Past Events

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

An Encountering Other Faiths Facilitator Training is a one-day workshop for those seeking to feel more equipped to lead interfaith dialogue in their own settings, empowered by increased competence and confidence in facilitating members of their congregation or community to deepen their interfaith encounters. 

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

An Encountering Other Faiths Facilitator Training is a one-day workshop for those seeking to feel more equipped to lead interfaith dialogue in their own settings, empowered by increased competence and confidence in facilitating members of their congregation or community to deepen their interfaith encounters. 

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 8:30am - 11:30am

This interactive workshop series is an opportunity to identify key areas of improvement within your export processes and implement customized solutions for your growth! 

What to expect: 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

A unique, interactive chamber music experience with members of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. Performed in the round, a host will provide background and insight on each work and lead conversations with the musicians between pieces. The performance concludes with a casual audience Q&A.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Two world-renowned ensembles and a sensational soprano collaborate in the world premiere of a new song cycle by Philadelphia composer David Ludwig, chair of composition at the Curtis Institute. The Anchoress is a monodrama that imagines the life of a medieval mystic, merging the sounds of ancient and modern worlds to explore issues of faith, isolation, and social power.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This fall, Interfaith Philadelphia is partnering with Peace Day Philly, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, the Interfaith Music Project, and ArtWell to bring a public series exploring art and performance as an entry point into interfaith engagement. The series will feature one workshop and three performances with artist talk-back sessions. Come learn how dancers, musicians, and writers throughout Philadelphia are using art to better understand themselves and one another as they use art to build relationships across lines of religious and cultural difference. We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Filmmakers Carrie Rickey and Andrew Ferrett will screen and discuss their new documentary, Before Hollywood: Philadelphia and the Birth of the Movies. The documentary, tells the story of the city as the cradle of motion pictures and the place where movies literally and metaphorically took their first steps. As the nation's manufacturing capital in the 19th century, Philadelphia was the crossroads where artists, engineers and amateur inventors realized the dream of transforming still images into those that moved.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Presidential historian Michael Beschloss discusses his new book, Presidents of War, exploring presidential war powers and stories of presidents during wartime, from President James Madison and the War of 1812 to recent presidents today. Includes book sale.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Dani Dayan 
Consul General of Israel in New York

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Philadelphia Orchestra Principal David Bilger presents the first-ever Chamber Music Society concert showcasing the trumpet. Works for trumpet and piano, as well as arrangements for five trumpets, feature members of both the Philadelphia and Boston Symphony orchestras.  

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

The Delaware County Symphony opens the 2018-2019 symphony series with a program titled Oktoberfest featuring, Overture to Die Meistersinger by Richard Wagner, Eine romantische Suite by Max Reger, Rückert Lieder by Gustav Mahler, featuring Randall Scarlata, baritone, and Les Preludes by Franz Liszt.

The concert is under the baton of Joseph Caminiti, Music Director of the Delaware County Symphony.

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

Dolce Suono Trio Classics and Commissions

Mendelssohn - Ravel - Bernstein - Gill

Visit the Dolce Suono Ensemble website, www.dolcesuono.com, for the full 2018 - 2019 schedule.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Usiloquy Dance Designs has been creating traditional and cross-cultural productions of Indian Classical dance Bharatanatyam for 10 years. We extend a joyous invitation to you for an evening of performances, edibles and joy making to celebrate a decade of art making with us!

Performances
5:00 to 6:00 p.m. 

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Museum Council invites you to come out Saturday, October 13, and explore the history, art and beautiful sites of Historic Germantown during the Historic Germantown Second Saturday. Located in the Northwestern part of Philadelphia, Historic Germantown is a partnership of 16 historic homes and museums. Most are located along a 2-mile stretch of Germantown Ave. Second Saturday runs from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Learn more.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

The 2018 Unity Cup tournament has kept us on the edge of our seats, and we’re ready to finish the tournament with a bang at the championship game! On Saturday, October 13, our final two teams will face off at Talen Energy Stadium.

Festivities kick off at 12 p.m., with the final showdown starting at 5 p.m. Join us for a day of free fun, celebrating soccer and Philadelphia’s diverse immigrant communities:

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 8:00pm - Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 8:00pm

Nearly 50 years ago, two towering public figures, African-American author James Baldwin and white anthropologist Margaret Mead, sat together and recorded an epic and intimate seven-and-a-half-hour conversation about race in America. Now, choreographer Donald Byrd and playwright Anna Deavere Smith re-imagine that conversation in the present in A Rap on Race. This new dance-theatre work combines text with movement and music to communicate the complexities of talking about race, at a time when that conversation is as necessary as ever.

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Tell 'Em I'm Gone - Ashley Phillips
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 AT 7:30 PM
INTERNATIONAL HOUSE PHILADELPHIA
3701 CHESTNUT ST

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Join Young Involved Philadelphia (YIP) as we kick off the 8th annual State of Young Philly (SOYP) during our annual Civic Engagement Fair.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:30pm - Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00pm
Principal Guest Conductor Stéphane Denève leads two weeks of concerts inspired by both Leopold Stokowski, music director of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and Dr. Albert C. Barnes, founder of the Barnes Foundation.  They were cultural pioneers, bringing the latest in art and music to Philadelphia in the early 1900s and presenting it in bold, new ways.