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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

All programming is subject to change.

Jan
20
Sat
2018
Immigrant Alphabet
Jan 20 all-day

Immigrant Alphabet- January 20
A is for America! Explore the many wonderful cultures that make up the fabric of our country.
*In Partnership with Al Bustan Seeds of Culture

Program Room
Immigrant Alphabet
11:00 am-3:00 pm
Centennial Arts Studio
All ages
Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum! Think, write, and doodle your own thoughts about the alphabet and the words they start.

 

Tot Spot: A is for Alphabet
10:00-10:30 AM
Fairytale Garden
Toddler and an adult learning partner
Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the words, colors, and sounds of the alphabet.

 

Music and Movement
Anna Ferris Yoga
10:30 AM
Hamilton Hall
All ages
Strike a pose and stretch your body with certified yoga instructor, Anna Ferris. Using engaging songs and breathing techniques, yoga encourages self-expression and is a great way to jump start your day of play!

 

Live Performance
Anssumane
11:15 AM
Hamilton Hall
All ages
Let the rhythm move you as Anssumane demonstrates and teaches Fula dance.

 

Live Performance
Natyaarathi
12:15 PM
Hamilton 
Hall All Ages
Help invite creative energy to your museum trip with the classical Bharatanatyam dance group, Natyaarathi

 

LIVE PERFORMANCE
Three Aksha
12:30 PM
Hamilton Hall
All Ages
See classical Bharatanatyam dance come to life with Three Aksha.

 

LIVE PERFORMANCE
Belle Alvarez
1:00 PM
The Playhouse Theater
All ages
M is for Memories. Explore ideas of home, family, and cultural heritage through creative movement.

 

Storytime: Immigrant Alphabet
1:30- 2 PM
City Park
All ages
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about the alphabet and people from all over the world.

 

Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Daily 4:30-5:00 PM
Hamilton Hall
All ages
Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade

 

Jan
21
Sun
2018
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Creative Arts Studio: Interior Design

Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Centennial Arts Studio
All Ages
Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!

Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Spot: H is for Home

Sunday 11:30-12:00 PM
Fairytale Garden
Toddler and an adult learning partner
Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore the words, feelings, and shapes of homes inside and out.
Storytime: Homes
Jan 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Storytime: Homes

Monday- Sunday 1:30
City Park
All Ages
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.

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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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