Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Sep 21, 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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Exhibit: War Comes to the Mills

Pennypacker Mills

Sep 21, 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 21, 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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Marcel Duchamp and the Fountain Scandal

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Sep 21, 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

Sep 21, 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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Story Time in Enchanted Woods

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep 21, 2017 - Oct 19, 2017

This event occurs monthly, on the first and third Thursday of August, September and October.

Kids read while they cultivate an interest and appreciation for nature. They’ll enjoy nature-based stories surrounded by the garden. Story time takes place among the Story Stones in Enchanted Woods. In case of inclement weather, an updated message will be left at 302.888.4864 after 9:30am on the day of the event. Themes: Aug. 3 – In the Garden: Who’s Been...

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Story Time

Mt. Cuba Center

Sep 21, 2017 - Nov 16, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Kids are invited to visit the gardens for a story from a nature-themed children’s book. This event will meet in the Main House before heading outside to read. 

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Time Traveler's Tour

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep 21, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017

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

Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked and entertained. 

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