48 min ago

“CRISPR is emerging as a convenient tool that...

“CRISPR is emerging as a convenient tool that scientists can use to edit the DNA of almost any living thing, including humans. It could potentially be used to cure disease, enhance the human body, or even change DNA for future generations--which raises a lot of big questions.” http://bit.ly/2uwzzHD

    Should We Edit Our Evolution?
    Maybe you watched the movie Rampage and had nightmares about animals turning into gene-edited monsters . Maybe you saw John Oliver's recent (hilarious and pretty accurate, albeit NSFW due to adult language) take on the hype vs. reality of CRISPR gene editing.
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2 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added 3 new ...

What better way to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the gallery expansion than with our Collective member artists - thanks for a great year!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added a new photo.
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3 hours ago

Our 350-ton Baldwin 60000 Steam Engine was mo...

Our 350-ton Baldwin 60000 Steam Engine was moved into The Franklin Institute as our current building was nearing completion. It has resided in our Train Factory exhibit on the museum’s first floor ever since. http://bit.ly/1MPRKJ9 IMAGE: Baldwin 60000 nearing The Franklin Institute | 1933 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Our 350-ton Baldwin 60000 Steam Engine was moved into The Franklin Institute as our current building was nearing completion. It has resided in our Train Factory exhibit on the museum's first floor...
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4 hours ago

It's the last day of Parks on Tap: Glendinnin...

It's the last day of Parks on Tap: Glendinning Rock Garden! Enjoy the hidden gem one last time before the traveling beer garden heads to Burholme Park next week. 🍻

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    It's the last day of Parks on Tap: Glendinning Rock Garden! Enjoy the hidden gem one last time before the traveling beer garden heads to Burholme Park next week. 🍻
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6 hours ago

Relive the catchy tunes and questionable fash...

Relive the catchy tunes and questionable fashions of the 80s with the #WeddingSinger as part of our next #ThrowbackThursday Quizzo & Movie! Grab your friends to form an awesome #Quizzo team (witty #squad name required) and put your film and pop culture knowledge to the test. Tickets Available Now: http://filmadelphia.org/events/the-wedding-singer/

    Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie: THE WEDDING SINGER!
    FRANK CORACI | USA | 1998 | 96 MIN | PG-13 All Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie Events are 21+ Only Relive the catchy tunes and questionable fashions of the 80s with this heartwarming romantic comedy about nice guy Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler), a New Jersey wedding singer whose belief in love is nearly dashed when he's left at the altar on his own wedding day.
    http://filmadelphia.org

6 hours ago

Tomorrow marks the 49th Anniversary of the la...

Tomorrow marks the 49th Anniversary of the launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida of the Apollo 11 mission that would land two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon. http://go.nasa.gov/1OVBz1c Follow us on Twitter (@TheFranklin) as we will be providing a real-time retelling of the mission and its most significant milestones from the missions launch through splashdown on July 24. http://bit.ly/1KCbvBp IMAGE: The Prime Crew of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Mission | 1969 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Tomorrow marks the 49th Anniversary of the launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida of the Apollo 11 mission that would land two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon....
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7 hours ago

WATCH: A hair-raising introduction to our cur...

WATCH: A hair-raising introduction to our current exhibition Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work. Where else in our museum will you find human hair on display? http://ow.ly/9qZg30kX7vI

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    WATCH: A hair-raising introduction to our current exhibition Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work. Where else in our museum will you find human hair on display? http://ow.ly/9qZg30kX7vI
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7 hours ago

In the fall, the mural will be installed at 1...

In the fall, the mural will be installed at 13th and Arch streets.

    Help paint a mural at Farm for the City this weekend
    On Sunday, July 15, pick up a paintbrush and get to work. Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) are inviting the public to help paint a mural at the new Farm for the City by City Hall.
    https://www.phillyvoice.com

14 hours ago

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24 hours ago

“We now know that Cassini also recorded a sou...

“We now know that Cassini also recorded a soundtrack of sorts—data that has now yielded a series of thrillingly eerie whooshes and warbles that represent the relationship between the ringed planet and Enceladus, one of its moons.” http://bit.ly/2NQbuEy

    Listen to the Mournful Wails of Planets and Moons
    Before NASA's spacecraft burned up in Saturn's atmosphere in September 2017, it captured a massive trove of data, including striking close-ups of the planet and images of its cosmic neighborhood. ( And ours.)
    https://www.atlasobscura.com

25 hours ago

https://ceruleanarts.com/products/life-drawin...

https://ceruleanarts.com/products/life-drawing-with-john-horn

    Life Drawing with John Horn
    Learn the basics of drawing the human figure. Emphasis will be placed on a thorough understanding of the body's underlying geometry and anatomical structure. Learn to draw the figure as convincing volumetric form through the study of proportional accuracy, foreshortening, spatial relationships, and basic use of light and shadow.
    https://ceruleanarts.com

27 hours ago

Last chance to see exhibitions by Kitty Capar...

Last chance to see exhibitions by Kitty Caparella, Tilda Mann, Amanda Moseley, Rob Sigafoos & Carol Taylor-Kearney - don't miss it! Also on view is Cerulean Arts 6th Annual Juried Exhibition featuring work selected by this year's juror, Patricia Traub. Stop by the gallery today! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/exhibitions

    Current Exhibitions
    HARMONIC SUMMATIONS Philippa Beardsley & Brian Boutwell January 31 - February 24, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, 5-8pm Artists' Talk: Sunday, F
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27 hours ago

#AntManAndTheWasp #FunFact - #DYK that the An...

#AntManAndTheWasp #FunFact - #DYK that the Ant-Man and The Wasp are original members of the #Avengers? That's right, since the first issue in September 1963, they were founding members of the #team. Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/ant-man-and-the-wasp/

    ANT-MAN AND THE WASP at the Prince Theater - Tickets on Sale!
    From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes "Ant-Man and The Wasp," a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink. In the aftermath of "Captain America: Civil War," Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father.
    http://filmadelphia.org

27 hours ago

Happy Bastille Day from The Franklin Institut...

Happy Bastille Day from The Franklin Institute. Benjamin Franklin served as the United States Ambassador to France from 1776 until 1785. As ambassador to France, he was in charge of securing aid for the American Revolution from abroad and forming an alliance with the French, both of which were instrumental in the success of American independence efforts. Due to his wit, charm and reputation as a renowned intellectual, Franklin was beloved there and charmed the French with his uniquely American style, especially his iconic fur hat. http://bit.ly/1SkrJX6 IMAGE: The reception of Benjamin Franklin in France | 1888 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Bastille Day from The Franklin Institute. Benjamin Franklin served as the United States Ambassador to France from 1776 until 1785. As ambassador to France, he was in charge of securing aid for...
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27 hours ago

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 14 the c...

Read Dracula in real time.* On July 14 the captain of the Demeter notes growing unrest in his crew. They only tell him that “something” is wrong before crossing themselves. The Mate is so frustrated he strikes one of the crew. *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and letters, all dated, so throughout the year, we’ll be posting a day-by-day account of the plot of Dracula. Follow along with your own reading and feel free to leave comments below (no spoilers for those who may be reading for the first time). #Draculainrealtime

    The Rosenbach
    Read Dracula in real time.* On July 14 the captain of the Demeter notes growing unrest in his crew. They only tell him that "something" is wrong before crossing themselves. The Mate is so...
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28 hours ago

The Spring Gardens Community Garden shared Po...

    Pop up Yoga Fairmount
    Join Maggie Santella Yoga and Wellth for yoga in The Spring Gardens Community Garden! Tomorrow at 8:30am. $10 and BYO mat xo
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28 hours ago

Love Philly parks? By becoming a Conservancy ...

Love Philly parks? By becoming a Conservancy member you can help ensure that Philadelphia’s parks are maintained and enhanced for generations to come. PLUS members can enjoy FREE events in the park and discounts on other park events. Become a park champion today! https://myphillypark.org/support/become-a-member/

    Become a Member - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    The needs of Philadelphia's parks far surpass the public resources available. By becoming a member you can help ensure that Philadelphia's parks are maintained and enhanced for generations to come. PLUS members can enjoy FREE events in the park including guided hikes, runs and more and discounts on other park events.
    https://myphillypark.org

29 hours ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse added 2...

Creative Play Time is Cancelled Today! We're sorry that our staff is not available to lead creative play activities at Smith today, however every day is a great day to lead your own #creativeplay time at Smith! Did you know that there is free, weekly programming at Smith? Visit http://smithplayground.org/programs/ for more details! #smithplays

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse added a new photo.
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30 hours ago

Master our very own 8-bit video game, “The Ad...

Master our very own 8-bit video game, “The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin” to earn your way to a discount for “Game Masters: The Exhibition.” Play now: http://bit.ly/8bitben “Game Masters: The Exhibition” is on view at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    Master our very own 8-bit video game, "The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin" to earn your way to a discount for "Game Masters: The Exhibition." Play now: http://bit.ly/8bitben "Game Masters: The...
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30 hours ago

"Could [Jean Renoir] not see that he had done...

"Could [Jean Renoir] not see that he had done so much more than imitate, that he had transformed his medium in ways even more profound than the elder Renoir did his?" @nytimes Jean Renoir acknowledged that he could not escape his father's influence. The Times, which calls the exhibition "terrific and heartfelt," reveals there's more to it than mere imitation. 🔎 As you explore the show, think about a father figure in your life. How has he influenced your perspective and practice? #DadandMe ✒ Book tickets: http://bit.ly/Renoir-Father-Son 🔗 Read the review: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/30/arts/design/renoir-father-and-son-painting-and-cinema-review-barnes-foundation.html

    The Barnes Foundation
    "Could [Jean Renoir] not see that he had done so much more than imitate, that he had transformed his medium in ways even more profound than the elder Renoir did his?" @nytimes Jean Renoir...
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38 hours ago

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38 hours ago

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