Nov 20

We love hearing from our scholarship students...

We love hearing from our scholarship students! A recent one shared: “I wish to thank the scholarship committee for giving me the opportunity to participate in the Understanding Sculpture class. Each class opened my eyes to yet another aspect of viewing sculpture with a new perspective and appreciation of the sculpting process.” Spring classes start in January. Apply for a need-based scholarship by December 31 to take a Barnes class for free! Learn more: https://www.barnesfoundation.org/classes/ Amedeo Modigliani. Head, 1911-1912

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    We love hearing from our scholarship students! A recent one shared: "I wish to thank the scholarship committee for giving me the opportunity to participate in the Understanding Sculpture class....
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Nov 20

Named for American astronomer Edwin Hubble, w...

Named for American astronomer Edwin Hubble, who was born on this day in 1889, the Hubble Space Telescope is one of the most important devices for observing the universe. The impact Hubble made on the field of astronomy was immense. He is particularly well known for observing and describing the expansion of the universe. He was honored by The Franklin Institute with the 1939 Franklin Medal. http://bit.ly/2foMJ0C IMAGE: Hubble Space Telescope | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    Named for American astronomer Edwin Hubble, who was born on this day in 1889, the Hubble Space Telescope is one of the most important devices for observing the universe. The impact Hubble made on the...
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Nov 20

BOOK FAIR STARTS TODAY!! Lots of great title...

BOOK FAIR STARTS TODAY!! Lots of great titles to encourage reading during the holidays! Please stop by! (and volunteer, if you can!) HALF DAY PROJECTS Want to make the school look amazing for the students? Come help us for an hour (or more!)! Let's surprise those Tigers with some school spirit and science decor for the holidays! To sign up, and make a difference at our school, click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-tigers

    Tigers, Books, and Science, oh my!
    Do you have an hour (or more) in the upcoming half days before Thanksgiving? Help us make a difference at school! We have various projects we'd like to tackle, and we need YOUR help! SCHOOL SPIRIT The gym was re-painted by Villanova volunteers earlier in the year, come and help us the final touches by adding some school spirit in the form of tiger paws!
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Nov 20

20+ Amazing Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, November 20-26

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:Dilworth Park, 15th and Market streets

Where:Reading Terminal Market, 51 North 12th Street

Where:Club Mousai, 1227 Walnut Street

Where:Macy's Center City, 1300 Market Street

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Where:Various locations including The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Starts at 20th and Market streets and continues along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Various locations including The Little Lion, 243 Chestnut Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including The Spiral Bookcase, 112 Cotton Street

Where:Canal View Park, 4420 Main Street

    20+ Amazing Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, November 20-26
    Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest | Photo courtesy DRWC From Thanksgiving activities to holiday fun, here are the top things to do in Philly this week... Thanksgiving week has arrived in Philadelphia, and whether you're enjoying a staycation at home or hosting out of town guests, there's so much to see, do and gobble up this week to keep you - and your in-laws - entertained.
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Nov 20

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Nov 19

Reminder! PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Remembe...

Reminder! PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Remember: We will have half days Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week for Parent-Teacher Conferences! If you have not scheduled a parent-teacher conference, please contact your child's teacher. http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/directory BOOK FAIR We will have a book fair during the conferences, please stop by! (and volunteer for an hour if you can!) PAINTING PROJECTS Want to make the school look amazing for the students? Come help us for an hour! Let's give all of our Tigers an amazing gym and science classroom for the holidays! To sign up, and make a difference at our school, click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-tigers

    Tigers, Books, and Science, oh my!
    Do you have an hour (or more) in the upcoming half days before Thanksgiving? Help us make a difference at school! We have various projects we'd like to tackle, and we need YOUR help! SCHOOL SPIRIT The gym was re-painted by Villanova volunteers earlier in the year, come and help us the final touches by adding some school spirit in the form of tiger paws!
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Nov 19

Today, November 19, is International Men’s Da...

Today, November 19, is International Men’s Day. According to the WHO, average global male life expectancy is five years lower than for women, and the male suicide rate is three times that of women. This day aims to highlight health concerns that can affect men, and also aims to highlight certain social pressures that can negatively affect both men and boys. Check out InternationalMensDay.com for more information. This image is from a pop-up exhibit our Historical Medical Library hosted at last month’s Mischief at The Mütter event. This historical (not contemporary) pamphlet was distributed to boys with information about puberty, sexual health and more. How effectively have these issues been communicated to young men throughout history and today?

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Today, November 19, is International Men's Day. According to the WHO, average global male life expectancy is five years lower than for women, and the male suicide rate is three times that of women....
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Nov 19

Believed to be at least eight millennia old, ...

Believed to be at least eight millennia old, engravings in Arabia are possibly be the oldest depictions of dogs known to archaeologists. http://bit.ly/2jBmlrj

    These may be the world's first images of dogs-and they're wearing leashes
    Carved into a sandstone cliff on the edge of a bygone river in the Arabian Desert, a hunter draws his bow for the kill. He is accompanied by 13 dogs, each with its own coat markings; two animals have lines running from their necks to the man's waist.
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Nov 19

Philadelphia Marathon is attending 2017 AACR ...

Erika Emerson of Springfield, Mass was reunited with first responders from the Philadelphia Fire Department who saved her life when she went into full cardiac arrest at Mile 23 in the 2009 Philadelphia Marathon. After surgery for a congenital heart defect, it took years for Erika to get back in to running. Running in the 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon was a triumph for Erika. Her time today qualified her for the Boston Marathon. (from l to r. Lawrence Belitsky, Matt Flanagan, Erika Emerson, Robert Coll and Ray McCahery.) Good luck Erika. Keep Running and stay strong!

    Philadelphia Marathon
    Erika Emerson of Springfield, Mass was reunited with first responders from the Philadelphia Fire Department who saved her life when she went into full cardiac arrest at Mile 23 in the 2009...
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Nov 19

NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! ...

NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! Kickstart your holiday shopping while supporting your local museum! Plus, get rewarded for being a patron: Take home a FREE TOTE BAG with any purchase over $50. Visit the #BarnesShop on the lower level.

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    NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! Kickstart your holiday shopping while supporting your local museum! Plus, get rewarded for being a patron: Take home a FREE TOTE BAG with any purchase...
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Nov 19

Philadelphia Marathon is attending 2017 AACR ...

Smiles after completing a 26.2 mile Marathon! Congratulations to all the runners who completed the 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon today. Please come back in 2018.

    Philadelphia Marathon
    Smiles after completing a 26.2 mile Marathon! Congratulations to all the runners who completed the 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon today. Please come back in 2018.
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Nov 19

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Enjoy a night among the stars at The Franklin Institute’s next Science After Hours going behind the scenes of your favorite movies and discovering the science of the cinema. http://bit.ly/2xGPEea

    Science After Hours: Hollywood
    The silver screen comes to life at the most glamorous Science After Hours of the year! Discover the secrets behind your favorite films, from the science...
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Nov 19

"Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it y...

"Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it you sing?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it you sing?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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Nov 19

Philadelphia Marathon added 2 new photos — at...

AACR Foundation Executive Director Mitch Stoller thanks the winners of the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon for raising the profile of cancer research at the medal ceremony. Thank you for your partnership AACR Foundation!

    Philadelphia Marathon
    Philadelphia Marathon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 38K likes. 2017 Race Weekend Dates: Friday, November 17 through Sunday, November 19.
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Nov 19

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2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Race Producer Jim Marino addressing the winners of the Philadelphia Marathon at the medal ceremony.

    Philadelphia Marathon
    2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Race Producer Jim Marino addressing the winners of the Philadelphia Marathon at the medal ceremony.
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Nov 19

Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 18...

Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 1894. Great-grandson of author Victor Hugo, he was a painter, illustrator, and theatre designer whose work brought him into contact with some of the most influential figures of 20th century art: Jean Cocteau, Pablo Picasso, Erik Satie, Marcel Proust, and many more. In addition to avant-garde theatre, he notably designed the costumes and sets for Carl Dreyer’s film “The Passion of Joan of Arc.” His personal work was modest in scale and dream-like in tone, mingling the influences of Henri Rousseau, Nicolas Poussin, and the Italian Primitives. He produced quiet, light-filled landscapes and scenes of magical realism like this small tempera painting from 1931. 🎨 Jean Hugo. The Flight (Beginning of the End of the World), 1931

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    Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 1894. Great-grandson of author Victor Hugo, he was a painter, illustrator, and theatre designer whose work brought him into contact with some of the most...
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Nov 19

Philadelphia Marathon is attending 2017 AACR ...

Thank you to Lexus for its partnership of the 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon. It's the coolest display of support, a Lexus wrapped with the names of all the runners. These spectators from Turnersville, NJ found her brother's name. Thanks again Lexus!

    Philadelphia Marathon
    Thank you to Lexus for its partnership of the 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon. It's the coolest display of support, a Lexus wrapped with the names of all the runners. These spectators from...
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Nov 19

William Way LGBT Community Center shared thei...

    Trans Day of Remembrance
    Come join us as we honor the memory of those who lost their lives to anti-transgender violent attacks and suicide. We will also celebrate our triumphs as...
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Nov 19

Philadelphia Marathon is attending 2017 AACR ...

Jumbotrons are adding to the spectator experience along the Race Route. Best of luck to all the runners in the AACR 2017 Philadelphia Marathon!

    Philadelphia Marathon
    Jumbotrons are adding to the spectator experience along the Race Route. Best of luck to all the runners in the AACR 2017 Philadelphia Marathon!
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Nov 19

The Barnes Foundation shared Mural Arts Phila...

Last chance to be part of this monumental citywide project! Drop in on Sunday, Nov. 19 as Monument Lab's curatorial team shares some of their exciting discoveries and answers questions about preliminary findings. FREE. Just walk up at 20th and the Parkway 1–5 pm. #MonumentLab

    After Monument Lab: Research Debrief Open House
    Since this summer, we've hosted a field research office for Monument Lab at The Barnes Foundation, holding idea-gathering sessions as well as artist...
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Nov 19

"The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypo...

"The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypocrisy." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypocrisy." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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Nov 19

Philadelphia Marathon is attending 2017 AACR ...

Philadelphia's finest keeping us all safe at the 2017 ACCR Philadelphia Marathon. Thanks to the City of Philadelphia Police for keeping us safe.

    Philadelphia Marathon
    Philadelphia's finest keeping us all safe at the 2017 ACCR Philadelphia Marathon. Thanks to the City of Philadelphia Police for keeping us safe.
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Nov 19

iradiophilly.com is at Philadelphia Marathon....

Have a great race! Catch a tail wind~~ Philadelphia Marathon 2017 #philadelphiamarathon #marathon 26.2

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    Have a great race! Catch a tail wind~~ Philadelphia Marathon 2017 #philadelphiamarathon #marathon 26.2
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Nov 19

The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past o...

The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past our building today. Best wishes to all of the runners in this year’s event. Give us a wave as you speed by! http://bit.ly/1l9Crn4 IMAGE: Étienne-Jules Marey (French, 1830-1904) | Running | 1883

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    The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past our building today. Best wishes to all of the runners in this year's event. Give us a wave as you speed by! http://bit.ly/1l9Crn4 IMAGE: Étienne-Jules...
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Nov 19

Nov 19

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Nov 18

"Slantjng Sqjare", 18.5" x 17" x 4", ceramic ...

"Slantjng Sqjare", 18.5" x 17" x 4", ceramic and steel sculpture by Sally Van Orden. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/sally-van-orden

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Slantjng Sqjare", 18.5" x 17" x 4", ceramic and steel sculpture by Sally Van Orden. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/sally-van-orden
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Nov 18

The Rosenbach was live — attending Moby-Dick ...

    The Rosenbach
    The Rosenbach, Philadelphia, PA. 3,933 likes · 74 talking about this · 317 were here. At the Rosenbach, over 400,000 works of literature, history, & fine and decorative art come together in...
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Nov 18

"Persephone Series: Flower Becomes Wallpaper ...

"Persephone Series: Flower Becomes Wallpaper II", 62" x 36", acrylic on canvas painting by Gus Sermas at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/gus-sermas

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Persephone Series: Flower Becomes Wallpaper II", 62" x 36", acrylic on canvas painting by Gus Sermas at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/gus-sermas
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Nov 18

"Little Landscape 1", gouache, casein, gold l...

"Little Landscape 1", gouache, casein, gold leaf, punch shapes, decorative papers and print remnants on Japanese handmade paper, 10" x 9" by Diane Pieri. Included in her "Landscape Fragments" exhibition on view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/diane-pieri

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Little Landscape 1", gouache, casein, gold leaf, punch shapes, decorative papers and print remnants on Japanese handmade paper, 10" x 9" by Diane Pieri. Included in her "Landscape Fragments"...
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