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Patriots and Pirates

Independence Seaport Museum

Apr 20, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018

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

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the little-told story of America’s conflict with pirates. Climb aboard Schooner Diligence and test a variety of interactives that demonstrate how to build or sail a ship at sea.

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A Peek at the Past, A Look Toward the Future

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Apr 20, 2018 - Oct 4, 2018

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

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its version of the Champs-Élysées, the venue an intimate exhibit that illustrates a century of progress at the parkway’s first cultural institution and offers a glimpse of its...

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Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Apr 20, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

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

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range of dishes and plates. Whether it’s a recipe for “barbecued fawn,” tureens in the shapes of various animals or instructions on how to fold a napkin so that it resembles a palm...

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Good Night at the Manor Exhibit

Pottsgrove Manor

Apr 20, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018

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

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin Saturday, February 24th and run through Sunday, November 11th.   Tours of the exhibit will be given during regular museum hours.  Admission is free, but donations are...

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World War II Exhibit

The Museum of American History

Apr 20, 2018 - May 27, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

World War II was a war that defined an era in American and World History. Celebrate the lives and memories of veterans and fallen heroes. Features military and civilian paraphernalia. Items include weapons, equipment, uniforms, flags and coinage of both the Allied and Axis powers in the Pacific as well as the European theatres. 

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Snow White

Arden Theatre Company

Apr 20, 2018 - Jun 3, 2018

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

This is a world premiere production of the classic tale that features a princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by two actors. From the writer of the Arden’s productions of Pinocchio and The Jungle Book comes this new play that features two virtuosic performers bringing a world to life.

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Black Pulp!

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Apr 20, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

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

The exhibit is an overview of more than a century (1912–2016) of image production by Black artists and publishers, and non-Black artists and publishers who foreground the Black experience. The exhibition sets historical material in dialogue with contemporary art that together explore the creative and strategic use of printed media. This ranges from small-run magazines, novels, posters,...

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Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World

Academy of Natural Sciences

Apr 20, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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

Come “face-to-snout” with live crocodilians, a group of reptiles that has evolved and thrived for 200 million years thanks to their brute strength, keen senses and murderous instincts. Today’s crocs range from diminutive forest dwellers to monstrous creatures that eat wildebeests, buffaloes and occasionally people. Their ancestors were the galloping land predators, jumping...

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