15 min ago

For #BlackHistoryMonth we're looking back at ...

For #BlackHistoryMonth we're looking back at our last summer exhibition Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders, now on view in Paris at Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris. In 2014, Algerian artist Mohamed Bourouissa worked with the Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club, a North Philadelphia community of young horse riders to stage an equestrian competition he called "Horse Day." Have you seen the Fletcher Street crew featured by Google Pixel 2? #flashbackfriday #fbf

    Google Pixel 2 | Fletcher Street Crew
    When you question your lens on the world, you'll find there's more to people than meets the eye. Part of a wider set of stories that encourage people to question their lens on the world, "Fletcher Street Crew" shows how first impressions rarely show the full picture.
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17 min ago

Spotify Playlists for Bonding With Your Baby ...

Spotify Playlists for Bonding With Your Baby Too Small to Fail has partnered with Spotify to create fun music playlists encouraging families to sing together during everyday routines—like bedtime, bath time, play time, or commute time. #learningthroughplay #playmatters #parenting #earlychildhood http://talkingisteaching.org/resources/spotify

    Talking Is Teaching - Spotify
    Learning begins at birth! When you talk, read, and sing with your child-even before she can use words-you're building her brain and helping to prepare her for success in school and in life.
    http://talkingisteaching.org

30 min ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

The second Science After Hours event of 2018 delves into the romantic side of science. Join us for "Love and Lust" on February 27, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GbKRpt

    Science After Hours
    Science After Hours is an evening event series exclusively for adults ages 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging...
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40 min ago

Center City District shared Dilworth Park's p...

    55 Stellar Things to Do in Philadelphia This Weekend
    Dilworth Park Wintergarden | Photo courtesy Dilworth Park How can you celebrate the weekend in Philly? Let us count the ways... If the (glorious) weather from earlier this week is any indication, winter is on its way out - and, sadly, so is one of the city's major winter attractions.
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1 hour ago

Memorial for Karen Segal at Woodmere Art Muse...

Memorial for Karen Segal at Woodmere Art Museum, February 25, 5:30pm PLEASE NOTE: Cerulean Arts will close at 4pm on Sunday, February 25 so that we may attend the memorial of Karen Segal. Karen was a Philadelphia artist who participated in several exhibitions at the gallery. Additionally, she supported hundreds of local artists through her extensive collection of artwork. She will be greatly missed.


1 hour ago

On sale now: Steve Martin and Martin Short jo...

On sale now: Steve Martin and Martin Short join forces for a hilarious evening of comedy and more on August 30th featuring Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko 🎉


2 hours ago

The Spring Gardens Community Garden shared th...

Our 1st Annual Seed Swap is TOMORROW, Saturday, February 24! 10am-12pm at the Clemente Recreation Center Classroom Join us as we trade seeds, take home free seeds, learn more about seed starting, and share gardening experiences! https://www.facebook.com/events/155500381776588/

    1st Annual Seed Swap
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3 hours ago

Drawing is a girly thing. If this statement...

Drawing is a girly thing. If this statement brought out strong feelings in you, this 4-week Barnes class is for you: “Drawing as ‘Feminine’ Practice?” tackles works by Degas and Picasso that were often dismissed in their day as “feminine” and less worthy than paintings. Join us as we explore several contemporary artists, including Kara Walker, Heidi Bucher, and Nancy Shaver, who use the medium to make powerful social and political statements challenging the notion of drawing as "feminine" and "weak." Starts April 9. Space is limited, Register today: bit.ly/drawing-feminine 🎨 Edgar Degas. “Jockey on Horse” (detail), c. 1866–72.


3 hours ago

“Reading makes a full Man, Meditation a profo...

“Reading makes a full Man, Meditation a profound Man, Discourse a clear Man.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738. http://bit.ly/1SkrJX6 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Louis Jacques Cathelin (French, 1738-1804) | [Benjamin Franklin, né à Boston le 17 janvier 1706 - eripuit cœlo fulmen sceptrum que tyrannis] | 1780 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


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17 hours ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Join Philadelphia Film Society in celebrating the year in film with our Best Picture Weekend at the Prince. Catch eight of the #BestPicture nominees, all on the biggest screen in Center City from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25: http://filmadelphia.org/best-picture-weekend-at-the-prince/

    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
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19 hours ago

School District of Philadelphia added 6 new p...

Stop by our Black History Art Exhibit on the 2nd floor of our Education Center(440 N. Broad St.). Meet the artists today from 4-7pm


19 hours ago

Help us bring Claymobile to all Kindergarten ...

Help us bring Claymobile to all Kindergarten AND First Graders at Bache Martin! Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students. Through the skillfully planned and executed classes, Claymobile teachers lead each student on a discovery of the art and science of making a functional art object they can cherish for years to come. More important than the object, the students are given the power to create and express their thoughts and emotions through art. Click here to donate, every little counts! https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/gnjlrg/claymobile-for-bache-martin-k-1

    Claymobile for Bache Martin K-1 by Jennifer Zwilling
    With these funds we will bring the world class Claymobile program to all Kindergarten and First Graders at Bache Martin. Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students.
    https://www.pledgecents.com

21 hours ago

After an absence of more than a century, the ...

After an absence of more than a century, the white-letter hairstreak butterfly (Satyrium w-album) has begun to recover in Scotland. http://bit.ly/2C9jv4z

    Butterfly species breeding in Scotland again after 130 years
    A BUTTERFLY whose numbers have seen dramatic decline in recent years is breeding in Scotland for the first time in 130 years, experts have said.
    http://www.thenational.scot

21 hours ago

Knight Foundation is asking How can #tech con...

Knight Foundation is asking How can #tech connect people to the #arts & each other? The foundation is looking to support new ideas in #Philly & nationally w/ $50k via #prototypefund. Deadline: March 6

    How can we use technology to connect people to the arts? Knight seeks ideas
    Sometimes it is hard to find the poetry in technology. Though most people use technology as part of their daily life, the coldness of machines makes it easy to overlook the richness of human culture that flows through their circuits.
    https://www.knightfoundation.org

23 hours ago

Play-A-Palooza 2018, Smith Welcomes Power Cru...

Play-A-Palooza 2018, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more! #smithplays #playapalooza https://mailchi.mp/smithplayground/p9kif8zvc4-898645

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more!
    https://mailchi.mp

23 hours ago

Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch a...

Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more! #smithplays #playapalooza https://mailchi.mp/smithplayground/p9kif8zvc4-898645

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more!
    https://mailchi.mp

23 hours ago

The Franklin Institute added an event.

Join us for an evening of ‘out of this world’ astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts. Night Skies in the Observatory is a monthly stargazing event connecting you to celestial objects in the night sky including stars, planets, and nebulae using telescopes in Bloom Observatory and at ‘Ben’s Starlight Lounge’ on our 5th floor rooftop observation deck, featuring a cash bar. Build your own experience from any combination of planetarium shows, a live science talk on astronomy or space science, hands-on astronomy activities and continuous telescopic observing all evening (weather permitting). The program is staffed with knowledgeable observers and free star maps are provided. Tickets at $10 for the general public and $5 for members. Details here: http://bit.ly/2opkncg Featured programming for this program will be announced soon. IMAGE: The Sword of Orion | 2006 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This event is part of The Franklin Institute's Night Skies in the Observatory series. http://bit.ly/2EaGARs

    Night Skies in the Observatory
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24 hours ago

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician n...

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician named Henri Maillardet built an automaton that could draw four images and write three poems. This automaton was bequeathed to the Institute in 1928 and is one of the highlights of our permanent collection; it is on view in our Amazing Machine exhibition. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia


24 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is asking for donation...

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician named Henri Maillardet built an automaton that could draw four images and write three poems. This automaton was bequeathed to the Institute in 1928 and is one of the highlights of our permanent collection; it is on view in our Amazing Machine exhibition. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

24 hours ago

Center City District shared PhillyVoice's pos...

    Report: Philly is one of the best options for women in tech
    Making it in a male-dominated industry isn't an easy feat for any woman, but in Philadelphia, the tech industry is a bit more inclusive than other industries, according to a recent report. For the fourth year in a row, Fintech site SmartAsset compiled its list of the "The Top 15 Cities for Women in Tech," and Philadelphia landed at No.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

25 hours ago

Meet our four amazing Park Champions who make...

Meet our four amazing Park Champions who make their parks the best they can be!

    Park Champions Recognized at our Annual Meeting - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    More than 100 stakeholders joined together on December 4th, 2017 for Fairmount Park Conservancy's first Annual Meeting at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center. We were excited to recognize four amazing Park Champions for their determined efforts at this event.
    https://myphillypark.org

25 hours ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    Most Philadelphians want to buy their next home right here in Philly, report says
    Is this a sign of the times? Philadelphians, who have long had a reputation of hating on their very own City of Brotherly Love, now really want to put down roots in Philly.
    https://philly.curbed.com

26 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

    Steve Martin and Martin Short announce August Mann show - The Key
    Longtime friends and collaborators Steve Martin and Martin Short are set to dazzle the Mann center this August. Joining the duo at the Mann is Jeff Babko, keyboardist for Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Martin's regular collaborators in bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers.
    http://thekey.xpn.org

26 hours ago

Check out our Bache-Martin students dancing u...

Check out our Bache-Martin students dancing up a storm with BalletX http://ow.ly/brj530ixG90

    BalletX Teaches Philadelphia Students New Skills, Life Lessons Through Dance
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Local kids are learning life lessons and new skills thanks to a special dance program at one of the Philadelphia's most popular theaters. The BalletX exchange program lets dancers give in-classroom dance lessons to students throughout Philadelphia. "Dance is an outlet for a lot of young people to be amazing.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

26 hours ago

Center City District shared Reimagining the C...

    Reimagining the Civic Commons
    Starting in 2015, Philadelphia collaborated with non-profit and community organizations to create five new civic assets: a riverfront trail, a renovated public library and park, an elevated park, an...
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27 hours ago

The first President of the United States of A...

The first President of the United States of America, George Washington, was born on this day in 1732. http://bit.ly/2kVynXn In this painting, Washington is shown presiding over the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which took place here in Philadelphia and led to the current U.S. Constitution. Our namesake, Benjamin Franklin was among the delegates to the convention and pictured in the middle of the painting. http://bit.ly/1Z1Wq64 IMAGE: Howard Chandler Christy (American, 1872-1952) | Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States | 1940 | The United States House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.


28 hours ago

Interested in researching black history? Chec...

Interested in researching black history? Check out the Archives Library and Information Center (ALIC) page on Black History for informative exhibits, articles, research guides, and much more! This page draws from a wide collection of resources and includes resources from military to culture and everything in between. https://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/black-history.html

    Black History
    Online Resources National Research Collection NARA Resources The American Image: Portrait of Black Chicago An exhibit of photographs taken by John White of Chicago during the 1970s. The site consists of an introduction and three parts.
    https://www.archives.gov

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41 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared a po...

Ballroom exhibit is happening! Stop by tonight for the opening party or visit the exhibit—on view every day through Mar. 16.


42 hours ago

Save the date! **Bache in Bloom ** Open hous...

Save the date! **Bache in Bloom ** Open house, raffle, and silent auction (benefiting the give and go recess program). May 10, 2018 This event will benefit the Give and Go Recess program. We will need the help of *parents and guardians like YOU*, to collect donations, in planning, volunteering during the event, and spreading the word! Please contact Melissa (wolfstewart20@gmail.com) or Leila (Leilazinni@gmail.com) if you are interested, or have any questions!


42 hours ago

Calling all artists! We have some Spring and ...

Calling all artists! We have some Spring and Summer openings for our art wall in the Hygge Room. Send us a message if you are interested in showing your work! #supportlocalartists #barhygge


43 hours ago

Bache-Martin is looking to fund a Claymobile ...

Bache-Martin is looking to fund a Claymobile program this school year for Kindergarten and 1st Grade, details below.

    Claymobile for Bache Martin K-1 by Jennifer Zwilling
    With these funds we will bring the world class Claymobile program to all Kindergarten and First Graders at Bache Martin. Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students.
    https://www.pledgecents.com

43 hours ago

The Winter Social is THIS Saturday! This is ...

The Winter Social is THIS Saturday! This is your last chance to reserve a spot for your Tiger, fill out our online form BEFORE MIDNIGHT TODAY https://goo.gl/forms/YLc7jWlzORujbR3v2 We need volunteers to help us sign in, and distribute hot chocolate to our students. Want to help us in these fun tasks? http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-bachemartin2 https://www.facebook.com/events/137522800247163/

    8TH ANNUAL BACHE-MARTIN SCHOOL WINTER SOCIAL
    Bache-Martin's 8th Annual Winter Social has been rescheduled to February 24th.*** We were notified on Friday that the rink will be closed due to city work this Saturday 1/27 (original date). We are disappointed by and sorry for the last minute change, but we hope you will be able to join us next month for a fun morning on the ice next month instead.
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44 hours ago

#Repost @brewery_techne ・・・ Phoebe's back on...

#Repost @brewery_techne ・・・ Phoebe's back on the menu! #phillycraftbeer #bierdegarde #beer


44 hours ago

“Opportunity is just one of two rovers curren...

“Opportunity is just one of two rovers currently functioning on the Red Planet, along with NASA’s Curiosity rover.” http://bit.ly/2olnNwm

    NASA's Opportunity rover surpasses 5,000 Martian days on the Red Planet
    On Saturday, NASA's Opportunity rover celebrated a monumental anniversary all by itself on the surface of the Red Planet: surviving 5,000 Martian days. It's an incredibly significant milestone for the little-wheeled robot, given the fact that it was only expected to last just 90 days.
    https://www.theverge.com

45 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared their video...

This warm weather has us daydreaming about Love Your Park Week! Save the dates for May 12-20. https://loveyourpark.org/

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    We're pretty sure these amazing park volunteers will inspire you to sign up and lend a hand at a park near you on November 4th for Love Your Park Fall Volunteer Day! bit.ly/LoveYourPark17
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