Gotta Have Arts

Maria Oakey Dewing (1845-1927), A Bed of Poppies, 1909, Oil on canvas, 25 1/8 x 30 1/8 in. Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, Gift of anonymous donor, 1931.2 (credit: PAFA)

PAFA: ‘Artist’s Garden’

Anna Marley, Curator of Historical American Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, explained what visitors can expect to see at the Artist’s Garden, going on now through May 24th.

05/09/2015

The Philadelphia Museum of Art held a special ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday night to unveil a new exhibit. (credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

‘Ink And Gold’ Exhibition Winding Down At The PMA

The Kano school of painting dominated Japanese art for nearly four centuries, but few Americans are familiar with the works produced for Shogun castles and temples through the late 1800s.

05/02/2015

(credit: The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia)

Chamber Orchestra Celebrates 50 Years With Special Concert

Janelle McCoy, the executive director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, shared some information on what to expect at the 50th Anniversary Concert on May 10th at Verizon Hall.

04/25/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Orchestra)

Beethoven’s First Symphony At Verizon Hall

Jeremy Rothman, the vice president of artistic planning for the Philadelphia Orchestra, shared an overview of Beethoven’s First, performed on May 8th and 9th at Verizon Hall.

04/18/2015

(credit: Opera Philadelphia)

Opera Philadelphia Presents ‘Don Carlo’

Dimitri Pittas, who plays Don Carlo, shared more information on the production.

04/11/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Chamber Music Society)

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society’s Roschmann & Uchida Recital

Miles Cohen, the artistic director of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, shared some background on the recital with Dorothea Roschmann and Mitsuko Uchida on April 15th at the Perelman Theater.

04/04/2015

(credit: Lois Greenfield)

‘Having Our Say’ From Philadanco At The Kimmel Center

Joan Myers Brown, the executive artistic director of Philadanco, spoke about the program, “Having Our Say,” at the Perelman Theater from April 17th – 19th.

03/28/2015

(credit: Philly Pops)

‘Epic Hollywood Soundtracks’ At Verizon Hall

Michael Krajewski, the music director and conductor of the Philly Pops, shared a brief preview of “Epic Hollywood Soundtracks.”

03/21/2015

(credit: Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Orchestra Offers Its First-ever Tuba Concerto

Carol Jantsch, the principal tuba of The Philadelphia Orchestra, will be playing a concerto on March 26th, 27th and 28th at Verizon Hall.

03/14/2015

(credit: Joan Marcus)

‘Annie’ At The Academy Of Music

Frances Egler, the director of Broadway Philadelphia and programming and co-presentations at the Kimmel Center, shared a preview of the iconic Broadway smash hit, “Annie.”

03/07/2015

(credit: Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia)

The ‘Masters Of All Time’ Concert

Jenelle McCoy, the executive director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, described the “Masters of All Time” concert on March 22nd and 23rd at the Perelman Theater.

02/28/2015

(credit: Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet. Photo: Alexander Iziliaev)

‘Swan Lake’ At The Academy Of Music

Angel Corella, the artistic director of Pennsylvania Ballet, gives an overview of “Swan Lake,” performed March 5th through the 15th at the Academy of Music.

02/21/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art)

‘Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art’

John Vick, Project Assistant Curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Organizing Curator of “Represent, 200 Years of African American Art”, currently on display, gives a brief preview.

02/14/2015

(credit: Kimmel Center)

Fat Tuesday Celebration With The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Frances Egler, the director of Broadway programming and co-presentations at the Kimmel Center of the Performing Arts, previews the Fat Tuesday celebration.

02/07/2015

(credit: The Philadelphia Orchestra)

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Valentine’s Day Concert

Jeremy Rothman, the vice president of artistic planning for the Philadelphia Orchestra, shared an overview of the Valentine’s Day concert on Saturday, Feb. 14th.

01/31/2015

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