The Penn's Anthropolgy Museum - Philadelphia, PA (February 13 – November 27, 2016) - As a man who wished that everything he touched would transform into gold, King Midas is now turning his powers to the Penn Museum. A premiere, nine-month exhibition kicks off in February featuring the legendary “Golden Touch” King Midas, well known for his adverse adventures in Greek mythology.
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.
Philadelphia, PA - The pride of the Philadelphia Zoo, First Niagra Big Cat Falls, home to felines from around the world, opened in 2006. The lush exhibition features waterfalls, pools, authentic plantings and a simulated research station for aspiring zoologists. Lions, leopards, jaguars, pumas and tigers are the star attractions.