American Philosophical Society Museum 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 Bob Craig at Free Speech Film Festival on May 16th http://wrti.org/post/bob-craig-free-speech-film-festival-may-16th <p>WRTI jazz host Bob Craig will serve as one of the moderators for the Free Speech Film Festival&#39;s award ceremony on Wednesday, May 16th at 7 pm. The one-night festival will take place in the Benjamin Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society at 427 Chestnut Street&nbsp; in Philadelphia. <a href="http://freespeechfilmfestival.org/" target="_blank"><strong>More information here. </strong></a></p><p></p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 23:01:00 +0000 Bob Craig & WRTI Staff 3813 at http://wrti.org Bob Craig at Free Speech Film Festival on May 16th 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 William Ranney--Delaware Folk Art Collection--American Philosophical Society--Carillon http://wrti.org/post/william-ranney-delaware-folk-art-collection-american-philosophical-society-carillon <p>William Ranney at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. </p> <p>Jason Peifer: Delaware Folk Art Collection at the Blue Ball Barn in Wilmington, DE. </p> <p>The latest exhibition at the American Philosophical Society. </p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the carillon.</p> Sat, 23 Jun 2007 16:09:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1838 at http://wrti.org