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April 17, 2014

Renowned Jazz Musician Ken Vandermark Performs A Specially Commissioned Work For Audiences At The Barnes Foundation, April 21

Ken Vandermark, a renowned Chicago-based jazz musician, is slated to treat Philadelphia audiences to a one-of-a-kind concert at The Barnes Foundation on Monday, April 21 at 7 p.m. Inspired by the magnificent collection of art housed by The Barnes, Vandermark unveils a unique piece of music performed by his latest group, Made to Break. Also [...]

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March 6, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flower Show Fun, MakeFest At The Asian Arts Initiative, An Ice Cream Auction And More On Friday, March 7

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. This month, the promise of spring — and the ongoing 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show — inspires many an event and art space to break out fresh-feeling exhibitions [...]

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March 4, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For March 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at [...]

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February 27, 2014

Enjoy Complimentary Admission To The Barnes Foundation This Sunday, March 2 As Part Of Free First Sundays, Courtesy of PECO

Whether you’re an avid museum-goer or a cultural novice, there’s no better time to visit one of Philly’s top arts attractions than this Sunday, March 2. From 10 a.m.-6 p.m., the Barnes Foundation welcomes visitors with complimentary access to its galleries during Free First Sundays, thanks to generous support from PECO. Throughout the day, the [...]

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January 24, 2014

The Fabric Workshop And Museum Displays Yinka Shonibare MBE’s Space Walk In Public View At The New Temporary Contemporary Through Spring

World-renowned contemporary visual artist Yinka Shonibare is no stranger to Philadelphia. The famed British artist of Nigerian descent opens a stunning exhibition and debuts new work at The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with the opening of Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders today, Friday, January 24. But he’s been here before, as an [...]

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January 23, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Opens Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders, A Stunning Exhibition Of Sculpture, Paintings And A Commission, This Friday, January 24

The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway houses an incredible collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This month, the remarkable permanent collection is complemented by a stunning temporary exhibition of contemporary sculpture and paintings that would certainly [...]

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December 26, 2013

Tonight Picks: Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show At Franklin Square, Extended Hours At The Barnes Foundation And Franklin Institute And More

Christmas may officially be over, but the holiday cheer is still palpable all across the city. For some final holiday fun, visit Franklin Square for its Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show, a new addition to Philadelphia’s holiday lights scene. In addition to festive tunes and sparkling lights, the holiday light show welcomes rotating food [...]

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December 23, 2013

The Barnes Foundation Presents A Full Week Of Extended Hours In Celebration Of The Holidays, Through January 1, 2014

Good news, city dwellers, The Barnes Foundation invites the masses in for more hours than ever during the holiday week as it presents numerous days of extended hours through New Year’s Day. Spend your time off from work taking in renowned art after-hours or during special openings. On Christmas Eve, December 24, The Barnes Foundation [...]

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October 10, 2013

Roundup: Where To Extend The Outdoor Dining Season In Philadelphia At Restaurants With Heat Lamps Or Fire Pits

Here at Uwishunu, we really love outdoor dining. From sidewalk seating and open air courtyards to rooftop bars and beer gardens, we just really, really like to dine and hang out outdoors whenever the opportunity presents itself. So spring, summer and fall are three seasons that are near and dear to our hearts. And while, [...]

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October 10, 2013

Brunch, Bubbles And Barnes, A New Event Presented By The Four Seasons And Barnes Foundation Brings Brunch And Art Together, Every Sunday

Ready for a decadent Sunday? The Four Seasons Hotel and the Barnes Foundation are teaming up to present Sunday Brunch, Bubbles and Barnes, a new weekly series of food and art. Beginning at 10 a.m. every Sunday morning, head to the Lounge at the Four Seasons for a tasty Sunday brunch complete with a glass [...]

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