Pop Up Holiday: Orchestra 2001

February 24, 2018 all-day

Saturday, February 24
Pop Up Holiday: Olympics &  Family Performance Orchestra 2001
Experiment with movement and music! Go for the Gold and compete in our Programs.


Pop Up Play Corner: The Winter Olympics
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Hamilton Hall, Main Level
All Ages
Put on your imagination cap and compete in the Olympics with dress-up, props, and dramatic play!

Program Room: Clothespin Paintings
11 AM – 3PM
Centennial Arts Room, Lower Level
Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum. Use clothespins to pick, pinch, and paint with various materials. Which will become your new favorite paint tool?

Live Theater: The Building Show
11AM – 11:30 AM and 1PM – 1:30 PM
The Playhouse, Lower Level
Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.

Family Performance: Orchestra 2001 – Experiments In Sound
12-12:30 and 2 – 2:30 PM
Hamilton Hall, Main Level
Explore how wind and string instruments produce their sounds! Orchestra 2001’s flutist David DiGiacobbe and cellist Ulrich Boeckheler demonstrate high and low sounds and how special effects can express different moods.

Learning Lab
Saturday 11:00 am- 2:00 pm
City Park, Main Level
A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and University of Pennsylvania.
Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.

Music and Movement – Closing Ceremony
Daily 4:30 PM – 5 PM
Hamilton Hall, Main Level
Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and moment, then help us end the day with an Olympics inspired closing ceremony!


Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 11 am to 3 pm
New Year's Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day: CLOSED

Contact Information

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Click here for directions.

Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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