Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music

National Museum of American Jewish History

Jul 18, 2018 - Sep 2, 2018

This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works, notably West Side Story, but not necessarily with how he responded to the political and social crises of his day.  Visitors will find an individual who expressed the restlessness, anxiety, fear...

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The World Wonders summer series features a globally diverse lineup of performances geared toward children ages 5 to 13 and their families. Understanding the role of myths in our society is a fun and rewarding exploration of storytelling. Myths are a universal tool used in all cultures to help us understand the world around us. This week, storyteller Momma Sandi will...

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Mystery of the Mayan Medallion

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Jul 18, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018

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

A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying scared them off. The team left behind a video with clues and a warning to all who come after. Valuable information can be found in their field stations. On your quest, you’ll learn about Maya...

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Summer Maker Space

New Jersey State Museum

Jul 18, 2018 - Aug 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Each week offers a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. 

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Patriots and Pirates

Independence Seaport Museum

Jul 18, 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

Jul 18, 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

Jul 18, 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

Jul 18, 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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Racing: A Need for Speed

Mercer Museum

Jul 18, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018

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

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of the 1800s, to the auto speedways and bicycle velodromes of the 20th century. Objects on view include original cars that once raced on local tracks, vintage cycling gear and...

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