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Philly Museum Gift Shops That Just May Have the Perfect Present

For holiday shoppers struggling to decide what to buy, the gift shops of Philadelphia’s art museums, galleries and related sites offer the chance to shop […]

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Big Changes Begin at the Iconic Franklin Institute in Philadelphia

Black holes. Everybody wants to know about black holes. That’s what Abby Bysshe, chief experience and strategy officer at the Franklin Institute, realized after the […]

Calder Gardens, a new Philadelphia art museum, is set to open in 2024. (Rendering courtesy Calder Gardens Foundation)
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Philadelphia Is Finally Getting a New Art Museum

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Friday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

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New James Forten Exhibit Brings the Black Founding Father to Life

James Forten was nine years old when the Declaration of Independence was read aloud just blocks from his house. He was born free in 1766, […]

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New Disney100 Exhibit at the Franklin Institute Celebrates a Century of Iconic Animation

It’s hard to picture a global behemoth like Disney having humble beginnings, started by two brothers from the Midwest on October 16, 1923. But that’s […]

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More Details About the Franklin Institute’s Big Disney100 Exhibit, Including Tickets

As we told you back in September, Disney is launching an exhibit to celebrate 100 years  — and it’s debuting right here in Philly. Disney100: […]

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Iconic Philly Jeweler Steven Lagos’s Three Favorite Artists at the Barnes 

“Every time I come, I get chills.” Steven Lagos, dressed in head-to-toe-black as usual, was visiting the Barnes Foundation to reflect on his artistic inspiration […]

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Just Announced: New Details on the Franklin Institute’s Upcoming Disney Exhibit, Disney100

Disney’s annual D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, is a big weekend for fans of all things Disney (plus Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and all the […]

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Where to See Art in Philly This Summer

Philly is known for its plethora of inspiring murals and public art. But it’s a destination for great art programming on the gallery walls as […]

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11 Philadelphia Museums to Visit at Night

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Spring Garden Did you know? Every Friday night, the grand dame of Philly museums stays open till 8:45. The Insectarium, Holmesburg […]

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Been There, Done That? 5 Lesser-Known Philadelphia Tourist Attractions

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Of Teacups, Shared Trauma and Shared Destiny: Reflections on the Weitzman’s Reopening

I shouldn’t be here. Decades before my birth, there were so many near-misses an ocean away, so many limbs cut from my family tree, only […]

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Museum of Illusions Philadelphia Is Now Open — and Eye-Opening

A new interactive space is now open in Philly — and likely taking over your social-media feeds. The Museum of Illusions is the newest installment […]

people taking in the van gogh experience, which just opened at the Tower Theatre just outside of Philadelphia
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Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting Philadelphia’s Van Gogh Experience Pop-Up

What is the Van Gogh Experience? The Van Gogh Experience is an immersive art exhibit all about the life and work of Vincent Van Gogh. […]

the kimmel center, which received $10 million in SVOG funding from the federal government, the largest philadelphia SVOG payment
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Here’s How Much Philly Arts Venues Received of $6.8 Billion in COVID-Relief Grants

For many months during COVID, it was tough to rely on the restaurant industry for income, as countless articles and TV news segments have documented. […]