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December 19, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Hosts All-Star Days With Special Demos, Hands-On Activities And More, December 27-30

ANSP

If you need some family-friendly fun to fill your days off between Christmas and New Year’s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has what you’re looking for: All-Star Days. From Saturday, December 27 through Tuesday, December 30, the Center City science museum will showcase its most popular family programs with special programs and […]

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December 19, 2014

Coming Attraction: Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art Opens At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art This Winter, January 10-April 5, 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s vast collections of fine works are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected impressive pieces of […]

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December 15, 2014

Now Open: An Original Edition Of The Bill Of Rights Debuts At The National Constitution Center Today, Bill Of Rights Day, With $5 Admission And Special Events

National Constitution Center

The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution grant the freedoms of speech, of the press, the right to peaceably assemble and many other empowering privileges enjoyed by Americans. Now, visitors to Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center will be able to not only learn about the founding documents, but also see the authentic document that […]

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December 12, 2014

Now Open: Multimedia Installation Allora & Calzadilla: Intervals Debuts At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art And The Fabric Workshop & Museum

PMA

With everything from huge fossilized dinosaur bones to engaging films to live musical performances, Philadelphia’s newest art exhibit is a feast for the senses. Allora & Calzadilla: Intervals opens today, Friday, December 12, at not one but two of the city’s museums: the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fabric Workshop and Museum. Through live […]

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December 11, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks Of Multicultural Holiday Celebrations And Events In And Around Philadelphia This Month

Roundup: Our Top Picks Of Multicultural Holiday Celebrations And Events In And Around Philadelphia This Month

If celebrating the Christmas holiday in the conventional American manner isn’t your cup of hot chocolate, Philadelphia has the answer in many, many multicultural holiday events at attractions all around town for all to enjoy. Whether observing Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or any number of other cultural traditions, there are ways to spend the remaining weeks in […]

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December 10, 2014

The Philadelphia Art Alliance Spotlights More Than 40 Artists In Its Shop On The Square Holiday Craft Sale This Weekend, December 12-14

Philadelphia Art Alliance

Housed in a gorgeous historic mansion just off of Rittenhouse Square, the Philadelphia Art Alliance is one of the oldest fine arts institutions in the city. These days, though, the galleries continually host boundary-pushing contemporary exhibitions, live music events and more. This weekend, the mansion opens its doors to holiday shoppers for its annual holiday […]

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December 5, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A Dance Party At The Barnes, A Nutcracker Soiree The PMA, Dom Streater At Knit Wit And More Tonight, Friday, December 5

RiverRink Winterfest

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. As the cold weather rolls in, the arts lovers roll out in droves to warm up with the creative spirit. Dancing queens and holiday dreams are the name of the game this December, as carolers, ballerinas, […]

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December 5, 2014

Score Fantastic And Affordable Holiday Gifts At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Annual Student Print Sale Tonight, December 5

Score Fantastic And Affordable Holiday Gifts At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Annual Student Print Sale Tonight, December 5

Looking for unique holiday gifts? Interesting in supporting emerging artists? Love a great deal? Make your way to the 21st Annual Student Print Sale at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts tonight, Friday, December 5. This popular tradition returns from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the sixth floor of PAFA’s Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building. […]

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December 3, 2014

Penn Museum Celebrates Peace Around The World At A Free, Family-Friendly Holiday Event This Saturday, December 6

Penn Museum Celebrates Peace Around The World At A Free, Family-Friendly Holiday Event This Saturday, December 6

From deep fried turkeys to ugly sweaters, this time of year is all about traditions. On Saturday, December 6, the Penn Museum brings back its yearly holiday custom: the 19th annual Peace Around the World Holiday Celebration. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests will get free entry to this amazing museum to learn about […]

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December 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For December 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For December 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

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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