Embroidery: The Thread of History

Oct 18, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of women’s lives. It considers how needlework has been used to remember the past, document the present, and look forward to the...

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This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4  – December 15, 2018 Monday - Friday, 10am-6pm   Asian American lives are shaped by the concept of labor, whether working in factories overseas, as caretakers in the United...

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allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018

Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2018 Aug 3 – Oct 20, 2018 Celebrating the Center’s 23rd year sponsoring the Windgate ITE International Residency and hosted by our partners, the University of the Arts and NextFab, this program encourages research, discussions, studio work, experimentation and collaborations. The summer residency culminates in a major exhibition, allTURNatives:...

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This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Young children and their grown-ups hear a story, interact with art in the Museum and make their own creative works in this popular program.    Registration is requested by contacting the education office at 610-388-8382 or education@brandywine.org.    Fall Read-Aloud Schedule October 4: One by Kathryn Otoshi October 11: Last stop on Market...

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In her new book The Field of Blood, Joanne B. Freeman recovers the long-lost story of physical violence on the floor of the U.S. Congress. Drawing on an extraordinary range of sources, she shows that the Capitol was rife with conflict in the decades before the Civil War. Legislative sessions were often punctuated by mortal threats, canings, flipped desks, and all-out slugfests....

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Join us at the American Helicopter Museum on Friday October 19  for a day of hands-on learning designed for homeschoolers. Between 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM, the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center will offer a series of educational programs conducted by the National Archives and Records Administration, the Delaware Museum of Natural History, the National Iron & Steel...

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The Perennial Gaze: Shahzia Sikander Artist Talk and Mosaic Unveiling Friday, October 19, 3 p.m. Community College of Philadelphia – Bonnell Building 556 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130   Join us on Friday, October 19 for the unveiling of Shahzia Sikander's The Perennial Gaze, an (ex)CHANGE project commissioned by Asian Arts Initiative as part of our 25th...

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Curated for the curious, Door 19 is quirky science meets themed soiree, set against a backdrop of live performances, music, potent libations, and dinosaurs. The theme for the final adults-only Door 19 of 2018 is “Skeletons in Our Closet.” Participants will enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of the Academy’s amazing Vertebrate Zoology and Mammalogy Collections, alongside...

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Moby Dick Marathon Reading

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018

Join Independence Seaport Museum and The Rosenbach for a great white whale of a celebration!  Spanning a full 24 hours, Herman Melville’s masterpiece will be read in its entirety, accompanied by a boatload of food and fun activities for all ages.  A full schedule of events and advanced ticket purchases can be found on our website.

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Laurel Hill Cemetery’s classic Halloween flashlight tours have become a mainstay of the season. Experience the enchanting art and landscape after dark, as an experienced tour guide leads you along winding, dimly-lit pathways. The extended nighttime walking tours will focus on the cemetery’s rich history, and of course, some of the liveliest spirits buried within. Tours will last...

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