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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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:00am - Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:00am - Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 5:00pm

In May 2010, the “Tivoli Incursion,” a standoff between Jamaican security forces and a local drug trafficker and community leader wanted for extradition by the United States government, resulted in the death of at least 75 civilians in West Kingston on the island of Jamaica. This new exhibition—part art installation, part memorial, and part call to action—sheds light on those events through compelling video and audio footage featuring firsthand accounts of people directly impacted by the violence.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:00am - Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 5:00pm

You might be familiar with some of the more famous monuments around the globe—the Great Pyramids in Egypt; Stonehenge in England; Machu Picchu in Peru. But did you know we have our own impressive monuments right here in the United States? Some even older than the pyramids, these spectacular earthworks give us glimpses into more than 5,000 years of Native North American history. Moundbuilders explores the fascinating story of Native American moundbuilding through a variety of photographs, artifacts, archival materials, and excavation records.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 12:00pm - Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 12:00pm

The African American Museum in Philadelphia presents Collective Conscious: The Art of Social Change, a new group exhibition that features the thought-provoking work of nine artists of color that examines or responds to shifting cultural landscapes and the effects of displacement, gentrification and other socio-political themes. 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 5:00pm - Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 7:00pm

Enjoy summer in the city. Wednesdays, June 6-August 29*, from 5-7 pm, participating bars and restaurants are offering $6 cocktails, $5 wine, $4 beer and half-priced appetizers.

*Excluding July 4.

Make a night of it! The fun doesn't end when SIPS stops at 7pm.