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January 14, 2015

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weekend of giving back and educational events in the name of his mission. For those looking to volunteer, the annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service returns for its 20th year and is the largest MLK Day event in […]

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December 22, 2014

The African American Museum In Philadelphia Presents Its Annual Family-Friendly Kwanzaa Celebration This Weekend, December 27-28

The African American Museum In Philadelphia Presents Its Annual Family-Friendly Kwanzaa Celebration This Weekend, December 27-28

Bring the whole family out for a weekend celebration of African culture and heritage at the excellent The African American Museum in Philadelphia in Old City. Coinciding with the museum’s final Macy’s Family Fun Day event in 2014, the two-day Kwanzaa celebration includes a range of festivities. To begin, Mlanjeni Nduma and the Amazing Mr. […]

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December 11, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks Of Multicultural Holiday Celebrations And Events In And Around Philadelphia This Month

Roundup: Our Top Picks Of Multicultural Holiday Celebrations And Events In And Around Philadelphia This Month

If celebrating the Christmas holiday in the conventional American manner isn’t your cup of hot chocolate, Philadelphia has the answer in many, many multicultural holiday events at attractions all around town for all to enjoy. Whether observing Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or any number of other cultural traditions, there are ways to spend the remaining weeks in […]

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December 4, 2014

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Tree Lighting, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival And Beer Garden, RiverRink Winterfest, Holiday Craft Night At The African American Museum And More

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Tree Lighting, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival And Beer Garden, RiverRink Winterfest, Holiday Craft Night At The African American Museum And More

A photo posted by Albert Lee (@urphillypal) on Dec 12, 2013 at 8:46pm PST Tonight, head to East Passyunk Avenue for a tree lighting celebration complete with food and drinks from neighborhood restaurants, a visit from Santa and Christmas music, in addition to a holiday shopping event along the avenue. Holiday spirit runs on high […]

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October 6, 2014

Roundup: Major Museum Exhibitions On View And Opening This Fall In Philadelphia And Beyond — The Top Fall Museum Exhibits In Philly

ICA

With a blockbuster lineup of landmark exhibitions on view and coming soon to the Philadelphia region’s museums in fall 2014, art lovers have even more reasons to explore the museum-filled city. Whether it’s the photographic realism in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography, the offbeat stylings showcased in David Lynch: […]

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September 24, 2014

Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, This Saturday, September 27

College Fest

Heads up, college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this Saturday, September 27. Philadelphia will welcome back thousands of college students this fall, and to celebrate Campus Philly hosts a day of festivities, food and free […]

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September 23, 2014

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live Brings Free Admission To 16 Museums Throughout The Philadelphia Area, This Saturday, September 27

Penn Museum

This Saturday, September 27, 16 Philadelphia-area museums swing open their doors for free admission in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live. From Center City and Camden to Jenkintown and Bryn Athyn, a number of the area’s most popular museums celebrate the day with free admission to its galleries. Participating museums include the Penn Museum, […]

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September 10, 2014

Save The Date: Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, September 27

Save The Date: Campus Philly's CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, September 27

Calling all college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, on Saturday, September 27. Upon arrival, students are asked to check in at the Campus Philly booth to pick up wristbands that get you free museum entry […]

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August 8, 2014

The African American Museum Presents Beyond Sustenance, Which Explores African American Agriculture And Its Unexpected Roles In Life, Select Dates Through August 24

The African American Museum Presents Beyond Sustenance, Which Explores African American Agriculture And Its Unexpected Roles In Life, Select Dates Through August 24

The African American Museum in Philadelphia unveils a new series for the month of August, Beyond Sustenance, an interactive look at African American culinary traditions and how they relate to agriculture. Presented in part with the museum’s African American farming exhibitions, Distant Echoes: Black Farmers in America and Syd Carpenter: More Places of our Own, […]

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June 18, 2014

The African American Museum Celebrates Juneteenth With Lessons, Crafts And More Family-Friendly Programming, Saturday, June 21

The African American Museum Celebrates Juneteenth With Lessons, Crafts And More Family-Friendly Programming, Saturday, June 21

This weekend, The African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day slavery was abolished in the United States, with a variety of Juneteenth programming. On Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the museum teams up with Macy’s for the recurring Macy’s Family Day events, full days of special […]

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