Charter Day, or March 9th, is held annually to celebrate the founding of Pennsylvania.
Here’s where to take part in the celebration of African American history, culture and heritage in the Philadelphia area.
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While the snow is keeping many people at home and many businesses closed, one Philadelphia museum is offering visitors a deal to brave the weather.
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.