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Your Guide to Science, History, and Art Museums Around Philadelphia

In an increasingly hyper-interactive world, the very notion of a museum seems rather quaint: the hushed environment, the quiet contemplation of artifacts and art, the […]


Taste Victory at the Philadelphia Assembled Kitchen

Over the past two months, the culinary artists at the Philadelphia Assembled Kitchen — the culinary arm of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s sprawling, multi-year […]


Taste Resistance at the PHL Assembled Kitchen This Month

PHL Assembled, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s sprawling, multi-year project initiated by Dutch artist Jeanne van Heeswijk and led by a team of more than 150 […]


Why This Year’s DesignPhiladelphia Festival Is The Largest Yet

The organizers of the oldest design festival of its kind in the country this year decided to go deep rather than broad. And as a […]

Philadelphia Wedding

This Classic All-White Wedding Spans Two Philly Art Museums

Lyndsay Hoy and Vincent Nguyen don’t waste time: After mutual friends introduced them in the summer of 2012 (Lyndsay had moved to the area to […]


Here’s Mayor Kenney’s Plan to Save the Planet

After President Donald Trump made public his desire to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, Mayor Jim Kenney responded in kind by […]


Eat This Now: Survival Menu at the Philadelphia Assembled Kitchen

Philadelphia Assembled — the culmination of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s multi-year project in the Perelman Building that examines the spirit of Philadelphia by illuminating the […]


OPINION: “Philadelphia Assembled” Is No Template for a Modern City

If the times were a-changing in the 1960s, the cosmic speedometer has so accelerated that the times have already been transformed. I’m talking about “Philadelphia […]


Sorry, Tourists: The Rocky Statue Is Temporarily Off-Limits

Starting today, the Rocky statue at the foot of the Art Museum will be closed until mid-June for “site improvements,” according to the city’s Parks […]


“Man Made” and Mass Produced: How Stephen Burks Squares the Circle

According to Stephen Burks, design as we know it is a fundamentally Western concept. But that doesn’t mean that there’s no design outside the West. […]


Road Closures for Obama Visit Cause Major Traffic Delays

Avoid Fairmount Ave near Ridge Ave #PhillyTraffic. You'll be stuck 20m longer than usual — Unusual Traffic PHI (@WazeTrafficPhi) September 13, 2016 President […]


Worker Who Fell Through Glass Floor at Rodin Museum Gets $7.25M Settlement

This story has been updated with a statement from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Phani Guthula had been inspecting light fixtures at the Rodin Museum […]


Philly’s Rock Star of Art

Outside a leaky old candy factory in Juniata, the season’s first snowstorm is caking the sidewalk in slush. A fire-engine-red door opens with the push […]

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Art Museum Painting Removed from Facebook for “Suggestive Content”

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s International Pop exhibition starts on February 24th. To promote it, an Art Museum staffer posted the image above — Belgian artist Evelyne […]

The Scene

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show kicked off its 39th year with a glitzy gala on Wednesday night. Ellen Caplan, chair of this year’s […]