Uwishunu.com

Follow Us
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Subscribe to RSS
 

March 6, 2014

The Philadelphia History Museum Hosts A Discussion Of Local Growth In Conversations: Northern Liberties In Words & Film, Saturday, March 8

In conjunction with its Philadelphia Voices exhibit about hipster haven Northern Liberties, the Philadelphia History Museum presents a multimedia program on Saturday, March 8 at 2 p.m. During Conversations: Northern Liberties in Words and Film, the museum will host readings about the reinvented neighborhood by speakers including Northern Liberties Neighbors Association president Matt Ruben and [...]

Read more»
 

January 31, 2014

The Philadelphia History Museum Presents Northern Liberties: From World’s Workshop To Hipster Mecca And The People In Between, Opening On February 20

Opening on February 20, The Philadelphia History Museum celebrates the Northern Liberties neighborhood with a dedicated exhibition in its Community History Gallery. Northern Liberties: From World’s Workshop to Hipster Mecca and the People in Between, shows Northern Liberties’ transformation from an industrial neighborhood, to its deindustrialization and depopulation, to the modern day neighborhood we know [...]

Read more»
 

December 17, 2013

The Philadelphia History Museum Presents Its Annual Holiday Book Sale, This Saturday, December 21

Not quite done with the holiday shopping? This one’s for you. Wrap up shopping for the bookworms on your list at The Philadelphia History Museum’s holiday book sale on Saturday, December 21 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. In addition to taking in its collection of more than 100,000 historical objects, art, and artifacts, shoppers can [...]

Read more»
 

December 4, 2013

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia’s Official Christmas Tree Lighting In Love Park, Menorah Lighting In Rittenhouse, Holiday-Themed Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And More

The air in Philadelphia is full of holiday spirit, and it’s palpable from Northern Liberties to Center City and beyond. Philadelphia’s official Christmas tree in Love Park illuminates for the first time this holiday season tonight as Mayor Nutter, flips the switch to turn on the thousands of colorful LED lights. Tonight, crowds in Rittenhouse [...]

Read more»
 

June 10, 2013

Brush Off Your Best Headpiece For The Mad Hatter Garden Party At The Philadelphia History Museum At The Atwater Kent, Thursday, June 13

Update: Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed until Thursday, June 20. Don’t be late for this very important date! From 6 to 9 p.m. this Thursday, June 13, the Philadelphia History Museum at The Atwater Kent invites guests to don their most elaborate hats and Cheshire Cat-sized smiles for Cocktails in the [...]

Read more»
 

June 5, 2013

Philadelphia History Museum At The Atwater Kent Debuts Its New LGBT Exhibit, Private Lives in Public Spaces, Today, Wednesday, June 5

Make your way to the Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent starting Wednesday, June 5 to view the new exhibit Private Lives in Public Spaces: Bringing Philadelphia’s LGBT History Out in the Open. Occupying the museum’s Philadelphia Voices Community History Gallery, the exhibit tells the story of the LGBT experience in our city from [...]

Read more»
 

January 4, 2013

Philadelphia Snags A Glowing “36 Hours” Write-Up In This Sunday’s New York Times Travel Section

It was just last week that we posted our Year in Review video highlighting many of the awesome accolades Philadelphia received in 2012. And now, not even a week into 2013, there’s a new major story heaping on the praise for Philadelphia — in this weekend’s New York Times Travel Section, Philadelphia has scored a [...]

Read more»
 

October 15, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Get A Taste Of Prohibition At Bars, Restaurants And Museums Throughout Philadelphia

Prohibition, the alcohol-free period in American history between 1919 and 1933, made a huge cultural impact on our nation and continues to be an influential, intriguing slice of history today. From TV shows like HBO’s Atlantic City-set Boardwalk Empire to festive 1920s celebrations around the city, the Philadelphia region toasts to Prohibition all year long. [...]

Read more»
 

September 21, 2012

The Philadelphia History Museum Set To Unveil Its Eight Redesigned Galleries This Weekend, September 22-23, With Brand New Exhibitions, Interactive Digital Media And Free Admission

At long last, the Philadelphia History Museum’s massive three-year renovation project overhauling the 1826 historic building’s entire infrastructure is complete. This Saturday and Sunday, September 22-23, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. the public is invited to tour the eight redesigned galleries and four brand new exhibitions for free! The Philadelphia History Museum can now showcase its collection [...]

Read more»
 
 

of 101
94
#
Emily Cooper Moore, Executive Administrator At The Philadelphia History Museum
 

Today’s Philly 101 video features Emily Cooper Moore, Executive Administrator at the Philadelphia History Museum, located just around the corner from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, which has been an exciting gateway into Philadelphia History for nearly 70 years. See hundreds of priceless objects on display, include the wampum belt that the Lenni Lenape Indians gave to William Penn in 1682. Hear from history buff Emily and learn what she wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia that ties into our city’s history.

(more…)

Today’s Philly 101 video features Emily Cooper Moore, Executive Administrator at the Philadelphia History Museum, located just around the corner from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, which has been an exciting gateway into Philadelphia History for nearly 70 years. See hundreds of priceless objects on display, include the wampum belt that the Lenni Lenape [...]

Read more»