Museums

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

Cezanne sketches on display at the Barnes Foundation. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

‘Cézanne Uncovered’ Opens At The Barnes On Friday

For art lovers, Friday is a big day at the Barnes Foundation.

04/09/2015

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Five Must-See Museums In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a veritable treasure trove of museums, with a seemingly endless supply of galleries, special exhibits, historic buildings and conservatories to explore.

03/28/2015

(CN Tower, in Toronto, provides fine dining combined with breathtaking views.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: An Inexpensive Run To Toronto

What’s there in winter, you ask? Lots to do and see!

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(Exhibit curator Avis Berman, in orange blouse, describes some of the works in the current Glackens show at the Barnes.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

‘Vintage Vaudeville’ At The Barnes

The Barnes Foundation is staging a party for the young professionals of Philadelphia on Friday, January 30th. It’s mixing a unique exhibit with the jazz music of vaudeville.

01/22/2015

(The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Quick Trip Back 100 Years

The preservation of a major American institution in a Berks County town celebrated a half-century last week.

01/22/2015

(credit: Isa Betancourt/ANSP)

Rare Half-male, Half-female Butterfly Hatches At Academy Of Natural Sciences

According to the Academy, the Lexias pardalis butterfly has a condition called “bilateral gynandromorphy,” and it’s most commonly noticed in birds and insects because males and females often have different color patterns.

01/08/2015

(credit: CBS3)

Paul Strand At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

The Paul Strand exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is running now through January 4th.

12/06/2014

Mussels

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 12

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

11/12/2014

(Holly Ricciardi, owner of Magpie.  Photo provided)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 7

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

11/07/2014

(John Wible, brewer, 2nd Story Brewing Co.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 21

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/21/2014

File Photo (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Soldiers National Museum In Gettysburg To Close

A Gettysburg museum featuring a model Confederate encampment and many Civil War artifacts is closing after more than half a century.

10/20/2014

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 17

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/17/2014

Inside The Franklin Institute. (Credit: The Franklin Institute)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 14

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/14/2014

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