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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 6

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

08/06/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 5

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

08/05/2014

("The Thinker" sits in front of the main entrance to the Rodin Museum, near 22nd and the Parkway.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Rodin Museum Offers Monthly Sketching Class

The Rodin Museum at 21st and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is considered a jewel of Philadelphia.

07/26/2014

(The Philadelphia Museum of Art, top, and the Fairmount Water Works, in 2009 file photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Planning Massive Renovation

Since the Philadelphia Museum of Art opened to the public in 1928, no one has ever undertaken a comprehensive renovation.

06/16/2014

Building plaques for the SS United States, designed by Cox & Gibbs. (Credit: Tom Rickert)

SS United States At The Seaport Museum

One of the largest ships making her home on the Delaware River may just have the most stories to tell as well.

05/10/2014

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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

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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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