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Business

Philly art museum workers resume strike in effort to secure better wages, benefits in first union contract

Art Museum Strike PMA

Arts & Culture

Exhibition celebrating 100 years of Disney to launch world tour at The Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute Disney 100 exhibition

Holidays

Dress in costume and celebrate 125th anniversary of 'Dracula' at the Mütter Museum

Mutter Museum

Arts & Culture

Plans for Alexander Calder museum on Benjamin Franklin Parkway back on track

Calder Gardens parkway exterior

Family-Friendly

Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate Constitution Day with family-friendly activities

Museum of the American Revolution State Constitution Palooza september

Business

Philly art museum workers vote to authorize strike amid ongoing contract negotiations

Art Museum Strike Authorization

Family-Friendly

Kids can visit Museum of the American Revolution for free during Labor Day weekend

Museum of the American Revolution labor day weekend free admission

Development

African American Museum to move into former Family Court building

Family Court AAMP

History

Tree where Ocean City's founders met in 19th century on display at history museum

OCNJ historic tree

Family-Friendly

Please Touch Museum to host children's innovation lab supported by Miranda Cosgrove

USAA Please Touch Museum exhibit

Business

Philadelphia Museum of Art workers unionized 2 years ago, but they're still fighting for a contract

Art Museum Union

Museums

Exhibit at Academy of Natural Sciences to explore how humans impact the world's oceans

Academy of Natural Sciences Ocean Bound exhibition

Arts & Culture

Philadelphia Museum of Art returns 17th century shield lost by German museum during WWII

Philadelphia Museum Art Dresden

Holiday

Wawa Welcome America to celebrate July Fourth weekend with concerts, fireworks and a parade

Wawa Welcome America

History

Proposed Black heritage trail in New Jersey moves closer to reality

Black Heritage Trail

Holiday

Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate Fourth of July weekend with naturalization ceremony

Independence Day MoAR

Arts & Culture

Franklin Institute unveils plans for new space exploration exhibit focused on future trips to moon, Mars

Franklin Institute SPACE

TV

Costume on HBO's 'The Gilded Age' inspired by antique dress owned by Chester County museum

Dress Gilded Age HBO

Entertainment

Test your sea skills with new Pirate Rum Challenge at Independence Seaport Museum

Independence Seaport Museum

Arts & Culture

Thousands of unseen works by painter Andrew Wyeth released by Brandywine River Museum of Art

Andrew Wyeth Collection

History

Former Guggenheim family property in Bucks County on the market for $2.5 million

Guggenheim Bucks County

Arts & Culture

Philadelphia Museum of Art to host world premiere of Henri Matisse exhibit

Henri Matisse Philadelphia

Arts & Culture

The Clay Studio's new building in South Kensington features more classrooms, artist workspace

The Clay Studio South Kensington

Arts & Culture

National Constitution Center, Museum of the American Revolution bring back joint discounted tickets

National Constitution Center Museum of American Revolution

Family-Friendly

Sew your own sail at the Independence Seaport Museum this spring

Independence Seaport Museum

Parties

Franklin Institute's 'Science After Hours' returns with cabaret-themed party

Franklin Institute Science After Hours

Entertainment

Philadelphia historic sites hosting fundraiser to support Ukraine

Ukraine Philly Historic Sites

Investigations

Philly cops arrest man wanted for New York City museum stabbings

MoMA stabbing suspect Philly

Family-Friendly

Museum of Illusions Philadelphia to feature educational exhibits about senses and perception

Museum of Illusions

Family-Friendly

Wawa to offer one-day free admission to African American Museum and National Constitution Center

African American Museum in Philadelphia Black History Month

History

Hip hop lecture kicks off Black History Month events at African American Museum in Philadelphia

AAMP Black History Month

Arts & Culture

A night of Philly soul at the National Liberty Museum will honor city's musical history

National Liberty Museum Philadelphia Sound

History

50-ton tablet engraved with First Amendment now on display at National Constitution Center

First Amendment tablet Philly

Arts & Culture

Tattoo exhibit coming to Swedish American Historical Museum

Tattoos Swedish American Exhibit

Pop Culture

'Deconstructing Bowie' exhibit celebrates the life and legacy of an influential performer

David Bowie Mural

Arts & Culture

More Philly museums requiring visitors to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Philadelphia museums COVID-19 vaccine requirements

TV

Julius Erving, Philadelphia Museum of Art to be featured on new Vince Carter-hosted ESPN+ series

Julius Erving Vince Carter Philadelphia Museum of Art

History

250-year-old map of Pennsylvania recalls little-known, colonial-era border dispute with Connecticut

Pennsylvania Connecticut colonial map

Crime

FBI returns centuries-old artifacts stolen 50 years ago to local museums

Revolution Museum

Holiday

Museum of the American Revolution's winter break offerings include craft making, scavenger hunt

Museum of the American Revolution winter break

Prevention

Franklin Institute to honor Penn researchers who played vital role in developing COVID-19 vaccines

Franklin Institute Awards Drew Weissman Katalin Karikó

Arts & Culture

Jewish history museum receives donation from Stuart Weitzman, will reopen under new name

National Museum of American Jewish History

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