Upcoming events

    • 19 Oct 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Friends Center 1501 Cherry Street Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Is Accessibility a Priority?: A Panel Discussion

    How can we make our institutions more welcoming and inviting to all of our guests? What does it mean to be accessible? Are we taking the time to ensure that accessibility is a priority?

    Join Museum Council for a panel discussion that will dive into this hefty topic. Three local accessibility experts will provide insight into how museums and cultural institutions can become more accessible to all.  

    Friends Center 1501 Cherry Street Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Thursday October 19, 2017, 6:00-8:00 pm

    $5 members | $10 non-members

    Light refreshments will be provided

    *Museum Council will offer and ACCESS Admission discount for this event. If you hold a Pennsylvania State Access Card (either color qualifies), you will be able to attend the event for $2. 


    Charlie Miller, Deputy Director at Art Reach

    John Orr, Executive Director at Art Reach

    Katie Samson, Assistant Director of Museum Education at PAFA

    • 02 Nov 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Center for Art in Wood; 141 N 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
    • 72


    Annual Fall Event

    The Center for Art in Wood

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    6:00-9:00 p.m.

    With guest speaker: Albert LeCoff

    the Founding Artist of The Center for Art in Wood  

    Emerging Museum Professionals will be leading a networking scavenger hunt among the wood art. 

    Includes adult beverages and appetizers. 

    **Please note that tickets will NOT be available at the door, unless we do not sell out online - please register online for this event..You can pay in person if you wish.**

Past events

18 Sep 2017 React and Chat: Museum Meet-Up #3
14 Jun 2017 AAM Follow Up
08 Jun 2017 78th Annual Meeting and Celebration
24 May 2017 Behind-the-Scenes at American Philosophical Society
26 Mar 2017 What's Next?
08 Mar 2017 Curating Conflict: Panel at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
23 Feb 2017 Behind-the-Scenes at the Wagner Free Institute of Science
15 Feb 2017 React and Chat: Museum Meet-Up
14 Feb 2017 Annual Meeting 2017 SPONSORSHIP
03 Feb 2017 University Night with Museum Council
18 Jan 2017 Behind-the-Scenes @ the Institute of Contemporary Art—The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now
03 Nov 2016 Annual Fall Event 2016 - Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
25 Oct 2016 Behind-the-Scenes & Happy Hour: The Golden Age of Midas at Penn Museum
10 Sep 2016 Historic Philly History Hunt
07 Aug 2016 Member's Day Out at Shofuso and Please Touch Museum
27 Jul 2016 Behind the Scenes: Freedom Train 1947 - 1949 at the Rosenbach Museum and Library
30 Jun 2016 77th Annual Meeting & Celebration
02 Jun 2016 Behind-the-Scenes—Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration at Eastern State Penitentiary
20 May 2016 Behind-the-Scenes and Picnic at Fort Mifflin
24 Apr 2016 Behind-the-Scenes: Headed to the White House at the National Constitution Center
04 Mar 2016 Annual Meeting 2016 SPONSORSHIP
29 Jan 2016 University Night with Museum Council of Greater Philadelphia
12 Nov 2015 Annual Fall Event 2015 - Powel House (PhilaLandmarks)
29 Sep 2015 Emerging, Expanding, and Entrepreneurial
17 Jun 2015 Annual Meeting and Celebration
17 May 2015 Behind-the-Scenes & Member for a Day: Morris Arboretum
24 Apr 2015 Museums in the Age of 3D Printing
19 Mar 2015 Annual Meeting 2015 SPONSORSHIP
30 Jan 2015 University Night with Museum Council of Greater Philadelphia
13 Nov 2014 Annual Fall Event - The Woodlands
11 Oct 2014 Behind-the-Scenes-Tour: Free Library of Philadelphia
25 Sep 2014 Mistakes Were Made
02 Aug 2014 Behind-the-Scenes Tour - Longwood Gardens
19 Jun 2014 75th Annual Meeting and Celebration
14 Nov 2013 Annual Fall Event: Topics Behind the Walls of Eastern State Penitentiary
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