BLOCK PARTY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR PHILADELPHIA'S BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PARKWAY MARKS 100 YEARS
September 24, 2018
Philadelphia is set to celebrate the 100th birthday of its grand cultural boulevard, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, with Parkway Soirée, a block-party birthday festival from 5:00-10:00 p.m., on Friday, October 26, 2018. Presented by the Parkway Council, in partnership with PECO and PNC Bank, and featuring Night Market Philadelphia, the Parkway 100 finale promotes 100 family-friendly activities and experiences in the Parkway Museums District.
LANDMARK BOOK ON BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PARKWAY IS UPDATED AND REPUBLISHED IN HONOR OF PARKWAY CENTENNIAL
February 12, 2018
In honor of Parkway 100, the centennial celebration of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, art historian David B. Brownlee, has prepared a new edition of his major 1989 publication, Building the City Beautiful: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
DOT-TO-DOT COLORING BOOK CELEBRATES THE CENTENNIAL OF PHILADELPHIA’S BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PARKWAY
December 11, 2017
The Parkway Museums District, in partnership with award-winning dot-to-dot artist David Kalvitis, creator of The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Book Series, has produced the Philadelphia We Are Connected Dot-to-Dot Coloring Book to honor the centennial of Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
PARKWAY 100 CALENDAR OF EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS, COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS, AND PROMOTIONS
August 01, 2017
Philadelphia’s grand cultural boulevard, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, is turning 100, and the Parkway Council, a coalition of cultural and educational institutions, businesses and residences in the Parkway Museums District, has planned more than a year of activities to mark the centennial. From September 8, 2017, through November 16, 2018, the Parkway Council will present a calendar of exhibitions, events, community conversations, and promotions that are themed to this important milestone.
PARKWAY MUSEUMS DISTRICT LAUNCHES CENTENNIAL YEAR WITH "WE ARE CONNECTED" FESTIVAL ON SEPTEMBER 8
August 01, 2017
Friday Night Cultural Open House Features 100 Family-Friendly Activities, Including Free or “Pay-What-You-Wish” Admission to Six Museums
PARKWAY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PARKWAY CENTENNIAL
March 23, 2017
Major Grant from the William Penn Foundation Supports a Parkway-wide Public Art Installation; More than a Year of Activities Mark the Milestone