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Vashti DuBois, executive director and founder of The Colored Girls Museum in Germantown.
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Shara Dae Howard
June 29, 2020 - 8:10 pm
Two African-American museums in Philadelphia are asking people to help them with renovations and necessary coronavirus safety measures so they can safely reopen their doors to the community. Read more here.
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Eastern State Penitentiary
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John McDevitt
June 17, 2020 - 8:28 pm
Loss of revenue due to COVID-19 forces a popular Philadelphia historic site to reduce staff and programming. Read more here.
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 04, 2020 - 2:24 pm
Kids are stuck at home, but some of the live programs available online can provide some entertainment and education.
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Giant Heart at The Franklin Institute
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John McDevitt
February 14, 2020 - 4:02 pm
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the beloved “Giant Heart” exhibit at The Franklin Institute has a new look and sound. Read more here.
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Paul Robeson
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Cherri Gregg
February 01, 2020 - 1:20 pm
The Paul Robeson House and Museum in West Philadelphia is now mortgage free. Read more.
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Dr. Fred Simeone, founder of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, with two of the cars driven in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 16, 2019 - 2:38 pm
A historic period in American auto racing is the focus of a new blockbuster film, as well a museum exhibit in Philadelphia.
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Dr. Fred Simeone discusses winning two of the most prestigious international awards for the Simone Foundation Car collection.
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Shara Dae Howard
September 23, 2019 - 8:26 am
The Simeone Automotive Museum focuses on award-winning race cars, and now the museum is bringing two big wins of its own home to Philadelphia.
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Independence Seaport Museum
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Kim Glovas
September 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
Museum lovers can take full advantage of history, culture and art on Saturday — all for free. Read more here about the 15th annual Museum Day, hosted by Smithsonian magazine.
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The Franklin Institute is planning to create a new gallery featuring technology of the past and present.
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John McDevitt
June 04, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Franklin Institute is planning to create a new gallery featuring technology of the past and present. The Baldwin 60000 steam locomotive has been sitting on a track inside the Franklin Institute for more than 80 years. The exhibit space will be getting a re-design...
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Green roof in Old City, Philadelphia
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Rasa Kaye
January 30, 2019 - 12:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In Ben Franklin’s time, a green roof would have been the sod roof that a random Brandywine Valley Swedish settler might have installed; common in Scandinavia, and not widely adopted by colonists here. So our Founding Science Geek would likely have been fascinated by...
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