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Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music

National Museum of American Jewish History

Aug 21, 2018 - Sep 2, 2018

This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works, notably West Side Story, but not necessarily with how he responded to the political and social crises of his day.  Visitors will find an individual who expressed the restlessness, anxiety, fear...

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Toddler Time: Summer in Sweden!

American Swedish Historical Museum

Aug 21, 2018

Everyone has fun summer traditions and that’s no exception for people in Sweden.  This month at Toddler Time we will read the book Summer in Sweden by Anette Henningson and play outdoor activities families enjoy together. Kids will also get to experience summer favorites like “fishing”, imagination picnic play, and a nature walk. To finish off the warm summer...

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Terrific Tuesdays

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Aug 21, 2018 - Aug 28, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

Enjoy hands-on crafts and games based on things in the museum, garden, and library, which teach kids, ages 3–10, about color, line, form, and other elements of art. Special guests will be on hand to highlight skills and trades from the past and present. Each week will feature new activities and guests. Check the venue’s website for an updated schedule. 

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SPACELAB: An Interstellar Exhibit of Glass Art

National Liberty Museum

Aug 21, 2018 - Sep 7, 2018

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

SPACELAB is a showcase of glass art that explores the great unknown – outerspace. This collection of artwork examines human relationships with the universe, including space travel; extraterrestrial beings and intergalactic discoveries; the vastness and mystery of space; and much more. The innovative nature of glassmaking makes it the perfect medium for this subject, which has...

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Ceramic Art Exhibition: Garden (Feast) of Paradise

The Clay Studio

Aug 21, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018

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

This exhibition highlights the cultural and aesthetic influences of Islam and the Middle East on the work of six contemporary ceramic artists. The artists designed the gallery to highlight the function of the artwork as a visual metaphor for the shared culture between the U.S. and the Middle East. Traditionally Islamic gardens were rooted in ideal reflections on artistic and religious...

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FIGMAGO

FIGMAGO

Aug 21, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018

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

FIGMAGO is a hands-on experience that is both whimsical and narrative: part dance performance, part art installation, and part escape room. It aims to expand visitors’ creativity, teamwork skills, and ability to think outside of the box as they create a mural that comes to life through exploration, discovery, and surprise. The performance adventure will be staged within the...

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Art Splash

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Aug 21, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018

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

The Philadelphia Museum of Art recently launched its summer-long Art Splash program, themed to the hustle and bustle of urban living. Inspired by the Modern Times exhibit that pays homage to early 20th-century culture, families explore the time period’s sights and sounds. The venue provides fresh fun biweekly through Sept. 3 with five sets of activities:  June 30–July 15:...

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Down with the Crown!

Yes! And... Collaborative Arts

Aug 22, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018

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

Join Yes! And ... Collaborative Arts in their annual Summer Sort of Thing series, featuring kings, knights, dragons, and a whole lot of medieval mischief and mayhem. A long time ago in a world not unlike our own, there arose a problem of royal proportion. The King stinks, and not just the under-the-arm kind, he’s really bad. Not evil, just awful, and the adults seem happy to do...

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