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Seeing Philadelphia
Start Date: 8/24/2023Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 8/24/2023End Time: 4:00 PM
This event recurs on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday every week until 9/3/2023.  Click here to see the series dates.

Event Description

What is a city and who is it for? Who decides and who disrupts? The exhibit Seeing Philadelphia spans more than 300 years of Philadelphia history by combining perspectives from the Atwater Kent Collection of 18th-20th century images of city life along with Writers Room's contemporary, post-pandemic views of a diverse, multigenerational community of photographers, who are also writers.

This exhibition is free and open to the public at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts –America's first museum and art school.

Thursday-Friday, 10am – 4pm
Saturday-Sunday, 11am – 5pm
Monday-Wednesday, Closed.

Atwater Kent Collection at Drexel University

Drexel Writers Room

Contact Information:
Name: Atwater Kent Collection at Drexel University
Phone: 215.388.7702
Email: info@philadelphiahistory.org
Seeing Philadelphia exhibit – Drexel Atwater Kent Museum and Writers Room
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
Frances M. Maguire Gallery
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building,
128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102


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