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The 200 year old Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is the oldest art museum and school in the US, with an impressive roster of alumni that includes some of the best-known names in American art such as Jack Delano and Bo Bartlett.
The 200 year old Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is the oldest art museum and school in the US, with an impressive roster of alumni that includes some of the best-known names in American art such as Jack Delano and Bo Bartlett. It displays works from alumni as well as present students and faculty, apart from the regular special exhibits.
118 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Founded in 1900, the Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the most famous and widely traveled orchestras in the world, counted among the 'Big Five'
The Wanamaker Grand Court Organ is the largest operational pipe organ in the world, 28,604 pipes in 463 ranks
The 975 feet tall glass and steel building of the Comcast Center is Philadelphia's tallest skyscraper and the headquareters of the cable provider
The Reading Terminal Market is a covered public market where many of Pennsylvania's Amish merchants sell their goods
East of Broad St, 'East meets West'
The Shops at the Bellevue offer a luxury shopping experience, with brands ranging from Polo Ralph Lauren, Tiffany & Co
The Trocadero is a historic theatre that features indie arthouse cinema and local acts
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has a natural history museum, exhibiting a 42-feet long Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton and other Mesozoic creatures in the Dinosaur Hall, butterflies from South America, Africa and Asia in the Butterflies! tropical Garden, Dioramas of Asian, African and American wildlife, and an interesting collection in Marveling at Mollusks
The Academy is the oldest grand opera house in the United States still being in use, where you can catch concerts, ballets, Broadway, comedy shows, and other events
The Kimmel Center is on Philadelphia's 'Avenue of Art', and showcases a wide range of performing arts such as chamber music, dance, drama, orchestra, musicals, jazz and pop