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Millicent Krouse, Dan Miller, Ron Rumford, Dori Spector, Michiko Yamamoto

Millicent Krouse, Dan Miller, Ron Rumford, Dori Spector, Michiko Yamamoto

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Delve into the whimsical art of #fraktur with two unique lectures this Saturday....

Delve into the whimsical art of #fraktur with two unique lectures this Saturday. http://ow.ly/JPQpX

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Thank you to all of the wonderful families who helped us celebrate this amazing...

Thank you to all of the wonderful families who helped us celebrate this amazing day! The Museum was full of flowing capes, pretty tiaras, fearsome eye patches, exciting activities and more.

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Habiba is hosting an Egyptian Dance Workshop this Saturday at the Performance Ga...

Habiba is hosting an Egyptian Dance Workshop this Saturday at the Performance Garage

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Inspired by embroidery in the Museum’s textile collection, Philadelphia artist S...

Inspired by embroidery in the Museum’s textile collection, Philadelphia artist Shelley Spector has created colorful sculptures for her upcoming exhibition, “#ShelleySpector: Keep the Home Fires Burning.” Join us as we celebrate its opening on March 5. http://ow.ly/IQl7U

12 hours ago

Did you know that we sell #Tshirts, #bags & #FairmountPark #maps at Smith? Ask...

Did you know that we sell #Tshirts, #bags & #FairmountPark #maps at Smith? Ask about our #merchandise on your next visit! #SmithPlays

12 hours ago

This community now closes 31 streets to through traffic, turning them into #play...

This community now closes 31 streets to through traffic, turning them into #playstreets:

14 hours ago

The Toughest Little Hut In Logan Square

...Berman Rothschild, who Kahn had previously worked with on the Biberman Building (now part of 600 North Broad), at 15th and Mt. Vernon Streets. Kahn hired his son Charles to manage the building...

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The “Avis Lot” at the southwest corner of 20th and Arch Street is a prime example of the many spiritless, underutilized properties in Center City West. However...

...district for the city. Its proximity to the large Philadelphia & Reading Railway Freight Yard at 23rd and Arch made it ideal for interested entrepreneurs. One of the speculators was Jacob C. Kahn, an...

...sales rooms–occupied by Max Paul’s Toyota Certified Central City–still stands today at 48th and Chestnut Street). For a brief period, Kahn’s real estate company focused on urban office development, but...

...20th Street stayed in continuous use for the next three decades. The adjacent lot at 2006-2010 Arch Streets was paved for surface parking in 1939 and divided into the lots 2012 Arch Street...

...2010 Arch Streets was paved for surface parking in 1939 and divided into the lots 2012 Arch Street in 1958 and 2014-18 Arch Street in 1962. That year, the City of Philadelphia...

...surface parking in 1939 and divided into the lots 2012 Arch Street in 1958 and 2014-18 Arch Street in 1962. That year, the City of Philadelphia considered using the parcels for a new...

...Linpro Company bought up the three lots, consolidated them, and cleared even more space at 2020-24 Arch to make room for a proposed 19-story office building under the designs of the...

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This Wednesday, join us for Target 1st Wed @ PTM when admission is only $2 p/per...

This Wednesday, join us for Target 1st Wed @ PTM when admission is only $2 p/person from 4-7p

14 hours ago

"What if you could spot the signs and treat these kids when they were just babie...

"What if you could spot the signs and treat these kids when they were just babies? Parents may be the key to success."

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March is #WomensHistoryMonth, so this week’s #MoreArtMonday goes out to all the...

March is #WomensHistoryMonth, so this week’s #MoreArtMonday goes out to all the ladies.

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This Friday (3/6) the renowned #TanglewoodMarionettes will bring the beloved #Ci...

This Friday (3/6) the renowned #TanglewoodMarionettes will bring the beloved #Cinderella to life for one night only at PTM. Get tickets now and enjoy show admission, refreshments & exclusive museum access ow.ly/JE26S

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Looks like March is coming in like a lion. Take shelter with this fierce lion fr...

Looks like March is coming in like a lion. Take shelter with this fierce lion from our collection.

35 hours ago

Get out of the cold and stop by #PleaseTasteCafe for home-made #soups, personali...

Get out of the cold and stop by #PleaseTasteCafe for home-made #soups, personalized pasta and many more cozy spreads! #RediscoverPTM #StayWarm

37 hours ago

Join us for the course "Four Aspects of #ArtNouveau" and learn about this influe...

Join us for the course "Four Aspects of #ArtNouveau" and learn about this influential international movement. To purchase tickets, call the Ticket Center at 215-235-7469. http://ow.ly/JKg7d

39 hours ago

Pinky's Freebies has a few fun FREE chances for you to win a great time out with...

Pinky's Freebies has a few fun FREE chances for you to win a great time out with the family! We have The Original Harlem Globetrotters, Fancy Nancy & a PTM Birthday Party! ow.ly/JJM0L #Enter2Win

39 hours ago

March is Art Awareness month, which means art lovers need to share the love. Sha...

March is Art Awareness month, which means art lovers need to share the love. Share this message of love with your friends or text LoveArt to 202-22 to donate $5 and support the Museum. (Message and data rates may apply.) http://ow.ly/JKdav

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You have 9 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

2 days ago

Please note that our trail run for tomorrow morning (Sunday, March 1) has been p...

Please note that our trail run for tomorrow morning (Sunday, March 1) has been postponed due to icy trail conditions! Other upcoming guided trail runs here: https://fairmountpark.ticketleap.com/run-west-fairmount-park-with-the-fairmount-park-conservancy/dates

2 days ago

Very cool. Our Cool Astronomer Derrick Pitts and Leonard Nimoy with Val Gonzal...

Very cool. Our Cool Astronomer Derrick Pitts and Leonard Nimoy with Val Gonzales at The Franklin Institute back in 1991. The beloved Nimoy narrated one of our Fels Planetarium shows.

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For "#ShelleySpector: Keep the Home Fires Burning," Philadelphia artist Shelley...

For "#ShelleySpector: Keep the Home Fires Burning," Philadelphia artist Shelley Spector will create a walk-through installation that underscores the universal quest for hope and home. Explore her installation when it opens next week in the Perelman Building: http://ow.ly/JKef5

2 days ago

A brand new show is coming to the Please Touch Playhouse Theater tomorrow! "Gett...

A brand new show is coming to the Please Touch Playhouse Theater tomorrow! "Getting There" brings kids through hilarious twists & turns while they discover the invention of the wheel & today's fast cars!

2 days ago

Despite its long neck and legs, the giraffe’s body is relatively small! A giraf...

Despite its long neck and legs, the giraffe’s body is relatively small!

2 days ago

Hooray for the blooms! In honor of today's opening of the Philadelphia #FlowerSh...

Hooray for the blooms! In honor of today's opening of the Philadelphia #FlowerShow, we're celebrating with the work of the botanical artist to Queen Marie Antoinette, Pierre Joseph Redouté.

2 days ago

Our Philly Park Photo Pick of the Week on Instagram!! Congrats to @lizaug for th...

Our Philly Park Photo Pick of the Week on Instagram!! Congrats to @lizaug for this splendid pic of the Belmont Plateau! Follow us and use #myphillypark on your park pics for a chance to win! https://instagram.com/myphillypark/

2 days ago

One more performance... tonight at 8:00 PM at the Performance Garage

One more performance... tonight at 8:00 PM at the Performance Garage

2 days ago

TODAY'S your #Lastchance to get $5 off #PTMStorybookBall tickets. Enjoy this enc...

TODAY'S your #Lastchance to get $5 off #PTMStorybookBall tickets. Enjoy this enchanted evening at a discount with promo code EARLYBIRD: ow.ly/J7QVE

2 days ago

Painter says he included Monica Lewinsky's dress in Bill Clinton portrait

RENOWNED Bucks County portrait artist Nelson Shanks has painted everyone from Princess Diana to President Bill Clinton and from Pope John Paul II to Marisa Tomei. He and his wife, Leona, are the founders of Studio Incamminati, an art school on 12th Street near Callowhill.

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"Pictures just come to my mind and I tell my heart to go ahead," said Horace Pip...

"Pictures just come to my mind and I tell my heart to go ahead," said Horace Pippin. See Pippin's paintings in "Represent: 200 Years of African American Art." http://ow.ly/JK77q

2 days ago

POTUS painter left a brush-off for '42'

RENOWNED Bucks County portrait artist Nelson Shanks has painted everyone from Princess Diana to President Bill Clinton and from Pope John Paul II to Marisa Tomei. He and his wife, Leona, are the founders of Studio Incamminati, an art school on 12th Street near Callowhill.

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