Exhibits

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Wonderspaces Isn’t Another Pop-Up “Experience.” That’s a Good Thing

“Experiential” art installations aren’t a new concept. A few of their hallmarks: long lines, poppy color schemes, themes evoking nostalgia and happiness (Ice cream! Candy! […]

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A Museum Exhibit Devoted to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Opening in Philly

Take a moment to recall the last time you attended a major museum exhibition entirely devoted to a pop-culture icon. Was that icon a woman? […]

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Jump Into a Giant Marshmallow Pit at This Candy Pop-Up Exhibit

When Sir Thomas More published his book Utopia in 1516, outlining his vision of a — wait for it — utopia, it’s safe to say he didn’t […]

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A Philly Photographer’s Wrenching Images of the Migrant Caravan in Mexico

While the rest of us were watching the migrant caravan in Mexico on our TVs last fall, Philadelphia photographer Ada Trillo left her two teenage […]

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An Exhibit Devoted to Netflix’s The Crown Costumes Is Headed to a Museum Near Philly

If you’ve binged watched The Crown seasons one and two on Netflix, you’re probably looking forward to when season three will drop — which is […]

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Here’s How to Get to “Sea Monsters HERE” at the Navy Yard

There’s a brand-new, unbelievably huge and enchantingly bizarre exhibit at the Navy Yard — and you should go see it as soon as possible. The […]

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The West Philly Woman Who Transforms Songs Into Quilts

I write about a wide range of things here at Philly Mag, from crime and politics to restaurants and vegan meatball controversies. But I would […]

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Planet’s Largest Known Tarantula Coming to Academy of Natural Sciences

Shut down this page right now, arachnophobes, or risk not resting easy from around February to May of next year. That’s how long Drexel’s Academy […]

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Adam Wallacavage Exhibiting Photographs For the First Time in Over a Decade

We all know Adam Wallacavage‘s octopus chandeliers, the whimsical light fixtures that decorate ceilings from here to São Paulo and beyond. It’s been a long time, though, since […]

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Here Are the Three Winning Shots From Philly Photo Day

On October 9th, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) hosted their annual Greater Philly Photo Day. The initiative asks anyone to snap a picture on that day […]

From left: Jennifer Thompson, Curator, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Hannah Henderson, Trustee Emeritus, Board of Trustees, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Sally Sharkey; H. F. "Gerry" Lenfest, Chair Trustee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Gail Harrity, appointed President and COO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Philadelphia Museum of Art’s “Discovering the Impressionists” Opening Gala

The Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art hosted a party celebrating the museum’s new exhibit: “Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New […]

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Glowing Pedicab Sculptures to Hit the Parkway in 2016

It was announced this week that 50 local artists and cultural organizations will receive a total of $9.6 million in grants from the Pew Center […]

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Franklin Institute to Display Vatican Artworks During Pope’s Visit

When Pope Francis is in town in September for the World Meeting of Families, he’ll have a little piece of home at the Franklin Institute to make […]

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PHOTOS: First Look at the First LGBT Exhibit at the Constitution Center

Yesterday afternoon you may have seen a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram update from us about the “Speaking Out for Equality” exhibit at the National Constitution […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Puts Its Famous Artworks on the Streets

The Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) has hung 60 replicated masterpieces along Philly city streets, making onlookers across the region do double takes. PMA and the Knight Foundation teamed up […]