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. @SailPhilly is headed to the waterfront May...

. @SailPhilly is headed to the waterfront May 24 - May 28! Book your Sail Away Cruises + Ship Tours today! https://bit.ly/2GhZ9YV #sailphilly @visitphilly #visitphilly

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    @SailPhilly is headed to the waterfront May 24 - May 28! Book your Sail Away Cruises + Ship Tours today! https://bit.ly/2GhZ9YV #sailphilly @visitphilly #visitphilly
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Penn's Landing shared Blue Cross RiverRink's ...

GIVEAWAY on the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest Facebook Page. Lean how to win a Summerfest roller skating + mini-golf package for 4!👇

    Blue Cross RiverRink
    GIVEAWAY! Because we are so hype for the opening of Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest May 11th, we are giving away a Summerfest prize package for 4 that includes roller skating + mini golf. For a...
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The Clay Studio added 11 new photos.

In advance of our 2020 move to South Kensington, The Clay Studio is introducing ourselves to the neighborhood through our Making Place Matter and Maker Days projects. On Sunday we kicked it off with a surprise wheel throwing event in Norris Square Park. Artist Roberto Lugo demonstrated and allowed park goers to try their hand at wheel throwing. Keep your eyes out for information about upcoming events! This project was generously funded by Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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The Center for Art in Wood updated their cove...

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center for Art in Wood updated their cover photo.
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5 hours ago

Interested in the Wilma's HotHouse Summer Int...

Interested in the Wilma's HotHouse Summer Intensive? Dive into José Raúl Mangual's blog to explore an inside look into the #WilmaHotHouse Intensive experience.

    HotHouse Intensive: Corporal Sequence
    The HotHouse Intensive is a deep dive into the acting methodologies of Blanka Zizka and the Wilma HotHouse Company. HotHouse practice is grounded in the Method of Theodoros Terzopoulos and focuses on fostering embodied acting through exercises that draw actors out of their heads and into their bodies.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

6 hours ago

Collection Highlight: Title: Refuge Artist: D...

Collection Highlight: Title: Refuge Artist: Darrell Copeland Date: 2012 Materials: Wood, fire, and pigment Dimensions: H-22 W-15.5 D-6 inches You can see this piece by Darrell Copeland and more in our Museum Collection of over 1,100 objects. You can also view and search our Collection online at http://ow.ly/DVui30jDDp9 Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Collection Highlight: Title: Refuge Artist: Darrell Copeland Date: 2012 Materials: Wood, fire, and pigment Dimensions: H-22 W-15.5 D-6 inches You can see this piece by Darrell Copeland and more in...
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6 hours ago

Just in time for Spring 🌸 Check out Curbed Ph...

Just in time for Spring 🌸 Check out Curbed Philly's Guide to Philadelphia parks and green spaces, including Independence National Historical Park in Old City 🌷🌼🌷

    Secret gardens, parks, and green spaces in Philadelphia
    The weather is finally warming up a little-well, at least the sun is out-and it's the perfect time to check out Philly's wealth of parks and green spaces. Sure, you likely know the four main public squares in the City of Brotherly Love: Logan, Washington, Rittenhouse, and Franklin squares.
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7 hours ago

The “Great and Good Friends: 200 Years of U.S...

The “Great and Good Friends: 200 Years of U.S.-Thai Friendship” exhibit opened on March 21, 2018, at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles in Bangkok, Thailand, and continues through June 30, 2018. United States Ambassador to Thailand Glyn Davies had the idea for the exhibition. You can learn more about the exhibit and the role of the National Archives in making it all possible on the AOTUS blog: https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/03/29/great-and-good-friends-national-archives-loans-artifacts-to-thai-exhibition/

    Great and Good Friends: National Archives Loans Artifacts to Thai Exhibition
    The National Archives played a major role in the grand opening last week of a new exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand, at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles. An international group effort, the exhibit-"Great and Good Friends: 200 Years of U.S.-Thai Friendship"-features more than 40 records and gifts loaned from the National Archives.
    http://aotus.blogs.archives.gov

19 hours ago

Scenes from “They Are Strangers” were shot in...

Scenes from “They Are Strangers” were shot in one of the condos now ruined by the devastating February fire at 2nd & Chestnut.

    Before the blaze: Parts of destroyed Old City building to be featured in new film
    The six-story apartment building at 239 Chestnut St. is today a shadow of its former self after the four-alarm fire that ripped through it in the early hours of Feb. 18, displacing about 160 people in the area and killing multiple animals.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

32 hours ago

Happy #MugshotMonday with this "Small Favors"...

Happy #MugshotMonday with this "Small Favors" piece from Amy Shindo. Shop this and more "Small Favors" here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/collections/51/Small%20Favors%20

    The Clay Studio
    Happy #MugshotMonday with this "Small Favors" piece from Amy Shindo. Shop this and more "Small Favors" here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/collections/51/Small%20Favors%20
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2 days ago

We've got claymation camp for ages 6-8 and 9-...

We've got claymation camp for ages 6-8 and 9-12! Check out all of the Clay Camps happening this summer: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/3/camps

    The Clay Studio
    We've got claymation camp for ages 6-8 and 9-12! Check out all of the Clay Camps happening this summer: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/3/camps
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2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    William Way LGBT Community Center updated their cover photo.
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The Center for Art in Wood added 2 new photos...

Today, Sat, April 21st is the last day of the exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon! While you're here enjoy Earth Day at the Center with hands-on crafts with recycled materials, info on keeping the planet beautiful, and free giveaways! Open until 5 pm.


3 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

We're happy to welcome our friends at Comcast to the Center for Comcast Cares Day. 50 volunteers will be working on five projects to support our mission. Thank you Comcast! #ComcastCaresDay


3 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Stop by this weekend to take in all of the amazing pieces made by Our Community. Visit our website here for more information on the exhibition: https://www.theclaystudio.org/exhibitions/our-community-2018 Artists pictured: Nikki Lau Charity Thackston Luke Desmone Maria Albornez


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4 days ago

Old City District shared FYI Philly's video.

New restaurants in Old City will be featured on FYI Philly this Saturday! 😀

    FYI Philly
    Saturday on FYI Philly we have tailgating tips for Winterthur Point-to-Point, Ducis Rodgers shows off his comedic genius, and new restaurants in Old City District and South Philly. Check out a...
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4 days ago

Saturday, April 21st is the last day to exper...

Saturday, April 21st is the last day to experience Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. While you're here join us for Earth Day at the Center and enjoy hands-on crafts, information on how to keep our planet happy, and free giveaways! Open 10 am - 5 pm. For more info: http://ow.ly/9ZrT30jB5Vo


4 days ago

Old City has a thriving dining scene, and Roy...

Old City has a thriving dining scene, and Royal Boucherie and Vista Peru were named among the Hottest Restaurants in Philadelphia by Eater Philly!

    The Hottest Restaurants in Philly Right Now, January 2018
    Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater always want to know: Where should I eat right now? What are the hottest new places? What's everyone talking about? While the Eater 38 is a resource covering Philly's most essential restaurants, it's not a chronicle of the "it" places of the moment.
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4 days ago

A trip to Winterthur's Point-to-Point race

At 4th and Chestnut, there's a new all-day French Bistro dubbed Chez Ben that's an ode to Ben Franklin and his love of French food. Alicia Vitarelli checks it out.

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    FYI Philly: Point-to-Point at Winterthur
    This week on FYI Philly, we get our tailgating game down for Winterthur's Point-to-Point. While there, we explore a first-of-its-kind garden exhibition. Ducis Rodgers takes to the stage to test his comedic chops. Plus we check out a new restaurant in Old City and a hidden South Philly gem.
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4 days ago

The Clay Studio added 5 new photos.

Congrats to our former Education Staff and instructors, Carin Sankus (Carin Sankus Ceramics) and Grace Tessein on their thesis exhibitions. Check our their instagram accounts for more information on their shows: https://www.instagram.com/carinsankus https://www.instagram.com/gracetessein And their websites: https://www.carinsankus.com https://www.gracetessein.com


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4 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added 3 new...

Happy #GiveOUTDay! We have just 3 hours to go in our campaign to replace our folding chairs. We raised enough today for 55 new chairs--thanks, William R., for that last one--but need a bunch more even to replace those most desperate for retirement. So, if you're on Facebook tonight, with $26 burning a hole in your pocket, please consider donating a chair. Thank you! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40.


5 days ago

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? T...

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? Take a look at our upcoming special events to help you decide when to go. #WilmaPassage #CollegeNight #BeerNight #DirectorsGathering

    Passage Events | The Wilma Theater
    Calling all Penn Quakers, Temple Owls, UArts Unicorns, Drexel Dragons, and everything in between - College Night is back! For only $10, join classmates and students from other Philadelphia colleges and universities for a complimentary pre-show reception full of delicious pizza and treats at 6:30pm in the studio room.
    https://www.wilmatheater.org

5 days ago

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Join our team! Delawa...

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Join our team! Delaware River Waterfront is seeking an Event Operations Intern to provide support to Delaware River Waterfront’s newly created Program Operations Team! Think you'll be a good fit? Apply today! 👇

    Event Operations Intern
    The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is seeking an Event Operations Intern to provide support to DRWC's newly created Program Operations Team. DRWC produces nearly 100 events inclusive of concerts, festivals, fundraisers, performances and art installations along the Delaware waterfront during the summer season.
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5 days ago

June starts The Center for Art in Wood's Wind...

June starts The Center for Art in Wood's Windgate ITE International Residency Program. All of us are excited to meet the 2018 Fellows but until then here's a look back at the 2017 Windgate ITE Fellows. To learn more about our Windgate ITE International Residency Program follow the link: http://ow.ly/savk30jzEmW

    The Center for Art in Wood
    June starts The Center for Art in Wood's Windgate ITE International Residency Program. All of us are excited to meet the 2018 Fellows but until then here's a look back at the 2017 Windgate ITE...
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5 days ago

The Museum of the American Revolution opened ...

The Museum of the American Revolution opened one year ago today! 🎉 The museum will celebrate by offering free general admission to the community on Thursday, April 19 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., with tickets (walk-up only) becoming available at 2 p.m. for 3 p.m. entry. There will also be festivities throughout the weekend. Congratulations, Museum of the American Revolution! 🎉

    Museum of the American Revolution offering free admission on one-year anniversary
    Last year on April 19, the Museum of the American Revolution opened to the public. On the one year anniversary, the history museum will celebrate by offering free general admission to the community. Inside, visitors can explore the history of how America broke free from Britain.
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5 days ago

National Archives at Philadelphia added 3 new...

In our holdings here in Philadelphia, we have over 2,500 Alien’s Applications for Permission to Depart. With the passing of the Wartime Measure Act in 1918, documentation for travel became a priority in the United States. During World War I, there was an influx of people moving between borders throughout the world, often without any form of official documentation. By implementing this Act, the United States could better control its borders by requiring all U.S. citizens to acquire a passport and non-citizens to acquire visas. These particular applications were submitted by aliens for permission to leave the U.S. and go to a specific country for a specified reason. More often than not, the requests were made to return to their home country and be reunited with family, take up a job, handle family matters, or work on newly inherited land they had acquired since emigrating. Included in the application files were photographs, extensive background information on the individual, list of residences, references, and their reason for requesting departure. One example of these applications is shared here: Paolo Romano a resident of South Philadelphia. Romano’s departure was not immediately granted, due to the fact that crucial documents were missing from his application. Included in this file are also letters in which the Commissioner specifically requested that Mr. Romano to obtain proper documentation from the local draft board in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Romano responded to this request by explaining that he felt his life would be at risk if he went to Baltimore to secure the necessary permit. He believed that the Mafia had made him a marked man, and pleaded for his application to be granted without the form. When asked for his reason for departure Romano wrote: “On account that my wife is dead, I have 2 children to take care of and because of the fact that I have been threatened to be killed by the so called (”Mafia”) or Black Hand.” On November 11th, Paolo wrote: “Without answering your letter, I respect as I have said verbally that it is absolutely impossible for me – in Baltimore, Maryland, because I have been condemned to death by dissolute persons – which – this great nation -----. Therefore I apply to the Federal Police and the legal measures that a permission will be given to me to leave the U.S. where my life is in great danger.” The Commissioner wrote to the Chief of Foreign Permits Office on November 16th, “The applicant was questioned by Inspector Zimmerman at the time the application was filed and he explained that he felt that he was a marked man although he had received no communication from anyone threatening his life, but that twice he had been shot at and other incidents had occurred which made him thank that someone was endeavoring to take his life; he could not explain what these “other incidents” were.” In the end, the Commissioner granted his application to depart to Italy, even though Paolo’s application was not complete. The photograph of Paolo is shared below, but you can read his full application as well as thousands of others by visiting our research room. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NARA #PhillyArchives #wwi #immigration #mafia #theblackhand #alien CITATION: Alien Application for Permission to Depart from the United States for Paolo Romano; 3; Office of the Commissioner, Philadelphia; RG 085 Immigration and Naturalization; National Archives at Philadelphia (567234) and (PH-3587).


5 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

Give OUT day is the only national day of LGBT giving. In 2018, we are raising funds to replace our ragtag bunch of metal folding chairs. A new chair is just $26! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40


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6 days ago

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of givi...

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of giving for the LGBTQ community – a 24-hour online fundraising event that engages thousands of people throughout the U.S. to Give OUT in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

    Give OUT Day
    April 20th is Give OUT Day, a national day of giving for the LGBTQ community - a 24hr online fundraising event to unite the community & raise critical funds for nonprofits serving the LGBTQ community.
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6 days ago

Penn's Landing shared Race Street Pier's post...

FREE EVENT! Enjoy light bites, drinks, + networking with your fellow yogies at the Yoga On The Pier presented by Aetna Preview Party at United By Blue April 27! Register here 👇

    Free Yoga on the Race Street Pier Presented by Aetna Preview Party
    Philadelphia's favorite free workout series, Free Yoga on Race Street Pier Presented by Aetna, will return on Saturday, April 28th and we're celebrating its season plus its amazing coordinator, Malik Wilson.
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6 days ago

Mark Your Calendars: The Farmers Market at Ch...

Mark Your Calendars: The Farmers Market at Christ Church returns in one month! Opening Day is Wednesday, May 16 🌸 Info: https://bit.ly/2q8BFuO


6 days ago

Old City District shared KYW Newsradio's post...

Read about Silence Dogood's Tavern's efforts to help Christ Church, Philadelphia at KYW Newsradio:

    Old City Bar Starts Fundraiser To Help Neighboring Church
    Breaking News PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The "Church Lady" will be raising money to help an Old City church paint its steeple. "The Church Lady is a fabulous summer cocktail with some blueberry vodka, fresh blueberries, a little bit of seltzer and some fresh lemonade," said Eric Keiles, owner of Silence Dogood's Tavern at 2nd and Market Streets.
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6 days ago

Today we want to take a moment to honor the l...

Today we want to take a moment to honor the life of Barbara Bush who died yesterday at the age of 92. The wife of President George H. W. Bush, and the mother of President George W. Bush, Barbara Bush was by all accounts an outspoken, witty, and formidable women. She was an advocate for many causes, most notably of which was her work championing literacy. The photograph featured here is from the 86th Army-Navy game that was held in Philadelphia in 1985. To then Vice President George H. W. Bush’s excitement as a veteran of the Navy, the Navy Midshipmen won this game 17-7. Barbara is pictured here by his side, where she stood throughout their 73 years of marriage and many years in public service. Barbara is survived by her husband and children, and will be remembered and honored by the entire country. Citation: Vice President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush at the 86 th Army-Navy Game, Box 41, Events, Public Relations, Philadelphia Navy Yard, RG 181: Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, National Archives at Philadelphia, (NAID: 279176) (HMS ID: PH-6334). #barbarabush #bush #41 #georgehwbush #archives #history #army #navy #nara


6 days ago

Congratulations to our Resident Artist, Ahron...

Congratulations to our Resident Artist, Ahrong Kim for her feature in Ceramics Monthly! Here is a link to the online version of the article: https://ceramicartsnetwork.org/ceramics-monthly/ceramic-art-and-artists/ceramic-artists/2018-emerging-artist-ahrong-kim/#


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