Independence After Hours

Jul 7, 2015 - Aug 15, 2015

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

Independence After Hours is an evening walking tour visiting some of the landmarks of Philadelphia’s Historic District and immersing the visitor with Colonial characters who bring history to life right in the place where it happened. In this exclusive opportunity to visit inside Independence Hall at night after public hours, tour-takers experience what those late nights of the summer of...

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You mean you've never walked over the Benjamin Franklin Bridge? You’ve crossed it by car or viewed it from afar; now experience this magnificent bridge from a whole new perspective! Walk from Philadelphia to Camden over the mighty Delaware River with author and historian Harry Kyriakodis, who writes Harry K's Encyclopedia for the Hidden City Daily. Harry will...

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This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

The 2015 Eagleview Summer Concerts on the Square are held every Tuesday night from June-August (except June 30th) and begins on Tuesday, June 2nd from 7-9 p.m.! This weekly tradition for many here in Eagleview boasts our best lineup to date – with an exciting group of local, national and international artists. 

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“Unraveling Stories” Exhibition

Jul 7, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015

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

This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories that a large, hand-made hooked rug has to tell about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making, and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family. Reservations appreciated for the Curator Talk.

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Once Upon a Nation Storytelling

Jul 7, 2015 - Aug 15, 2015

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

Ten one-of-a-kind award-winning Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches are scattered all over Philadelphia’s Historic District, telling riveting stories of our nation’s history in the places where they actually happened.  Specially-trained, uniformed storytellers delight and entertain with free, short 5-minute stories while sharing the secrets of...

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Artists in the Garden

Jul 7, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015

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

Free with garden admission. Free for Morris Arboretum Members and PAFA students, faculty, and staff who present a PAFA I.D. This exhibition features artwork by students, alumni and faculty of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), held in conjunction with the PAFA exhibition, Artists in the Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887 – 1920, February 13...

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QFlix

Jul 7, 2015 - Jul 12, 2015

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

Moviemakers from around the world gather in Philadelphia for QFlix, spotlighting documentaries, shorts and features by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

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TRACTION COMPANY

Jul 7, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015

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

Traction Company is a 12-person artist collective and studio in Philadelphia founded by, and entirely composed of, PAFA alumni, faculty and staff. Since 2007, members of the collective have congregated once a week to work out of a studio built in a former trolley manufacturing warehouse, both on individual projects and occasionally on collaboratively-made pieces. Their most recent group...

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FEAST FAMINE

Jul 7, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015

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

Feast Famine is a collection of encounters. It examines accumulation and the pivotal relationship between a solitary experience and the collective, symbiotic whole. Fragments prompt desire and an endless hunt for balance, offering an immersive mirage. Cycles in nature, the oscillation between abundance and deprivation, and intuitive behavior prompt us to consider: At what point do two...

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

The PAFA Alumni Gallery presents new work by Stephanie Beck (MFA '07), Stanley Bielen (Cert. '80), and Nicole Michaud (Cert. '12). Stephanie Beck’s work is inspired by structures in spaces, and the changes that take place over time as we move through them. She will be exhibiting several sculptural pieces made out of white paper that can be construed as buildings, or...

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