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Morris Arboretum – Ongoing Exhibit

Looking Back – 125 Years of Gardens Ongoing Exhibit. Monday-Sunday 10-4 pm See the mission of education, research evolve from private garden to public institution. The educational institution and historic public garden that is now the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania was previously the private estate of Quaker siblings John Thompson Morris (1847-1915)…

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Hollywood in the Amazon exhibit at Penn Museum

Hollywood in the Amazon University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 A New Exhibition for the University of Pennsylvania’s Year of Sound, Opens at the Penn Museum August 18, 2013Exhibition Puts a Spotlight on the World’s First Sound-Synced Expeditionary Film From the Penn Museum’s Archival Film Collection The…

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Remnants of Everyday Life: Historical Ephemera in the Workplace, Street, and Home – Ongoing Exhibit

The Library Company of Philadelphia Gallery Open: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Exhibition dates: May 13 – December 13, 2013 The exhibition highlights the Library Company’s vast collection of ephemera from the 18th to the early 20th century. With materials ranging from throw-away items to finely printed works, Remnants of Everyday Life considers the cultural impact…

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Treasures of the Collection – October 16-25

HSP’s Treasures of the Collection (Exhibition) Gallery Open: October 16th-25th; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30-5:00pm; Wednesdays 12:30-8:00pm; Fridays 10:00am-5:00pm From October 16 through October 25, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania will display original treasures from its collection, including watercolor portraits of Hannah and William Penn, a handwritten draft of the U.S. Constitution, the journal of Underground Railroad conductor…