Penn Museum has a new exhibit opening next week, which explores the world of the Mayan culture from ancient times through today.
Earth Day is just a couple weeks away, but a local organization is sponsoring a three-day seminar on sustainable building at the Penn Museum’s Rainey Auditorium.
The remains of five Irish immigrants unearthed a decade ago near Paoli, Pa. were today transported to a cemetery for burial this coming Friday.
Since 1976, the United States has set aside February as Black History Month. Here’s where to take part in the celebration of African American history, culture and heritage in the Philadelphia area.
A new exhibit at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology shows ordinary objects from the site of the former World Trade Center in a moving display about September 11th.
To get ready for an 11-day, NBA-sponsored trip to China, two of the Philadelphia 76ers Dancers are learning how to sign autographs in Chinese and perform a traditional Chinese dance.
A social impact company that uses ancient Greek plays to spark discussions on war will give a free performance this afternoon at
1:30 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology.
The Penn Museum will reopen its “Silk Road” exhibit next Friday, complete with all of the artifacts and mummies from China.
The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation put together their top 11 new, novel and noteworthy attractions to visit in Philadelphia in 2011 – Melony Roy. History In A New Light 1) A larger-than-life Benjamin Franklin […]
The University of Pennsylvania is in a tug-of-war with a group of native Alaskans over some tribal artifacts. A village clan wants them back, and final possession of the objects could be decided in court.
A new exhibit at the Penn Museum highlights the very start of the museum with its first archeological dig in what is now modern day Iraq.
The public is invited to a special ceremony on Saturday that will renew the friendship between a local native American nation and the people of Pennsylvania.