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Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

A three-part memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. stands at the intersection of 40th Street and Lancaster and Haverford Avenues in Mantua, the site of the late civil rights leader’s Philadelphia “Freedom Now” rally on August 3, 1965. A bronze bust by artist Rebecca Rose depicts MLK Jr.; painter Cliff...

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, History, Multicultural, Public Art

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

A three-part memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. stands at the intersection of 40th Street and Lancaster and Haverford Avenues in Mantua, the site of the late civil rights leader’s Philadelphia “Freedom Now” rally on August 3, 1965. A bronze bust by artist Rebecca Rose depicts MLK Jr.; painter Cliff...

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, History, Multicultural, Public Art

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and Mural

A three-part memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. stands at the intersection of 40th Street and Lancaster and Haverford Avenues in Mantua, the site of the late civil rights leader’s Philadelphia “Freedom Now” rally on August 3, 1965. A bronze bust by artist Rebecca Rose depicts MLK Jr.; painter Cliff...

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, History, Multicultural, Public Art

Creative Africa

Creative Africa

The summertime showcase Creative Africa includes five exhibitions—on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building—all of which embrace art and design from the African continent. Pieces range from centuries-old bronze sculptures of the kingdom of Benin to contemporary fashion, photography and architecture and reflect the diversity of African...

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, Multicultural, Museums & Attractions

Creative Africa

Creative Africa

The summertime showcase Creative Africa includes five exhibitions—on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building—all of which embrace art and design from the African continent. Pieces range from centuries-old bronze sculptures of the kingdom of Benin to contemporary fashion, photography and architecture and reflect the diversity of African...

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, Multicultural, Museums & Attractions

Creative Africa

Creative Africa

The summertime showcase Creative Africa includes five exhibitions—on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building—all of which embrace art and design from the African continent. Pieces range from centuries-old bronze sculptures of the kingdom of Benin to contemporary fashion, photography and architecture and reflect the diversity of African...

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, Multicultural, Museums & Attractions

Creative Africa

Creative Africa

The summertime showcase Creative Africa includes five exhibitions—on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building—all of which embrace art and design from the African continent. Pieces range from centuries-old bronze sculptures of the kingdom of Benin to contemporary fashion, photography and architecture and reflect the diversity of African...

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, Multicultural, Museums & Attractions

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Founded in 1976, The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans. The museum takes a fresh and bold look at the stories of African-Americans and their role in the founding of...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Historic Philadelphia, Museums & Attractions

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Founded in 1976, The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans. The museum takes a fresh and bold look at the stories of African-Americans and their role in the founding of...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Historic Philadelphia, Museums & Attractions

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