Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Mike DeNardo
August 19, 2019 - 6:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Museum of Art has scrapped its policy of giving free admission to area art school students. Since the 1970s, the museum has given free admission to art students at eight colleges, but that perk is no more. In a statement, the museum said it wasn't...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 06, 2019 - 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now through Labor Day the Philadelphia Museum of Art is offering special summer hands-on programming for children, known as Art Splash. The museum’s new program opened this weekend, and Liz Yohlin Baill, manager of family programs, says kid-friendly crafts are set up...
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The 2019 Wawa Welcome America concert
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Mike DeNardo
July 05, 2019 - 9:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Friday morning, you might not have realized that there were thousands of people there the night before enjoying the holiday concert and fireworks. The Wawa Welcome America concert crowd left tons of trash, but Philadelphia...
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Justin Udo
May 19, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The famous ‘Rocky' steps, played host to a number of other fighters celebrating victories and remembering losses as well. More than 1,000 people gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Sunday for Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Reach and Rise Yoga...
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Benjamin Franklin Parkway with Philadelphia Museum of Art
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May 16, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Joe Biden's presidential campaign will host a public rally on Eakins Oval in front of the art museum on Saturday, and it's going to result in some road closures. The city has released details. The general admission entry gate to the rally will be on the north side of...
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Jennifer Hudson and Meghan Trainor will headline Philadelphia's Welcome America July 4 concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Mark Abrams
May 02, 2019 - 4:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Academy Award-winning actress and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson and pop/country singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor will headline Philadelphia's Wawa Welcome America concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The...
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Pat Toddy
April 14, 2019 - 4:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- In a push for organ donations, thousands attended the 24th annual Donor Dash on Sunday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. About 12,000 people either ran or walked in the Gift of Lift Donor Program's Donor Dash, all while celebrating those who have either given and...
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Dreamstime
Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is giving a new meaning to Valentine's Day. On Thursday, instead of gifting a bouquet to your betrothed, PHS wants you to participate in "Share-A-Flower Day." Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. across the city, the PHS "flower mobile"...
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Hadas Kuznits
January 26, 2019 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Visitors who ran up the famous Art Museum steps this weekend, got a chance to come face-to-face with a new temporary outdoor exhibit. The exhibit known as "Stand" was created by the British artist Antony Gormley. "It looks pretty cool,” said John Grogan of New York...
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Philadelphia Women's March
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Rachel Kurland
January 18, 2019 - 11:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The third annual Women's March returns to Philadelphia Saturday along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, but this year with two separate rallies. The national march has received backlash recently for differing messages of the movement. As a result, the national march will...
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