Past Events

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Honoring and Recognizing Outstanding Asian American Businesses, Leaders, Enterpreneurs and Allies.  The Best Asian American Business Event of the Year!

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 1:00pm - Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 4:00pm

Saturday, October 3 
The Long Term Personal Project: From Concept to Audience
1:00pm–5:30pm (ET)

Sunday, October 4
Personal Project Reviews
Session 1: 1:00pm–4:00pm (ET)
Session 2: 9:00am–12:00pm (ET)
Prerequisite: The Long Term Personal Project: From Concept to Audience


Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 8:00am - Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 11:59pm

I Belong is thrilled to announce the first ​I Belong Art Contest ​for immigrant artists in the Greater Philadelphia area. The competition aims to support immigrant artists by offering a platform to showcase their work about immigration. This year's winners can win $1500 and other incredible prizes.  

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 8:00am - Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 5:00pm

This virtual exhibition explores how history is marked and mediated through photographic representations of power in public spaces. It comprises four parts – Making History, Making Sense, Making Presence and Making Space – each of which will be released weekly between September 30 and October 21. The exhibition includes work by Oliver Curtis, Nona Faustine, Lee Friedlander, Matthew Mergen, Mike Osborne, Kaitlin Pomerantz, Matthew Shain, William Earle Williams and Marisa Williamson.

Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:00am - Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 5:00pm

Explore - Discover - Connect

An invitation to all businesses and professionals to participate in the FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL Hermes Expo featuring Greek, Greek-American, and American businesses and services.

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Independence Historical Trust and the Independence Visitor Center Corporation will host the Independence Soiree, a virtual event commemorating the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. The annual gala is going virtual this year! On Friday, September 25, 2020. 

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 1:00pm - Friday, December 18, 2020 - 4:00pm

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture is offering a virtual After-School Arab Arts Program featuring visual art, drumming, and singing sessions. On Fridays (1-4pm) from September 25 to December 18, our teaching artists will hold 50-minute lessons on Zoom. The cost is $25 per student for the semester and is meant for 3rd-8th grade. If you have multiple children interested in this program, please fill out one survey per child. Please complete this registration by October 2nd!

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 8:00am - Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 8:00pm

Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

September 23–27

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is proud to be a lead sponsor of the fourth annual Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival. For the first time, the Festival will be entirely virtual, with 13 curated programs consisting of 50 films, panel discussions and filmmaker Q&As — all available for viewing from your own home.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Nucleus convenes the region’s leaders, innovators, groundbreakers and champion networkers to share a fun and unique evening that celebrates our 2020 Commercialization, Convening and Cultivation Awardees.

Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

JOIN US for a series of exclusive online Meet-the-Director events
with the women who won the 2020 FREE SPEECH AWARD
and "Official Selection" filmsin a series of discussions moderated by
Karen Curry, former NBC + CNN Bureau Chief


There are 3,000 film festivals in the United States; there is only ONE dedicated to the Freedom of Speech: American INSIGHT's Free Speech Film Festival.

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Join us for the UN 75 Consultation on Sept 19th. The discussion will address African immigrants and asylum seekers, including issues faced by special groups. How do we support new African Immigrants with the challenges in the United States and our communities? Included will be considerations related to the unique experiences and challenges facing African immigrants who identify, either openly or not, as members of the LGBTQ community. Highlights of the conversation will be shared with the United Nations.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:00pm - Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 6:00pm

Esperanza Arts Center presents our first Virtual Latino Arts Festival, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with streamed performances by Latino artists and traditions from around the world. 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Honor trailblazing women past and present!

Be among the 2,500 people in the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall as we recognize women who broke down barriers for themselves and others. A celebratory reception in the lobby follows the ceremony.

This joyful celebration of American women will begin with a ceremony featuring celebrity appearances, music and performance segments, and a salute to women who have blazed trails in a multitude of fields — from business and government to sports, education and entertainment.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Friday, September 18, 2020

Setting a bold new agenda for the future of equality!

Noted thought leaders, Vision 2020 Delegates and representatives of Allied Organizations from all 50 states meet to develop and present strategies for achieving women’s economic, social and political equality.

Saturday, September 12, 2020 (All day)


Saturday, September 12, 2020 - Friday, September 25, 2020

Join us for a rare opportunity to explore the lands and legacies forged by centuries of Baltic history. On this unique land voyage be delighted by the fascinating heritage of four distinct nations – Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Russia.

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

On August 26 at 3 p.m., join us for the season two finale of Campus Philly Conversations as we talk with innovative video producer Marvin Mack, who turned his creative passion into a career, and now shares how others are doing the same in his podcast Good Ass Job. Marvin has more than 10 years experience in digital media and branded content creation, working for companies including Buzzfeed, Thrillist, Group 9, and The Fader.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Celebrate 100 years of women’s voting rights!

Join a tribute to Women’s Equality Day on Independence Mall with inspiring speakers, music and a salute to the suffragists.