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January 27, 2015

Major Coming Attraction: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art To Be The Only U.S. Stop For A Tremendous International Exhibition Of Monet, Renoir, Degas And More This Summer

Major Coming Attraction: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art To Be The Only U.S. Stop For A Tremendous International Exhibition Of Monet, Renoir, Degas And More This Summer

Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley, Degas and Manet are among the most celebrated names in fine art today, but these Impressionists might not have known success without the support of one ambitious Parisian art dealer: Paul Durand-Ruel. Lovers of these and other great Impressionist artists largely have Durand-Ruel to thank for recognizing the beauty of the […]

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January 27, 2015

The Academy of Natural Sciences’ Mega-Bad Movie Night Goes On The Road To Bryn Mawr With Free Beer And Popcorn, Thursday, January 29

Bryn Mawr Film Institue

Atomic radiation! Mysterious deaths! Giant ants! This week, the

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January 27, 2015

After The Snow: Update On What’s Open In Philadelphia Today

After The Snow: Update On What's Open In Philadelphia Today

A photo posted by Uwishunu Philly (@uwishunu) on Jan 27, 2015 at 7:11am PST Whether the site is Rittenhouse Square, Independence Mall or the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, watching our city become a frozen wonderland is quite a sight. As of this morning at 7 a.m., the snow emergency has been lifted throughout Philadelphia, but all […]

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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

Longwood Gardens In Kennett Square Presents Its Annual Orchid Extravaganza Exhibition, On Display January 24-March 29

Longwood Gardens In Kennett Square Presents Its Annual Orchid Extravaganza Exhibition, On Display January 24-March 29

Each winter, Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square has a beautiful cure for the cold-weather blues. Tucked inside Longwood’s four-acre conservatory, a host of beautiful blooms transports visitors to balmy climates during Orchid Extravaganza. Opening Saturday, January 24, the annual orchid display features nearly 5,000 delicate blossoms hanging from baskets, in colorful arrangements and covering unexpected […]

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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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