New York artist Roxy Paine and his crew installed a 34-foot high, 3.5 tons of stainless steel sculpture called “Symbiosis”
Mayor Michael Nutter called Dr. Maya Angelou “America’s poet — a woman whose light will be missed.”
On this day, technician Karl Solmssen was cleaning Einar Jonsson’s statue of Viking explorer Thorfinn Karlsefni, along Boathouse Row.
Mothers in Charge held its annual conference earlier this week. One of the exhibits included portraits of innocent children killed by violence.
Visual artist Katharina Grosse and her team used her signature spray-paint technique to spread intense color at 7 sites she calls ‘psychylustro.’
Several museums in Philadelphia will offer free admission to the public this Sunday as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) Art Museum Day, which coincides with International Museum Day.
Mayor Nutter announced that he has chosen Helen Haynes, director of cultural affairs at Montgomery County Community College, to be the city’s new “chief cultural officer.”
Even though Monday is the last day to donate to the Gosnell movie campaign, the filmmakers behind the project say they still need the public’s support.
The Delaware River waterfront is gearing up for summer with a lineup of free festivals, multicultural events, and concerts.
The Clay Studio celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend with some creative programming.
It’s called “Outbeat: America’s First Queer Jazz Festival,” and it will comprise events at various venues from September 18th through 21st.
National Tourism week runs through May 11th. To kick off the occasion, hundreds of Philadelphia hospitality works gathered on Broad Street on Tuesday.
An art exhibit in the atrium of the Kimmel Center combines sculpture, music and… recycling.
The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the Philadelphia Water Department announced the winner of the city’s first “Medallion and Manhole Cover Competition” on Friday afternoon. The winning design will be used on new manholes placed all across the city, and to help identify green infrastructure tools.
This ship has a lot of stories to tell. Her name is the SS United States, and she spent the better part of two decades as America’s Flagship, breaking speed records across the Atlantic Ocean, and serving as the luxurious temporary home to many famous travelers.