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A tattoo festival and Lunar New Year celebration: Your weekend guide to things to do

Weekend guide tattoo festival


This 5,000-year-old stone tablet at the Penn Museum is among the oldest examples of writing in the world

Penn ancient tablet


Penn Museum abruptly closes amid protest over MOVE bombing victims' remains

MOVE Penn Museum


West Philly community archaeology project aims to recover forgotten stories of the Black Bottom

Archaeology Project Black Bottom


An ABBA dance party and a goat walk: Your weekend guide to things to do in Philly

Philly goat walk

Arts & Culture

Celebrate Women's History Month with special programs at Philly museums and libraries

Museums Womens History Month


Iceless curling and Bierfest 'beerlesque': Your weekend guide to things to do in Philly

things to do bierfest beerlesque


Penn Museum to celebrate Women's History Month with live dance performances and craft workshops

CultureFest Women's History Month


Penn Museum researchers discover ancient restaurant in Iraq with 5,000-year-old fridge

Penn Museum Researchers Aerial


Kids can visit the Penn Museum for free during winter break

Penn Museum winter break


Celebrate Lunar New Year at Penn Museum with a traditional lion dance and lantern crafts

Lunar New Year Penn Museum


Watch a traditional Mexican folk dance during the Day of the Dead festival at Penn Museum

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Celebrate Women's History Month in Philadelphia with special programming and free museum admission

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For Valentine's Day, listen to a dramatic reading of Marian Anderson's love letters

Marian Anderson Letters

Arts & Culture

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

Philadelphia museums COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Social Justice

Penn Museum will repatriate human skulls once used to support white supremacist theories

Penn Museum Skulls


Penn professor retires amid fallout from Nazi salute given during Zoom session

Penn Schuyler Retires

Arts & Culture

'Invisible Beauty' at Penn Museum shows archaeology through a new lens

'Invisible Beauty' at Penn Museum


Penn Museum celebrating Lunar New Year with virtual events

Lunar New year CultureFest at Penn Museum

Food & Drink

Penn Museum hosting virtual tour and beer tasting

Penn Museum Ancient Alcohol event

Arts & Culture

Learn the history of mythical monsters on Night Vision tour at Penn Museum

Penn Museum sphinx gallery


Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Penn Museum

Lunar New Year 2020

Arts & Culture

Penn Museum celebrating Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead at the Penn Museum

Arts & Culture

Enjoy free admission to 10 Philly museums and cultural institutions on Museum Day

Museum Day participants – Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia


Penn Museum to blast Gritty's playlist at outdoor cocktail party

Spend happy hour in the Penn Museum courtyard

Penn Museum

How do you move an ancient 25,000 pound sphinx? Very carefully.

Carroll - Moving the Sphinx of the Pharaoh Ramses II at Penn Museum

Arts & Culture

Culturefest! at Penn Museum celebrates African and African diaspora culture

Penn Museum

Food & Drink

Drink in the Penn Museum during 2019 American Whiskey Convention

Carroll - Whiskey


There will be 10 weddings in 10 hours at Penn Museum this June

Penn Museum wedding


Festivals, parties, fundraisers and more happening this weekend

concert crowd


Penn Museum celebrating Lunar New Year with festival

Lunar New Year at Penn Museum


Six things to do this weekend, including a boat parade and pop-up Christmas bar

Parade of Lights

Arts & Culture

Penn Museum hosting new Winter Solstice Festival

Fire dancers for Penn Museum

Arts & Culture

Penn Museum celebrating Day of the Dead

Sugar Skull


Philly museum throwing Day of the Dead party

Day of the Dead celebration at Penn Museum


Families invited to compete in live-action Hungry Hungry Hippos game

Family Game Night


Two of 'the best museum exhibits in the U.S. this spring' are in Philadelphia

Carroll - Philadelphia Skyline from Camden

Arts & Culture

New Penn Museum exhibit focuses on what's at stake when cultural heritage is destroyed


Details announced for first town hall with U.S. Sen. Bob Casey

Arts & Culture

Penn Museum to host celebration of African cultures

Celebration of African Cultures at Penn Museum

Live Arts

'Black Angels' by the Daedalus Quartet

Black Angels


Annual Chinese New Year Celebration returns to Penn Museum

Penn Museum Chinese New Year 2017