Posts Tagged ‘museums’

Black History Museums Struggle To Survive Amid Philly Revival

Black History Museums Struggle To Survive Amid Philly Revival

July 30, 2018  |  History

In need of funding and resources, three museums dedicated to African American history face an uncertain future. Keshler Thibert has the story > more

Tell The Whole Story With Next Chapter Of The Philadelphia History Museum

Tell The Whole Story With Next Chapter Of The Philadelphia History Museum

July 23, 2018  |  History

In this op-ed, Mabel Rosenheck says its time to put some fresh, 21st century eyes on how we interpret our city's history with inclusivity as the top priority > more

It Ain't History--Yet. We Seek Ideas On How And Why To Save The Philadelphia History Museum

It Ain’t History–Yet. We Seek Ideas On How And Why To Save The Philadelphia History Museum

July 18, 2018  |  History

The city that incubates the "most innovative public history practice in the country" can and should find a way to reinvent its city museum. We query the experts to get the conversation started > more

On The Hunt For Brains, Discovering The Wistar Institute

On The Hunt For Brains, Discovering The Wistar Institute

February 21, 2018  |  History

Mickey Herr dissects the origins of the Wistar Institute and examines the brain of a man that turned the medical world on its head > more

With Bloomsday Near, Remembering The Rosenbach Brothers

With Bloomsday Near, Remembering The Rosenbach Brothers

June 9, 2017  |  History

Every year in June a crowd gathers outside of the Rosenbach Museum & Library to celebrate James Joyce's seminal literary masterpiece "Ulysses" with a block party and day full of public readings. Karen Chernick gives us the backstory on the Rosenbach Company and two rare book dealers whose legacy is enshrined on Delancey Place > more