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“Rocky” Statue

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Rocky Statue Gets a Floral Wreath For Parkinson Awareness

The red tulip is the international symbol for Parkinson’s, so the Rocky statue in front of the art museum was adorned in the flowers.

04/02/2014

(The "Calamari Sisters" pose with a passing tourist at the Rocky statue outside the art museum.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

On Columbus Day Holiday, Philly’s ‘Calamari Sisters’ Let It All Hang Out

The two stars of the gender-bending local comedy play, “Cooking with the Calamari Sisters,” spent their Columbus Day holiday exploring their Italian roots, Philly style!

10/08/2012

A scene from "Rocky" featuring Sylvester Stallone running up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Free ‘Rocky’ Screening Tonight on Art Museum Steps

The famous Rocky movie, which has been the inspiration for spontaneous bouts of running up the Art Museum steps, is being screened Wednesday night at 9 p.m. for free.

06/27/2012

(Photos by Steve Tawa)

Bernard Hopkins Celebrates in Philadelphia As 46-Year-Old Boxing Champ

Philadelphia boxer Bernard Hopkins drew a crowd today on a stage alongside the “Rocky” statue, near the steps of the art museum, as he celebrated his historic light-heavyweight championship.

06/01/2011

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