Angel Ayala has never been a big fan of museums. Blind since birth, the high school student says the exhibits are so sight-dependent that he can’t enjoy them. But he’s making an exception for the Penn Museum, an archaeology and anthropology center that offers touch tours for the blind and visually impaired.
The man who led the move of the Barnes Foundation from Merion to Museum Row in Philadelphia is stepping down to become a visiting professor at Drexel University.
The University of Pennsylvania Museum is — for the first time — donating receipts from a day’s admissions to a specific charity.
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts presents “Beyond the Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts,” featuring the work from 30 years of community based art making in the city.
Last year, Ellis Island was swamped and shuttered by Sandy, but after a year of reconstruction, it’s once again open for visitors.
The Philadelphia History Museum at 15th South 7th Streets tells the story of the city.
The Philadelphia museum, which is officially called the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was ranked the second best science museum in the country by Mensa.
‘Play Without Boundaries’ is a program for children with special needs playing out at museums across the country, including Philadelphia’s Please Touch Museum.
After a major renovation, the Rodin Museum on the Ben Franklin Parkway reopened last summer.
Kelly is an abstract artist who came to see the installation of his wall sculptures, which are on exhibit at the Barnes Foundation this summer.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents “Great and Mighty Things”: Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection.
A visit to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum can be a convenient trip. Be there in two hours and absorb the fascinating hands-on history of America’s infatuation with sea and space.
On Tuesday, the NCC’s officials announced that a new exhibit, titled “1968,” will be featured this June through September, and it will focus on a turbulent year in American history.
This March, celebrate Women’s History Month with events and activities honoring local women of the past, present and future.
In Philadelphia, a city full of museums, every day could easily be Museum Day. But there’s one thing you won’t be able to get at the city’s museums any other day of the year: free admission.