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Final Fridays: Weird Science

Friday, January 26

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Kick-start your weekend with Friday Nights at the Museum. Live music and gallery access until 8:45 p.m. Enjoy cocktails and tapas-style dishes by Starr Catering. 

Get louder and livelier on Final Fridays with themed performances and activities.

Music: Osagie
5:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
Philly-based DJ, producer, and record collector Osagie spins a mix of disco, soul, hip-hop, house, and more.

Museum Science: Cultural Caretakers
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Meet our crew of mad scientists dedicated to the preservation of works of art, and get an inside look into some of their conservation projects.

Detours: Artful Rounds
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet outside Old Masters Now (Dorrance Galleries, first floor).
In these unconventional gallery tours for the adventurous, join Penn and Temple med students as they diagnose figures in paintings and prescribe treatments.

In-Gallery Gaming: Art or Surgery?
6:00–6:30 p.m.
Gallery 111, 1st floor
Compete with your friends to win prizes in this game hosted by Jess Conda of Red 40 and the Last Groovement. Explore an assortment of objects from the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Mütter Museum and figure out whether they were used for art or surgery.

Music: Crash Course in Science
6:45 p.m.
Resnick Rotunda 161, 1st floor
This legendary post-punk band creates a distinctive brand of noise-pop dance music using altered drum machines and homemade synthesizers.

Music: Dan Deacon
7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
Get ready for some high-voltage energy when this experimental electronic composer and musician with a penchant for the absurd joins the crowd for one of his famed interactive live shows.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-763-8100 phone
215-684-7600 TTY

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The Water Works behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Erin DiSerafino.