Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Nov 18, 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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The Bremen Town Musicians

Trinity Center for Urban Life

Nov 18, 2017

A kindly old donkey runs away from the farmer who wants to trade him in. A lazy cat is kicked out of her home because she won’t catch mice. A rooster flies away from the farm where he’s about to be cooked for dinner. When these three down-and-out animals meet, they decide to form a band. Based on the classic Grimm’s fairy tale, this delightful story about discovering...

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Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip to the museum in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies. Be prepared to track down a Snape-like potions master, flying owls and dragons, Hagrid-like giants, and cloaked and masked figures as scary as any Death Eater or Dementor. The hunt is not an addition to or...

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The Nutcracker

Upper Darby Performing Arts Center

Nov 18, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017

The classically trained dancers of Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society offer a professional-level production of the classic holiday tale. Take a journey with Marie to the kingdom of snow and to the land of the sweets to meet citizens from throughout the world. From a family holiday party to an exciting battle with toy soldiers and mice, to dancing snow flakes, and even a Sugar Plum fairy,...

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Annual Artisans Show

Center for the Creative Arts

Nov 18, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017

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

More than 40 artists sell handmade fine art and crafts including collage, photography, painting, jewelry, ceramics, soaps and ornaments. Refreshments will be offered including a lunch menu and a visit from “I Don’t Give a Fork” food truck on Sunday. A table with donated arts & crafts will help raise money for improvements at the center.

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Marcel Duchamp and the Fountain Scandal

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Nov 18, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017

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

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of modern art. Learn the story of Fountain, with period photographs, and publications of the artist’s readymades from the unlimited Duchamp collection.

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Philadelphia Assembled

Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building

Nov 18, 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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