Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Sep 25, 2017 - 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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Date Night

The Clay Studio

Sep 25, 2017

Skilled instructors guide couples, singles and friends through the basics of wheel throwing and options for decorating the pieces that you make. The ticket price now includes glazing, firing and free shipping of two pieces that you make to your home. Beer, wine, light snacks, supplies and shipping are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don't mind getting dirty....

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Pumpkinland

Linvilla Orchards

Sep 25, 2017 - Nov 5, 2017

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

With more than 100 tons of pumpkins display, the orchard will have pumpkins of all shapes and sizes to choose from. Families can also enjoy live music and entertainment, pick-your-own apples, fall activities, an apple slingshot and pumpkin ring toss. 

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Exhibit: War Comes to the Mills

Pennypacker Mills

Sep 25, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017

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

Get the kids primed for school with The Crazy Scientist: A Collection of 20 Amazing Science Tricks. Each experienced is accompanied by a clever, age-appropriate explanation. Be prepared to join; some tricks might require a helping hand. In the fall of 1777, an encampment took place at the Mills during the Revolutionary War. From here, General Washington’s troops marched into...

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Patriots and Pirates

Independence Seaport Museum

Sep 25, 2017 - 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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Philadelphia Assembled

Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building

Sep 25, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017

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

The first exhibition of its kind at the museum joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the project explores Philadelphia’s changing landscape and tells a story of radical community building and active resistance. Challenging, inspiring, and as expansive as the city,

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House and Garden Tours

Andalusia House

Sep 25, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017

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

The country home of Nicholas Biddle, president of the Second Bank of the United States, Andalusia is surrounded by grounds with architectural delights and native woodlands.  Placed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks in 1966, the house continues to provide a look into the nation's past, while at the same time allowing visitors a glimpse into the lives of a family that helped...

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