JANUARY 16 2014
Venetian Glass Designed by Italian Architect Carlo Scarpa
The exhibition features nearly 300 carefully selected works that highlight Scarpa’s significant contribution to the art of Venetian glass.
Isaac Julien: Ten Thousand Waves
Centered around the tragic 2004 drowning of 20 Chinese cockle pickers off the coast of Britain, this 55-minute film is beautiful meditation on Chinese culture, history and myths all projected onto nine double-sided screens in the museum's atrium.
OH SUGAR! THE MAGICAL TRANSFORMATION FROM CANE TO CANDY
A sweet exhibition focusing on Philadelphia’s candy manufacturing history. The show is created and curated by the founders of the city’s iconic ice creamery, The Franklin Fountain. (215) 413-8655
The Jurassic age surfaces in Philadelphia at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University with the six-month-long exhibition Dinosaurs Unearthed. In a multi-sensory experience, see life-size, animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, fossil casts, real specimens and tons of interactive elements
One Day in Pompeii
Travel back in time to explore the daily life — and tragic end — of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii as The Franklin Institute hosts One Day in Pompeii, a blockbuster traveling exhibition. The immersive exhibition includes hundreds of incredible artifacts and a formidable CGI experience that transports visitors back to the earth-shattering natural disaster.
Beyond The Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts
Started as part of the Philadelphia Anti-Graffiti Network in 1984, the Mural Arts Program has established itself as a global leader in the public arts arena. Beyond The Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts celebrates the work of 30 years of community-engaged art creation in Philadelphia. Through this inspirational and innovative organization, thousands of residents have participated in the creation of more than 3,600 murals—a testament to the talent in the city and the power of community.
Yoga: The Art of Transformation
Through sculpture and paintings this exhibition explores the meaning of transforming body and consciousness and its profound philosophical foundations.
The Washington Auto Show
The 2014 Washington Auto Show not only symbolizes the brightest and boldest dreams of the auto industry but marks the show’s transformation over the years.
Mariinsky Ballet: Swan Lake
St. Petersburg's historic Mariinsky Ballet presents its signature staging of Tchaikovsky's mysterious, lyrical, and dramatic Swan Lake, hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as "a vision of Romantic ballet heaven."
Peter and the Starcatcher
A wildly theatrical, hilarious and innovative retelling of how a miserable orphan came to be The Boy Who Never Grew Up, upends the century-old legend of Peter Pan.
The Washington Ballet: The Jazz/Blues Project
Americana at its finest – the iconic music of Etta James and Charlie "Bird" Parker and world-class dance come together in Trey McIntyre's Blue Until June and Val Caniparoli's Bird's Nest.
In Focus: Architecture
Drawn from the J. Paul Getty Museum's collection, this exhibition surveys the history of architectural photography through images of sacred and secular structures, picturesque environments, abstracted spaces, and conceptual forms.
Miracles and Martyrs: Saints in the Middle Ages
This exhibition looks at illuminated manuscripts from the permanent collection and reveals the widespread appeal and influence of saints in art and society during the Middle Ages.
LA Art show 2014
The Los Angeles Art Show, created by FADA is the longest running venue for contemporary, modern, historic and traditional art in the country.
Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900
Some of the earliest surviving Chinese paintings are displayed for this major exhibition.
The London Art Fair
London Art Fair showcases around 120 carefully selected museum quality galleries, with Modern British and exceptional contemporary work, produced by both established artists and new emerging talent.