Events

June 28, 2024
10:00 am
Experience 10,000 years of history—including Ancient Egypt, Rome, Greece, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Mexico and Central America—all right here in Philadelphia at the Penn Museum.
June 28, 2024
10:00 am
Located in the heart of Old City, Philadelphia, Arch Street Meeting House is a museum, National Historic Landmark, and active Quaker place of worship. Constructed in 1804 on two acres of land deeded to the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) by WilliamPenn as a burial ground, Arch Street Meeting House has had an estimated 20,000 burials occur on its historic grounds. When the Yellow Fever epidemic swept through Philadelphia in 1793, the meetinghouse's burial ground was nearly full —plots were already two or three deep.
June 28, 2024
12:00 pm
Philadelphia's only Victorian historic house museum, Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion tell the stories of men and women in the period from the Civil War through 1900, using material culture and spaces to unpack this complex era.
June 29, 2024
10:00 am
Located in the heart of Old City, Philadelphia, Arch Street Meeting House is a museum, National Historic Landmark, and active Quaker place of worship. Constructed in 1804 on two acres of land deeded to the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) by WilliamPenn as a burial ground, Arch Street Meeting House has had an estimated 20,000 burials occur on its historic grounds. When the Yellow Fever epidemic swept through Philadelphia in 1793, the meetinghouse's burial ground was nearly full —plots were already two or three deep.
June 29, 2024
10:00 am
The current exhibition, Sketching Splendor, explores how naturalists William Bartram, Titian Ramsay Peale, and John James Audubon made sense of nature’s complexities through their writings, drawings, and watercolors. It highlights their approaches to capturing the natural world during a time of rapid intellectual, social, and political change. Highlights include William Bartram’s map of the Alachua Savanna, Titian Ramsay Peale’s watercolors from the Long Expedition, and one volume of John James Audubon’s original Birds of America. A video installation titled Field Companion, 2021, by Philadelphia-based artists Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib will also be on view.
June 29, 2024
9:30 am
Philadelphia’s Masonic Temple is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year with a series of special events and free tours. The Masonic Temple opened in 1873 and contains artwork, frescos, stained glass, murals and sculptures which connect Freemasons and non-Freemasons to an inspirational world of art, architecture and history. There is also an exhibit hall featuring a wide assortment of artifacts related to the 150th anniversary and the history of the Masonic fraternity in Philadelphia and beyond.
June 30, 2024
10:00 am
Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.
June 30, 2024
12:00 pm
The American Swedish Historical Museum welcomes all people to explore cultural identity through the story of Swedes and Scandinavians in America through our 12 galleries featuring art, history, science, and culture.
July 1, 2024
10:00 am
Experience one of the world's greatest collections of work by Auguste Rodin in an elegant Beaux-Arts style building and garden on Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
July 1, 2024
10:00 am
On the first Sunday of every month, the Barnes partners with PECO to offer a free day of family fun. Along with art making, educational activities, and featured performances, the event includes complimentary access to the Barnes collection and "William Edmondson: A Monumental Vision".
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