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Philly honors Asian American films and filmmakers
November 10-20, 2016View More
The ninth annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) celebrates Asian American films and filmmakers via screenings of documentaries and feature films, panels, discussions, parties and much more.
Fans memorialize their well-loved, long-departed team
The Philadelphia A’s, the city’s American League team and the 1929 World Series champions, left town for Kansas City in 1954. In 1996, faithful fans formed the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society and found this storefront in downtown Hatboro, a half-hour north of Center City Philadelphia, to house their memorabilia.View More
Celebration of the joy of reading
Now in its eighth year, the annual Philadelphia Book Festival hosted by the Free Library of Philadelphia is a city-wide celebration of the written word.View More
Guided by voices
Performing since the ‘60s, the Philadelphia Boys Choir joins youths from a diversity of socio-economic backgrounds to come together over a shared passion for song.View More
Great artists; up close and affordable
Internationally acclaimed pianists, singers, jazz trios, string quartets and innovative projects make up the Chamber Music Society’s incredible 60-concert season.View More
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.
Listening is an artform
Founded more than 25 years ago, the PFP works to sustain the widely varied cultural identities of its West Philly neighbors, a mission that comes to life in the form of concerts, workshops, exhibitions and education.View More
The Gateway to Philadelphia and The Countryside®
Philadelphia International Airport is located just seven miles from downtown Philadelphia with easy access via taxi, train, limousine and shuttle services.View More
A family-friendly theatrical extravaganza in University City
May 18-20, 2017View More
Philadelphia International Children’s Festival brings professional theater from across the globe, created specifically for children, to the Annenberg Center for Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania.
World-famous bike race highlighting the famous Manayunk Wall
Sunday, June 5, 2016View More
Professional and amateur cyclists alike will have the opportunity to tackle the infamous “Manayunk Wall” during the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic.
Third-largest art museum in the country and a must-see attraction
Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art make it the third-largest art museum in the country, and an absolute must-see on the city’s cultural circuit.View More
More than 100 bronze plaques pay tribute to legendary musicians whose origins are rooted in the area
Take a walk down Broad Street and view over 100 bronze plaques that pay tribute to legendary musicians whose origins are rooted in the area.View More
A behind-the-scenes view of art in the making
October 8-9 and 22-23, 2016View More
Ever wonder what an artist’s studio really looks like? Philadelphia Open Studio Tours allows everyone a chance to take a sneak peek inside the city’s most creative spaces. For two weekends in October, artists around the city open their studios to curious visitors, inviting them to talk, check out how they work and purchase artwork.
Fostering creativity and visual arts since 1860
The oldest continuing artist organization in the country, the Philadelphia Sketch Club has served as a meeting place for the creators and supporters of art since 1860.View More
Presenting premieres of major works by contemporary playwrights
Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) courts “open-minded theatergoers” who are interested in new American dramas by modern playwrights.View More
Artist Isaiah Zagar’s masterpiece on South Street
Covering an indoor and outdoor space equivalent to half a city block, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens glisten with creativity, urban renaissance and a hint of madness.View More
Arts after death
The Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art is a gallery space and performance venue located in a former showroom for mausoleums and tombstones.View More
1995 by Eric Berg (with painted tiles by Victoria Davila)
Meeting at the pig may sound less dignified than meeting at the eagle, but Philbert, a 3-foot bronze piggy bank, has become a popular spot to wait for a friend. Philbert lives in the bustling Reading Terminal Market, where he invites shoppers to feed him coins for charity.View More
Eclectic art exhibits, with a campus-wide sculpture collection
Eclectic art exhibits, with a campus-wide sculpture collectionView More
Free screening of iconic film at its famous location
Wednesday, June 29, 2016View More
An annual summer tradition, grab a seat on the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a free screening of the iconic Philadelphia-film Rocky during Philly @ The Movies.
Grab a camera and take a picture in the city
Friday, October 9, 2015View More
Now in its sixth year, Philly Photo Day calls on all residents to capture and share their pictures depicting a day in the life of the city.
FREE patriotic concert in front of Independence Hall
Sunday, July 3, 2016View More
The Philly Pops! return to celebrate America’s birthday with POPS! On Independence, a FREE patriotic concert at Independence Hall.
Photo West’s unconventional setting allows photographers of all disciplines to exhibit their work in an intimate, nearly salon-like setting.View More
Live entertainment, performers, food and more in the middle of Broad Street
April 23, 2016View More
As the culminating event of the 15-day Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), the 2016 PIFA Street Fair brings a day-long celebration to the heart of Philadelphia.
Exuberant dance, clown, theater ensemble
From shadow puppets to clowns to trans-art productions where the cast mimes not just the narrative but the props as well, their ensemble-driven shows have won fans around the world.View More
The world’s first pizza museum
Widely known as the world’s first pizza museum, this Fishtown destination features plenty of pizza-themed memorabilia and serves up tasty brick-oven piesView More
1950 by Carl Milles
From the Art Museum it’s just 1.5 miles to Carl Milles’s wonderful Playing Angels on Kelly Drive.View More
100 years of theater in Philadelphia
For more than a century, Plays & Players has been devoted to bringing quality theater experiences to Philadelphia audiences.View More
Presenting the customs and spirit of Poland
Presenting the customs and spirit of PolandView More
Local artists take you behind-the-scenes of their work
Ever wonder what an artist’s studio really looks like? The 11th annual Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) allows everyone a chance to see for themselves. For two weekends in October, artists around the city open their studios to curious visitors, inviting them to talk, check out how they work, and buy artwork if they’re interested.View More