2 min ago

“Standing on platforms, the figures loom abov...

“Standing on platforms, the figures loom above visitors, staring straight ahead. Some of their visages are stern and others smiling.” - LNP + LancasterOnline.com http://bit.ly/2FOxCLs “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” is open now through March 4, 2018. Learn more: http://bit.ly/fi-tcw

    'Terracotta Warriors' exhibit brings first Chinese emperor to life at Franklin Institute
    PHILADELPHIA - In 1974, a group of farmers digging a well in a persimmon orchard in central China found pieces of terra-cotta pottery that looked like parts of human figures. They didn't realize that under their feet lay an ancient burial chamber the size of Manhattan.
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16 min ago

According to data just released by NOAA and N...

According to data just released by NOAA and NASA, 2017 had the second warmest global surface temperature since 1880. http://n.pr/2FPVY7B

    2017 Among Warmest Years On Record
    2017 was among the warmest years on record, according to new data released by NASA and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. The planet's global surface temperature last year was second warmest since 1880, NASA says. NOAA calls it the third warmest year on record, due to slight variation in the ways that they analyze temperatures.
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41 min ago

There is still time to see the works of Alysa...

There is still time to see the works of Alysa Bennett, Meghan Cox, Mary Powers Holt, Jacob Lunderby and Nancy Neill! All on view through Saturday, January 20.

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    There is still time to see the works of Alysa Bennett, Meghan Cox, Mary Powers Holt, Jacob Lunderby and Nancy Neill! All on view through Saturday, January 20.
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51 min ago

We are proud of our Executive Director, Jamie...

We are proud of our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, who was appointed by Mayor Kenney to serve on the nominating panel for Philadelphia's new school board!

    Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board
    Philadelphia's new Board of Education started to take shape Tuesday with the naming of a 13-member nominating committee, the latest step toward re-establishing local control of city schools. The board would replace the School Reform Commission that has voted to dissolve itself.
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3 hours ago

#Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered o...

#Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered or reviled? Regardless of how you feel about Renoir, you’re in for a lively discussion! Join us for the 4-session class “Renoir: A Painter’s Painter” led by accomplished painter, printmaker, and author Bill Scott, who will offer his personal reflection on why Renoir resonates so deeply with painters. Discover why many contemporary artists still find themselves gravitating to Renoir as a source of inspiration, marveling over his ever imaginative use of color. Starts Monday, Feb. 26. Register: barnesfoundation.org/classes/renoir-a-painters-painter 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Composition, Five Bathers (Composition, cinq baigneuses), c. 1918.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered or reviled? Regardless of how you feel about Renoir, you're in for a lively discussion! Join us for the 4-session class "Renoir: A Painter's Painter" led...
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3 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

The next Night Skies in the Observatory event at The Franklin Institute is coming up on February 13, 2018. Join us for an evening of stargazing and more exciting space-related programing for all ages. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2oZFEg6

    Night Skies in the Observatory
    Join us for an evening of 'out of this world' astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts. Night Skies at the...
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BalletX added 7 new photos — with Gary Jeter ...

BalletX in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie, choreographing a new work to premiere at Spring Series March 7-18 The Wilma Theater

    BalletX
    BalletX in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie, choreographing a new work to premiere at Spring Series March 7-18 The Wilma Theater
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16 hours ago

Thinking about warm weather fun ☀️ like the B...

Thinking about warm weather fun ☀️ like the Blue Cross Broad Street Run? Skip the lottery and run with our team of 🌳Park Champions🏆 raising funds for trail improvements in Fairmount Park! Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2BaE63R

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Thinking about warm weather fun ☀️ like the Blue Cross Broad Street Run? Skip the lottery and run with our team of 🌳Park Champions🏆 raising funds for trail improvements in Fairmount Park! Learn more...
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20 hours ago

Attention educators, administrators, and inte...

Attention educators, administrators, and interested neighborhood groups! Keep Philadelphia Beautiful offers Litter & Environmental Education programming, and requesting a presentation is easy. Head to their website to read more, or visit this link http://bit.ly/2D8fQlo to apply directly.

    Book an In School Presentation!
    Keep Philadelphia Beautiful believes that education is one of the most effective ways to discourage littering and encourage recycling and waste reduction. We are dedicated to teaching Philadelphia students of all ages about the economic, social and environmental impacts of how we handle our trash as individuals and as a society, and we would love to visit your school.
    http://keepphiladelphiabeautiful.org

21 hours ago

We will have some exciting news to share in a...

We will have some exciting news to share in a few days with what's coming up next at The Franklin Institute, but, in the meantime, Happy #MuseumSelfieDay! http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O

    The Franklin Institute
    We will have some exciting news to share in a few days with what's coming up next at The Franklin Institute, but, in the meantime, Happy #MuseumSelfieDay! http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O
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22 hours ago

We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @a...

We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @anabaezs––just one of many winter wonderland scenes on the Parkway! Have snaps like this to share? Enter the My Parkway Photo contest for a chance to win cash prizes plus a 2-night stay at The Logan - Philadelphia's Hotel. Open to all Instagram users worldwide! 1 winner picked every season + 1 grand prize winner at the end of the contest. Just follow Parkway Museums District on Instagram and tag your snaps #parkway100 and #myparkwayinwinter by Feb. 1. Go to www.parkway100.org/my-parkway-photo-contest/ for more details.

    The Barnes Foundation
    We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @anabaezs--just one of many winter wonderland scenes on the Parkway! Have snaps like this to share? Enter the My Parkway Photo contest for a chance to win...
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22 hours ago

Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberi...

Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with special guest M.Ward to the Mann on June 7th in support of their new album 'I’ll Be Your Girl'. Tickets go on sale this Fri 1/19 @ 10AM.

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with special guest M.Ward to the Mann on June 7th in support of their new album 'I'll Be Your Girl'. Tickets go on sale this Fri 1/19 @ 10AM.
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23 hours ago

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting N...

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice

    Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice
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23 hours ago

Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Nigh...

Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and The Head and The Heart co-headline the Skyline Stage @ the Mann on June 6th. Tickets go on sale next Friday, January 26th @ 10AM 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and The Head and The Heart co-headline the Skyline Stage @ the Mann on June 6th. Tickets go on sale next Friday, January 26th @ 10AM 🎶
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23 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We are celebrating Benjamin Franklin’s 312th birthday live with a demonstration of one of Franklin’s most interesting inventions, the Glass Armonica. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2

    The Franklin Institute
    We are celebrating Benjamin Franklin's 312th birthday live with a demonstration of one of Franklin's most interesting inventions, the Glass Armonica. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2
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24 hours ago

Please note that tonight's community meeting ...

Please note that tonight's community meeting about the Discovery Center has been cancelled due to heating issues. Stay tuned here or follow The Discovery Center for updates about the next meeting.

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Please note that tonight's community meeting about the Discovery Center has been cancelled due to heating issues. Stay tuned here or follow The Discovery Center for updates about the next meeting.
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24 hours ago

The Franklin Institute plans to go live.

We are celebrating Benjamin Franklin’s 312th birthday live with some demonstrations of one of Franklin’s most interesting inventions, the Glass Armonica. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2

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25 hours ago

Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was ju...

Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was just an apprentice. Now she's running the brewhouse and just brewed another iteration of 'Phoebe', a biere de garde flavored with cracked pepper and orange peel.

    Bar Hygge
    Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was just an apprentice. Now she's running the brewhouse and just brewed another iteration of 'Phoebe', a biere de garde flavored with cracked pepper and orange...
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25 hours ago

Have you checked this out?

Have you checked this out?

    Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice
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26 hours ago

ATTN BUSINESSES: Don't miss tonight's GAMBA H...

ATTN BUSINESSES: Don't miss tonight's GAMBA Happy Hour at Bar Hygge. Great discussion + great drinks = a great time. Hope to see you there!

    Greater Art Museum Business Alliance - GAMBA U January - Under the Influence: How Brand Advocates Make Your Business Boom
    GAMBA U January - Under the Influence: How Brand Advocates Make Your Business Boom
    http://www.gambamember.org

27 hours ago

TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable fi...

TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable field trip in 2018? General one-hour gallery programs are available to K–12 students from all school districts and educational settings. We tailor lessons to meet the needs, abilities, and grade level of each group. Gallery lessons run October–June. Price is only $5 per person, including chaperones. District of Philadelphia schools can visit free of charge—bus transportation included! Learn more and schedule your visit: www.barnesfoundation.org/teachers

    The Barnes Foundation
    TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable field trip in 2018? General one-hour gallery programs are available to K-12 students from all school districts and educational settings. We tailor lessons...
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30 hours ago

Happy Birthday to our namesake and one of the...

Happy Birthday to our namesake and one of the most influential thinkers of world history, Benjamin Franklin. Today would have been Franklin’s 312th Birthday. His numerous accomplishments in his career stretched from politics and diplomacy to science and engineering. The Franklin Institute is home to The Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, which includes a towering statue of the founding father inside a rotunda designed after the Pantheon in Rome. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2 IMAGE: James Earle Fraser (American, 1876-1953) | Benjamin Franklin Memorial | 1938 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Birthday to our namesake and one of the most influential thinkers of world history, Benjamin Franklin. Today would have been Franklin's 312th Birthday. His numerous accomplishments in his...
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41 hours ago

Friends of Bache-Martin shared Bache-Martin H...

    Kindergarten Registration - Student Enrollment & Placement
    Enrollment of Students for English who Speak Other Languages (ESOL)
    https://www.philasd.org

44 hours ago

Each summer, The Franklin Institute welcomes ...

Each summer, The Franklin Institute welcomes more than 1,900 students to our museum as part of our Discovery Camp program for youths from Pre-K through 9th Grade, and registration for summer 2018 is now open. http://bit.ly/22lh1lz

    Summer Camp
    Get ready to have the best summer ever at The Franklin Institute! Experience the most hands-on, educational, iconic science summer camp in the Philadelphia area.
    https://www.fi.edu

46 hours ago

Our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, was a...

Our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, was appointed by Mayor Kenney to help select Philadelphia's new school board.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

47 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Join us for the first Science After Hours of 2018 as we 'Party Like a Rock Star' and celebrate the science of rock and roll on January 23. http://bit.ly/1WaaTyi

    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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47 hours ago

Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 3...

Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 10am – 4pm Join us to learn more about Smith’s open positions in Visitor Services and Visitor Programs. Candidates are required to bring a printed resume to be considered for employment. RSVP by Monday, January 29 to Shasmin Lewis: shasmin@smithplayground.org 215-765-4325 x100

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 10am - 4pm Join us to learn more about Smith's open positions in Visitor Services and Visitor Programs. Candidates are required to bring a...
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2 days ago

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our name...

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq

    The Franklin Institute
    Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq
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2 days ago

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Is your c...

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Is your child turning 5 on, or before, September 1st, 2018? Registration for 2018-2019 began today January 16, 2018 and goes through May 31, 2018! To enroll your child at Bache-Martin you must bring the following information to the Main Office: -Child's name -Parent/Guardian ID (Current Driver’s License/ Non-Driver’s License, Federal, State or Municipal employment photo identification, or Passport) -Child's current immunization record -ONE Document verifying child's birth date** -TWO proofs of residency** The main office will be available for enrollment Monday through Thursday from 9-11:30am. Other times available by appointment; please call the main office at (215) 684-5074 to speak to Ms. Sue. If you know you will be registering, the school asks that you do so as soon as possible so we can plan for out of catchment transfers. For more information, and document options for birth date and residency, visit us at http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/open-houses, or visit the school district's website at https://www.philasd.org/studentplacement/services/kindergarten-registration/

    Kindergarten Registration - Student Enrollment & Placement
    Enrollment of Students for English who Speak Other Languages (ESOL)
    https://www.philasd.org

2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

Join us at the Philadelphia Free School to hear Dr. Peter Gray speak on: "Learning Through Play: How Children's Natural Curiosity, Playfulness, and Sociability Serve Their Education" Learn how children's instincts to explore, play, and bond with others provide the natural foundation for education and the conditions in which these instincts seem to operate best. Free and open to the public, childcare is available. RSVP required. Details: A Conversation with Peter Gray, PhD

    A Conversation with Peter Gray, PhD
    This free talk is open to the public. Join us at the Philly Free School to hear Dr. Peter Gray speak on: "Learning Through Play: How Children's Natural...
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