Orchards, Open Through March 1

Have a good sense of direction? Prove it. Thousands of unsold Christmas trees fill Linvilla Orchards for the ultimate recycled maze, a challenging path that will bring guests on a winding journey through the Media attraction. Linvilla Orchards is reusing the trees it didn’t sell — in addition to Christmas trees from other sellers — […]

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