University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
“We have one-of-a-kind jewelry from designers around the country,” says Dru Ellen Kolker, co-chair of the upcoming Treasures Show and Sale at the Penn Museum.
“Children sometimes recall facts, sometimes not; but they will always recall an experience,” noted Philadelphia schools superintendent Williams Hite.
While everyone knows that Philadelphia is steeped in history, it’s also been at the forefront of culture, arts and science. Here are five summer exhibits worth visiting.
The remains of five Irish immigrants unearthed a decade ago near Paoli, Pa. were today transported to a cemetery for burial this coming Friday.
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.
Talks with China continue and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is hoping the artifacts and mummies of the “Secrets of the Silk Road” exhibit will be allowed to be shown at the museum before heading back to China.