Museums and Cultural Centers
Philadelphia Museum of Art
“The Philadelphia Museum of Art – in partnership with the city, the region, and art museums around the globe – seeks to preserve, enhance, interpret, and extend the reach of its great collections in particular, and the visual arts in general, to an increasingly diverse audience as a source of delight, illumination, and lifelong learning.”
National Constitution Center
“The National Constitution Center in historic Philadelphia is an interactive history museum. Located just two blocks from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, it is the only museum devoted to the U.S. Constitution.”
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
“One of the oldest historical societies in the United States, [HSP] is home to some 600,000 printed items and more than 21 million manuscript and graphic items. The society is one of the largest family history libraries in the nation, has preeminent printed collections on Pennsylvania and regional history, and offers superb manuscript collections renowned for their strength in 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century history.”
Please Touch Museum
“Our mission to enrich the lives of children by creating learning opportunities through play, enables us to lay the foundation for a lifetime of learning and cultural awareness.”
“In the spirit of inquiry and discovery embodied by Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin Institute is to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology.”
Academy of Natural Sciences
“The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is America’s oldest natural history museum and a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research.”
Publishing and Journalism
“One of the largest independent trade publishers in the country, Running Press Publishers has been providing consumers with an innovative list of quality books and book-related kits since 1972.”
“Philadelphia magazine is edited for the area’s community leaders and their families. It provides topical, in-depth reports on crucial and controversial issues confronting the region-business trends, political analysis, metropolitan planning, sociological trends, plus critical reviews of the cultural, sports and entertainment scene. Articles range from law enforcement to fashion, voting trends to travel, transportation to theatre, also includes background studies of the area’s newsmakers.”
A lifestyle magazine devoted to Philadelphia youth culture.
An alternative weekly newspaper focusing on local politics, art, and culture.
Radio and Television
Beasley Broadcast Group LLC (Formally Greater Media Philadelphia)
“In addition to Philadelphia, Greater Media is the parent company of AM and FM radio stations in Boston, New Jersey, Charlotte, and Detroit.”
“Greater Philadelphia’s leading public media provider”
“CBS 3 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country”
“NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.”
Philadelphia’s professional ice hockey team.
Regional sports networks operated by NBC.