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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

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 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

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

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

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 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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September 17, 2013

The Philadelphia Art Alliance Presents The Way of Chopsticks, An Exhibition That Explores Chinese And American Family Life

The Way of Chopsticks, the Philadelphia Art Alliance’s marquee exhibition through December 29, brings husband and wife team, Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen, to the Rittenhouse Square museum for a thought-provoking exhibition exploring the evolution of Chinese family life and the similarities and differences between American and Chinese family life. Through sculptures created from chopsticks […]

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August 27, 2013

A Guide To Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia: Special Events, Exhibitions, Festivals, Fireworks, Barbecues, Beer Gardens And More

Get ready to retire your white pants and dresses for the season, folks. Labor Day weekend is upon us. The holiday gives thanks to those who work hard all year, so it’s an opportunity to take full advantage of an extra day off. Between the Made in America festival (presented by the one-and-only Jay Z), […]

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August 26, 2013

Coming Attraction: Capture the Moment, The Pulitzer Prize Photographs At The National Constitution Center, October 11-December 31

This fall, feast your eyes on some of the most influential photographs in history at Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs at the National Constitution Center. The traveling exhibition is made up of more than 150 photographs that hold spots in textbooks, museums and on the covers of magazines. The National Constitution Center invites […]

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August 13, 2013

The Center For Emerging Visual Artists Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary With A Carefully Curated Exhibition On Display Through September 20

Say “Happy Birthday” to the Center for Emerging Visual Artists as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. The artist haven, which aids emerging artists at various steps throughout their careers and aims to spark art interest in the general public, is presenting a month-long exhibit to applaud its 30 years of hard work. The exhibition, Celebrating […]

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