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Museums

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

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

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

(Credit: Molly Daly)

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

(The rotunda of the Please Touch Museum, at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park.   File photo provided)

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

(credit: CBS3)

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

(The Philadelphia Museum of Art.  File photo)

Outsider Art At The PMA

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents “Great and Mighty Things”: Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection.

04/20/2013

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: NYC’s Intrepid Sea, Air And Space Museum

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.

04/18/2013

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National Constitution Center Announces ‘Summer Of Love’

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.

03/19/2013

(Credit: Betsy Ross House)

Top Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2013 In Philadelphia

This March, celebrate Women’s History Month with events and activities honoring local women of the past, present and future.

03/04/2013

National Museum Of American Jewish History

20 Philadelphia Area Museums Offering Free Admission September 29

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.

09/25/2012

(The Philadelphia Museum of Art.  File photo)

Top Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In Philadelphia

Think you’ve seen it all? Think again! This fall, Philly’s museums are doing it up right with options everyone will love.

09/17/2012

(Credit: Brian Dwyer)

Nation’s First Pizza Museum To Open In Philadelphia

The nation’s first museum dedicated to the delicious foodstuff is set to open on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown next month.

08/07/2012

(Credit: www.pfs.org)

Guide To Philadelphia’s August Events

Summer is half over, but there are still tons of exciting events coming up in Philadelphia this August. Take your pick from the list and enjoy!

08/01/2012

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