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Hands-On Activities

Philly School District Free Day

Saturday, August 27,
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

Wrap up summer vacation with a back-to-school festival. Students, caregivers, and staff of the School District of Philadelphia (including charter schools) enjoy free admission all day, plus art-making, activities, and more. All ages welcome.

Words on Wheels

10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Toll Terrace, first floor
Tree House Books help to get us school-ready with a bookish pop-up and read-aloud storytime.

Artist Connect: Roxana Azar

11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
South Vaulted Walkway, ground floor
Explore an interactive installation by Philly artist Roxana Azar, who plays with leafy organic shapes and shifting colorful shadows.

Artist Connect: Flower Power

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Williams Forum, ground floor
Experiment with layering and texture as we create botanical collages, gathering inspiration from Philly’s own Botanic Village.

This event is part of the Art Kids program series.

Main Building

Free for School District students, caregivers & staff

Pay What You Wish admission

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