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July 16, 2014

The National Museum Of American Jewish History Hosts Classics And Crackerjacks: Summer Cinema Series, Wednesdays Through July 30

While summertime baseball plays on, the National Museum of American Jewish History celebrates America’s favorite pastime with both a special exhibition and a classic-film series. Now open, Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American offers the first large-scale look at the role baseball has played in the lives and cultures of many American minority groups. With […]

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July 10, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum of Art Hosts A Night Of Art On Friday, July 11, And Free Admission On Saturday, July 12

This weekend, head to the Brandywine River Museum of Art for two special events that celebrate the art and culture of the Brandywine Valley. On Friday, July 11, the organization will host a Brandywine Arts Evening from 6 to 9 p.m. In keeping with the conservancy’s commitment to nature, all of the night’s entertainment will […]

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July 7, 2014

The Franklin Institute Invites Grown-Ups To Explore Science After Hours With Neuro-Night At The Museum: Grey Matter, Tomorrow, July 8

An awesome destination for brainy exhibitions and diversions, The Franklin Institute is as clever as its namesake. In case you haven’t heard, the longstanding educational destination has expanded its good times to host events made exclusively for adults in the monthly series Science After Hours. The adults-only evening events tap the deep resources of the […]

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July 3, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For July 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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July 2, 2014

Now On View: Frank Gehry’s Master Plan For The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Renovation And Expansion Unveiled In Making A Classic Modern, On View Through September 1

This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art pulls back the curtain on its grand plans for the future of one of our city’s cultural treasures. Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art […]

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July 1, 2014

On View Now: The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration Of African American Works On Paper

For more than 200 years, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has trained the next generation of artists and showcased the best of American art. In this tradition, this summer the renowned museum presents Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration of African American Works on Paper. Two distinct exhibits comprise this very special presentation. The Kelley […]

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June 27, 2014

The Athenaeum Of Philadelphia Celebrates Its 200th Anniversary With A Free Special Exhibition Opening Sunday, June 29

Since 1814, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia has been dedicated to preserving America’s rich cultural heritage of architecture, literature and decorative arts. Offering scholars and the general public an opportunity to be a part of the city’s historical, cultural, educational and intellectual scenes, this institution houses a wide-ranging collection of books, manuscripts, drawings, photos and historic […]

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June 24, 2014

Woodmere Art Museum Showcases The Talent Of 50 Local Artists In The Woodmere Annual: 73rd Juried Exhibition, Through September 1

In Philly, we’re big fans of local food and beer — why not extend this close-to-home philosophy to local art? This summer, the Woodmere Art Museum’s latest exhibition celebrates the artistic talent hard at work right here in Philadelphia. On display now through September 1, The Woodmere Annual: 73rd Juried Exhibition showcases the work of […]

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June 20, 2014

Opening Alert: The Barnes Foundation Premieres The Special Exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne With A Preview Party, Saturday, June 21 And Public Opening, Sunday, June 22

The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway houses an awe-inspiring collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This summer, though, visitors to the Barnes can experience a curated view of the works of post-impressionist Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) at […]

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June 16, 2014

Now Open: The Franklin Institute Debuts Two Temporary Blockbuster Summer Exhibitions, Plus A New Permanent Exhibit, Your Brain

Since 1824, The Franklin Institute has honored inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin with remarkable exhibitions, programs and events made to live up to the Founding Father’s image. On Saturday, June 14, The Franklin Institute opened the doors to its brand-new 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, the largest expansion ever in its more than 150-year […]

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