Events

Take in a world music concert or attend an ethnic festival. 

Participate in a conference or symposium on an international topic at one of the 
region's distinguished colleges and universities. or research institutes.  

Attend a public reception for visitors from another country or a talk by a senior foreign policy official
There's always something for the global citizen to do in the Philadelphia region! 

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Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 9:30am - Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 5:00pm

On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center’s new permanent exhibit—the first in America devoted to exploring the constitutional debates from the Civil War and Reconstruction—will open to the public.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - Wednesday, January 1, 2020

This exhibit celebrates the region’s historical medical firsts, from Colonial America to today’s world-renowned reputation for its medical schools, teaching hospitals, pharmaceutical industry, medical related businesses, and research.

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 11:00am - Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 11:00am

Photographs by the award-winning Texas-based photographer, who worked in the Walt Whitman Archives, Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Duke University.

 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 12th (5:30-7:30pm)

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 11:00am - Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 6:00pm

The Print Center is a partner of Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy, a region-wide series of cultural events organized by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries to mark the bicentennial of Walt Whitman, America's "poet of democracy," who was born on May 31, 1819. These exhibitions are presented in dialogue with this initiative, Whitman’s work and his far-reaching relevance.

 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 12th (5:30-7:30pm)

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 6:30pm - Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:30pm

Join Fleisher and the official Día de los Muertos committee Calaca Flaca (Skinny Skeleton) in November as we hold our fifth Día de los Muertos celebration. With a theme of the Mayan Afterworld, it begins with a series of workshops focused on the traditional Mexican holiday and concludes with two altar celebrations, a vigil, and a procession through South Philadelphia. All events listed below are free and open to the public and held at Fleisher unless otherwise noted. Free registration is required for all workshops.