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February 13, 2014

Photo Of The Day: One More Philadelphia Snow Day!

Truly, Philadelphia is a beautiful city. But blanket it with a layer of freshly fallen snow — like the coating Winter Storm Pax gave us overnight — and it’s picture perfect. Whether the site is Rittenhouse Square, Independence Mall or the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, watching our city become a winter wonderland is a sight to […]

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August 21, 2013

Sofitel Philadelphia Debuts Freshly Renovated Rodin Museum-Inspired Guest Rooms And An Art-Filled Overnight Package

Calling all Francophiles and art lovers. The Sofitel Philadelphia, the French-born luxury hotel, recently renovated all of its guest rooms, and drew on Philadelphia’s Rodin Museum for interior-design inspiration. Rooms, suites and hallways now evoke Beaux-Arts grandeur with custom touches, sophisticated furnishings and Rodin-inspired artwork. To complement the art-influenced design, the Sofitel is currently offering up an overnight package worth checking out. Book a stay for two and receive two un-timed, VIP tickets to The Barnes Foundation, plus evening cocktails, breakfast for two, parking and a coffee table book for $295 (and up) per night. Did someone say “staycation?” [Sofitel Philadelphia]

March 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Affordable Attractions In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a great place to be on a budget. Many of our museums, theaters and historical landmarks often offer discounted tickets and cheap events on certain days. Plus, many of our great attractions are just inexpensive — or free! — to begin with. No matter what your budget is, this list encompasses plenty of […]

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January 11, 2013

Introducing The New With Art Philadelphia™ Hotel Package Offering VIP Access To The Barnes, PMA, Rodin, PAFA And Penn Museum

If you sleep, eat and breathe art, get ready to experience our brand new With Art Philadelphia™ Hotel Package that allows you to do all that and more. The package is available for one and two-night stays through March 31, and includes a With Art Philadelphia™ Pass, which guarantees one-time admission to six of the […]

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November 12, 2012

Photo Of The Day: Happy 172nd Birthday To Auguste Rodin!

Happy Birthday to one of our favorite French sculptors! Auguste Rodin, revolutionary artist behind iconic creations The Thinker, The Gates of Hell, The Burghers of Calais and Three Shades — all on display at the newly renovated Rodin Museum on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway — would be 172 years old today if he were still […]

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September 14, 2012

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Where To Watch Open Air, The Giant 3-D Light Installation Coming To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway September 20-October 14

It’s not every day Philadelphians get to experience an outdoor interactive light show manipulated by voice recordings of their fellow city-dwellers. But that’s exactly what the deal is with Open Air, created by renowned new media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and presented by the Association for Public Art. In just six days, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway […]

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August 7, 2012

Philadelphia Museum Of Art’s Young Friends To Host A Gatsby-Themed Garden Party At The Rodin Museum, Friday, September 28

The Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art are toasting to the grand reopening of the Rodin Museum with their 21st Annual Rodin Garden Party on Friday, September 28, 6:30-9 p.m. The chic shindig will be a flapper era bash inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic novel, The Great Gatsby, with all the 1920s […]

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July 17, 2012

Reminder: The Rodin Museum To Host The First Of Two Outdoor Summer Evening Concerts This Sunday, July 22

Just last week, the Rodin Museum celebrated its glorious reopening on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway after three years of extensive restoration. The festivities continue with two outdoor summer night concerts, starting this Sunday, July 22 with “Spectral Impressions: Music of computer music pioneer Tristan Murail,” from 5:30-8 p.m. Tickets are $25; call (215) 235-7469. You […]

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July 13, 2012

Photo Of The Day: The World-Renowned Rodin Museum Re-Opens Today After A Three-Year Restoration

Today is a momentous day for the Philadelphia art scene: it’s the grand re-opening of the Rodin Museum, one of the most distinctive cultural gems along the richly outfitted Benjamin Franklin Parkway and home to the largest public collection of works outside of Paris by the 19th century French sculptor Auguste Rodin. For the last […]

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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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