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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia’s Cultural Pearls Featuring the Barnes Foundation

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Program #9068RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Led by experts, encounter renowned cultural icons in one of America’s top cities for the arts. Background lectures prepare you for expert-led field trips to experience highlights of the best of Philadelphia including national treasures and historical landmarks.


Highlights

• Experience the extraordinary Barnes Foundation at its new Philadelphia campus, explore the galleries of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and see bronze casts of Rodin’s greatest works at the rejuvenated Rodin Museum.
• Examine architecture from three centuries and visit acclaimed landmarks of American history at Independence National Historical Park.
• Enjoy a performance of opera, theater, ballet or another cultural event from current offerings.

Activity Notes

Walking up to a few blocks, standing in museums.

Date Notes
12/5/2014
On this date, rather than visiting Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the National Constition Center, we will instead visit the Christmas Village, a traditional German Christmas Market in LOVE Park in Center City, as well as two historic houses in Fairmount Park dressed in their 18th Century holiday garlands.12/11/2014
On this date, rather than visiting Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the National Constition Center, we will instead visit the Christmas Village, a traditional German Christmas Market in LOVE Park in Center City, as well as two historic houses in Fairmount Park dressed in their 18th Century holiday garlands.5/29/2015
The Curtis Institute may not be in session during this date. As such, this recital will be substituted with a guided stroll around the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.6/12/2015
The Curtis Institute may not be in session during this date. As such, this recital will be substituted with a guided stroll around the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.9/18/2015
The Curtis Institute may not be in session during this date. As such, this recital will be substituted with a guided stroll around the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.9/25/2015
The Curtis Institute of Music is in session from October 15 through May 10, 2015 when the students are in residence

Coordinated by The Philadelphia Society For The Preservation Of Landmarks.


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Included
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3 nights of accommodations
7 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
2 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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