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.
One of the most beloved musicals of all time, “West Side Story,” comes to life at the Mann Center on July 30th.
A Montgomery County writer’s exploration of his family history echoes that of many Philadelphians only a generation or two removed from the “old country.”
The estate of Richard Mellon Scaife is giving the Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art, in Chadds Ford, $15 million, plus about half his art collection and a 900-acre estate in western Pennsylvania.
In his will, Richard Mellon Scaife left his own extensive art collection to two museums in Pennsylvania — the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art outside Philadelphia and the Westmoreland Museum of American Art near Pittsburgh.
UArts faculty member Josh Lawrence is among the performers at the eighth annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival, coming up Saturday, July 19th, 2014.
The 22nd annual Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival is underway.