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    • It now costs more to visit the Art Museum, but tickets will be good for two days.
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Meet William Hite | giving Irwin T. Catharine his due | Rizzo defaced | Art Museum ups admission | Sunoco deal

Meet William R. Hite, Philadelphia’s new school superintendent. The Inquirer’s Kristen Graham profiled Hite, an educator who has served as school super in Prince George’s County, MD since 2009. Metropolis’…

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'Lines in Four Directions in Flowers' artwork planted

Conceptual Artist Sol LeWitt proposed the site-specific artwork Lines in Four Directions in Flowers to the Fairmount Park Art Association in 1981. That was long ago that the Fairmount Park Art…

    • Museum Construction, 1920 (Image no. 1933) | Aero Service Corp. | Aerial Viewpoint, Spring, TX
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From Above: Building the Parkway and Art Museum, 1920 and 1921

Back in March, I mentioned that Eyes on the Street would start showcasing historic images from the Free Library's amazing Print and Pictures collection. We're starting off this feature with a…

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March 30-April 1: Happy Birthday van Gogh, Sakura Pavilion Grand Opening, Philly Farm & Food Fest

Van Gogh Appreciation Day Friday, March 30, 11:30am. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Great Stair Hall, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. March 30 was Vincent van Gogh's birthday, and the Art Museum will…

    • The Charles Dickens statue in Clark Park was installed in 1901. Celebrate Dickens' 200th birthday with Friends of Clark Park on Sunday.
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Super Sunday 2/5: Green Philly, Dickens' 200th birthday, films with Megawords

Drew Becher: Making Philadelphia the Greenest City in America Sunday February 5, 11am. Gershman Y, 401 South Broad Street. Drew Becher, President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, will talk about PHS’…

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January 20-22: Philadelphia Dance Party, Space Savers Project, Celebrating the Year of the Dragon

Art after 5: Philadelphia Dance Party Friday, January 20, 5pm. Philadelphia Musuem of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Yes, the dance party kicking off the exhibition Zoe Strauss: Ten Years sold…

    • Patina & Lit | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
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Zoe Strauss: 10 Years, Green Roofs 101, electronics recycling, heirlooms workshop

Patina & Lit | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr groupZoe Strauss: 10 Years Opens Saturday, January 14. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway.…

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Museum Events: tango, archaeology, fear and freedom, spies and sleuths

It's a museum roundup for this weekend's events. Art after 5: Tango Night Friday, January 6, 5pm. Philadelphia Musuem of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Heat up after this cold winter…

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November 11-13: Shop Philly design, eat Forgotten Foods, toast Frank Furness, tour Bella Vista

Philadelphia Produces Original Design (P.POD) Opens Friday, November 11, 5-8pm. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. A new pop-up shop featuring items designed or made in Philly will take…

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November 7-11: Vote, TEDxPhilly, ZCC final meeting, Craft Show, Veterans Day

Election Day Tuesday, November 8, 7am-8pm. Candidates for almost every local government office are on the ballot in Tuesday’s election. Just in case you need to get up to speed, The…

    • Manayunnk Bridge | flickr user garyreed, Creative Commons
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Manayunk Bridge turns viaduct park, Zoning reform moves, Peale portrait sells and his early gallery, Christmas Village moves

Manayunnk Bridge | flickr user garyreed, Creative Commons The Reading Viaduct isn’t the only rail-viaduct-to-linear-park project cooking in Philly. Thanks to an exciting multi-municipal planning endeavor, the Manayunk Bridge over the…

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The Buzz: Tax-Delinquent Philly | Lady Zaha | Post-Sonoco Schuylkill | UC growing

In another installment of PlanPhilly and The Inquirer's collaborative reporting project about tax-delinquent properties in Philadelphia, Patrick Kerkstra explains how Philadelphia is failing to proceed on taxes owed. Newsworks previews…

Major Wissahickon bridge getting an upgrade

The Walnut Lane Bridge over the Wissahickon Creek is getting a facelift, thanks to a $7.1 million project approved by the Delaware Regional Planning Commission Board Thursday.Much of the money…

    • New path

Rodin Museum Garden readies for unveiling

Soon — most likely after the extended Welcome America-athon is over — the wrapping will come off of the $4+ million restoration of the Rodin Museum gardens.For anyone who's ever…

Parkway Council seeks public opinion about Eakins Oval redesign

The Parkway Council is reaching out to the public with an online survey to study the potential reconfiguration of roads and sidewalks at Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum…

    • Art Museum concepts

Art Museum Expansion

st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } By Brandon GollottiFor PlanPhilly Construction project update:Exterior projects at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are wrapping up this spring. Conceptual view of the new parking facility and…

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