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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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December 2, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Programming, Live Music, Holiday Films, Gallery Tours And More

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Programming, Live Music, Holiday Films, Gallery Tours And More

The majestic Philadelphia Museum of Art draws visitors throughout the year with its incredible collections of fine works of art. Around the holidays, though, the museum decks its halls with festive decorations and hosts jolly programs, making its galleries an enchanting place to bring family and friends throughout the season. From make-and-take crafts to insightful […]

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November 25, 2014

Now Open: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication, On View Through Spring 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Furniture — you sit on it, you sleep on it, you eat over it and the rest of the time, you take it for granted. Some furnishings, though, deserve far more attention paid to the form that goes with their function, and now the Philadelphia Museum of Art spotlights one of the greatest makers of […]

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November 17, 2014

The Penn Museum Continues Its P.M. @ Penn Museum After-Hours Series With Drinks With The Sphinx, This Wednesday, November 19

The Penn Museum Continues Its P.M. @ Penn Museum After-Hours Series With Drinks With The Sphinx, This Wednesday, November 19

Spend a night with a 15-ton Egyptian sphinx, drink in hand, this Wednesday, November 19 at the Penn Museum, the University of Pennsylvania’s amazing trove of archaeological and anthropological art and artifacts. The latest installment of the museum’s regularly scheduled P.M. @ Penn Museum after-hours events, Drinks with the Sphinx runs this Wednesday evening from […]

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November 12, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Opens Its New Exhibit, Peter Blume: Nature And Metamorphosis This Friday, November 14

PAFA

For the first time since 1976, the art world will look back at avant-garde artist Peter Blume, a key figure in the development of modernism in America, when the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) opens a sweeping retrospective exhibition of the artist’s work this Friday, November 14. After immigrating to the United States […]

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November 11, 2014

The Penn Museum Launches The Three-Concert Series Music for the Mystery of Silents With Relâche, Sunday, November 16

The Penn Museum Launches The Three-Concert Series Music for the Mystery of Silents With Relâche, Sunday, November 16

The Penn Museum is known for its world-class selection of ancient artifacts, but in its new series, the renowned museum examines a piece of history much closer to our time. Music for the Mystery of Silents, a three-concert music series, celebrates the silent film genre with musicians-in-residence Relâche performing live accompaniment to soundless cinema in […]

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November 4, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Contemporary Craft Show Celebrates Its 38th Annual Show At The Pennsylvania Convention Center, November 6-9

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

This weekend, some of the finest craft artists from across the country will bring their wares to Philadelphia. Far from a run-of-the-mill arts-and-crafts show, more than 195 vendors from across the country bring handmade items to Philadelphia for the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show, an annual event that raises money for education programs, […]

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