Wonderful Museums in Philadelphia

Museums in Philadelphia - Philadelphia Museum of Art

'Exploring Philly's Exciting Museums' Philadelphia’s museums are anything from small to massive, many with historic stories, some being interactive and others that dare us with the unexpected. We get excited when talking about Philly's Museums and we would think Benjamin Franklin would feel the same if he were to come back to the City of Brotherly Love. List of Philadelphia Museums (Alphabetical Order) Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel The Academy of Natural Sciences of … [Read more...]

Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia

Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta - Schuylkill River in Philadelphia

'Largest Intercollegiate Regatta in the United States' The Dad Vail Regatta is a rowing event that takes place on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia on the second Saturday of May annually. This event is the largest collegiate rowing event in the United States and has become a Philadelphia tradition for decades and takes place on May 12 and 13, 2017. Dad Vail Regatta History The Dad Vail Regatta started in 1934 with "Rusty" Callow, then coach at the University of Pennsylvania, and the … [Read more...]

Art Museum Day ~ FREE Admission To Select Philly Museums

Penn Museum

'Celebrating Art Museum Day' Museums are a big part of today's culture and we are so fortunate to have many awesome museums right here in Philadelphia. Enjoy free admission to select museums in the City of Brotherly Love, thanks to Art Museum Day, which is part of International Museum Day. Art Museum Day officially occurs on May 18 every year, but some museums are offering free admission before or after May 18. Guests will be able to visit the Brandywine River Museum of Art May 7, the … [Read more...]

Pay What You Wish At Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Pay as you wish at Philadelphia Museum of Art

'Exciting Art at Your Cost on Wednesday Nights & Much More' Exciting news for you Art Lovers! Enjoy Pay What You Wish' at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday nights from 5 pm to 8:45 pm and on the first Sunday of every month from 5 pm to 8:45 pm! Visitors can pay $10, $8, $5, $2, etc., allowing you to explore the Museum and its remarkable collections showcasing works by Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dalí and a few local Philadelphia artists such as Thomas Eakins. The museum … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Philadelphia

St. Patrick's Day Parade in Philadelphia

'2nd Oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade in the Country' St. Patrick's Day is a huge celebration, and the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Philadelphia is just as much of a big deal considering the history. The Parade will take place on March 12 at noon. History of the Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade The first St. Patrick's Day parade in Philadelphia was in 1771 and is the 2nd oldest St. Patrick's Day parade in the country. Just think that this first took place 5 years prior to the … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

'The Oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in the Country' Who loves a good Thanksgiving Parade! Whether you are starting a new family tradition or continuing one, this Thanksgiving Day parade shall be a memorable event for all. The 97th Annual Philadelphia 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off on November 24 at 8:30 am on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Dating back to 1920, the parade is the oldest in the nation. Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade Experience & … [Read more...]

Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount Philadelphia

Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount Philadelphia - BT01 Daytime Facade

'U.S. National Historic Landmark' The Eastern State Penitentiary, once known as the most famous and expensive prison in the world, held some of the most notorious criminals in America.  Eastern State was considered to be the world’s first true penitentiary and is located in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia. History of Eastern State Penitentiary Eastern State Penitentiary was built in 1829, becoming the most expensive public structure ever built and quickly becoming a model for 300 … [Read more...]

Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change at The Barnes Foundation

Pablo Picasso Exhibit at The Barnes Foundation

'Experience 50 Works By Picasso Highlighting Pieces From World War I' This majestic Picasso exhibit: The Great War, Experimentation and Change, is being shown at The Barnes Foundation from February 21 to May 9. This special Picasso exhibit in partnership with the Columbus Museum of Art will examine the dramatic variance in Pablo Picasso’s style during the period surrounding World War I. Visitors will be able to travel back in time to witness his fluctuation between cubism and a more … [Read more...]

Budweiser Made in America Festival Labor Day Weekend

Made in America Concert in Philadelphia

'Come Party with Beyoncé & Nine Inch Nails on the Parkway' The Budweiser Made in America Music Festival will be hitting the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Labor Day Weekend on August 31 and September 1. Come experience a weekend of live music and fun. Budweiser Made in America Festival Experience & Atmosphere The Labor Day Weekend 2-day event will feature headliners Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails. The giant outdoor setting will host a little over 30 musical acts on three stages … [Read more...]

The Philadelphia Museum of Art – Fairmount Park, PA – Museums in Philadelphia

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'Colorful Art In Philly' The Philadelphia Museum of Art is a masterpiece within itself because of it's strong columns in the front of the building, yet it has a soft appealing color and texture to the structure. The Museum is the 3rd largest in the United States while housing over 200 galleries which has spanned over 2,000 years. The face of the Museum is an icon itself because its steps have played a symbolic role in the Rocky movies, where you can see visitors running up the steps just as … [Read more...]