Connecting renowned book artists with individuals who have resettled to Philadelphia from Syria and Iraq, the Friends, Peace, & Sanctuary project has worked to create and share artworks that generate a deeper sense of belonging for immigrants and a deeper sense of empathy here in the United States. Exhibitions will explore how art that combines scholarly and experiential ways of knowing...

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For thousands of years, people have brought mythic creatures to life through art, stories and songs. Even as scientific discoveries have drawn distinctions between myth and reality, these beasts of the land, air and water have maintained an enduring hold on the human imagination. Discover how real animals such as dinosaurs, mammoths and narwhals may have stirred tales of griffins, giants and...

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Kids ages 5-12 can spend spring break at the Academy with Academy Science Camp. Each day includes a live presentation by one of the Academy’s teacher-naturalists, an exploration of Academy exhibits, and campers-only games, crafts and activities. Fee: Members $60 per camper per day, $235 per camper for all four days; nonmembers $65 per camper per day, $245 per camper for all four days....

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This event occurs daily, every weekday.

The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a reproduction of one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights in the George H.W. Bush Gallery. The original Bill of Rights, which was exhibited at the Center between 2014 and 2017, is...

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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early drafts and shaped the document’s final text. Visitors are introduced to the crucial figures who played a role in shaping the Constitution – from James Madison to James Wilson,...

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For thousands of years, people have brought mythic creatures to life through art, stories and songs. Even as scientific discoveries have drawn distinctions between myth and reality, these beasts of the land, air and water have maintained an enduring hold on our imagination. Discover how real animals such as dinosaurs, mammoths and narwhals may have stirred tales of griffins, giants and...

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  Each spring during the Revolutionary War, the armies shook the rust off and resupplied. Meanwhile, in Revolutionary Philadelphia, people rolled musket cartridges and sewed flags to supply the army. This spring break, band together to recreate their efforts with hands-on craft demonstrations. The Museum will host interpreters on April 13th and 14th portraying the...

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