February 19, 2016 |

Weekend Arts & Culture Guide


We’re getting crafty (and thrifty) with how we spend our money this weekend! With our picks, you won’t have to pull out a hammer and crack your childhood piggy bank open to have a good time.

Mummers Mardi Gras  
Couldn’t make it to NOLA for Mardi Gras? Experience one of Philly’s richest traditions combined with a huge Mardi Gras celebration filled with colors, sounds, and unique performances by some of the city’s most prominent string bands.

Where?: Main Street in Manayunk
When?: Saturday, Feb. 20 at 11 a.m.
How Much?: FREE

PAFA Open Studio Night  
If you’re an art student, or an aficionado, you won’t want to miss the chance to get an inside look of the studios and work from MFA, BFA, Certificate and Post-Baccalaureate for an event that only comes one night a year! Feel free to ask them questions about how they gain inspiration, develop their ideas, and more!

Where?: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
When?: Friday, Feb. 19 5-9 p.m.
How Much?: FREE

BYOB Movie Screening 
See your favorite Minions in action during a free, BYOB screening of the Minions movie. Check back each month for a new free screening!

Where?: The Market and Shops at the Comcast Center
When?: Saturday, Feb. 20 1 p.m.
How Much?: FREE

Exploring King Midas Exhibit 
Embrace your inner historian and learn all about King Midas and his legendary “golden touch.” Explore artifacts, interactive displays, and more while immersing yourself in Turkish culture originating over 2,500 years ago.

Where?: Penn Museum
When?: Friday, Feb. 19-Nov. 27
How Much?: $10 for Open Arts Members. Not an OA member? Use the code: social1516 to register here.


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