Temperatures are dropping with the latest winter vortex blowing in and there is more snow in the forecast for Philly this week but there are still some fun events to enjoy safely either in person or virtually from home.
The National Constitution Center is re-opening Feb. 12th. Reserve your advance tickets now. Or enjoy virtual interactive events such as presidential trivia and much more all President’s Day weekend long. Find virtual experiences and content here.
Check out the Museum of the American Revolution either onsite or online with family-friendly tours, talks, crafts, and more. Explore the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people he would have interacted with through the virtual first oval office sneak peek online tour. And, don’t miss the museum’s special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which explores the stories of the nation’s first women voters, now available online as a virtual exhibit and on view at the museum through April 25th.
Celebrate Black History Month all February long through virtual programs offered by the African American History Museum including a look at Civil Rights activists in the Through His Eyes: Youth Activism in the Civil Rights Era in Philadelphia collection of photographs of Black youth that bring attention to young activists. And enjoy the full calendar of virtual programs that feature and celebrate black history at the museum here.
Ring in the Year of the Ox with Chinese New Year Celebrations including socially distanced Chinese New Year Celebration at Dilworth Park which is transformed into a socially distanced party complete with ice skating, a dancing dragon, festive decorations and more. Admission to the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink includes lucky red envelopes with secret prizes (while supplies last).
Enjoy the virtual Chinese New Year Celebration from the Main Line Chinese Culture Center online via YouTube on Sunday Feb. 14 at 7pm.
And support the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation by supporting their Virtual New Year Celebration this year taking place on Fri. Feb. 26th at 4pm.
Or check out the Penn Museum‘s vast online resources and live virtual programs including Culture Fest! which brings cultural festivities from across the globe into your home with a full month of virtual tours, discussions, crafts, and more for youth and adults. Join local guides and Museum experts as they illuminate diverse traditions and celebrate our shared humanity featuring Fetes des Masques in February.
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