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Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Nov 20, 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 Wizard of Oz by Family Stages

Ambler Theater

Nov 20, 2017 - Dec 9, 2017

Two actors play all of the characters. The action and the costumes fly fast and furiously as Dorothy and Toto make their way down the Yellow Brick Road. The scarecrow, tin man and lion are all there along with witches, good and wicked, and of course, The Wizard, himself. 

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The Fantasticks

Eagle Theatre

Nov 20, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017

Loosely based on the play The Romancers (Les Romanesques) by Edmond Rostand, the musical follows two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending to feud.

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Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor

The Franklin Institute

Nov 20, 2017 - Mar 4, 2018

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

Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of China’s first emperor for over 2,000 years before being discovered in 1974. Now, these warriors come to museum in an exhibit that explores the story, culture, craft and science of the statues....

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Philadelphia Assembled

Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building

Nov 20, 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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Patriots and Pirates

Independence Seaport Museum

Nov 20, 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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A Peek at the Past, A Look Toward the Future

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Nov 20, 2017 - 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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Constructing Play: Classic and Modern Building Toys

Center for Architecture and Design

Nov 20, 2017 - Jan 23, 2018

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

By playing with building toys, generations of kids have discovered how the physical world works and learned the skills necessary to design and shape the world around them. This exhibition is an exploration of the development of children's toys over the past 175+ years. Travel back in time to learn how different building toys were invented, designed, and branded to become the toys that still...

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Yuletide at Winterthur

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Nov 20, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018

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

Tour Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated with holiday displays, including the dried-flower tree and a royally inspired tree display. Explore treasures of Christmases past with displays of holiday traditions from the 1800s to the early 20th century, including displays of: the earliest types of colorful lights decorating house exteriors; a full-room scene of Clement...

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