Tempus Fugit http://wrti.org en American Philosopical Society Adds Dance to Museum Exhibition http://wrti.org/post/american-philosopical-society-adds-dance-museum-exhibition <P>Benjamin Franklin’s many gifts to Philadelphia and the nation include free libraries, fire companies lightning rods, bi-focals, and the University of Pennsylvania. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 18:41:55 +0000 Jim Cotter 4441 at http://wrti.org American Philosopical Society Adds Dance to Museum Exhibition TEMPUS FUGIT (Time Flies) at the American Philosophical Society Museum http://wrti.org/post/tempus-fugit-time-flies-american-philosophical-society-museum-0 <p>WRTI&#39;s Jim Cotter speaks with Sue Ann Prince, director and curator of the American Philosophical Society Museum in Philadelphia, about their current exhibition <a href="http://www.apsmuseum.org/tempus-fugit-main-page/" target="_blank"><strong><em>Tempus Fugit.</em></strong></a></p> Sat, 16 Jun 2012 15:11:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 4001 at http://wrti.org TEMPUS FUGIT (Time Flies) at the American Philosophical Society Museum TEMPUS FUGIT (Time Flies) at the American Philosophical Society Museum http://wrti.org/post/tempus-fugit-time-flies-american-philosophical-society-museum <p>Among all of Benjamin Franklin&rsquo;s many gifts to Philadelphia and the nation - free libraries, fire companies, lightning rods, bifocals, and the University of Pennsylvania - <em>The American Philosophical Society,</em> founded in 1743,&nbsp;&nbsp;is one of his rarer gems.</p><p>Despite&nbsp;the large statue of Franklin above the main entrance, many people may unknowingly walk right past the centuries-old Society,&nbsp;which is discreetly housed in a neo-classical building in Old City.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:18:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 3767 at http://wrti.org TEMPUS FUGIT (Time Flies) at the American Philosophical Society Museum