PHILADELPHIA, March 1, 2016 – Art lovers are saying viva el arte to the eagerly anticipated exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism: 1910-1950 coming to the Philadelphia Museum of Art from October 25, 2016 through January 8, 2017. A first-of-its-kind collaboration between the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Mexico City’s Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, this 200-piece show features paintings, prints, books, broadsheets and many, many murals—perfect for Philadelphia, boasting more than 3,800 murals on walls all over the city. The show includes works from groundbreaking legends Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo to important contemporaries such as Dr. Atl (Gerardo Murillo) and María Izquierdo. Philadelphia is the only city in the U.S. to host this extraordinary exhibition.
The History of Philadelphia's Independence Mall: For centuries, the historic land we now call Independence Mall has been known around the world as “America’s birthplace”—a proud designation it has earned for its role in the development of the guiding principles of the nation. But like the U.S. Constitution, Independence Mall has continuously evolved with time. Here’s a look at what has changed on “America’s most historic square mile” since before the Founding Fathers first set their quills to paper.
A total lunar eclipse is a rare event that has only occurred five times since 1900. Later this month, on September 27, this phenomenon will be visible in the night sky.
In the US, Canada, and Central and South America, this Total Lunar Eclipse will begin on the
evening of September 27, 2015. In Europe, South/East Asia, Africa, the Arctic, and in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans it starts on September 28, 2015.
Posted by NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Sunday, September 13, 2015
"A supermoon lunar eclipse is a rare event that has only occurred five times since 1900. Later this month, on September 27, this phenomenon will be visible in the night sky. Mark your calendars and be sure to check it out."
For North America, the supermoon lunar eclipse will be viewable in the night sky on Sunday, September 27, the same day the Pope will say Mass to tens of thousands of people on the Benjamin Franklin