17 min ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association is at ...

Our 1st and 2nd grade students walked down to the Academy of Natural Sciences today. We are so grateful for our wonderful partnerships and for our students to have access to such amazing museums and institutions on the Parkway.

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Our 1st and 2nd grade students walked down to the Academy of Natural Sciences today. We are so grateful for our wonderful partnerships and for our students to have access to such amazing museums and...
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1 hour ago

Tickets are flying faster than a Seeker on a ...

Tickets are flying faster than a Seeker on a Firebolt for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ – in Concert on July 26th. Secure yours now!

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Tickets are flying faster than a Seeker on a Firebolt for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ - in Concert on July 26th. Secure yours now!
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1 hour ago

During our House Tour: Love Stories this Satu...

During our House Tour: Love Stories this Saturday, May 26, you’ll hear dramatic, playful, and sometimes scandalous tales of love behind fine art or rare books in our collection.

    House Tour: Love Stories
    During this hour-long thematic tour of the Rosenbach brothers' home, you'll hear dramatic, playful, and sometimes scandalous tales of love behind fine art or rare books in our collection. Bring a date, bring a friend, or just bring yourself to explore the comedy and tragedy of love this May.
    https://rosenbach.org

1 hour ago

Award-Winning Chef to Open Oyster Bar in New Comcast Tower

The new Comcast Technology Center is located at the intersection of Arch and North 19th streets, and is the tallest building in Philadelphia standing at 1,121 feet. The building will become the new home of NBC10 and Telemundo62.

    Award-Winning Chef to Open Oyster Bar in New Comcast Tower
    The Four Seasons announced Wednesday that Vernick Fish will open inside the Comcast Technology Center this fall. It's one of four restaurants coming to the new tower and the first concept to be unveiled.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

1 hour ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Beginning Oil Painting with Jill A. Rupinski
    Designed for the serious beginner, this workshop covers the materials and basic techniques of oil painting. Learn palette layout, color mixing, methods of paint application, and the selection, handling and clean-up of materials Saturday & Sunday, July 28 & 299 a.m. - 4 p.m. $175 Register by: Sunday, July 22 Jill A.
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1 hour ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

Today marks the 49th anniversary of the release of 'TOMMY.' 🎸 Witness the seminal rock opera live at the Mann on June 19 when Roger Daltrey performs The Who's legendary album with members of The Who Band and The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. 🎶

    The Who
    The Who released TOMMY on 23 May, 1969. Here's why it remains such a masterpiece... https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/tommy-a-masterpiece/
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3 hours ago

It's always exciting to welcome new entrepren...

It's always exciting to welcome new entrepreneurs to the Art Museum Area PHL! Congratulations, Lumos Yoga & Barre.

    Fairmount Is Getting a Brand-New Barre and Yoga Studio
    Lumos Yoga & Barre is slated to open in Philadelphia in early June. Unlike some Philly neighborhoods (read: Rittenhouse), Fairmount isn't currently packed to the gills with boutique fitness studios. Personal trainers and group training studios you can find - but when it comes to barre, you don't have a ton of options.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 hours ago

Here’s What We Know About Greg Vernick’s New Restaurant

...James Beard win, would be opening his second restaurant in the Comcast Technology Center at 1800 Arch Street. It would take up the ground floor of the new skyscraper while his old chef...

    Here's What We Know About Greg Vernick's New Restaurant
    The James Beard award-winning chef will open his new Comcast Technology Center restaurant this fall. Last September, all we knew was that Greg Vernick, fresh off a James Beard win, would be opening his second restaurant in the Comcast Technology Center at 1800 Arch Street.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

Now on view "Land, Sea & Sky: James Toogood, Joseph Sweeney & Joe Painter". Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm; Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/land-sea-sky

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    May 23 - June 16, 2018 Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm
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3 hours ago

The 4th Annual Philadelphia Phlight Festival ...

The 4th Annual Philadelphia Phlight Festival takes off this weekend with all-day acro workshops and more! #phlarts #acro #phillydance http://ow.ly/mXdP30k8h4K

    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!
    http://www.performancegarage.org

4 hours ago

Vernick Fish will open at Four Seasons at Comcast tower

Greg Vernick, six years into the acclaimed Vernick Food & Drink near Rittenhouse Square, will go the seafood route with his second restaurant, opening this fall on the street level of the Four Seasons Hotel at the new Comcast Technology Center, on the 1800 block of Arch Street side.

    Vernick Fish will open at Four Seasons at Comcast tower
    Greg Vernick, six years into the acclaimed Vernick Food & Drink near Rittenhouse Square, will go the seafood route with his second restaurant, opening this fall on the street level of the Four Seasons Hotel at the new Comcast Technology Center, on the 1800 block of Arch Street side.
    http://www.philly.com

5 hours ago

The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly...

The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly for characters from plays by William Shakespeare including, from left to right, Puck, Miranda, Titania and Oberon. https://go.nasa.gov/2GdjmLn IMAGE: Four moons of Uranus at relative scale (Puck, Miranda, Titania, Oberon) | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    The 27 known moons of Uranus are named mostly for characters from plays by William Shakespeare including, from left to right, Puck, Miranda, Titania and Oberon. https://go.nasa.gov/2GdjmLn IMAGE:...
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5 hours ago

Smith will close today at 12pm to prepare for...

Smith will close today at 12pm to prepare for our annual fundraiser, Party in the Playground. Haven't bought tickets yet? No problem! Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Come enjoy a beautiful night and support Smith!

    Party in the Playground 2018
    Please join us on Wednesday, May 23rd for an adults-only celebration to enjoy food from popular food trucks, cocktails, entertainment, a silent auction, and the presentation of the 2018 Ida Newman Magic of Play Award to two extraordinary champions of play Betsy Caesar and Rob Einhorn.
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5 hours ago

Chef Greg Vernick Makes a Splash With a New Seafood Restaurant This Fall

...Vernick has nabbed a 3,400 square foot ground-floor space at the intersection of Arch and North 19th Street, with space for 200 customers divided between an indoor dining room, an 870 square foot...

    Chef Greg Vernick Makes a Splash With a New Seafood Restaurant This Fall
    Lauded Philly chef Greg Vernick of beloved local fixture Vernick Food & Drink will open his sophomore restaurant - a contemporary seafood-centered eatery - late this fall. Vernick Fish, in addition to a forthcoming concept from iconic French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, will land within the upcoming Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center.
    https://philly.eater.com

5 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Collage Workshop with Anthony Ciambella
    Develop rich and complex imagery through the art of collage. Learn to combine a wide variety of materials including your own photographs, colored papers, book/magazine cut-outs, and fabric swatches using appropriate adhesives. Includes tips on creating interesting compositions and a history of the medium. Bring your ideas - and your scissors!
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6 hours ago

Macaroni Kid Downtown Philly shared The Acade...

Xtreme Bugs exhibit at The Academy of Natural Sciences opens on Saturday, just in time for #MemorialWeekend We’re getting a sneak peek today, can’t wait to share all of the fun with you! AND stay tuned for a #giveaway 🐛🐜🐞🦂

    The Academy of Natural Sciences
    The Academy of Natural Sciences added a new photo - with Joe Hunter.
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6 hours ago

Game Masters At The Franklin Institute ~ Play Over 100 Classic and Modern Video Games!

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    Game Masters At The Franklin Institute ~ Play Over 100 Classic and Modern Video Games!
    Game on! Game Masters exhibit at the Franklin Institute takes you on a journey through 40 years of video gaming history and evolution. The 14,000 square foot exhibit runs until September 3! No matter if young, old or new to video games, visitors will get a crack at over 100 classic and modern video games to play.
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12 hours ago

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22 hours ago

More and more Farm to City farmers' markets o...

More and more Farm to City farmers' markets opening this week and, in case you missed the news, now open: Dickinson Square, Rittenhouse Tuesday, Jefferson, Media, University Square, and even more...read all about them here.

    Farm to City: More Farmers Markets Every Week Now
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22 hours ago

“The species hails from a time in the Cretace...

“The species hails from a time in the Cretaceous period, between 100 and 66 million years ago, when birds were in the process of losing many of the traits inherited from their dinosaur forebears and evolving into the winged, feathered creatures we know today.” http://bit.ly/2GdjSbS

    Dinosaur-Era Bird Found With Shockingly Intact Skull
    A delicate but remarkably well-preserved fossil skull is providing new clues to how birds evolved from their dinosaur ancestors. The first known fossil of the ancient bird Ichthyornis was unearthed in 1870 in Kansas, under the direction of legendary fossil-hunter Othniel Charles Marsh.
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22 hours ago

New 20th & Vine video! Backstage, Robert F. K...

New 20th & Vine video! Backstage, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. talks about his personal mission and explains why Americans should focus on reducing energy consumption. Click here for the full event podcast https://bit.ly/2KM5kTk

    Free Library Author Events
    New 20th & Vine video! Backstage, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. talks about his personal mission and explains why Americans should focus on reducing energy consumption. Click here for the full event podcast...
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23 hours ago

Thanks to all who showed their love for Phill...

Thanks to all who showed their love for Philly parks during Love Your Park Week! ❤️🌳🌷

    Photos from Love Your Park Week 2018 in Philly parks
    It might have been one of the rainiest Love Your Park Weeks to date, but that didn't stop Park Friends Groups from showing love for their neighborhood parks this year! Relive the love for Philly parks via these 10 great #loveyourpark photos shared on Twitter and Instagram.
    https://myphillypark.org

24 hours ago

The Barnes Foundation added 40 new photos.

Congratulations to new graduates all over who celebrated important milestones in the past few days! Here at the Barnes, we also celebrated the accomplishments of our art and horticulture students––say hello to the 2018 graduates of two rigorous, multi-year programs: the Barnes-de Mazia Certificate Program and the Barnes Horticulture Certificate Program! Over the past two to three years, these dedicated students completed rigorous coursework in the galleries on the Parkway and at the arboretum in Merion. No art or horticulture background is required––just a passion for learning and pursuing their own professional and personal growth. Our new grads were joined by family and friends at a festive reception in our Garden Restaurant. Enrollment for fall classes opens in July. Need-based scholarships available for art classes. Sign up for emails on Barnes classes to stay on top of registration dates: http://bit.ly/Curate-inbox

    The Barnes Foundation
    Congratulations to new graduates all over who celebrated important milestones in the past few days! Here at the Barnes, we also celebrated the accomplishments of our art and horticulture...
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24 hours ago

“What matters is the making.” — #JeanRenoir ...

“What matters is the making.” — #JeanRenoir Our new show Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema traces creative connections between filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father, the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. In his approach to the emerging art form of cinema, Jean was heavily influenced by his father’s work and process, including finding joy and purpose in the act of creating vs. focusing on the end result. 🎬 How has a father figure in your life influenced your career? Share your photos of the show using #dadandme

    The Barnes Foundation
    "What matters is the making." - #JeanRenoir Our new show Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema traces creative connections between filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father, the great impressionist...
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25 hours ago

There's nothing like watching the fireworks o...

There's nothing like watching the fireworks on the lawn after a beautiful performance at the Mann 🎆Our Tchaikovsky Spectacular with fireworks will open our 2018 summer season with The Philadelphia Orchestra on July 17th.

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    There's nothing like watching the fireworks on the lawn after a beautiful performance at the Mann 🎆Our Tchaikovsky Spectacular with fireworks will open our 2018 summer season with The Philadelphia...
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25 hours ago

Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Founda...

Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Foundation salutes our 2017-2018 Horticulture Certificate program grads. This dedicated group attended their courses for a full day each week for three years, learning a comprehensive approach to horticultural science, methods, and design. Here’s to cultivating your passion for life! Learn more about our horticulture classes at https://www.barnesfoundation.org/classes/horticulture.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Foundation salutes our 2017-2018 Horticulture Certificate program grads. This dedicated group attended their courses for a full day each week for three years,...
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25 hours ago

Next Wednesday, May 30, we are thrilled to we...

Next Wednesday, May 30, we are thrilled to welcome singer/songwriter/novelist Wesley Stace for a special performance created especially for the Rosenbach. "Cabinet of One" will weave music and literature into an unforgettable and highly entertaining evening. Join us!

    Wesley Stace's Cabinet of One
    Wesley Stace's Cabinet of One riffs on the singer-songwriter's New York variety show, which features musicians, poets, writers and comedians. Cabinet of One distills the vaudevillian spirit of these monthly showcases into a unique solo performance created especially for the Rosenbach.
    https://rosenbach.org

25 hours ago

Mashiul Chowdhury's summer session is now ful...

Mashiul Chowdhury's summer session is now full but we have a great lineup of other workshops available: https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/studio

    The Urban Landscape with Mashiul Chowdhury Summer Session
    Capture the mood and abstract nature of the urban landscape using oil paint and charcoal from photo references. Use drawing to build structure and form in combination with paint to create interesting textures and atmosphere. Some gesture drawing of the figure will be mixed in to the painting experience.
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25 hours ago

Before becoming an officer in the #Rebellion,...

Before becoming an officer in the #Rebellion, #HanSolo was a Lieutenant at the Imperial Academy. Only 2 days until #Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!

    Prince Theater
    Before becoming an officer in the #Rebellion, #HanSolo was a Lieutenant at the Imperial Academy. Only 2 days until #Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!
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25 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Egg Tempera Painting with Anthony Ciambella
    Artists from Ancient Egypt through Medieval Europe to American Masters such as Reginald Marsh, George Tooker and Andrew Wyeth have used egg tempera - the technique of mixing dry pigments with egg yolk - to create paintings with intricate detail and luminous, jewel-like color. Learn all aspects of the medium including layered and direct painting methods.
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26 hours ago

There's another reading in the studio tonight...

There's another reading in the studio tonight! Come out early and/or stay late!

    Plays & Players
    There's another reading in the studio tonight! Come out early and/or stay late!
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26 hours ago

Join us for a short storytime and craft activ...

Join us for a short storytime and craft activity! 4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room. Free. Parkway Central Library Children#39;s Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/parkwaycentralchildrens Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ParkwayCCD 05/24/18, 4:00 P.M. - Parkway Central Library

    Events: Thursday Crafternoon!
    Join us for a short storytime and craft activity! 4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room. Free. Parkway Central Library Childrens Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/parkwaycentralchildrens Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ParkwayCCD
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27 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

First day of the Rittenhouse Tuesday market. Every Tuesday now from 10am to 2pm. First strawberries of the season too.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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27 hours ago

Center City District shared The Architect's N...

    An interactive fountain driven by train traffic is coming to Philadelphia's Center City
    Pulse, a snaking public art piece linked to the Dilworth Park fountain in Philadelphia, will soon be showing commuters what's going on underneath their feet. The fountain sits in front of Philadelphia City Hall in Center City, and sculptor Janet Echelman will soon be realizing a light-and-mist installation that will track underground SEPTA trains in real time, thanks to a $325,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation.
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27 hours ago

Due to the rainy weather today, we will be mo...

Due to the rainy weather today, we will be moving Food Truck Community Night to tomorrow (Wednesday, 5/23). Same time from 5-8. Stay dry & see you tomorrow!

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28 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy is in LOVE Park.

RIP Robert Indiana 1928-2018. Thank you for sharing the LOVE.

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    RIP Robert Indiana 1928-2018. Thank you for sharing the LOVE.
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28 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Joe Painter: Wings of Light
    Wings of Light, digital inkjet archival print by Joe Painter. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Photograph will ship at end of exhibition. H 25" x W 26"
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28 hours ago

Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Ma...

Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Mary Cassatt, born on this day in 1844. Cassatt attended the PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts here in Philadelphia before moving to Paris where she lived and worked for many years. In Paris, she had close relationships with many of the impressionists including Berthe Morisot and Edgar #Degas. Her late works, including the two watercolors at the Barnes, focus on the theme of mother and child. Look for this work in room 15 on your next visit. 🎨 Mary Cassatt. “Woman with Nude Boy at Her Left,” c. 1911–1913

    The Barnes Foundation
    Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Mary Cassatt, born on this day in 1844. Cassatt attended the PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts here in Philadelphia before moving to Paris...
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29 hours ago

“Game Masters: The Exhibition,” open at The F...

“Game Masters: The Exhibition,” open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018, highlights the development of video games from their earliest iterations through to the present and features more than one hundred playable games. http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    "Game Masters: The Exhibition," open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018, highlights the development of video games from their earliest iterations through to the present and...
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30 hours ago

On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed...

On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed due to the rain. Please join us inside the Playhouse!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed due to the rain. Please join us inside the Playhouse!
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