17 hours ago

Penn's Landing was live.

We are celebrating #juneteenth at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Come join the fun. The festivities continue until 8pm tonight!

    Penn's Landing
    We are celebrating #juneteenth at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Come join the fun. The festivities continue until 8pm tonight!
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21 hours ago

Currently on view in our Gerry Lenfest Galler...

Currently on view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery is Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition brings together her wood-turned sculpture, paintings, prints and artist books. Now through July 21st. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Currently on view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery is Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition brings together her wood-turned sculpture, paintings, prints and artist books. Now through July...
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32 hours ago

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32 hours ago

BH_NYC posted 7 photos to Flickr:

42 hours ago

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of ...

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of a full house! This event was held last night at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of our Clay & Conservations project sponsored by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Thanks to artists Jennie Shanker & Roberto Lugo for being awesome partners in this project!

    The Clay Studio
    Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of a full house! This event was held last night at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of our Clay & Conservations project sponsored by The Pew Center for Arts &...
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42 hours ago

Roberto Lugo grabbing the attention of a full...

Roberto Lugo grabbing the attention of a full house at our Clay & Conversation event on June 21, 2018 at Taller Puertorriqueño!

    The Clay Studio
    Roberto Lugo grabbing the attention of a full house at our Clay & Conversation event on June 21, 2018 at Taller Puertorriqueño!
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42 hours ago

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of ...

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of a full house! This event was held last night at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of our Clay & Conservations project sponsored by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Thanks to artists Jennie Shanker & Roberto Lugo for being awesome partners on this project!

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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45 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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45 hours ago

ICYMI: Get free skating admission at Blue Cro...

ICYMI: Get free skating admission at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for yourself + 3 guests if you're an Independence Blue Cross cardholder https://bit.ly/1JcLERy! (Skate rental not included) 🎉🎉🎉

    Penn's Landing
    ICYMI: Get free skating admission at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for yourself + 3 guests if you're an Independence Blue Cross cardholder https://bit.ly/1JcLERy! (Skate rental not included) 🎉🎉🎉
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45 hours ago

Memberships are a great way to support The Ce...

Memberships are a great way to support The Center for Art in Wood and receive unique benefits in return. By becoming a member, you help support our main programming keeping it free to the public. http://ow.ly/QbAT30kCuwt

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Memberships are a great way to support The Center for Art in Wood and receive unique benefits in return. By becoming a member, you help support our main programming keeping it free to the public....
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46 hours ago

Coming Soon: Bottle Feeders!

100 N. 2nd Street (at Arch)

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Join us TOMORROW (6/23) from 10am-2pm for Dramatic Paws at June-A-Palooza located at 302 South Hicks St! ☀️ Watch… https://t.co/L9KivboOxT1 hour ago

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1810 Grant Avenue

    Coming Soon: Bottle Feeders! - Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
    The most vulnerable animals at the city shelter are orphaned kittens who are too young to eat on their own. To survive, they have to be immediately rescued and bottle-fed by a dedicated foster parent - a challenging but incredibly rewarding job. Our ability to save these tiny ones has always been limited, but that's ...
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2 days ago

RoundTrip makes Philadelphia Magazine’s 10 St...

RoundTrip makes Philadelphia Magazine’s 10 Startups to Watch for 2018! The company recently moved its headquarters to Old City!

    Welcome | Philadelphia Magazine
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2 days ago

How does fried Tastykakes and scrapple, kettl...

How does fried Tastykakes and scrapple, kettle corn, a vegan Buffalo Bleu chick'n sandwich, or a frozen strawberry daiquiri sound? Amazingly wonderful, right? These are just some of the 12+ ways you can eat and drink your way down the waterfront this summer. Learn more in our latest blog post 👇! 😲🎉🤤🍟🍔🍨🦀

    16 Best Eats and Drinks on the Waterfront
    1. Buffalo Bleu chick'n sandwich and banana whips at the new HipCityVeg location at Spruce Street Harbor Park Sustained by Univest. All vegan all the time. 2. Happy Hour on The Deck Philly at the Moshulu. Be sure to try one of the signature wine pops. 3.
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2 days ago

Celebrate the First Day of Summer in Old City...

Celebrate the First Day of Summer in Old City! (via NBC10 Philadelphia) https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/entertainment/the-scene/Summer-Kicks-Off-with-Old-City-Eats-Block-Party_Philadelphia-486164341.html

    Summer Kicks Off With Old City Eats Block Party
    The Old City Eats celebration starts with a block party featuring season Top Chef winner Nicholas Elmi.
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2 days 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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2 days ago

Old City District shared PhillyVoice's post.

See you in Old City tonight!

    Five great reasons to eat & drink outside on the summer solstice
    Two Philly neighborhoods are hosting parties in the street, Parks on Tap is back in Center City and Dilworth Park is inviting everyone to a big barbecue. Check out our roundup below for what's happening on the summer solstice , June 21, but we're warning you, it may make you hungry.
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2 days ago

Fishtown Community Library added 2 new photos...

Sign up for summer reading today! We open at 2:00! Face painting and balloon twisting from 2:00-4:00.

    Fishtown Community Library
    Fishtown Community Library, Philadelphia, PA. 1,062 likes · 18 talking about this · 89 were here. Located in a former stable and fire station, the...
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2 days ago

We have two awesome FREE festivals at the Gre...

We have two awesome FREE festivals at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing this weekend. Celebrate freedom fought and freedom won to end slavery in the US during the Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade June 23 and then come back June 24 to celebrate Irish culture with performances, music, and more at the Philadelphia Irish Festival. Both events are part of the PECO Multicultural Series. All ages. Learn more in this Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com article! 👇

    35 Amazing Things to Do in Philly This June
    With the arrival of the splendid summer season comes an abundance of festivals and events celebrating arts, culture, food and drink, music and more all across Philadelphia. The grand Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts - which attracted one million people in 2016 - returns for 10 days of awe-inspiring, avant-garde performance art.
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2 days ago

WATCH: Alex Holley FOX 29 takes us around to ...

WATCH: Alex Holley FOX 29 takes us around to see what to expect at the Old City Eats Block Party! FOX 29

    Old City Eats kick off Thursday night
    Alex takes us around to see what to expect at the Old City Eats block party!
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2 days ago

We are excited to announce that The Internati...

We are excited to announce that The International Ceramic Arts Network (ICAN) Merit Award for The Clay Studio National is being awarded to Mark Goudy. Shop his pieces here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/…/The%20Clay%20Studio%20Na… Visit https://ceramicartsnetwork.org/daily/

2 days 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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3 days ago

Penn's Landing added 4 new photos.

The waterfront is the place to be for music all summer long. You can enjoy free concerts at The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing thanks to our amazing sponsors PECO, Pennsylvania Lottery, Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages, Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com, Live Nation Philadelphia, City of Philadelphia Government https://bit.ly/1mujQkq!🎶🎉😀😲😍🎶

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 53,498 likes · 1,597 talking about this · 114,879 were here. Philadelphia's premier waterfront destination.
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3 days ago

Painted Bride and its Zagar murals deserve historic designation, panel finds

The Bride, on the 200 block of Vine Street, is entirely sheathed in tile-and-mirror murals created by Isaiah Zagar, who installed them...

    Painted Bride and its Zagar murals deserve historic designation, panel finds
    The Painted Bride Art Center, with its intricate, baroque facade of colorful, mirrored mosaics, ought to be designated historic, a panel of the Philadelphia Historical Commission recommended Wednesday. The Bride, on the 200 block of Vine Street, is entirely sheathed in tile-and-mirror murals created by Isaiah Zagar, who installed them over a number of years in the 1990s.
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3 days ago

Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm fo...

Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm for @Gregg Moore: Chef & Potter Moore will discuss his partnership with chef Dan Barber. They are exploring how plates and bowls can cradle the experience of eating, carry the weight of ingredients, bridge the story of the cuisine. Flavor is to food as beauty is to the plate. How can the partnership between chef and potter deepen? How deep are the commonalities between ceramics and cooking? These questions and motivations drive Moore to explore the relationship between agriculture, food, and ceramics and drive his research into historical, scientific, aesthetic, and collaborative discovery. Learn more about Dan Barber here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqGZKiOLsU8

    The Clay Studio
    Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm for @Gregg Moore: Chef & Potter Moore will discuss his partnership with chef Dan Barber. They are exploring how plates and bowls can cradle the experience...
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3 days ago

Penn's Landing updated their cover photo.

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 53,485 likes · 1,597 talking about this · 114,851 were here. Philadelphia's premier waterfront destination.
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3 days ago

Old City could be getting a 19-story hotel and condo development

A local developer, who’s hoping to bring a 200-foot project, complete with upscale hotel rooms and luxury condos, to 2nd and Race streets, says the development could help grow the neighborhood.

The proposal for the project at 200 Race Street will go in front of the Architectural Committee at a meeting later this month. It...

    Old City could be getting a 19-story hotel and condo development
    A local developer, who's hoping to bring a 200-foot project, complete with upscale hotel rooms and luxury condos, to 2nd and Race streets, says the development could help grow the neighborhood. The proposal for the project at 200 Race Street will go in front of the Architectural Committee at a meeting later this month.
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3 days ago

We love it when you tag us in your selfies an...

We love it when you tag us in your selfies and awesome waterfront pics. Keep them coming, and for a little more inspiration ... 😍!

    The 10 Most Instagrammable Spots In Philly - Society19
    Philadelphia is commonly thought to be a dirty city. While this may not be 100%, there are some areas of the city that are nice. If you want to capture the perfect Instagram picture, check out these 10 most Instagrammable spots in Philly!
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3 days ago

On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie ...

On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable turned-wood sculptures, along with paintings, newer sculptures and original artist books. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable turned-wood...
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3 days ago

More than a dozen Old City restaurants will s...

More than a dozen Old City restaurants will serve up tasty bites under the blue skies on Thursday evening! (Via The Town Dish)

    Celebrate Summer with the Old City Eats Block Party (June 21)
    Philly's Old City District is showcasing its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off on the first day of summer, Thursday, June 21, with an outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street between Market and Chestnut from 5-9 p.m.
    https://www.thetowndish.com

4 days ago

PierTom posted 1 photo to Flickr:

4 days ago

Here are several awesome concerts to keep on ...

Here are several awesome concerts to keep on your radar! Don't miss: Dropkick Murphy's and Flogging Molly Ticket Raid and Bus Trip!, Ray LaMontagne, WXPN Welcomes Dr. Dog with Special Guest (Sandy) Alex G, Radio 104.5 Presents Paramore: The After Laughter Summer Tour (Tour 5) at The Festival Pier at Penn's Landing and Foreigner - Juke Box Heroes Tour, 102.9 WMGK's Heavy Hitter John Fogerty / ZZ Top: Blues and Bayous Tour, Chris Stapleton, and Radio 104.5's 11th Birthday Show - Day Two at the BB&T Pavilion!🎶

    Penn's Landing
    Here are several awesome concerts to keep on your radar! Don't miss: Dropkick Murphy's and Flogging Molly Ticket Raid and Bus Trip!, Ray LaMontagne, WXPN Welcomes Dr. Dog with Special Guest (Sandy)...
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4 days ago

Collection Highlight: Title: Explorer Artist:...

Collection Highlight: Title: Explorer Artist: Yuri Kobayashi Date: 2014 ITE Materials: Ash, shellac Dimensions: 48 in. L; 4 in. D You can see this piece by 2014 Windgate ITE Fellow Yuri Kobayashi and over 1,100 other objects in the Center's Museum Collection. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5 pm. To visit the allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2014 follow the link. http://ow.ly/iHgB30kzczj

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Collection Highlight: Title: Explorer Artist: Yuri Kobayashi Date: 2014 ITE Materials: Ash, shellac Dimensions: 48 in. L; 4 in. D You can see this piece by 2014 Windgate ITE Fellow Yuri Kobayashi...
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4 days ago

We want to sat congrats to Clay Studio founde...

We want to sat congrats to Clay Studio founder, Jill Bonovitz for a beautiful show! www.jillbonovitz.com

    The Clay Studio
    We want to sat congrats to Clay Studio founder, Jill Bonovitz for a beautiful show! www.jillbonovitz.com
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4 days ago

Old City District shared Philadelphia -- visi...

Old City Eats is back this Thursday! ☀️

    Old City Eats Is Back With Happy Hour Deals In Philadelphia's Historic District All Summer Long
    It's an exciting time to dine out in Old City. The neighborhood best known for its unparalleled historic sites also brims with some of the most-buzzed-about new and established restaurants in town, and Old City Eats gives you a chance to sample many of them at a fraction of the usual cost.
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4 days ago

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in Ja...

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in January 2016, History Hub is an active community of researchers and experts which has become a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. You can learn more about it on the Archivist of the United States’s blog post, History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference. https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/05/24/history-hub-a-21st-century-model-for-archival-reference/

    History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference
    When the National Archives launched History Hub in January 2016, we hoped it would be a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. I'm pleased to share that what started out as an experimental project has become an active community of researchers and experts.
    https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov

5 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Ahrong Kim, Resident Artist at The Clay Studio created a historically accurate Guglet (pitcher) and Basin for Betsy Ross House. We were excited to facilitate this modern Craftswoman making something for the home of the historic Craftswoman, Betsy Ross! Thanks to The Betsy Ross House for the great partnership!

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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5 days ago

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborho...

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborhood.

    Philly's queer cabaret examines the truths (and myths) of Mister Rogers' signature kindness
    The first black-and-white frames of Morgan Neville's Won't You Be My Neighbor show the familiar Fred Rogers at the piano, coolly attempting to place value and meaning on his approach to communicating with children by way of modulation. As a trained classical composer, he knew that some key changes could be managed with ease, and others could not.
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5 days ago

NEW CAT HOUSING UNITS INSTALLED AT OLD CITY ADOPTION CENTER

100 N. 2nd Street (at Arch)

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    NEW CAT HOUSING UNITS INSTALLED AT OLD CITY ADOPTION CENTER - Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
    They're finally here: after ten years and nearly 8000 feline residents, cats at PAWS' Old City adoption center have gotten an upgrade! New housing units arrived this weekend, and the final cat has been switched over to their new and improved living space. Magnolia (below) and her friends have PAWS' supporters to thank for their ...
    https://phillypaws.org

5 days ago

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma The...

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma Theater is one of the recipients of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage's 2018 project grants. The grant will fund THERE, an ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, which adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan’s book-length poem 'There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other' and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba. The work will premiere as part of the 2019 Fringe Festival. #PewArtsGrants

    THERE
    An ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan's book-length poem There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba.
    https://www.pcah.us

5 days ago

Thursday nights just got a lot more “appetizi...

Thursday nights just got a lot more “appetizing!” Read all about Old City Eats and the Kick Off Block Party this Thursday in Metro Philly: https://www.metro.us/things-to-do/philadelphia/your-guide-to-old-city-eats-2018#.Wygg-rdjBl4.twitter

    Your guide to Old City Eats 2018
    On Thursday, June 21, Old City Eats begins for the third year in a row to the delight of foodies in Philadelphia. Every Thursday night from June 21 through August 30, patrons can enjoy select half-priced small plates and drink specials ($4 select beers and $5 select cocktails) from over 30 participating restaurants and bars.
    https://www.metro.us

5 days ago

More than 20 restaurants and bars will take o...

More than 20 restaurants and bars will take over 2nd Street for the Old City Eats Block Party on Thursday. Read all about it in Philadelphia Magazine: http://po.st/KVssNf

    Welcome | Philadelphia Magazine
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5 days ago

The Windgate ITE Fellows have completed their...

The Windgate ITE Fellows have completed their first week of the residency! Be sure to follow the blog to watch their progress. https://internationalturningexchange.wordpress.com/ Photo: Morgan Hill

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Windgate ITE Fellows have completed their first week of the residency! Be sure to follow the blog to watch their progress. https://internationalturningexchange.wordpress.com/ Photo: Morgan Hill
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