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Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents ‘Treasures From Korea’

Get a first-hand look at more than 500 years of artistic achievements from Korea when The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents “Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392 to 1910.”

03/15/2014

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In Honor Of March’s Charter Day, Many Pa. Museums And Historic Sites Offering Free Admission

Charter Day, or March 9th, is held annually to celebrate the founding of Pennsylvania.

02/19/2014

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Black History Month Events Guide

Here’s where to take part in the celebration of African American history, culture and heritage in the Philadelphia area.

01/29/2014

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Philadelphia’s Best Of 2013

As 2014 draws closer, it’s time to look back on 2013′s high points in Philadelphia. Join us in celebrating 2013′s successes by checking out our top five posts in Philadelphia below.

12/16/2013

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Philadelphia Museum Offering Snow Day Special Admission

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.

12/10/2013

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The Penn Museum Tells Blind Visitors: Please Touch!

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.

12/04/2013

The Barnes Foundation hosted Contemporaries Friday, May 10, 2013 in Philadelphia. (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Barnes Foundation Director Leaves For Drexel University

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.

12/03/2013

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Penn Museum To Donate Saturday’s Admissions To Typhoon Relief

The University of Pennsylvania Museum is — for the first time — donating receipts from a day’s admissions to a specific charity.

11/29/2013

The Peace Wall (Courtesy of City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program / Photo by Jack Ramsdale)

‘Beyond The Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts’

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.

11/16/2013

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Getaway Guide: Ellis Island

Last year, Ellis Island was swamped and shuttered by Sandy, but after a year of reconstruction, it’s once again open for visitors.

11/08/2013

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Philadelphia History Museum

The Philadelphia History Museum at 15th South 7th Streets tells the story of the city.

08/24/2013

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (Credit: Will Klein)

Academy Of Natural Sciences Ranked Second Best Science Museum In U.S.

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.

07/02/2013

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Play Without Boundaries At Please Touch Museum

‘Play Without Boundaries’ is a program for children with special needs playing out at museums across the country, including Philadelphia’s Please Touch Museum.

06/25/2013

Versions of two of Rodin's most famous sculptures, "The Kiss" (background left) and "The Thinker" (facing away from camera at center) share a gallery in the newly renovated museum.  Credit: John McDevitt.

The Rodin Museum: ‘A Jewel Box’

After a major renovation, the Rodin Museum on the Ben Franklin Parkway reopened last summer.

06/22/2013

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Eye On The Arts: Ellsworth Kelly Exhibit

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.

05/02/2013

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