Map all locations Music & Art
Music & Art
Don’t miss these hotspots
- Philly Fashion Week Returns To Runways Across Town This Week
- 25+ Wonderful Things To Do In Philly This Week, February 20-26
- Center City’s Ice Skating Rinks Wrap Up For The Season In The Coming Weeks
- Where To Eat, Drink And Celebrate Mardi Gras 2017 In Philadelphia
- Long Weekend Picks: Presidents’ Day, Grand Opening Of Philadelphia Distilling, Free Museums And More
- Tonight Picks: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, BalletX Winter Series, Parc’s Pastry Dinner And More
- The 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Arrives March 11-19 To Celebrate Holland
- Live Frogs Hop Into The Academy Of Natural Sciences Through May 14
- Tonight Picks: Free Concert At The Kimmel Center, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest And More
- Five Museums To Visit For Free This Presidents’ Day Weekend
- View more from the blog
Philadelphia has a particular penchant for the performing and visual arts. From the city’s authentic jazz clubs to the oldest art museum in the county to the storied Avenue of the Arts, the region’s creative side expresses itself through hundreds of music venues, art galleries and theaters.
A day of incredible music at Penn’s Landing
June 3, 2017View More
Now in its ninth year, the Roots Picnic is bigger and better than ever with a day of incredible and diverse music at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing.
Wigs are welcome at this day-long reenactment of the French Revolution
July 15, 2017View More
Grab a pitchfork and storm the walls! Whether you’re a revolutionary or a royalist, there’s something for you in this celebration of all things French at Bastille Day at the Eastern State Penitentiary.
Three amazing days filled with music from both local and national performers
July 28-30, 2017View More
Experience three amazing days of great music and family fun at the annual XPoNential Music Festival on the Camden Riverfront. Produced by WXPN, the musical extravaganza features performances by 30 local and national artists on three stages.
City-wide celebration of though-provoking progressive performing arts
September 7-23, 2017View More
For fans of new and experimental theater, the Fringe Festival presented by FringeArts features hundreds of must-see performances each September.
An exciting weekend of music, food and fun on the grassy hills of Old Poole Farm
August 17-20, 2017View More
The hills of Schwenksville, Pennsylvania come alive every summer with the sound of folk music during the long-running Philadelphia Folk Festival at Old Poole Farm near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania.
Super-sized block party in Northern Liberties
August 6, 2017View More
Every August, thousands pack a six-block stretch of North 2nd Street for a day of music, food, beer gardens, art, workshops and vendors of all kinds.
Philadelphia’s city-wide celebration of design and innovation
October 5-14, 2017View More
Every fall, the city celebrates the historic role of design in the region while showcasing the innovation yet to come during DesignPhiladelphia.
Showcase of innovative and genre-defying cinema
August 3-6, 2017View More
Now in its fifth year, the BlackStar Film Festival is a four-day celebration showcasing artistically innovative and genre-defying films by and about the global black experience.
Mirrors Robert Indiana’s iconic LOVE sculpture
The bilingual version of one of Philadelphia’s best-known landmarks lives in Sister Cities Park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.View More
The largest municipal building in the country and the finest example of the Second Empire style
City Hall is the largest municipal building in the United States, containing over 14.5 acres of floor space. It is an architectural treasure inside and out.View More
Monthly open house for galleries in Philadelphia
First Friday of every monthView More
Want proof of Philadelphia’s happening art scene? On the first Friday evening of every month the streets fill with art lovers of all kinds who wander among the neighborhood’s 40-plus galleries, most of them open from 5 until 9 p.m.
Philadelphia’s tallest building is also one of the country’s greenest
Standing at a robust 975 feet tall, the Comcast Center is the tallest building in Philadelphia (at least until the Comcast Technology Center opens in early 2018). And with its ambitious incorporation of eco-friendly technologies, it’s also the tallest “green” building in the country.View More
Creators of more than 3,600 city murals since 1984
Founded as an anti-graffiti program in 1984, Mural Arts Philadelphia has evolved and expanded into an internationally recognized leader in community-based public art.View More
A hub of family-friendly activity throughout the year
The Delaware River Waterfront, just a short walk from Old City and Historic Philadelphia, hosts family-friendly attractions and events all year long.View More
Honoring real-life heroes and our heritage of freedom
Liberty comes to life at the National Liberty Museum in Historic Philadelphia. Discover the story real life heroes, including Jackie Robinson, Nelson Mandela, Jim Henson and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, at the museum’s interactive exhibitions and inspirational galleries.View More