FEBRUARY 18 2014
The Jurassic age surfaces in Philadelphia at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University with the six-month-long exhibition Dinosaurs Unearthed. In a multi-sensory experience, see life-size, animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, fossil casts, real specimens and tons of interactive elements
One Day in Pompeii
Travel back in time to explore the daily life — and tragic end — of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii as The Franklin Institute hosts One Day in Pompeii, a blockbuster traveling exhibition. The immersive exhibition includes hundreds of incredible artifacts and a formidable CGI experience that transports visitors back to the earth-shattering natural disaster.
Beyond The Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts
Started as part of the Philadelphia Anti-Graffiti Network in 1984, the Mural Arts Program has established itself as a global leader in the public arts arena. Beyond The Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts celebrates the work of 30 years of community-engaged art creation in Philadelphia. Through this inspirational and innovative organization, thousands of residents have participated in the creation of more than 3,600 murals—a testament to the talent in the city and the power of community.
Night Skies in the Observatory - Franklin Institute
On the 2nd Thurs of each month Learn and view some of space’s stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies at the Franklin Institute’s Joel N. Bloom Observatory.
THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS
Described by Time magazine as “the number one Broadway musical of the year," this show is a stunning revival of a Gershwin masterpiece brought to the stage for the first time in more than 35 years.