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October 28, 2014

The Penn Museum Showcases Global Designs During Its Treasures Jewelry Sale And Show, October 31-November 2

Attention jewelry lovers: report to the Penn Museum this weekend to discover a trove of sparkly finds at the biennial Treasures Sale and Show, October 31-November 2. An event organized by the Women’s Committee of the Penn Museum, the jewelry show and sale has evolved from the accessories and furnishings market of years past into […]

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October 24, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Barnes Foundation Presents William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

Any day of the year, a visit to The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway involves an awe-inspiring permanent collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This fall and winter, in addition to the remarkable collection, visitors to […]

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October 21, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts The Sweeping Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography, On View Now Through January 4, 2015

Nowadays, everyone is a photographer. Smartphone cameras and Instagram have enabled the general public to take on the photographic medium like never before, giving rise to a widespread contemporary appreciation for the craft. This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives photography fans the chance to cull tips from one of the greatest masters of […]

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October 17, 2014

Reminder: DesignPhiladelphia Wraps Its 10th Anniversary Festival Today With A Closing Celebration At Crane Arts And More, Friday, October 17

Few events celebrate this city’s creative culture like the annual DesignPhiladelphia festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary year this month. Today, Friday, October 17, marks the final day of the events, but it’s not too late to get in on the celebration of our city’s creative culture. There are still more than 20 exhibitions and […]

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October 15, 2014

PHeaSt Unites Philly’s Best Chefs and Growers for an Evening of Farm-Fresh Food, Friday, October 17

If you’re a fine food aficionado in Philadelphia, here’s an event you can’t miss. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) brings back its popular culinary event, PHeaSt for the third year. From 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, October 17, the PHS warehouse at the Navy Yard will be transformed into a culinary fan’s dream. This […]

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October 8, 2014

Our Guide To The 15th Anniversary Year Of Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) With Free Tours Of 300+ Philadelphia Art Studios, Special Events And More, October 11-12 And October 25-26

Curious about the creative process? Find inspiring visual arts right in your neighborhood during Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), the largest tour program of artist studios and creative work spaces in the region, now celebrating its 15th anniversary year. Over two weekends this month — October 11-12 and October 25-26 — engage with working artists […]

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October 7, 2014

The DesignPhiladelphia Festival Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With More Than 100 Events At Dozens Of Venues Throughout The City Showcasing Hundreds Of Artists And Designers, October 9-17

Few events celebrate this city’s creative culture like the annual DesignPhiladelphia, returning for its 10th anniversary year this week, October 9-17, to celebrate the historic role of design in the Philadelphia region while showcasing up-and-coming creatives and innovation. Now one of the largest design festivals in the entire country, the festival serves as the signature […]

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October 2, 2014

Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Opens The Two-Part Exhibit Eiko: A Body in Places Friday, October 3 With A Free Performance Inside 30th Street Station

This month, the hustle of commuters at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station should pause in favor of the arts. Last spring, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts installed pop artist KAWS’ massive sculpture PASSING THROUGH at Amtrak’s 30th Street Station. Now, PAFA follows up its successful installation with four different dates of live performance art […]

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October 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For October 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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September 30, 2014

October Is Mural Arts Month: Our Top Picks Of Events Celebrating The City Of Philadelphia’s Incredible Collection Of Murals All Month Long

In Philadelphia, buildings, rooftops, bridges and even parking garages serve as canvases for the more than 3,000 murals produced by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, one of the largest public art programs in the country. Each October, celebrations of this wealth of public art fill the city for Mural Arts Month and art […]

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