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December 13, 2012

Count Down To The End Of The World With The Young Friends Of The Penn Museum At “Maya 2012: The Final Countdown,” December 21: DJ, Food, Drinks, Acrobatics And More

If the Mayans are right, it is all going to end on 12/21/12. And since there is little you can do about the end of the world — you’re no Will Smith, after all — why not go out in style (Maya style) at the Penn Museum? The Young Friends of the Penn Museum are […]

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August 13, 2012

The Penn Museum’s Pepper Mill Cafe Serving Food Inspired By Its Maya. 2012 Exhibition, On View Now Through January 13

In conjunction with its marquee Maya. 2012 exhibition, the Penn Museum invites guests to take a culinary journey into the ancient Mayan civilization. The museum’s Pepper Mill Café offers two or three select Maya. 2012-related food items Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday you can expect an expanded Maya. 2012 menu featuring […]

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June 11, 2012

“P.M. @ Penn Museum” Weekly Summer Night Concert Series Returns Wednesday, June 20

Starting Wednesday, June 20, the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in University City strikes up their third annual P.M. @ Penn Museum Summer Nights, a weekly outdoor concert series to last through the end of August. Featuring a mix of international music styles displaying sounds of Brazil’s popular bossa nova beats, funk fusion and […]

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May 4, 2012

Celebrate The Grand Opening Of Maya.2012: Lords Of Time At The Penn Museum May 4-6 With Archeology Lectures, Craft Workshops And More

The Penn Museum is going all-out for the opening of its newest exhibition: Maya.2012: Lords of Time. The ground-breaking exhibit offers an unprecedented look deep into Mayan culture, beginning with its complex calendar and featuring priceless artifacts, testimonials and more. In honor of Maya.2012, the museum is being taken over for the weekend by Maya-inspired […]

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May 1, 2012

Famous Maya Monument To Be Re-Imagined In Sand Outside 30th Street Station In Honor Of The Penn Museum’s Maya.2012 Exhibition

UPDATE: We just received word that the sculpture project has been halted. After the sand arrived, concerns developed because the sculpture was being created on a PennDOT bridge structure. In honor of the world premiere opening of MAYA 2012: Lords of Time, the Penn Museum, in partnership with the University City District, has invited California […]

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June 19, 2009

Painted Metaphors @ UPenn’s Museum of Archeology and Anthropology

Museum of Archeology and Anthropology Besides cheese steaks and Rocky, Philadelphia is known for its thriving historical sites and museums that shed light on American culture and politics. Although, why not avoid the tourists at Independence Hall this weekend and delve into a history that you haven’t had instant access to… the ancient Maya culture. […]

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