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January 28, 2015

The Rosenbach Museum And Library Presents Everything Is Going On Brilliantly: Oscar Wilde And Philadelphia, Open Through April 26

Rosenbach Museum and Library

The Rosenbach Museum and Library is celebrating the work of Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde and his Philadelphia connections with a special exhibition — Everything is Going on Brilliantly: Oscar Wilde and Philadelphia. Throughout the exhibition, guests will find unpublished materials that are on view for the first time ever and items from private […]

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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 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 6, 2015

Coming Attraction: Adventure Aquarium Opens Dinosaurs Of The Deep, An Exhibition About Prehistoric Marine Animals, On Friday, January 16

Adventure Aquarium

While animals like the tyrannosaurus rex and the stegosaurus were roaming the earth, powerful marine animals were ruling water sources across the globe. In the temporary exhibition, Dinosaurs of the Deep at the Adventure Aquarium, learn about the prehistoric marine animals through replicas, fossils, hands-on exhibitions and more. The exhibition opens next Friday, January 16, […]

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October 17, 2014

Historic Bristol Day Returns Under A Delaware River Theme With Exhibits, Tours, A Regatta, Music And More, Saturday, October 18

Bristol

Celebrate Bristol at its annual Historic Bristol Day, which hits the Bucks County town this Saturday, October 18. This year, the Delaware River takes the spotlight as the festival centers around the river’s impact on Bristol and the Delaware River’s important role in history. Bristol’s waterfront location made it an important transportation hub and a […]

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October 9, 2014

Chocolate: The Exhibition, A Look At The Evolution Of Chocolate Throughout History, Opens At The Academy Of Natural Sciences On Saturday, October 11

Chocolate: The Exhibition

Chocolate fans, rejoice! The sweet treat takes the spotlight at The Academy of Natural Sciences for its new exhibition, Chocolate: The Exhibition. Opening this Saturday, October 11, the exhibition brings guests on a journey through the evolution of chocolate, from something found on a rainforest tree to a commodified piece of candy. Throughout the exhibition, […]

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September 12, 2014

Full Circle: Works on Paper by Richard Pousette-Dart, A Survey Of The Work Of The Abstract Expressionist Artist, Opens Tomorrow, September 13 At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Full Circle: Works on Paper by Richard Pousette-Dart, A Survey Of The Work Of The Abstract Expressionist Artist, Opens Tomorrow, September 13 At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Opening tomorrow, September 13, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Full Circle: Works on Paper by Richard Pousette-Dart brings the oft-overlooked work of the abstract artist Richard Pousette-Dart to the spotlight in an in-depth survey of his works on paper — watercolors, drawings, paintings and more. Guests will find 65 of his paper works throughout […]

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April 11, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary Debuts Its Annual Pop-Up Museum, A Limited-Time-Only Look At Historic Prison Artifacts, April 12-22

Eastern State Penitentiary Debuts Its Annual Pop-Up Museum, A Limited-Time-Only Look At Historic Prison Artifacts, April 12-22

A rarely seen glimpse of the past makes a fleeting appearance at Eastern State Penitentiary this month, as the historic prison’s Pop-Up Museum returns for its second year. Opening this Saturday, April 12 and running just until April 22, the Pop-Up Museum at Eastern State spotlights nearly 100 artifacts from the site’s well-preserved, but rarely […]

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November 4, 2013

Citywide Philadelphia Brings Collaborative Exhibitions And Discussions To More Than 25 Artist-Run Entities All Over The City, Through December 6

Citywide Philadelphia Brings Collaborative Exhibitions And Discussions To More Than 25 Artist-Run Entities All Over The City, Through December 6

All month long, more than 25 artist-run entities team up to celebrate Philadelphia’s ever-growing contemporary art scene with a slew of collaborative exhibitions and programming under the banner of Citywide Philadelphia. Check out performances, panel discussions, exhibition openings, receptions and more, as the month-long project encompasses both knowledge-sharing and art-sharing events. Throughout the month, art […]

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November 1, 2013

The Surrealists: Works from the Collection Opens At The Perelman Building At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Opens, This Sunday, November 3 With A Special Day Of Pay-What-You-Wish Admission

The Surrealists: Works from the Collection Opens At The Perelman Building At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Opens, This Sunday, November 3 With A Special Day Of Pay-What-You-Wish Admission

The Perelman Building at the Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts a collection of more than 100 works from more than 50 artists for The Surrealists: Works from the Collection, an exhibition set to open on Sunday, November 3 and keep its doors open through March 2, 2014. The exhibition captures the Surrealist movement, a movement […]

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