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November 26, 2013

Our Guide To The Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade Set For Thursday, November 28 With Balloons, Floats, Bands, Special Guests And More

Everyone loves a parade, and with the kickoff of the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the country, the holiday season swings into jubilant high gear. Celebrate the age-old event as it brings festive floats, giant balloons and local performers from local choirs, dance groups and marching bands beginning at 8:30 […]

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April 18, 2013

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts’ Annual Student Exhibition And Sale Returns For Its 112th Year, May 10-June 2

Looking for the next great American artist? Art aficionados in Philadelphia know that the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ (PAFA) annual display of the works of its students is worth seeking out. Both a school and museum of fine art, PAFA trains the next generation and exhibits local and national masters such as Charles […]

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November 20, 2012

Reminder: The 2012 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade Set For Thursday, November 22; Check Out A Photo Preview

The 93rd Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to kick off the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday, November 22. It’s going to be another can’t-miss visual spectacle bursting with festive floats, giant balloons, lively dancers, costumed characters, celebrities and marching bands. Check out our comprehensive guide to the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day […]

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November 8, 2012

The 2012 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade Set For Thursday, November 22 With Balloons, Floats, Bands, Special Guests And More

The 93rd Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade will undoubtedly be another epic visual spectacle as it returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Thanksgiving Day 2012, Thursday, November 22. Giant balloons, festive floats, lively dancers, costumed characters, celebrities and marching bands (18 of them!) will parade through the city as the streets are lined with […]

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October 1, 2012

Huzzah: The Barnes Foundation Receives Platinum LEED Certification, The First Major Art And Education Institution In The Country To Achieve This Status

This just in: The Barnes Foundation’s gorgeous new Benjamin Franklin Parkway location has received a Platinum level of environmental certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the very first major art and education institution in the country to do so. The building, in a special ceremony late last week, was certified as Platinum under […]

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July 9, 2012

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Introduces A New Pricing Structure, Including Two-Day Admission, Complimentary Shuttle Service Among Its Three Properties And Extended “Pay What You Wish” Evening Hours

Exciting news on the local art scene: the Philadelphia Museum of Art recently introduced new admission prices. General admission is now $20 and is offered as a two-day ticket, enabling visitors to return the next day of operation after purchase to take advantage of everything the museum has to offer. That means you don’t have […]

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May 31, 2012

Reminder: PECO Kicks Off Free First Sundays At The Barnes Foundation – From 1-6 P.M. – This Weekend, June 3

PECO is partnering with the Barnes on a program called “Free First Sundays at The Barnes,” and it kicks off this Sunday, June 3. Each first Sunday of the month, visitors will enjoy free admission, family entertainment and informative seminars from 1-6 p.m. Each month, PECO will introduce new themes and entertain new audiences at […]

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May 31, 2012

Reminder: Fairmount Restaurant Week Runs Through This Sunday, June 3

Dine on a dime through this Sunday, June 3 with Fairmount Restaurant Week With Art Philadelphia, a celebration of the historic opening of the Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Nearly 20 local restaurants in the Barnes’s surrounding neighborhood are offering special three-course menus for $35 or less. But you only have until this Sunday evening to partake. The event is sponsored by Fairmount CDC in partnership with our brand new With Art Philadelphia™ campaign. [Fairmount Restaurant Week]