Past Events

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Enjoy a morning with cool people, dope books and great coffee! Join us at this neighborhood gem for reading, crafts, learning and laughter. 

Go 4th & Learn with Wawa Welcome America

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 12:00pm - Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

There’s no better place to celebrate freedom than Historic Philadelphia, the birthplace of America’s democracy. Visit the Center on Independence Day for a re-created Revolutionary War encampment, crafts, and patriotic festivities, and explore our online educational resources for all ages.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Kile Smith's The Arc in the Sky (world premiere)

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 3:04pm - Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:04pm

Discover The Premier Specialty Food Show In North America

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Come watch the second game of Round 16 of the 2018 World Cup at the beautiful Dell Music Center amphitheater in East Fairmount Park!

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

PCDC 10th Annual Expo is here! Mark your calendars!

FREE event with free food, free gifts and free knowledge and resources.

Goals:

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Films of Jean Renoir
Elena and Her Men
Jean Renoir, France, 1956, 95 min., French w/ English subtitles

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On Friday, June 29, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, the Museum is offering a Free Museum Day as part of the Wawa Welcome America Celebration. Among the special activities for the day: Museum instructors provide a Meet and Greet with the Sphinx. Guests can learn more about the Sphinx, before creating and sharing a “see you later” message to be posted in the gallery.

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate summer at the City Hall Courtyard during the official Wawa Welcome America festival kick-off event on Thursday, June 28 from 3-8 p.m. Be part of the official countdown to the launch of summer with Mayor Kenney, and make sure you wear your red, white, and blue!

We’re welcoming summer with music curated by Philly’s own Chill Moody and spun by DJ Hank McCoy. Festivities include dancing, performances from the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, games like cornhole and giant jenga, giveaways, food trucks and a beer garden.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

This six-piece Brazilian jazz group of Philadelphia features vibraphone, electric and nylon string guitars, bass guitar, drums, percussion and saxophone. Inspired by the music of Brazil, the group creates a spacious, welcoming sound.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

This six-piece Brazilian jazz group of Philadelphia features vibraphone, electric and nylon string guitars, bass guitar, drums, percussion and saxophone. Inspired by the music of Brazil, the group creates a spacious, welcoming sound.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

In this interactive assembly, Ssuuna introduces students to the artistry of African culture through dance, music, and storytelling. Sharing music from his native Uganda using authentic African instruments such as the thumb piano and one-stringed fiddle, Ssuuna inspires students to compare and contrast cultures and to learn the importance of respecting cultural differences. The program ends in celebration as students play alongside Ssuuna and learn a song in Luganda, the language of Uganda. Free with Museum Admission.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Follow Mama Panya and her son Adika on their walk to the market to buy groceries for tonight’s dinner. Adika, always one step ahead, greets many neighborhood friends and invites them all to dinner. Will Mama Panya be able to make enough pancakes for everyone? This story about the rewards of sharing incorporates Kiswahili greetings and illustrations of the many animals and plants Mama Panya and Adika see around their Kenyan village. This program complements the World Wonders: Eda Ne Kakati program.

Free with Museum Admission.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:00am - Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 9:00pm

Food Taipei is a major event for food buyers and suppliers and a gateway to this gastronomically diverse, economically vibrant continent for everyone connected to food.

In 2017, 36 national pavilions took the opportunity to showcase their products at Food Taipei and the show attracted more than 61,000 domestic and international professionals throughout the four-day period.

The USA Pavilion, located in the venue's prominent location, is the wonderful platform to promote your products to Taiwanese food importers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 7:30pm

Russian Romances

June 26, 7:30 PM
July 30, 7:30 PM

Free Public Event

No tickets or reservations required

For more information, visit RussianOperaWorkshop.com

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 9:00am - Friday, August 10, 2018 - 3:00pm

Summer Art Camp sessions take place in PAFA’s Historic Cast Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for one week sessions.

New For 2018: Multi-Week Discounts and a Bilingual English-Spanish Camp

Click here for the full list of sessions currently open for registration.

The daily schedule includes:

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Founded in 1978, Relâche, a new music ensemble with an international reputation as a leader in commissioning and performing the innovative music of our time, continues its ensemble-in-residence season at the Penn Museum with a weekend-long celebration. Relâche melds Western classical traditions with jazz, rock, electronica, world music, and more.