Art Exhibits in City Hall

Source: City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy Description: Free art exhibits in Philadelphia’s City Hall which highlight the diverse cultural vibrancy of Philadelphia with the art of professional, aspiring, and emerging artists. Free tours can also be scheduled. Website: creativephl.org/exhibitions/
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Penn Museum Interactive Workshops

Source: Penn Museum Description: Experienced museum educators at the Penn museum will lead students through hands-on activities that explore aspects of ancient cultures. Students will learn how to use artifacts as primary sources that contain clues to understanding the ancient world. Props and replica artifacts give all students interactive learning experiences, with workshops for elementary,…
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International Classroom: Archaeology and Anthropology Experts

Source: Penn Museum Description: Penn Museum affiliated archaeologists and anthropologists host workshops for students in all grade levels through visuals, hands on activities, and interactive discussions about archaeology and anthropology, focusing on both the ancient past and relevant issues of today. Website: www.penn.museum/teachers-and-students/k-12-educators/international-classroom/overview
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International Classroom: Cultural Performers

Source: Penn Museum Description: Local performing artists introduce cultural rituals, traditions, and stories from around the world. These workshops use a range of arts such as poetry, dance, and puppets to educate students about vibrant cultural traditions. Website: www.penn.museum/teachers-and-students/k-12-educators/international-classroom/overview
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The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony and Port Marker Project

Source: Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project, Inc. Description: The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony & Port Marker Project has led the movement to conduct an annual Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony at Penn’s Landing to acknowledge the Port of Philadelphia, and other locations on the Delaware River, as a port of entry for Africans during the…
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Johnson House Historic Site

Source: Johnson House Historic Site Description: An underground railroad station and house museum teaches visitors about the people who labored for the freedom of others, and the perilous journey made by the enslaved to freedom, and is the only intact underground railroad stop in Philadelphia. Website: www.johnsonhouse.org/
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Mural: A Tribute to Harriet Tubman

Source: Philly Mural Pics Description: This mural is a tribute to Harriet Tubman and others who have fought against slavery and for equal rights, next to a cemetery in Fairhill where many of these heroes lie. Website: www.phillymuralpics.com/a-tribute-to-harriet-tubman/img-0091.html
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History Hunters Youth Reporter Program

Source: Historic Germantown Description: History Hunters is a fully subsidized field trip program for Philadelphia School District 4th and 5th grade classrooms. The program takes students to five exceptional historic sites during the school year. Students will become investigative reporters, writing about their experiences with the history, buildings and artifacts of their community. History Hunters…
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10 Places Celebrating African-American Heritage in Philadelphia

Source: Global Philadelphia Association Description: A comprehensive list of 10 sites and museums in Philadelphia that highlight African American history and heritage year round. Website: globalphiladelphia.org/news/beyond-black-history-month-10-places-celebrating-african-american-heritage-philadelphia
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400+: Black History, Black Futures, Black Now

Source: African American Museum in Philadelphia Description: The African American Museum in Philadelphia invites audiences to reflect on the Black experiences that have occurred since Africans first arrived in the English colonies in 1619. Throughout 2019 they will offer an assortment of programs and exhibitions which will help facilitate discussions and personal reflections on the…
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