• Game Masters

    Saturday, August 18, 2018 - Monday, September 3, 2018

    9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
    The Franklin Institute
    Showcasing the work of over 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games--from the trailblazing arcade era through today's web and console games. Challenge yourself to achieve a...
  • Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work

    Starts: Friday, August 17, 2018

    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Ends: Sunday, September 16, 2018
    The Mutter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    An exquisite group of hair art and jewelry, as well as accompanying materials that discuss the social expectations of Victorian-era mourning rituals.
  • Black Survival Guide, or How to Live Through a Police Riot

    Starts: Friday, August 17, 2018

    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Ends: Sunday, September 30, 2018
    Delaware Art Museum
    The Delaware Art Museum commissioned a project by New York-based artist Hank Willis Thomas which explores identity, history, and the actions motivating contemporary society. Thomas will interpret and employ archival materials from the Delaware Historical...
  • Of Two Minds: Creative Couples in Art & History

    Starts: Friday, August 17, 2018

    12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Ends: Sunday, October 7, 2018
    Rosenbach Museum & Library
    This exhibit explores the art and achievements of romantic couples from the powerful royalty of the 16th century to cinema stars of Old Hollywood to local artists creating together today. Whether richer or poorer, in sickness or in health, in traditional...
  • Shifting Views: Artists Who Experienced World War I

    Starts: Friday, August 17, 2018

    9:00 AM to 4:45 PM

    Ends: Sunday, August 19, 2018
    New Jersey State Museum
    Peaceful landscapes, busy city streets, linear abstractions, portraits of friends and family- these paintings, drawings, and prints were created by twenty-three artists who experienced the frontlines of World War I. The artists represented served on both...
  • Experiments in Motion: Photographs from the Collection

    Starts: Friday, August 17, 2018

    10:00 AM to 8:45 PM

    Ends: Sunday, August 19, 2018
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    Photography distills the flow of time into singular, still moments. The artists in this installation stop, extend, and rearrange time for their own creative ends, whether to convey personal memories, render visible overlooked aspects of nature, contemplate...
  • The Canopy at the Barnes

    Starts: Friday, August 17, 2018

    Ends: Sunday, August 19, 2018
    The Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia
    For this summer's The Oval+--an initiative of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation in partnership with Fairmount Park Conservancy- the Barnes Foundation is setting up an interactive outdoor installation featuring a canopy floating over café-style seating and...
  • Biting Wit & Brazen Folly: British Satirical Prints, 1780's-1830's

    Starts: Friday, August 17, 2018

    10:00 AM to 8:45 PM

    Ends: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    Printed satirical caricatures were inescapable in London during the 1700s and 1800s. Often lighthearted and cheeky upon first glance, the images could also be mulled over and picked apart at leisure. A bawdy scene or grotesque facial expression instantly...
  • Face to Face: Portraits of Artists

    Starts: Friday, August 17, 2018

    10:00 AM to 8:45 PM

    Ends: Sunday, October 14, 2018
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    Billie Holiday with her pit bull. Jacob Lawrence in his Coast Guard uniform. Georgia O'Keeffe with her Model A Ford. See how photographers helped craft the public personas of their creative subjects in this stunning collection of rare photographs from...
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