Past Events

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Jean Shin is nationally recognized for her monumental installations that transform everyday objects into elegant expressions of identity and community. Join her as she discusses 20/20, created as part of Asian Arts Initiatives’s Chinatown In/flux, as well as her current solo exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 8:30pm - Friday, July 13, 2018 - 4:15pm

Join the Global Interdependence Center and the Bronze Buffalo Foundation on July 12 for this annual gathering of economists, bankers, academics, and finance industry representatives in Victor, Idaho, just outside of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The Tenth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit will bring together economists and entrepreneurs from around the country to discuss issues and opportunities relating to the global economy.

Patrick Harker, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, will deliver a keynote address.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

With Creole Zydeco and Cajun 2-steps, this group combines funky New Orleans rhythm and blues and vintage Louisiana rock 'n roll into a spicy gumbo of irresistible dance music.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Erwin Chemerinsky, Frederick Lawrence, and Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick examine the Supreme Court’s 2017-2018 term.

This event is presented in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League.

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 11:45am - 12:30pm

On July 8, 1776, Colonel John Nixon strode to a platform in the State House yard (now Independence Square) and shared the stunning news of the Declaration of Independence with the crowd. Help celebrate this historic occasion and join the crowd to hear a commemorative reading of the document by a park ranger portraying Colonel Nixon. Free copies will be given out so you can follow along and cheer or jeer.

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 10:00am - Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 8:00pm

Penn Museum’s Building Transformation Project—announced with construction hard hats in the Harrison Auditorium last fall—continues apace, as a new suite of signature Middle East Galleries just opened, while refurbishments and renovations for additional galleries, amenities, and meeting spaces are well underway.

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Dialogue Institute/Journal of Ecumenical Studies in Philadelphia and the Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars would like to thank all of you for your ongoing support of our organization and the important work we do.
Founded more than 54+ years ago, we operate and support programs teaching the importance of religious pluralism, global ethics, and intercultural dialogue.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Organists Parker Kitterman and Wesley Parrott will present a fun, crowd-friendly program of all-American music entitled “Patriotic Pipes.” Free and followed by a tour of Fisk Opus 150, the new Christ Church pipe organ!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Join in the celebration of the reopening of the historic Bourse building. The renovation of this historic building will accommodate new, local artisanal vendors alongside neighborhood business with established roots – a true showcase of Philly’s best. Opening Summer 2018.

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:30am - 5:00pm

Visit the National Constitution Center and neighboring sites throughout Historic Philadelphia to join fascinating conversations with scholars, who will share their insights on equality and freedom through the lens of the American Revolution. The program will provide an expanded understanding of Independence Day—one that sees the holiday as both a celebration and an acknowledgment of America’s ongoing struggle to achieve the ideals expressed in the nation’s founding documents.

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:00am - Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

Join Revolutionary War re-enactors as you step into a re-created military encampment right on the National Constitution Center’s front lawn. Stop by the medical tent to visit the surgeon, watch the blacksmith forge iron, and see Continental Army soldiers march and drill on the grounds. You can even practice being a soldier with a wooden musket and find out if a soldiers’ life is for you!

At 1 p.m. on July 4, join us for a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence.

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.


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