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Current Exhibition


Real Philadelphia: Selections from the Robert M. Skaler Postcard Collection

Free Exhibition of more than 250 examples of “real photo postcards” a popular and wide-spread type that were produced by professional and amateur photographers alike between 1904 and 1918. These extraordinary  images depict Philadelphia at the zenith of its industrial prosperity. Of particular note are the scores of pictures of children who played on the streets of the ever-growing row-house neighborhoods of the Workshop of the World.

Exhibition Dates: September 22, 2017 - January 26, 2018

Free Admission

 

 

Special Events

Gallery Talks with Curator of Architecture, Bruce Laverty

October 30, 12:00PM
November 8, 5:30PM
December 5,12:00PM
January 10, 5:30PM

Space is limited, RSVP to Tess Galen at events@philaathenaeum.org or 215-925-2688