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Rain, rain, go away! Our Guided Hike & Medita...

Rain, rain, go away! Our Guided Hike & Meditation on Boxers' Trail on 6/23 has been CANCELED due to the weather forecast. Check the link below for more hikes+meditations scheduled for the summer.

    Guided Hike & Meditation
    This event is part of Fairmount Park Conservancy's membership program which encourages people who love Philadelphia's parks to support the parks while also having great opportunities to discover its hidden gems through more than 70 programs each year. About the Guided Hike & Meditation Enjoy a hike to explore Fairmount Park's hidden gems followed by a guided meditation.
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Honorable Mention recipient from our 6th Annu...

Honorable Mention recipient from our 6th Annual Juried Exhibition. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/ryan-almodovar-weda Ryan Almodovar

    Ryan Almodovar: Weda
    Weda, oil on panel painting by Ryan Almodovar. From Cerulean Arts' 6th Annual Juried Exhibition, Patricia Traub, Juror, June 20 - July 28, 2018. Honorable Mention recipient. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 10" x W 8"
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56 min ago

Our interns are hard at work this summer rest...

Our interns are hard at work this summer restoring one of the original Fairmount Park guard boxes! This guard box was relocated from Kelly Drive to Thomas Mansion for restoration. Learn more about the Conservancy's conservation services here: https://myphillypark.org/what-we-do/architectural-conservation/

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Our interns are hard at work this summer restoring one of the original Fairmount Park guard boxes! This guard box was relocated from Kelly Drive to Thomas Mansion for restoration. Learn more about...
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1 hour ago

It's basically the weekend! Come out to FESPP...

It's basically the weekend! Come out to FESPP's Urban Beach Party, postponed to Sunday, June 24th. 3-7pm, 22nd & Brown Streets. Live music, food and drinks, an awesome water slide, cornhole, friends and neighbors. #sundayfunday 😎 🎶 ⛱️ 🍉 🌭 🍔 🍻 ☀️ 💦

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1 hour ago

How has a father figure in your life influenc...

How has a father figure in your life influenced you? Our exhibition “Renoir: Father & Son/Painting & Cinema” unravels the relationship between celebrated filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. All throughout June, we’re sharing #Dadandme stories, featuring father and son duos in Philadelphia. Follow along! Meet Isaac Ewell, co-founder of OneHunted, a local tech-lifestyle brand encouraging men to be their authentic selves. Especially proud of his role as a father to his thirteen-year-old twin sons Che and Marley, Isaac shares how fatherhood has influenced his perspective. How has your dad inspired you? Isaac (Dad): Although my dad battled with addiction and wasn’t around a lot when I was young, I always saw him as a good dude. He was a calming force in my mom’s life. I pay homage to him by trying to be a good example to my sons. Che (son): He encourages people to see themselves as important, and that if someone else can be successful, so can they. Marley (son): He inspires me to do anything if I put my mind to it. He teaches me how to be different and tells me not to be mediocre. How have your sons inspired you? Isaac: I’ve always relished my role as a father. My sons inspire me to be better everyday. By better I mean learning to respond instead of react. How are you different and similar? Marley: My dad and I come from different backgrounds and have different personalities. He’s tougher. He’s more brave. We’re also both silly and love basketball. Che: We both really like shoes, basketball, and having fun with our friends and family. We’re both bossy. For the son(s): Jean Renoir spent a lot of time posing for his dad’s paintings. These long hours made them closer and introduced Jean to art and cinema. How do you learn from your dad? Marley: My dad taught me to always have good friends so you won’t be lost in the world. He says, “I’ll never go hungry and be homeless” because of his relationships. Che: My dad introduced us to basketball. He taught me how to spend my money wisely and always taught us that “expensive” doesn’t mean “the best. How would you give each other advice? Marley: Thank you for always being there and for telling us we can do anything. Che: Always keep trying, even if it doesn’t work out sometimes. Isaac to his sons: Don’t take yourself too seriously. Read as much as possible; it’s the only true path to freedom. Be grateful for the amazing life you have. Don’t make decisions out of fear. Advocate for yourself and others. Travel often.

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    How has a father figure in your life influenced you? Our exhibition "Renoir: Father & Son/Painting & Cinema" unravels the relationship between celebrated filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father the...
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1 hour ago

"A Father's Son" is the story of a young man ...

"A Father's Son" is the story of a young man trying to understand his mother's choices. It shows for one day only, June 23 at 3 & 6:00 PM #phlarts #phillytheater http://ow.ly/3h8J30ku7oi

    The Performance Garage | A Space for Dance
    Our professional dance studio & theater space offer an intimate environment to experience dance. Join us for classes, workshops, rehearsals, and productions!
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2 hours ago

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, ...

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, right? Let’s be loose, let’s really be ourselves by being someone else. I think Mr. Rogers is a space for permission of feeling.,” - John Jarboe Read more of the WHYY interview at the link below. You Can Never Go Down the Drain is now running through July 1.

    Philly cabaret artist offers neighborly homage to Mr. Rogers
    "When I was very young, I had a dog that I loved very much. Her name is Mitzi. She got to be old, and she died," confessed Fred Rogers in the 1970 "Death of a Goldfish" episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." "When she died, I cried."
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3 hours ago

As a result of its location on the Mid-Atlant...

As a result of its location on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge that forms the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, Iceland is one of the world’s most geologically active places with numerous volcanoes, geysers and other volcanic phenomena found throughout the dynamic landscape of the North Atlantic Island. In fact, Iceland is home to one of the world’s newest Islands, Surtsey, a volcanic island which first reached the surface of the ocean in 1963. http://bit.ly/2JIpTQJ IMAGE: Howell Williams | Surtsey Eruption | 1963 | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    The Franklin Institute
    As a result of its location on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge that forms the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, Iceland is one of the world's most geologically active places...
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3 hours ago

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ All American BBQ Festival At Dilworth Park, Manayunk Arts Festival, Molestice Block Party, Juneteenth MusicFest and Parade, Philadelphia Irish American Festival and More!

All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~ June 22 – 24 ~ Pay-As-You-Go at Dilworth Park at 1 S. 15th Street. The 4-day event features many varieties of barbecue eats, local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and more. ~ All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

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...Aladdin At The Academy Of Music ~ June 22 – July 1 ~ Held at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. From the producers of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling...

...Pop Philly ~ June 22 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 22 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 22 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...Cinema ~ June 22 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 22 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 22 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

Liberty Lands Market ~ June 23 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ June 23 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

...Center ~ June 23 ~ FREE – From 11 am to 5 pm at the Kimmel Center at 300 S. Broad Street. Audiences of all ages are invited to explore “Fred,” the largest mechanical pipe organ in...

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

...Ale Festival ~ June 23 ~ From 7 pm to 10 pm at the Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Avenue. Enjoy craft beers from the Philly area and beyond, while enjoying live music, food truck...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ All American BBQ Festival At Dilworth Park, Manayunk Arts Festival, Molestice Block Party, Juneteenth MusicFest and Parade, Philadelphia Irish American Festival and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ June 22 - 28 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
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3 hours ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

    Philly library initiative encourages kids to run, climb and scale walls
    If children were to run, climb, slide or scale a wall at a normal library, they would likely get annoyed glances from patrons before being hushed by a librarian and carted away by their guardian. Certain branches of the Philadelphia Free Library, however, are encouraging kids to get active.
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3 hours ago

Join us for Smith's Member-Only Morning This ...

Join us for Smith's Member-Only Morning This Sunday! Smith invites all of its current members to Member-Only Morning this Sunday, June 24 from 9-10am where you will have exclusive access to the Playground and coffee (while it lasts)! Members are also welcome to bring breakfast for a picnic on the Playground. This event is FREE but an RSVP is required. Not a member? No worries, sign up at Member-Only Morning! #smithplays Details & RSVP: https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/member-only-morning/

    Member-Only Morning at Smith!
    Join us for Smith's Member-Only Morning!As a current Smith member, you and your family are invited to enjoy a Member-Only Morning where you will have exclusive access to the Playground! Smith will provide coffee (while it lasts). Members are also welcome to bring breakfast from one of the fantastic, local restaurants close to Smith and have a picnic on the Playground.
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4 hours ago

#MarkYourCalendars for the School District of...

#MarkYourCalendars for the School District of Philadelphia Career Fair, happening Thursday, July 12th from 4pm-6pm at 440 N. Broad St. There is a particularly high demand for staff in the Manayunk/Roxborough, Kensington and Northeast sections of Philadelphia! Registration is preferred but not required. Click here to sign up: https://calendly.com/hrexams/sdp-noninstructional-career-fair/07-12-2018

    Councilman Derek Green
    MarkYourCalendars for the School District of Philadelphia Career Fair, happening Thursday, July 12th from 4pm-6pm at 440 N. Broad St. There is a particularly high demand for staff in the...
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4 hours ago

Does your birthday fall between June 21–July ...

Does your birthday fall between June 21–July 22? Here’s a little art inspired zodiac trivia for the next time you’re #seeingtheBarnes This pastel by Renoir depicts two nudes intertwined in a circular composition. One is teasing the other with a crab (presumably picked up from the surrounding beach)––a peculiar detail, which speaks to Renoir’s interest in antiquity. The crab motif can be traced back to Heracles’s battle with the giant crab Karkinos, a link that survives today in the astrological sign of Cancer. 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. “Two Nudes,” 1897

    The Barnes Foundation
    Does your birthday fall between June 21-July 22? Here's a little art inspired zodiac trivia for the next time you're #seeingtheBarnes This pastel by Renoir depicts two nudes intertwined in a...
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5 hours ago

The Spring Gardens Community Garden added 39 ...

What a great night in The Spring Gardens! Thank you to all of the amazing musicians, food trucks, and members of the community! The Red Rose Combo. Andrea Carlson, Emmanuel Ohemeng III and Perpetual Motion, Smokin' Tacos Food Truck, Indecorous Theatre Productions, Mr Softee, & Vino Glassworks

    The Spring Gardens Community Garden
    The Spring Gardens Community Garden, Philadelphia, PA. 605 likes. The Spring Gardens was started by community members in 1995, on a former vacant lot and...
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The Spring Gardens Community Garden added 40 ...

What a great night in The Spring Gardens! Thank you to all of the amazing musicians, food trucks, and members of the community!

    The Spring Gardens Community Garden
    The Spring Gardens Community Garden, Philadelphia, PA. 605 likes. The Spring Gardens was started by community members in 1995, on a former vacant lot and...
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7 hours ago

“If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you...

“If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worth reading, Or do things worth the writing.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738 http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq #FranklinFriday IMAGE: James Earle Fraser (American, 1876-1953) | Benjamin Franklin Memorial | 1938 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    "If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worth reading, Or do things worth the writing." -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1738...
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17 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of daylight this year which began at 5:32 am and will come to a close at 8:32 pm. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    The Franklin Institute
    After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of...
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19 hours ago

URBAN BEACH PARTY CHANGED TO SUNDAY, JUNE 24T...

URBAN BEACH PARTY CHANGED TO SUNDAY, JUNE 24TH!!! Rain in the forecast for Saturday ☹️ Please consider volunteering for clean up. We need help!!! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d4babaa2ba3f94-urban2

    Friends of Eastern State Penitentiary Park: Urban Beach Party Volunteers 2018
    FESPP's Annual Urban Beach Party has been changed to SUNDAY, JUNE 24TH! We still need volunteers to make it a success! Help us set up, help us clean up, (wo)man the grill, monitor the water slide, lend us your backyard umbrella . . . then hang out and enjoy the day with neighbors and friends.
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19 hours ago

Score Free Admission To 17 Philly Museums During July 4th Week, June 28-July 4

Where:Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street

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Where:National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:First Bank of the United States, 116 S. 3rd Street

Where:Philadelphia History Museum, 15 S. 7th Street

Where:Rare Book Department at the Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:The Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place

Where:One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street #5700

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street

Where:The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd Street

Where:Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut Street

    Score Free Admission To 17 Philly Museums During July 4th Week, June 28-July 4
    National Constitution Center | Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia Visit incredible cultural institutions for an unbeatable price during Wawa Welcome America... Philadelphia doesn't mess around when it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July, as the whole week leading up to Independence Day is packed with block parties, fireworks, live music and the chance to check out some of our best museums and attractions on the cheap.
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20 hours ago

Do you enjoy gardening? Do you know someone t...

Do you enjoy gardening? Do you know someone that enjoys gardening? Our Garden Committee is looking for a few volunteers to help us keep Bache-Martin's front garden looking good during the summer! This gardening group will meet every two weeks, starting this coming Sunday. Join us whenever you can, as long as you can! This invite is open to neighbors, parents, friends, students, and anyone that is interested in making our school look beautiful for the whole neighborhood -and visitors to our neighborhood- to enjoy! Please pass the word! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-bachemartin4

    Bache-Martin School: Bache-Martin front garden volunteer team
    Come and help us spruce up the front garden of the Martin building! This gardening group will meet every two weeks; join us whenever you can, as long as you can! Please invite anyone that would be interested in making our school look beautiful for all of our neighborhood to enjoy (Neighbors, parents, friends, and students as well)!
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20 hours ago

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught...

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught to communicate through sign language, took to the internet in an online chatroom. This was first (and only) “inter-species” online chat ever conducted, and the results were: surprising. The Franklin Institute’s Chief Digital Officer Susan Poulton facilitated the event and tells her story, and, in memory of the extraordinary ape, provided the rare transcript for us to share. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH Koko, who was born in 1971 and lived to be 46, passed away this week. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH

    When Koko the Gorilla Chatted Online
    I woke up this morning and learned that Koko the gorilla had passed away peacefully in her sleep last night at the age of 46. Twenty years ago, I had the honor of producing the first ever inter-species online "live chat" with Koko and her caregiver Dr. Penny Patterson, part of a series of internet firsts we achieved at AOL (America Online).
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20 hours ago

Paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member ...

Paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Carol Taylor-Kearney. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/carol-taylor-kearney

    Carol Taylor-Kearney
    Resume Artist's Statement whatsartblog Artsphoria Review American Prayer Flag: Blue = Sky and Space, acrylic and oil stick on a worn American flag, 68" x 42" AvailableAmerican Prayer Flag: Red = Fire, acrylic and oil stick on a worn American flag, 42" x 68" AvailableAmerican Prayer Flags: Circles in the Square, Blue
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20 hours ago

Bar Hygge posted 2 photos.

We’re celebrating the Summer Solstice with delicious cocktails and some fun giveaways (while supplies last). Come on in and join us - it’s a beautiful night for a beverage! #diageo #bulleitbourbon @ Bar Hygge

    Bar Hygge
    Bar Hygge, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Rated 4.9 of 5, check 116 Reviews of Bar Hygge, Brewery
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21 hours ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association shared...

Happy Summer Solstice! How do you keep cool on the official first day of summer? By going to one of the many pools Philadelphia has to offer! Francisville Playground's pool opened today, here's the schedule:(https://www.facebook.com/francisvilleplayground/photos/a.467360936691882.1073741825.160852097342769/1703169653110998/?type=1&theater) but if you want to visit the many other pools that Philadelphia has to offer as well, here's the opening schedule: https://beta.phila.gov/2018-06-15-2018-pool-opening-dates/?utm_source=soldsie&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=180615_2018poolopeningschedule Have fun, and keep cool!

    Francisville Playground
    Francisville Playground, Philadelphia, PA. 955 likes. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department Facility Sitting on 3.7 acres, this recreation...
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22 hours ago

“Formerly puzzling telescope observations abo...

“Formerly puzzling telescope observations about real galaxies that raised questions about the standard dark matter hypothesis are being explained in the state-of-the-art facsimiles.” http://bit.ly/2JXfXCX

    The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It
    In the early 2000s, a small community of coder-cosmologists set out to simulate the 14-billion-year history of the universe on a supercomputer. They aimed to create a proxy of the cosmos, a Cliffs Notes version in computer code that could run in months instead of giga-years, to serve as a laboratory for studying the real universe.
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22 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

Photos from Harry Connick Jr. on 6/16/18 🎤

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 56,343 likes · 5,561 talking about this · 177,288 were here. The Mann Center for the...
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23 hours ago

Forged steel sculptures by Cerulean Arts Coll...

Forged steel sculptures by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Rob Sigafoos. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/rob-sigafoos

    Rob Sigafoos
    Resume Artist's Statement Balance, forged steel and stone, 48" x 35" x 30" AvailableCocktail Attire, forged steel and wood, 48" x 24" x 24" AvailableLittle Flower, forged steel and stone, 63" x 48" x 52" AvailableOn Hold, forged steel and stone, 19" x 16" x 13" AvailableOn Point, forged steel and stone, 44" x 32" x
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24 hours ago

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the W...

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV
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24 hours ago

This morning, we were honored to be recognize...

This morning, we were honored to be recognized by Philadelphia City Council for being a beloved, free #play space in Philadelphia since 1899. Many thanks to Darrell L. Clarke Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. and all of City Council! #smithplays #playmatters

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    This morning, we were honored to be recognized by Philadelphia City Council for being a beloved, free #play space in Philadelphia since 1899. Many thanks to Darrell L. Clarke Councilman Curtis Jones,...
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25 hours ago

Summer’s here! One cool way to beat the heat:...

Summer’s here! One cool way to beat the heat: make the Barnes your personal oasis during hot days. And with a Barnes membership, you can always pop in for few minutes or a few hours and always for free. Not a member? Learn more. http://bit.ly/barnes-member 🎨 Paul Cezanne. Bathers at Rest (Baigneurs au repos), 1876–1877.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Summer's here! One cool way to beat the heat: make the Barnes your personal oasis during hot days. And with a Barnes membership, you can always pop in for few minutes or a few hours and always for...
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27 hours ago

Movies in the Park kicks off tonight with a s...

Movies in the Park kicks off tonight with a showing of Black Panther at Loudoun Park! Learn more about this free movie night program right here ⬇️

    Where to watch movies in Philly parks this summer - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Fairmount Park Conservancy is excited to announce that this summer more than a dozen Philly parks will host free movie nights, featuring blockbuster and kid-friendly flicks including Coco, Black Panther, Moana, and more!
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27 hours ago

Happy Summer Solstice! Movies in the Park kic...

Happy Summer Solstice! Movies in the Park kicks off tonight with a showing of Black Panther at Loudoun Park! Learn more about this free movie night program right here ⬇️

    Where to watch movies in Philly parks this summer - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Fairmount Park Conservancy is excited to announce that this summer more than a dozen Philly parks will host free movie nights, featuring blockbuster and kid-friendly flicks including Coco, Black Panther, Moana, and more!
    https://myphillypark.org

27 hours ago

Happy 1st day of summer! Stop by Cerulean Ar...

Happy 1st day of summer! Stop by Cerulean Arts to see these watercolor paintings by Collective Member Amanda Moseley! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/amanda-moseley

    Amanda Moseley
    Resume Artist's Statement Aa, watercolor, 8" x 6" AvailableBb, watercolor, 8" x 6" AvailableFf, watercolor, 8" x 6" AvailableG, watercolor, 8" x 6" AvailableGg1, watercolor, 8" x 6" AvailableH, watercolor, 8" x 6" AvailableHh, watercolor, 8" x 6" AvailableI, watercolor, 8" x 6" AvailableIi, watercolor, 8" x 6"
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27 hours ago

We are thrilled to play a part in impacting t...

We are thrilled to play a part in impacting the lives of families such as Amari's through the Everyday Literacy program! Read more about Amari's experience in the program: http://www.parent-child.org/home-visiting-remarks-philadelphia/ Everyday Literacy is a play-based family program for children ages 0-5 and their families in North Philadelphia. Smith is pleased to partner with Pennsylvania Parent-Child Home Program and the Philadelphia Housing Authority's Raymond Rosen Community Center for this two-year initiative, funded by the William Penn Foundation, to take early learning programming directly to families in ways that not only engage children, but also involve adults as active participants by building their skills to support language and literacy learning at home. #informallearning #playmatters #learningthroughplay #smithplays

    Home Visiting Works As Stated By This PCHP Mother
    Ameesha Jackson is a PCHP mother in Philadelphia. She recently made these remarks at a Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse fundraiser. Hello, my name is Ameesha and I am the mother of Amari who is currently enrolled in this Program. When I was first asked to speak here tonight I didn't know what I was going to say.
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28 hours ago

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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29 hours ago

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in t...

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in the Northern Hemisphere is the longest day of the year and the astronomical start of the summer season. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    What Is a Solstice and What Is an Equinox (and Why Should I Care)?
    Astronomically, our planet's seasons change on four particular days each year, two solstices, one in June and one in December, and two equinoxes (one in March and one in September).
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29 hours ago

We’re closed to the public today, Thursday, J...

We’re closed to the public today, Thursday, June 21, for a private event. Members may visit till 4pm. 📷: Michael Perez

    The Barnes Foundation
    1,272 Reviews of The Barnes Foundation "I wish I gave myself more time to spend with the Let's Connect exhibition... But that's not actu..."...
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32 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly love, the Sun will rise at 5:32 am and will set at 8:32 pm giving us just over 15 hours of daylight today. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    The Franklin Institute
    Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly...
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45 hours ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association added ...

FREE SUMMER MEALS FOR KIDS AND TEENS WHAT ARE SUMMER MEALS? There are more than 1,000 places in Philadelphia that serve free meals and snacks to kids and teens age 18 and under. There are no income requirements, ID, or registration in qualifying areas. Sites include recreation centers, churches, schools, public housing complexes and community organizations. Click here, to find the nearest site: http://www.hungercoalition.org/summermeals/map or call the Summer Meals Hotline at 1-855-252-MEAL (6325). or text “FOOD” to 877877 *_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_ Comidas gratis para niños y adolescentes hasta los 18 años. Las personas discapacitadas mayores de 18 años que participan en programa escolar, o en servicios públicos, también pueden ser participe de este programa. No necesita registrarse, ni presentar tarjeta de identificación, ni prueba de ingreso Llame al 1-855-252-MEAL (6325) o envíe mensaje de texto, con la palabra “COMIDA” al 877877 para encontrar el lugar más cercano a usted (Junio-Agosto)

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Bache-Martin Home & School Association. 369 likes. To support the goals and objectives of Bache-Martin Elementary School in Philadelphia, PA.
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45 hours ago

Paintings and mixed-media collages by Cerulea...

Paintings and mixed-media collages by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Tilda Mann. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/tilda-mann

    Tilda Mann
    Resume Artist's Statement Ain't No Mountain High Enough, mixed-media collage, 5" x 7" AvailableArches, mixed-media collage, 7" x 9.5" AvailableChina Fair Joy, mixed-media collage on board, 20" x 16" SOLD City of Angels, mixed-media collage, 6.25" x 6.25" AvailableEast Coast Way, mixed-media collage, 6.25" x 6" Av
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46 hours ago

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Sq...

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Square as a starting point, we mapped out what the whole Solar System would look like at a Philly Scale. http://bit.ly/2JUezRj

    The Philly Solar System
    We all know that Earth is one of eight planets in the Solar System orbiting a star that we call the Sun, which is one of the more than 100 billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.
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46 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

Photos from The Decemberists with M. Ward - Philadelphia, PA on 6/7/18 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 56,315 likes · 6,278 talking about this · 177,279 were here. The Mann Center for the...
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46 hours ago

We love hearing from our scholarship students...

We love hearing from our scholarship students! “I would like to thank the Barnes Foundation for this opportunity. It was an exciting and rewarding experience to enjoy the space and the sense of intimacy in this wonderful collection during class. It is obvious your instructors are passionate and knowledgeable about art and Dr. Albert Barnes’s vision. I hope your scholarships continue to inspire and enrich many others.” Discover why Barnes students say they never stop #seeingtheBarnes. Try a Barnes class this fall! Scholarship applications due August 12. Class registration opens to the public on July 12. Members enjoy early access starting July 9. Learn more at: https://www.barnesfoundation.org/classes

    The Barnes Foundation
    We love hearing from our scholarship students! "I would like to thank the Barnes Foundation for this opportunity. It was an exciting and rewarding experience to enjoy the space and the sense of...
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2 days ago

Encaustic paintings by Cerulean Arts Collecti...

Encaustic paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Kitty Caparella https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/kitty-caparella

    Kitty Caparella
    Resume Artist's Statement Brave Deeds, encaustic on wood, 16" x 12" AvailableDownbeat Winds, encaustic and paint-stick on wood, 21.75" x 10.5" AvailableSpeed Variations, encaustic and paint-stick on wood, 21.75" x 10.5" AvailableFragile Memory, encaustic and acrylic on wood, 12" x 12" AvailableSolar Lanterns, encau
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2 days ago

The spray ground is on! Until July 1st the s...

The spray ground is on! Until July 1st the schedule is as follows: Monday-Friday:1-8pm After July 1st: Monday-Friday: 9am-8pm Saturday & Sunday: 9am-5pm

    Clemente Park and Playground
    The spray ground is on! Until July 1st the schedule is as follows: Monday-Friday:1-8pm After July 1st: Monday-Friday: 9am-8pm Saturday & Sunday: 9am-5pm
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2 days ago

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest a...

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year restoration project that was designed to better limit the impact humans have on the endangered trees. http://bit.ly/2JWm0HP IMAGE: Al Golub | New trail and boardwalk in Mariposa Grove after restoration | 2018 | National Park Service

    The Franklin Institute
    Home to many of the world's tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year...
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