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When engineer Charles Penrose built the Newcomen Society headquarters in the late 1940s in then-rural Exton, he had no idea the locale would chart its future based on the precepts of his organization. The society, named for a British industrialist, espoused free enterprise and business moxie, and its sumptuous Exton digs suggested the rewards therein.

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Combat Winter Blues with Yellow Spring Farm’s “Think Spring” Remedies

Combat Winter Blues with Yellow Spring Farm’s “Think Spring” Remedies

Yellow Springs Farm is encouraging us to think spring with the launch of its upcoming calendar events.

Top 8 Spots to Hit for Super Bowl Takeout & Catering

Top 8 Spots to Hit for Super Bowl Takeout & Catering

In honor of the Super Bowl Sunday, we’re debuting our 2014 snacking guide, highlighting the top spots for takeout, catering, and where you should be watching.

Suburban Pizzeria Boom: Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza Invades Exton

Suburban Pizzeria Boom: Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza Invades Exton

Fairfield Place Shopping Center in Exton lands Dan Marino's pizza chain.

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  • FROM HOMER TO HOPPER: EXPERIMENT AND INGENUITY IN AMERICAN ART

    2017.02.25

    This exhibition reflects the rich diversity of style and expression in American art created between 1870 and 1950. Assembled by the Phillips...

  • Living News Spring 2017

    2017.03.27

    Returning this spring for a limited engagement! Featuring three engaging actors who play multiple roles, Living News introduces controversial...

  • American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

    2017.03.03

    Step back in time in American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, the critically-acclaimed exhibit that brings the story of Prohibition...

  • New Exhibit: Powers of the President

    2016.07.22

    From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the...

  • Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

    2017.02.04

    From radiant blue to fiery red, living frogs offer a glimpse of the vast palette of frog diversity. Frogs are found on nearly every environment on...

  • Lino Tagliapietra: Painting in Glass

    2016.10.29

    Best known for his glass vessels, Lino Tagliapietra has also devoted himself to realizing two-dimensional glass works that match the scale and...

  • New South Asian Galleries

    2016.10.25

    In a complete transformation of our renowned South Asian galleries, one of the world’s most significant collections of art from the vast area...

  • Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form

    2017.03.18

    Featuring a collection of previously undiscovered work by Charles Sheeler, Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography and Sculptural...

  • American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent

    2017.03.01

    Discover how a once-disparaged art form became an American phenomenon. This exhibition explores watercolor painting’s remarkable rise in...

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    2017.03.02

    By William Shakespeare Directed by Matt Pfeiffer On the F. Otto Haas Stage March 2 – April 9, 2017 We opened the Haas Stage in 1998...

  • ARTZ: MAKE MEMORIES AT THE MUSEUM

    2017.02.28

    To register, contact ARTZ Philadelphia at info@artzphilly.org or 610.721.1606. Space is limited; please register at least a week in advance....

  • Helvetica

    2017.03.07

    Every Tuesday, March–November, 10:30–11:30 a.m. Meet in Galleries Reception Atrium. Wee Ones is now offered every week! This...

  • Art Class with Karl Kuerner

    2017.03.14

    Immerse yourself in Kuerner Farm, a source of inspiration for Andrew Wyeth for over 70 years, and a featured property on the National Register of...

  • Chalk Talk on 2017 NFL Draft

    2017.03.28

    Ron Jaworski and Ira Lubert, 2017 NFL Draft Host Committee Co-Chairs, invite you to join them in a panel discussion on the NFL Draft --one month...

  • Battle of the Bartenders: Mixology Mixer

    2017.03.28

    Back by popular demand, Mixology Mixer, a battle of local bartenders at The Market and Shops at the Comcast Center, will take place on Tuesday,...

  • Draw the Line: 13th Annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition

    2017.03.06

    Talk and Reception: Friday, March 10, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Draw the Line, the 13th annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, features the 2017...

  • Best of the Chefs: Fusion Edition

    2017.03.28

    WHYY will celebrate the Delaware Valley’s culinary masters during Best of the Chefs: Fusion Edition! This two-hour tasting will feature an...

  • Little Women: The Broadway Musical

    2017.03.28

    Based on Louisa May Alcott’s American classic, this Civil War story of love, family and independence stands the test of time. With her...

  • Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

    2016.01.11

    The National Constitution Center is proud to display one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights. The Museum of We the People is the first...

  • Magic in the Ancient World

    2016.04.16

    Protective amulets, incantation bowls, curse tablets, powerful rings, magical stones and anatomical votives—these objects and more, once...


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