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Mexican Cultural Center

Source: Mexican Cultural Center Description:  The Mexican Cultural Center, a nonprofit organization, produces Philadelphia’s official annual Mexican Independence Day Festival each September at Penn’s Landing. The MCC celebrates and promotes Mexican culture through annual programming including Cinco De Mayo and Día de los Muertos events.  The Center offers speakers on Mexican history, culture and traditions,…

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Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia

Source: Japan-America Society of Greater Philadelphia Description: The Japan-America Society of Greater Philadelphia provides numerous types of activities and opportunities relating to Japanese culture and history the history of the relationship between Philadelphia and Japan. JASGP offers individuals, families, teachers, and students the chance to attend the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, Japanese language classes, tea…

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Independence Seaport Museum (Currently Closed)

Source: Independence Seaport Museum Description: This museum, situated on the Delaware River in Center City Philadelphia, offers a very wide range of services and opportunities including exhibits at the site and online, archival collections for scholarly research, a boat shop which has water projects and apprentice programs, a webcam to watch ongoing projects, a summer…

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Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

Source: Historic Philadelphia, Inc. Description: This non-profit organization offers numerous activities in the areas of Independence Hall and Valley Forge for families, teachers, and students all related to the American Revolution and new nation era.  These opportunities include tours of the Betsy Ross House and Franklin Square, as well as “Once Upon a Nation” storytelling,…

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Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Source: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Description: The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. PAFA’s museum has collections of 19th- and 20th-century American fine arts and Its archives house important materials for the study of American art history, museums, and art training. PAFA’s extensive art…

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Council for European Studies

Source: Columbia University Description: The Council for European Studies (CES) is headquartered at Columbia University in New York City.  Its goal is to produce, support, and recognize outstanding, multi-disciplinary research on Europe through a wide range of programs and initiatives.  These opportunities include fellowships, grants, publications, awards, conferences and meetings, public lectures and symposia, as…

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Center for Global Education

Source: Asia Society of New York Description: The Asia Society of New York is a non-profit, nonpartisan educational organization.  It sponsors numerous activities, initiatives, courses, online materials and resources, among other offerings, primarily through the Center for Global Education.  Asia Society has several connections with other cities in the United States, and also in other…

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Philadelphia Science Festival

Source: Franklin Institute Description: Each Spring, the Franklin Institute cooperates with numerous local institutions to sponsor a week-long celebration of dozens of events related to STEM topics.  During the festival, students, teachers and families can participate in fun learning activities throughout the city and in several suburban areas.  The festival culminates in a carnival which…

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Youth Art Gallery at Philadelphia International Airport

Source: School District of Philadelphia Description: The School District of Philadelphia, in cooperation with the Philadelphia Airport and Global Philadelphia Association, offers an annual art competition for K-12 students so that they can demonstrate their talent in illustrating the theme of “Celebrating World Cultures.”  Winning young artists are honored at a public event and their…

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Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers

Source: Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Description: Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D) celebrates the ability of dance to integrate body, spirit and mind, inviting audiences worldwide to engage in their own journeys of self-discovery. Proceeding from a rich frame informed by diverse philosophies, living traditions and contemplative practices of Asian origin, the company performs original works by its founding Artistic Director,…

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