Past Events

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm

Please join the Preservation Alliance of Philadelphia in celebrating a number of leaders, organizations, businesses, and historic spaces in the Greater Philadelphia region with a variety of different awards. 

A buffet, cocktails, and dessert will be served. Please visit the Alliance's website to learn more about ticket and sponsorship options. 

Saturday, June 3, 2023 - 1:00pm - Sunday, June 4, 2023 - 8:00pm

The Roots Picnic returns to the Mann in Fairmount Park for two days of music, art, and culture on Saturday and Sunday, June 3–4, 2023!

Saturday, June 3, 2023 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
There’s only one dragon boat regatta in Philadelphia. ONE! Don’t miss out. Saturday, June 3, 2023 Independence Dragon Boat Regatta
Friday, June 2, 2023 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Founded by artists in 1928, and run by a committee of artists today, the Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show is the oldest outdoor art show in the country. Steeped in rich history and tradition, there is absolutely no other show like it.

Thursday, June 1, 2023 - Saturday, June 3, 2023

 The season comes to a close with the world premiere of Ted Hearne’s “Farming,” which will take place at King Oaks Farm.

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

In Real Philly History, Real Fast, Jim Murphy provides an original tour of the city, highlighting artistic gems such as the Dream Garden Tiffany mosaic, and profiles intriguing historical figures from military leader Commodore Barry to civil rights heroes like Lucretia Mott. Murphy also explores neighborhoods from Chinatown to the Italian Market and the unique architectural details of Carpenters' Hall and the PSFS building. This is Philly history in bites that are as digestible as a soft pretzel with mustard.

Friday, May 26, 2023 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

 The first-ever live performances of V O R T E X

Thursday, May 25, 2023 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

 The first-ever live performances of V O R T E X

Thursday, May 25, 2023 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

ASHM hosts, design critic, Alexandra Lange, for the talk “Sisterhood of the Varjo Dress: Women who wore Marimekko and what it meant to them,” to discuss how radicals wore Marimekko. This talk will dive deeper past the fashion element of Marimekko clothing and explore the meaning designs had for feminist icons.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

As the financial epicenter of the newly formed United State government, Philadelphia’s banks played a leading role in paying for supplies and later debts from the Revolutionary War and funding the War of 1812. Banks provided loans to operate businesses and construct buildings, roads, and other infrastructure to both commercial businesses, governments and  individuals.  

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

Join us for our last Speaker of May! 

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Join educators from Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture on March 7 & 28, April 25, and May 23 for a series of bilingual storytimes in Arabic & English! After storytime, stay for playtime. Read, sing, and dance with us while building language skills! The event is intended for children 6 and under and their caregivers.

Monday, May 22, 2023 - 7:45am - 12:00pm

Monday, May 22, 2023 - 12:01am - Friday, May 26, 2023 - 11:59pm

Celebrate World Heritage Week all around the city!

Sunday, May 21, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

 Japanese Home Cooking with Table for Two!

Sunday, May 21, 2023 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Celebrate Holi this year with the Main Line Indian Association! MLIA's Annual Celebration of Colors event is back. Join us for our first event of the year and come enjoy music, food, games, arts and crafts, and Holi color play. We will celebrate community, friendships, and the arrival of Spring. Advance registration is now OPEN with discounted admission.

Saturday, May 20, 2023 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Join Herbalist Tiffany Robbins in learning how herbs were used as medicine during colonial times and how these traditions are carried on today. Herbs and edible plants were key to the foodways of The Woodlands when it was the estate of William Hamilton (1770 - 1813), and Philadelphia’s early connection to medicine.

Saturday, May 20, 2023 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Festival Latino Del Bienestar - Festival Latino of Well-Being