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Fourteen: A Theatrical Performance Opens

National Constitution Center

Jun 19, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019

For a limited production run beginning on June 19 (Juneteenth)—the holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans throughout the Confederate States of America—visitors can experience Fourteen, a theatrical performance that aims to shed new light on the Reconstruction era and the ratification of the 14th Amendment. Through dramatic...

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A New Constellation: A Collection of Historic 13-Star Flags

Museum of the American Revolution

Jun 19, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019

This Flag Day, 40 rare historic flags will go on display at the Museum of the American Revolution, marking the first time that this collection has ever been displayed together. The flags feature 32 different arrangements of 13 stars, representing the 13 colonies that declared independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War. The 13-star flag became the official flag of the new...

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Garden Railway

Morris Arboretum

Jun 19, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019

This year’s theme is "Great American Lighthouse," featuring replicas of iconic landmarks from east to west, and as far north as the Great Lakes.  Visitors will enjoy the beauty of these structures, such as Cape Hatteras Light in North Carolina, both the New Cape Henry Light and Old Cape Henry Light in Virginia and Philadelphia’s own Turtle Rock Light located on...

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Graduate Student Biennial

The Clay Studio

Jun 19, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019

The event joins the region-wide celebration of Walt Whitman: Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy. was a monumental figure in the American art and Literature world, and has been called America’s “poet of democracy.” The artwork in the exhibition is inspired by such immortal lines as: "I am large, I contain multitudes," "Forever Alive, Forever Forward," and...

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Friends, Peace and Sanctuary: Friends

12Gates Arts

Jun 19, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019

Friends includes works by fifteen unique artists that explore the relationships between personal experiences, culture, and history.  A recurring question surfaced in both public and private conversations over the past two years of the Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary project: “Why, when we [Syrians and Iraqis] know so much about American culture, do Americans know so little about...

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Family Magic Shows

Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Jun 19, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019

The performance features the comedy and magic of; Danny Archer, Mike Bonacci, Mike Miller, Mystique as well as additional performers. The show includes a number of favorite family entertainers, such as Mike Miller, Danny Archer, Mystique, Ari Paul, Fred Siegel and more. May -  4, 11, 18, 25 Jun -   1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Jul -    6, 13, 20, 27 Aug- ...

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The Jack Saint Clair Orchestra, featuring some of the best instrumentalists in Philly! https://www.jacksaintclair.com/ The Pastorius Park Concerts are presented by the Chestnut Hill Community Association and the main sponsor is Chestnut Hill Hospital https://chestnuthill.towerhealth.org/ This is the 71st season of the Pastorius Park Concerts, the longest running outdoor concert series in...

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Marvel Universe of Superheroes

The Franklin Institute

Jun 19, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019

The exhibit features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes and props that will excite both avid collectors and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life. It debuts during Marvel’s 80th anniversary year, and chronicles the story of Marvel and its...

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Creatures of Habitat

Philadelphia Zoo

Jun 19, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019

Twelve life-size LEGO brick animals tell the story of endangered wildlife and how human behavior impacts and endangers habitats around the world. The zoo created the exhibit to inspire actions that impact global change; even the zoo’s website offers how-to lessons on saving animals and the planet. Plus, the Zoo Key makes a comeback for the exhibit. Visitors can use the Zoo Key at...

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Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Blue Cross RiverRink

Jun 19, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and drink options and events throughout the season. An urban beach area overlooks the Delaware River, complete with lounge chairs and picnic tables. You’ll also find a roller rink...

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