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  • Upper Darby Performing Arts Center

    About Us:The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is minutes from Center City and the Main Line. It offers free parking, a modern air conditioned theater, and a professional venue for a variety of performances.Each year more than 50,000 audience members travel from all areas o...

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  • Media Theatre

    Mission : The mission of the Media Theatre is to promote and nurture the imagination, diversity, and joy unique to music theatre by the production of new and classic works; to herald music theatre to young people as an art for that is relevant to their lives, and to foster ...

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  • Tyler Arboretum

    The mission of Tyler Arboretum is to preserve, develop and share our diverse horticultural, historical and natural site resources in order to stimulate an understanding of the living world....

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  • Hedgerow Theatre

    Mission: Hedgerow Theatre seeks to connect and enrich the lives of actors and audiences through the shared intimate experiences of a theatre of excellence. A professional regional theatre, Hedgerow serves as a cultural resource for audiences of all ages and for established ...

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  • Villanova University Art Gallery

    The Gallery is located in Connelly Center at the heart of the Villanova campus. During the fall and spring semesters, our hours are normally from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Generally, the gallery is closed for July ...

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  • Main Line Art Center

    Our Mission: The Main Line Art Center promotes the appreciation of the arts and the growth of diverse audiences by offering a variety of high quality programs and instruction. The Center strongly supports the development of artists of all ages and abilities. History : Th...

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  • Philadelphia Art Alliance

    The Philadelphia Art Alliance (PAA), founded in 1915, is the oldest multidisciplinary arts center in the United States devoted to presenting the work of emerging and established contemporary artists that might otherwise not be seen in Philadelphia. The PAA also present high ...

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  • Please Touch Museum

    Mission: Please Touch Museum's Mission is to Enrich the Lives of Children by Creating Learning Opportunities Through Play. We strive to make the Museum a place that reflects our Core Values:  - Caring and Collaborative  - Playful and Fun  - Creative and Innovative  - Lea...

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  • Philadelphia Theatre Company

    Mission Statement: Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) produces, develops, and presents entertaining and imaginative contemporary theater focused on the American experience that ignites the intellect and touches the soul.PTC is a leading regional theater company committed t...

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  • Bushfire Theatre Of Performing Arts

    Mission: The mission of Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts is dedicated to offering opportunities to African American professional and non professional actors, playwrights, directors and other theatre personnel. Included in our mission is having these theatre artists prese...

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  • Narberth Community Theatre

    Narberth Community Theatre is a not-for-profit theater company of actors, musicians and backstage personnel of all ages. Our home is at Price and Essex Streets, in the lower level of the United Methodist Church of Narberth, in the heart of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs. ...

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  • Freeman Cultural Arts

    Freeman Cultural Arts has now become a "Virtual Art Gallery"!We spent six adventurous and rewarding years at our 419 Edgmont Avenue location in downtown Chester, Pennsylvania and have fond memories of the exhibits and activities that many of you have shared. The de...

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  • Sally's Music Circle

    Mission Statement : Our Mission is to create simple experiences that are So Good. We sing, dance, drum and play to nurture tender souls. We love to learn and grow together....

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  • Villanova University Art Gallery

    About Us : The Gallery is located in Connelly Center at the heart of the Villanova campus. During the fall and spring semesters, our hours are normally from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Generally, the gallery is clos...

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  • Wayne Art Center

    Our MissionThe purpose of the Wayne Art Center is to provide both instruction in the studio, and to build appreciation of the visual and performing arts through our many exhibits, lectures and programs. The Center affords artists an interdisciplinary venue to share, learn, e...

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  • National Night Out

    About Us: NATW is the nation’s premiere non-profit crime prevention organization dedicated to the development and promotion of crime prevention in communities across the nation. National Association of Town Watch, founded by Matt A. Peskin, works with law enforcement ...

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  • The Print Center

    Since 1915, The Print Center is a nonprofit gallery whose mission is to support printmaking and photography as vital contemporary arts and encourage the appreciation of the printed image in all its forms. The Print Center holds solo and group exhibitions, with an emphasis on...

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  • Institute Of Contemporary Art

    The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania believes in the power of art and artists to inform and inspire. The ICA is free for all to engage and connect with the art of our time....

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  • The Print Center

    Description: Since 1915, The Print Center is a nonprofit gallery whose mission is to support printmaking and photography as vital contemporary arts and encourage the appreciation of the printed image in all its forms. The Print Center holds solo and group exhibitions, with ...

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  • Architectural Archives of University of Pennyslvania

    About Us: The Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania preserves the works of more than 400 designers from the 18th century to the present. The research collections in the Archives are available to faculty, students, and scholars for independent study as we...

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  • Esther Klein Gallery

    Mission : The mission of the Esther Klein Art Gallery (EKG) is to positively impact the cultural life of both our immediate neighborhood of West Philadelphia and the broader Philadelphia community. EKG aims to engage the public and school children by using the creative arts...

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  • Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

    POST HistoryA Narrative by Founder Karen BrownIn 1999, we began planning for the first Open Studio Tour with 13 artists. I had wanted to open my studio to show my artwork, but thought that it would be a good idea to have some of my very talented fellow artists join in to att...

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  • Centre For Emerging Visual Arts

    The Center For Emerging Visual Artists was born in Philadelphia under the name Creative Artists Network. The organization's founder, Felicity R. "Bebe" Benoliel, Felicity R. "Bebe" Benoliel, Founder was a lifelong lover of art; her grandfather was a painter and her...

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  • The Barnes Foundation

    MissionThe mission of the Barnes Foundation, which dates back to its founding in 1922, is “the promotion of the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts.”...

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  • Arthur Ross Gallery

    Mission Statement:Serving as a rich cultural resource for students, scholars and the community, the Arthur Ross Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania presents global art and artifacts through gallery exhibitions, scholarship and educational outreach.Vision Statement:The ...

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  • Rosenbach Museum and Library

    Mission: The Rosenbach Museum & Library seeks to inspire curiosity, inquiry, and creativity by engaging broad audiences in exhibitions, programs, and research based on its remarkable and expanding collections. About the Rosenbach Museum & Library The Rosenbach M...

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  • University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

    Our Mission The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, through its research, collections, and dissemination of knowledge, advances understanding of the world's cultural heritage. Our Commitments and Aspirations: - Research excellence - Scientif...

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  • Philadelphia Zoo

    Mission Advance discovery, understanding and stewardship of the natural world through compelling exhibition and interpretation of living animals and plants. More Than Meets the Eye Throughout its history, the Philadelphia Zoo has played a monumental role in educating th...

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  • Headlong Dance Theater

    Mission: Headlong Dance Theater’s mission is: to create and perform new and visionary works of dance theater that use the entire body including the voice, the face, and the mind; to create accessible dances that are relevant beyond traditional dance audiences; to bring...

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  • Koresh Dance Company and School of Dance

    The Koresh Dance Company is fully dedicated to the enrichment of the cultural landscape and artistic reputation of Philadelphia. It is important to us to sustain a group of dancers and an administrative staff on salary, so that we can fully dedicate ourselves to our mission....

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  • Pennsylvania Ballet

    Since its inception in 1963, Pennsylvania Ballet has been at the forefront of dance in America and is widely regarded as one of the premier ballet companies in the nation. The School and Company were established by Barbara Weisberger, a Balanchine protégé, thro...

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  • Group Motion

    Mission Group Motion observes and expresses the human experience through movement, seeing dance as a universally accessible language. Our mission is to promote dance and movement as vehicles for personal and artistic expression, education, transformation and collaboration. ...

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  • The Friends of the Boyd

    The mission of the Friends of the Boyd is to ensure an accurate and thorough restoration of Center City Philadelphia's last surviving movie palace, the Boyd Theatre at 1908 Chestnut Street, and to assist the property owner in operating a film series, public tours, exhibits, ...

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  • McClees Galleries

    Established in 1845, McClees Galleries has been in continuous operation for over 150 years. We specialize in 19th and 20th century American and European artworks, with an emphasis on quality and value. Authenticity and condition are always guaranteed....

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  • Bartram's Garden

    Bartram’s Garden is a 45-acre National Historic Landmark, operated by the John Bartram Association in cooperation with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. It is a destination and an outdoor classroom, living laboratory, and membership organization for ever-expanding aud...

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  • The Franklin Institute

    Mission:In the spirit of inquiry and discovery embodied by Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin Institute is to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology.HistoryOn February 5, 1824, Samuel Vaughan Merrick and William H. Keating founded The Frankli...

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  • Philadelphia Flower Show

    New Page 2 Our Mission: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society motivates people to improve the quality of life and create a sense of community through horticulture. About The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society motivates people to impr...

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  • Dad Vail Regatta

    About Us The Dad Vail Regatta is the largest collegiate regatta in the United States, with over 100 colleges and Universities from the U.S. and Canada. Thousands of student athletes visit the city of Philadelphia during the weekend of the second Saturday of May. ...

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  • The Mann Center For The Performing Arts

    Mission:The Mann Center for the Performing Arts presents diverse, world-class entertainment in a beautiful park setting at affordable prices. As a nonprofit organization, we operate with the help of ticket sales, grant monies, corporate support, and donations from friends an...

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  • Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts

    Mission The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to the advancement of a diverse and thriving cultural community through the pursuit of excellence, innovation and intellectual engagement in the performing arts. Affirming its core belief in the power of the a...

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