“It’s fun,” said 13-year-old Zack as he used the iPad app to move through the Barnes galleries and jump, via his custom avatar, into a virtual copy of Giorgio de Chirico’s The Arrival.
Cultural institutions along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway took a hit in the hundreds of thousands of dollars last weekend as the concert festival put a damper on attendance.
The Pennsylvania Ballet has cleaned house, firing several staffers earlier this week.
Visitors can look at the 6,500-year-old remains beginning Saturday at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Museum.
Drexel University released a new study that takes a look at some of the reasons arts and culture have been slow to revitalize Mantua and surrounding West Philadelphia neighborhoods.
The floating artwork-cum-living-and-performance-space, with aqua garden, is called “Wetland.”
A new self-guided tour celebrating food in various cultures is coming to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology from September through December.
Sixty students who play string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments spent two intense weeks studying with professional musicians from Camden’s “Symphony in C.”
Company founder and artistic director Kun-Yang Lin started the group in New York, but moved it to Philadelphia after falling in love with the city.
Keeper and Associate Curator of the Physical Anthropology section of the Penn Museum Janet Monge says they have always known he was here in the museum, just not his precise location.
The Franklin Institute’s adults-only monthly events combine scientific learning and happy hour this summer through 2015.
A Fishtown nonprofit that teaches girls confidence through musical self-expression held a concert this week. The “Girls Rock Philly” participants performed on instruments they made from scratch during a two-day workshop.
“These are some of the biggest works we’ve ever brought to Philadelphia,” says Nick Stuccio, producing director of the 2014 lineup.
Animal advocates are getting creative, taking to the stage as they spread the message to adopt rather than shop for a family pet.
“I think it would be sad, because we came here specifically for running up the stairs, because of the ‘Rocky’ scene,” said one tourist from Texas.