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Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Jan 17, 2018 - Feb 19, 2018

In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by the likes of Botticelli, Bosch, Titian, Rembrandt and Monet. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the collection and experience how understanding and appreciation of these works have evolved over the...

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Auburn Heights Invitational

Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights Preserve

Jan 17, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

The annual event features an array of historic automobiles from the classic era. Selection is based on significance of the marque, authenticity, presentation and the history of the vehicle. Limited to approximately 20-25 autos, the Invitational offers a rare opportunity to compare and contrast early and later classic-era vehicles. This fundraiser will include a silent auction and raffle to...

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Science Saturday: What a Drag!

American Helicopter Museum

Jan 17, 2018 - Jun 9, 2018

Visitors participate in activities that demonstrate how the four forces (weight, drag, lift and thrust) impact flying objects, and how helicopters use these forces to fly and maneuver.  

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Newsroom Story Production Workshop

South Philadelphia Library

Jan 17, 2018

Storytelling is the basis of impactful media, from news articles to slideshows to videos. Starting with an idea, students will learn how to produce stories the same way that collaborative newsrooms work (pre-production, production and post-production). Using mobile devices, students will learn techniques to produce photo and video content. Use the Tasker-Morris subway stop and look...

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Shrek the Musical

Scottish Rite Auditorium

Jan 17, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this production is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to...

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Boardwalk Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show

Wildwoods Convention Center

Jan 17, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 4 day(s).

Over 150 dog breeds will be featured at the Wildwoods Convention Center in Best of Breed Competitions, Obedience and Rally Trials, 4-6 Month Puppy Competitions, Canine Good Citizens Clinics and more! A Police K-9 Demonstration and Awards Ceremony for Valor & Service will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Vendors will offer unique merchandise for those looking for something...

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Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor

The Franklin Institute

Jan 17, 2018 - Mar 4, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of China’s first emperor for over 2,000 years before being discovered in 1974. Now, these warriors come to museum in an exhibit that explores the story, culture, craft and science of the statues....

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Constructing Play: Classic and Modern Building Toys

Center for Architecture and Design

Jan 17, 2018 - Jan 23, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

By playing with building toys, generations of kids have discovered how the physical world works and learned the skills necessary to design and shape the world around them. This exhibition is an exploration of the development of children's toys over the past 175+ years. Travel back in time to learn how different building toys were invented, designed, and branded to become the toys that still...

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