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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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August 12, 2013

Continental Old City Presents Art On The Menu, A New Art Exhibit Served With Food And Drink Pairings This Thursday, August 15

Three forms of art come together on Thursday, August 15 at Continental in Old City — fine art, culinary art and cocktail art. Sounds pretty appealing, right? The good people from Indy Hall Arts and Second Saturday Synesthesia present a brand new event: Art on the Menu, an art, drink and food-fueled evening. The event […]

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August 5, 2013

The Adventure Aquarium Presents Shark Week: Live! A Hands-On Shark Event Full Of Shark-Centric Programming, Through August 11

Shark Week is on. Yesterday marked the beginning of the epic summer television event, Shark Week, presented annually by The Discovery Channel. In celebration of the shark-filled week, Adventure Aquarium presents guests with lots of hands-on shark fun at its Shark Week: Live! event. Running through Sunday, August 11, Adventure Aquarium, which boasts the largest […]

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July 11, 2013

Metropolitan Gallery 250 Shows The Work Of Emerging Artists Working In Philadelphia’s Culinary Industry In The Sidework Series, On View July 15-August 26

You know that waiter serving you a glass of wine? He or she might actually be an artist — funding the creation of artwork by slinging food and drink. At Metropolitan Gallery 250, Wendy Born, who owns Metropolitan Bakery, along with baker James Barrett showcases work from artists who work in Philadelphia restaurants in the […]

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