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  • Tiger Strikes Asteroid

    Fast growing Callowhill art space

    In a few short years, this edgy artist-run space with a distinctly urban vibe has made its mark on the local art scene (there’s also a branch in New York). Work on view represents both local and national artists.

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  • Treasures from Korea:
    Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty

    Rare look into Korean art and culture at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Ceremonial robes worn by Hyeon Baek-Un, a high-ranking government official in the late Joseon period.

    Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culsture of the Joseon Dynasty 1392-1910 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is the first full-scale survey in the United States to focus on the art of the celebrated Joseon dynasty.

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  • Trenton Avenue Arts Festival

    For the locals

    Trenton Avenue Arts Festival

    A beloved celebration of Fishtown and Kensington’s many artisans, this festival also works food, drink and live music into the outdoor mix.

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  • Underground Arts

    Great things are happening below ground

    Drawing on the nascent arts community taking root in the neighborhood, architect Gary Reuben established this “incubator” for new ideas and concepts.

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  • Union Transfer

    Incredible space for alternative sounds

    The city’s newest major concert hall distinguishes itself with excellent sound and light quality, along with a stellar selection of microbrews at the three full bars and tasty vegan fare. The lineup of all-ages shows, booked by R5 Productions, includes indie, hip-hop, punk and dance acts.

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  • United States Naval Asylum

    William Strickland (1827-33 / 1844)

    When built, the United States Naval Asylum was one of the largest Greek Revival hospitals in the country, modeled after the Temple of Ilissus in Athens.

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  • Voltage Cafe

    Plug in for a good time

    Come for the pub grub and cheap drinks, stay for the funky hookahs and live entertainment.

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  • Vox Populi

    Callowhill’s long-running supporter of local arts

    A collectively run gallery founded in 1988, Vox Populi comprises a rotating membership of artists of multiple genres, representing the challenging and experimental edge of contemporary art. The Callowhill space hosts monthly exhibitions, gallery talks, performances, lectures and other programming.

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  • Walking Fish Theatre

    Alternative regional theater

    Performers in the Walking Fish Theater.

    This non-profit embraces alternative regional theater and produces entertainment for the whole family.

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  • Walnut Street Theatre

    America’s oldest theater

    The Walnut Street Theatre

    With its centuries-old bricks attractively exposed in places, you can actually touch the theater’s history.

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  • Walnut Street Theatre Independence Theatre on 3

    Intimate variety theater, revues and plays

    Outside the Walnut Street Theatre

    These theaters are the venues for many smaller and emerging companies in the area and, thus, a place to sample fresh work.

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  • Washington Monument

    1897 by Rudolf Siemering

    The Washington Monument in Eakins Oval.

    In Eakins Oval a mounted George Washington is poised to lead a march down the Parkway. Allegorical figures surround his pedestal, while the lower levels portray “typical” American people and animals. Across the roadway, Auguste Kiss’s Mounted Amazon Attacked by a Panther and Albert Wolff’s The Lion Fighter flank the museum steps.

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  • What We Sow

    Mural Arts Program explores the future of heirloom foods

    What We Sow examines the role of heirloom foods through an ongoing series of events.

    In anticipation of their 30th anniversary, the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is looking back at its history and looking forward to the social and experimental dimension of art in public space during What We Sow.

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  • William M. Reilly Memorial

    (1938–1961)

    In 1890 General William M. Reilly of the Pennsylvania National Guard bequeathed funds for a memorial to Revolutionary War heroes. Though it took decades to raise additional money, six sculptures were eventually installed northwest of the Art Museum.

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  • Woodmere Art Museum

    Salon-style displays of American paintings and decorative arts

    The Woodmere Museum’s building, an elegant stone mansion in the Chestnut Hill area, makes the perfect backdrop for shows of art in the realist tradition, from the 19th century to the present. Recent exhibits have featured landscape painter William Trost Richards, Susan Macdowell Eakins, and Philadelphia’s modernist icon Arthur B. Carles.

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  • World Cafe Live

    Music club, restaurant and WXPN radio studios

    Dining and music at World Cafe Live

    This multi-level venue features a casual dining/listening space, 300-person bistro-style concert room, music shop and WXPN’s radio studios.

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  • XFINITY Live! Philadelphia

    South Philadelphia’s latest dining and entertainment destination

    Artist's rendering of XFINITY Live! in South Philadelphia.

    Joining the Philadelphia Phillies, Flyers, 76ers and Eagles in South Philadelphia is the region’s latest major attraction, XFINITY Live!

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  • XPoNential Music Festival

    Three amazing days filled with great music

    XPoNential Festival on the Camden Riverfront

    Experience three amazing days of great music and family fun during the 19th annual XPoNential Music Festival on the Camden Riverfront.

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  • Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders
    at the Barnes Foundation

    Groundbreaking new exhibition examining history, race, slavery and commerce

    Pedagogy Boy/Boy, 2003. Mannequins, Dutch wax-printed cotton, metal, wood, and fiberglass.

    The Barnes Foundation is beginning 2014 with the groundbreaking work of international artist Yinka Shonibare MBE.

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