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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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May 14, 2014

The African American Museum Hosts Macy’s Family Fun Day Complete With Music, Crafts, Tours And More, This Saturday, May 17

The African American Museum Hosts Macy's Family Fun Day Complete With Music, Crafts, Tours And More, This Saturday, May 17

Youngsters (and their parents) are invited to the African American Museum in Philadelphia this Saturday, May 17 for Macy’s Family Fun Day. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., families can visit the museum for a twofer music-filled party in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month (April) and Black Music Month (June). Through crafts, music, dance and […]

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August 21, 2013

Tonight Picks: Cheers To Alfresco Dining, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At Two Museums, Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square And More

Tonight Picks: Cheers To Alfresco Dining, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At Two Museums, Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square And More

Tonight’s weather just begs folks to get outside and enjoy it. Looking to have a relaxing evening? Spend tonight dining outdoors at more than 50 restaurants all over the city. Plus, this evening Rittenhouse Square ushers in its second free concert of the summer featuring a soulful performance, and it’s also the second to last […]

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June 10, 2013

Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection At The African American Museum in Philadelphia Now Extended Through August 18

Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection At The African American Museum in Philadelphia Now Extended Through August 18

Good news for fans of Motown music, show stopping fashion, African-American history and American pop culture: Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection has been extended at the African American Museum in Philadelphia through Sunday, August 18. Originally slated to close on June 30, the popular exhibit will now be open for seven […]

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January 25, 2013

Now Open: Come See About Me, An Exhibit Celebrating The Supremes At The African American Museum In Philadelphia

Now Open: Come See About Me, An Exhibit Celebrating The Supremes At The African American Museum In Philadelphia

Reminder: Today marks the opening day of the Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. The exhibit explores The Supremes’ impact on music, women’s empowerment, African American history, American pop culture and fashion. The exhibit includes more than 30 gowns worn by the ladies of The […]

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January 15, 2013

A Roundup Of Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia On Monday, January 21, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City’s Top Museums

A Roundup Of Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia On Monday, January 21, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City's Top Museums

Philadelphia is celebrating Martin Luther King Day with an array of events. Some of the city’s most popular museums are open for free or for a discounted rate, and many are pairing up with the Martin Luther King Day of Service and hosting events to improve the lives of those in need in the Greater […]

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December 31, 2012

Looking Ahead: 13 Reasons You’ll Want To Be In Philadelphia In 2013

Looking Ahead: 13 Reasons You'll Want To Be In Philadelphia In 2013

What a year it’s been for Philadelphia. 2012 saw Anthony Bourdain film his first-ever TV episode here, the Penn Museum turn 125, the Academy of Natural Sciences turn 200, a snazzy new hotel open on Independence Mall, one of the world’s most renowned art collections open its doors right on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and […]

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December 12, 2012

Tonight Picks: Holiday Lights, Craft Can Christmas Tree Lighting At Percy Street Barbecue, Stag & Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, Quizzo At The Penn Museum And More

Tonight Picks: Holiday Lights, Craft Can Christmas Tree Lighting At Percy Street Barbecue, Stag & Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, Quizzo At The Penn Museum And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] It’s 12/12/12, the last triple-repetitive date […]

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December 12, 2012

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: Our Guide To A Full Week Of New Year’s Events In Philadelphia, December 24-January 1

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia: Our Guide To A Full Week Of New Year's Events In Philadelphia, December 24-January 1

From Christmas until New Year’s Day, school vacation and a typically slow work week give you the perfect inspiration to get out in Philadelphia for an action-packed week of holiday events. One of the most anticipated happenings of New Year’s Week, the conclusion of a jam-packed holiday season, is the annual and iconic Mummers Parade, […]

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December 12, 2012

Coming Attraction: The African American Museum Presents Come See About Me, An Exhibition Celebrating The Supremes, Opening January 25

Coming Attraction: The African American Museum Presents Come See About Me, An Exhibition Celebrating The Supremes, Opening January 25

From January 25 through June 30, the African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates the glory and talent of one of Motown’s most pioneering and influential musical acts with the Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection exhibition. Featuring more than 30 gowns worn by the iconic musical trio — maintained in a personal […]

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