Past Events

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:45pm

  Enjoy everything the Museum has to offer—at your own pace and price every Wednesday night. Admission is Pay What You Wish from 5:00 to 8:45 p.m.

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

 

Every other  Monday from June 17 to September 23, start the week off right with a screening of some of your all-time favorite flicks hand-picked by our resident artists.

Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:30pm

The Commonwealth Committee of Greater Philadelphia presents a Gala in Honor of The Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, Bishop Desigmate of Dover.

Mix and mingle with guests from all over the world, discover our local Commonwealth Organizations

The evening includes a buffet dinner, cash bar, dancing to Mark Teague and his Band, as well as raffles and a silent auction.

Jacket and tie are recommended and ladies' festive attire. 

Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

 Celebrate Eid with your brothers and sisters on August 11th or 12th (depending on Eid announcement) , insha’Allah! Halal food and unlimited activities for a great price!

Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 9:00am

Takbeerat begin at 9:00 AM

Prayer begins at 9:30 AM

Community breakfast and activities for children after prayer!

Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 9:00am

Takbeerat begin at 9:00 AM

Prayer begins at 9:30 AM

Community breakfast and activities for children after prayer!

Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 8:15am - 9:45am

 Masjid Al-Muhsineen would like to wish all the Muslims around the world embarking on their journey to complete a pillar of our religion, Hajj, safe travels! May Allah accept your Hajj, Ameen! 

Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 6:30am - 9:30am

Takbeerat will start 15 minutes before each salat. 

 

Bring your prayer mat. 

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Read with your fingertips, and learn about the history of braille, raised type, and moon type. This program is for all ages.

This program is part of Hands-on History series, and the Our 5 Senses exhibition on display from May 13-November 2, 2019 in the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadlephia.

Click here for more information about Hands-on History and Our 5 Senses programs.

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:00am

This is a private event. It is not endorsed by or affiliated with Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site.

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 6:00pm

The Parkside Fresh Food Fest is a five (5) event series that seeks to build community, utilize common public space, and provide fresh food access. Each event is free and open to the public and will include a chef led cooking demonstration with free samples as well as a variety of entertainment, education, and civic engagement opportunities. All event dates are rain or shine!

All of the fresh produce and product included in the subscription is provided by Reading Terminal Market Merchants!

September 5 & October 10 are also events date.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm

 When a secretary’s idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss’ job.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:45pm

 Enjoy everything the Museum has to offer—at your own pace and price every Wednesday night. Admission is Pay What You Wish from 5:00 to 8:45 p.m.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight and Keir Bradford-Grey: The Mothers and The Defenders: Together Supporting Justice

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 11:00am

As its final Young People's Concert Series event of 2019, the Mann presents Rhythms of the World. Every country around the globe has a tradition around rhythm and how it reflects that culture’s traditions in music and community. Come join the Mann Center in exploring the world by listening and feeling the beat from multiple group performances. No passports needed to travel the world one beat at a time! There will be rhythms from Africa, the Caribbean, and more. This upbeat and fun performance is geared for all ages.

Approximate running time for Rhythms of the World is 75 minutes.

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Jericho Brown's first book of poetry Please (New Issues, 2008) won the American Book Award. The New Testament (Copper Canyon, 2014) was named one of the best books of the year by Library Journal and won the Anisfield-Wolf book award. His latest collection is The Tradition (Copper Canyon, 2019) He has a Ph.D from the University of Houston; and he directs the writing program at Emory University. His poems have appeared in The Nation, The New Yorker, and The Paris Review, and have been chosen several times for the Best American Poetry series.

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

This summer, explore the voices, viewpoints, and experiences of the diverse people of the Revolutionary era. Inside the Museum and on the outdoor plaza, costumed historical interpreters will make history come alive through theatrical performances, dynamic storytelling, and hands-on demonstrations.

Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Grammy-nominated African music and dance artists will take center stage once again when the PECO Multicultural Series Presents the 12th annual African Festival hosted by The African Cultural Alliance of North America’s (ACANA).

The African Musical, Dance and Cultural Festival will involve 6 hours of nonstop music, food, games and activities for the whole family. On Sunday, August 4, with the African Festival which will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing/Delaware River Waterfront.

Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 8:00am

“Take advantage of the affordable Pay-What-You-Wish First Sunday option at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Bring the family and fall in love with impressionists, meditate in a Japanese garden, imagine yourself a knight in the hall of armor and much more.”– uwishunu.com

Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 8:00am

[NOTE: Free. Tickets are limited and available on-site starting at 10 am]

It’s the first Sunday of the month, which means free admission at the Barnes! Visitors have access to the collection, our special exhibition Kiefer Rodin, and all our family activities and performances. Begin the new year with stroller tours for the early birds, and stay for the playful interpretations of paper artist Colette Fu’s pop-up books! Create your own masterpiece at a drawing station, or engage in more of our fun art activities that spark imagination for people of all ages.