Events


There's always something for the global citizen to do in the Philadelphia region!  
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



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Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 11:49am - Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:49am
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:00am - Friday, November 16, 2018 - 11:59pm
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:00pm - Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm

Free Exhibition of more than 250 examples of “real photo postcards” a popular and wide-spread type that were produced by professional and amateur photographers alike between 1904 and 1918. These extraordinary images depict Philadelphia at the zenith of its industrial prosperity. Of particular note are the scores of pictures of children who played on the streets of the ever-growing row-house neighborhoods of the Workshop of the World. Presented by The Athenaeum

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 12:00am - Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 11:59pm

The most ambitious exhibition of the work of Violet Oakley (1874–1961) to date, A Grand Vision highlights Oakley’s spirit of civic humanism and her prolific accomplishments as a muralist, portraitist, stained glass designer, and illustrator.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 9:30am - Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

Take a journey through one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history—and explore the enduring mysteries that remain hidden within its depths.

In 1974, a farmer in China was digging a well when he struck upon fragments of terracotta. Unbeknownst to him, the farmer had uncovered one of the most monumental achievements in human history. Buried beneath the surface of the land were thousands of life-sized statues, constructed over 2,000 years ago—silently and steadfastly guarding the tomb of their master: China’s first emperor.