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January 24, 2014

Reminder: Chinese New Year Celebrations Begin This Saturday, January 25 With A Flower Market In Chinatown And Culture Day At Penn Museum

The Year of the Horse is almost here, Philadelphia, and celebrations of the Chinese New Year begin this weekend with two events to note. On Saturday, January 25, visit the marvelous Penn Museum for its annual Chinese New Year Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Now in its 33rd year, the family-friendly event is […]

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December 2, 2013

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For December 2013 Art Happenings In And Around The City

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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October 1, 2013

What’s Open And Closed On Independence Mall And Beyond During The Federal Government Shutdown

Today, a partial shutdown of the federal government means some Philadelphia attractions will be closed to the public for the time being. Fortunately, there is still plenty to see in Philadelphia, as many popular historic sites, museums and attractions remain open to visitors. Although the shutdown will have an effect on some attractions in the […]

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September 13, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For Major Art And Cultural Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia This Fall

Philadelphia’s visual art scene gets even more vibrant this fall, when big exhibits debut at major institutions throughout the city and beyond. Highlights of the fall exhibit lineup include Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis and Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ […]

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June 19, 2013

Roundup: Beat The Heat With Our Top Picks For Attractions In Philadelphia With Frosty Air Conditioning

Get ready, Philadelphia. The dog days of summer will soon be upon us. As temperatures begin to creep upwards (triple digits are most likely in our future), it’s time to start thinking about how to stay cool while still enjoying summer fun. To keep from overheating, check city attractions that boast refreshingly cold climate-controlled environs. […]

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June 3, 2013

P.M. @ Penn Museum Summer Nights Music Series Returns To University City On Wednesdays From 5 To 8 P.M., Beginning June 19

Spectacular live music, a relaxed outdoor locale and awe-inspiring artifacts make for a perfect way to pass Wednesday evenings when the P.M. @ Penn Museum summer nights music series returns to the Penn Museum on June 19. This annual series brings a wide range of musical talent to the museum’s Stoner Courtyard every Wednesday from […]

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April 26, 2013

Celebrate Mexican Culture All Week Long During Philadelphia Mexican Week, Sunday, April 28 To Sunday, May 5

Go beyond margaritas on Cinco de Mayo and celebrate the vibrant culture of Latino Philadelphia during Philadelphia Mexican Week, Sunday, April 28 to Sunday, May 5. All week long, a number of Philadelphia restaurants, museums and performing arts center are presenting Mexican music, film, dance and cuisine. Presented by the Mexican Consulate and the Mexican […]

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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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February 9, 2012

Tonight Picks: “Winter Escape” Menu At Positano Coast, Mega-Bad Movie Night At The Academy of Natural Sciences And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Our top picks for weeknight […]

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February 18, 2011

Update: The Penn Museum’s Secrets Of The Silk Road Exhibition Opens Today With a Full Complement of Chinese Artifacts And Mummies

There’s been some uncertainty in the status of The Penn Museum’s Secrets of the Silk Road exhibition, so we wanted to clarify what the deal is. From now to March 15, Secrets of the Silk Road will be presented with the original artifacts and mummies from China for a limited time only. From March 17-28, […]

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