Transformations & Reflections: Chinese Paper Cuts

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

Nov 19, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center features the paper cuts, paper cut collage works and an installation created by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist, Xin Song. Many of her paper cut collages, installations and public works are presented in both China and the US, including Beijing, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Reflections on cultural heritage...

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Working Conditons

Asian Arts Initiative

Nov 19, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Asian-American lives are shaped by the concept of labor, whether working in factories overseas, as caretakers in the United States or performing the emotional labor of smiling every time someone asks “Where are you from?” The artists in this exhibit utilize a variety of strategies—performance, video, painting, installation, sculpture and mixed media—to illuminate the...

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Giving Thanks, a Native American Message

Norristown Farm Park

Nov 19, 2018

This Thanksgiving-themed program for the young will emphasize an appreciation for Mother Earth and all her inhabitants (both plants and animals), and the interconnections between living things.  Listen to a Native American story and learn about how they lived and what the first Thanksgiving feast may have been like.  Make a craft to celebrate the season.  Ages: 3 and up with an adult. $5.00...

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Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia

Museum of the American Revolution

Nov 19, 2018 - Mar 17, 2019

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

The interactive playscape reveals connections between the city and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding. Through playful interactives, scenic environments and facilitated games, visitors will actively engage in the challenges of founding and maintaining a country and will be inspired to carry these lessons forward as they face the challenges of...

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Holiday Tours

Pennypacker Mills

Nov 20, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

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

Using vintage inspired ornaments, the Christmas traditions of the early 1900’s, and how the Pennypackers spent their holiday, the site aims to provide a Victorian Christmas experience. All tours include a stop at the Museum Shop, which is stocked with unique Victorian inspired ornaments, gift items, books, children’s toys, and holiday sweets. Groups of 10 or more should contact...

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16th-Annual Antique Toy Train Show

The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ

Nov 23, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019

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

Features O and O-27-gauge toy trains from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Lionel, Marx and American Flyer engines, with adjoining cars, will race on two diverse platforms. Vintage Plasticville buildings from the 1950s will further augment the display. Vegetation and auxiliary structures will give the platforms a traditional holiday appearance.

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Wild Wizarding Weekend

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Nov 23, 2018 - Nov 25, 2018

Explore the magical world of the Academy’s phenomenal beasts with a weekend of spellbinding, hands-on activities! Meet the museum’s live animals and learn about the actual animals that inspire your favorite wizarding stories. Play a Bunny and Broomsticks game, make a magic wand, and take home a dragon’s egg during this wild weekend where all wizards are welcome. Wear a costume and get a...

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Dinos After Dark

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Nov 23, 2018

  Philadelphia’s dinosaur museum is open late tonight with pay-as you-wish admission, Dino Drafts: The Academy Beer Garden, live animals, and fun activities. The Academy welcomes adults and also families to enjoy the museum after regular hours. Suggested donation: $10. Save time at check-in and preregister online: https://bit.ly/2JBlz6c

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