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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

Jan
14
Sun
2018
Member Early Opening
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Member Early Opening
Please Touch Museum will open early for our members from 9 am – 11 am.

Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet

Hamilton Hall, Floor 1
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
All ages

Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga!

Check out our calendar for more chances to meet Daniel.

Meet and Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen come to life. Don’t forget your camera, and please remember to be courteous to other fans!

Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet

2:00 pm-  2:30 pm
Hamilton Hall, Floor 1
All ages

Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga!

Check out our calendar for more chances to meet Daniel.

Meet and Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen come to life. Don’t forget your camera, and please remember to be courteous to other fans!

Jan
15
Mon
2018
MLK Day Celebration
Jan 15 all-day

MLK Day Celebration

Do you dream? Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream that helped change the United States! Celebrate this visionary’s dreams through art and stories

 

Creative Arts Studio
Wish Tree
10 AM – 3 PM
Centennial Arts Room 
All ages
Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum. If you had one wish for yourself, your family, your community, or your world, what would it be? Dream, doodle, and display your wish on the Wish Tree and then take one home to remind you of your wish.

 

Author Meet and Greet: Rashad Davis
10:30-11:00 AM
Hamilton Hall
All Ages Come listen to a very special storytime led by author and illustrator Rashad Davis. Meet with Rashad after storytime for an opportunity to have him sign your book! Books will be available to purchase.

 

Author Workshop: Superheroes Among Us
12:00-1:00 PM
Centennial Classroom
Ages preschool and up with an adult learning partner
*Pre Registration Required
Get ready to get super! This workshop is designed to teach students the basics of character design using illustration, visual art, and storytelling techniques. Students work together to create super heroes based on interviews with each other as they learn about the power of empathy and how we all have something that makes us “super”. And it’s a lot of fun too!
Pre-Register HERE!

 

Storytime: I Have a Dream
1:30
City Park
All Ages
Join an interactive storytime inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s legacy with books, poems, and songs celebrating wishes, dreams, and community service.

 

Drop-In and Draw
Dream Bubbles
2:00-3:00 PM
Alice In Wonderland 
Preschool and up with grownup
Drop in and explore dreams. Then grab a dream bubble and water color pencils to showcase your dream.

 

Music and Movement: End Of The Day Parade
Peace Parade
4:30 PM – 5 PM
Hamilton Hall
All Ages
March around the museum and lift your voice with dreams of peace and unity throughout the world!

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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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