Feed Your Curiosity: Philly Culture & Science Events, Nov. 27 to Dec. 3 | Philly Views
November 23, 2017

Feed Your Curiosity: Philly Culture & Science Events, Nov. 27 to Dec. 3

Written by Brendan Sweeney

Philadelphia is the perfect place to get your fix of culture, science, and art. The opportunities are endless and ever-changing, so you should give yourself the opportunity to see Philly like you never have before.

Looking to Feed Your Curiosity? Here is the weekly roundup of all things going on in Philly this week in the culture, science, and art communities.


Monday, 11.27

Franklin Square Holiday Festival and Electrical Spectacle Light Show

Franklin Square


Inspired by Benjamin Franklin’s electrifying experiments, this is a light show played in sync with a holiday soundtrack. Thankfully, it doesn’t pay homage to any other Ben Franklin traditions, like joining a cult or contracting syphilis.


Tuesday, 11.28

Rittenhouse Square Holiday Lighting

Rittenhouse Square


Get in the holiday spirit by visiting Rittenhouse Square for the annual holiday lighting with performances and a visit from Santa Claus. New and unwrapped gifts are appreciated and will go toward CBS 3’s annual Toy Fest campaign.

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Wednesday, 11.29

DIY Art: Cardmaking Station

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pay what you wish

Make handmade holiday greetings for your loved ones and score major points for being the only one in the family who didn’t buy all their gifts in a couch-bound Amazon binge.


Thursday, 11.30

Noontime Conversation: Rodin’s Legacy

The Barnes Foundation

$9 to $18

Explore the works of Augustin Rodin and learn how his legacy lives on in artists today.


Friday, 12.1

The Gallery: First Friday with Carla Weeks and Lauren Walcott

Lululemon Fishtown


Two Philadelphia-based artists will be displaying their prints from their recent adventures to Paris and the Middle East.


Saturday, 12.2

Book Paper Scissors

Free Library of Philadelphia-Vine St.


Stop by to check out some affordable and one-of-a-kind gifts such as: prints, handmade paper, jewelry, and more. There will also be a workshop at the library.


Sunday, 12.3

After Monument Lab: Research Debrief Open House

The Barnes Foundation


An open house with the chance to learn about Monument Lab’s curatorial team’s newest discoveries while collecting monument proposals. The team will be available to answer questions and talk about their research.

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