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December 19, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Hosts All-Star Days With Special Demos, Hands-On Activities And More, December 27-30

ANSP

If you need some family-friendly fun to fill your days off between Christmas and New Year’s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has what you’re looking for: All-Star Days. From Saturday, December 27 through Tuesday, December 30, the Center City science museum will showcase its most popular family programs with special programs and […]

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December 19, 2014

Coming Attraction: Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art Opens At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art This Winter, January 10-April 5, 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s vast collections of fine works 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 impressive pieces of […]

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December 16, 2014

Valley Forge Park Celebrates The Anniversary Of The Continental March In With Candlelight Tours, Music And More, Friday, December 19

Valley Forge

Visit the rolling hills of Valley Forge National Historic Park this Friday as the site celebrates the 237th anniversary of the march in of General George Washington’s Continental Army to Valley Forge with a free tour of the very grounds that the army marched and lived on. For six months, the Continental Army called Valley […]

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December 15, 2014

Now Open: An Original Edition Of The Bill Of Rights Debuts At The National Constitution Center Today, Bill Of Rights Day, With $5 Admission And Special Events

National Constitution Center

The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution grant the freedoms of speech, of the press, the right to peaceably assemble and many other empowering privileges enjoyed by Americans. Now, visitors to Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center will be able to not only learn about the founding documents, but also see the authentic document that […]

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December 12, 2014

Now Open: Multimedia Installation Allora & Calzadilla: Intervals Debuts At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art And The Fabric Workshop & Museum

PMA

With everything from huge fossilized dinosaur bones to engaging films to live musical performances, Philadelphia’s newest art exhibit is a feast for the senses. Allora & Calzadilla: Intervals opens today, Friday, December 12, at not one but two of the city’s museums: the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fabric Workshop and Museum. Through live […]

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December 10, 2014

The Philadelphia Art Alliance Spotlights More Than 40 Artists In Its Shop On The Square Holiday Craft Sale This Weekend, December 12-14

Philadelphia Art Alliance

Housed in a gorgeous historic mansion just off of Rittenhouse Square, the Philadelphia Art Alliance is one of the oldest fine arts institutions in the city. These days, though, the galleries continually host boundary-pushing contemporary exhibitions, live music events and more. This weekend, the mansion opens its doors to holiday shoppers for its annual holiday […]

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December 3, 2014

Penn Museum Celebrates Peace Around The World At A Free, Family-Friendly Holiday Event This Saturday, December 6

Penn Museum Celebrates Peace Around The World At A Free, Family-Friendly Holiday Event This Saturday, December 6

From deep fried turkeys to ugly sweaters, this time of year is all about traditions. On Saturday, December 6, the Penn Museum brings back its yearly holiday custom: the 19th annual Peace Around the World Holiday Celebration. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests will get free entry to this amazing museum to learn about […]

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December 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For December 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For December 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

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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December 2, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Programming, Live Music, Holiday Films, Gallery Tours And More

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Programming, Live Music, Holiday Films, Gallery Tours And More

The majestic Philadelphia Museum of Art draws visitors throughout the year with its incredible collections of fine works of art. Around the holidays, though, the museum decks its halls with festive decorations and hosts jolly programs, making its galleries an enchanting place to bring family and friends throughout the season. From make-and-take crafts to insightful […]

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November 25, 2014

Now Open: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication, On View Through Spring 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Furniture — you sit on it, you sleep on it, you eat over it and the rest of the time, you take it for granted. Some furnishings, though, deserve far more attention paid to the form that goes with their function, and now the Philadelphia Museum of Art spotlights one of the greatest makers of […]

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