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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 Philadelphia Museum Of Art Hosts Local Performers For A Celebration Of Its Represent Exhibition, Tomorrow, January 28

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Hosts Local Performers For A Celebration Of Its Represent Exhibition, Tomorrow, January 28

As part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s weekly pay-what-you-wish Wednesday and in celebration of Represent: 200 Years of African American Art, the museum is hosting Lyrispect Presents: Represent Redux, a very special event this Wednesday, January 28. Pay whatever admission price you’d like to enter the museum, and, beginning at 6:30 p.m., listen to […]

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January 26, 2015

The Barnes Foundation Celebrates Its William Glackens Exhibition With A Vaudeville Young Professionals Party This Friday, January 30

The Barnes Foundation Celebrates Its William Glackens Exhibition With A Vaudeville Young Professionals Party This Friday, January 30

The Barnes Foundation will close out its William Glackens exhibition with a roaring party themed after vaudeville this Friday, January 30. From 7 to 10 p.m., the museum is hosting a special edition of its recurring young professional events complete with live jazz from Dandy Wellington and his band, tunes from DJ Adrian Hardy and […]

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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

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 14, 2015

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Martin Luther King With A Full Weekend Of Events, January 16-19

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Martin Luther King With A Full Weekend Of Events, January 16-19

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is honoring Martin Luther King Day with a variety of special programming all holiday weekend long — from Friday, January 16 through Monday, January 19. The festivities will kick off with Art After 5 on Friday, January 16 with a party inspired by the museum’s current exhibition, Represent: 200 Years […]

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January 12, 2015

Now Extended: The Barnes Foundation’s William Glackens Exhibition To Remain On View For An Additional Two Weeks, Through February 16

Barnes Foundation

Those who haven’t yet had a chance to see the latest special exhibition at The Barnes Foundation are in luck this winter. Due to public demand, William Glackens has been extended for an additional two weeks. Originally scheduled to close on Monday, February 2, The Barnes has extended its popular winter exhibition through Monday, February […]

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January 9, 2015

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art, Running January 10-April 5

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the vast collections of fine art housed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected […]

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