What happens when whiteness is no longer the center of experience? The Colored Girls Museum in Germantown flips the script on conventional house museums and celebrates “home space” as the place where Black women and girls get things done.
The Shrine of St. John Neumann on Girard Avenue is a melting pot brimming with religious devotion. It’s also a destination for curious tourists looking to get a glimpse of the saint’s body enshrined in a glass casket. A museum dedicated to the life and work of the famed Philadelphia bishop will open this spring. John Henry Scott has the story