A dilettante at large considers two exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
A whimsical and educational show combining images of the city by moonlight, gaslight, electric light, fire and lightning.
We meet flatulent Italian Spazzolino, a wooden migrant to the New World, step into a barber shop with talking combs, and hear about the struggles of travel from simply constructed dolls.
If you’re a Leonard Bernstein fan, don’t miss the terrific new exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History.
This month, actor Summerfield showcases another side of her talents with MARY SHELLEY, a solo performance she created for rare book museum the Rosenbach.
A multipart new exhibition project exploring the detective, criminal, and all the analogs in between
Though thoroughly a part of the 18th-century architecture of Society Hill, the Powel House is more than just a historic artifact.
The spirits of Edgar Allen Poe’s tales come alive in the historical Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion.
Museums are always looking for ideas to bring new visitors to aging attractions, and in ARTSHIP OLYMPIA Independence Seaport Museum has found a charming, fringey way.
The best showcase for new performing arts in Philadelphia gets Revolutionary with an evening of beer and performance at Cliveden
Within a staid building at 22nd and Ludlow lies one of the most peculiar and enthralling museums in the world.
LITTLE WOMEN (Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion): A sincere and sentimental view of female life in Victorian times
An intimate site-specific adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved Victorian novel captures the humor and pathos of the book and the look and feel of the era.
The 16-day celebration of art showcasing a breadth of local and international performances and installations presented at locations across Philadelphia.
The first comprehensive museum overview of influential artist Norman Lewis opened at PAFA with an improvisational dance performance.
Sherlock Holmes at Home in Northwest Philadelphia: THE VALLEY OF FEAR at the Ebeneezer Maxwell Mansion
Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective stories are well suited to stage, with strong characters, a firm setting, and delicious plot lines.
This month, Cliveden opens its historic grounds for a two-night engagement of new performing arts.