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Events and Activities

You may register for programs that take place at Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove in person at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Visitor Services desks. Or to register by phone, call 215-235-7469. A nonrefundable service charge for each space reserved is added to all phone orders (members $2.50, nonmembers $3). There is no service charge for reservations made in the Museum.

Mount Pleasant 250th Anniversary
Sunday, October 18, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Experts discuss recent findings and restoration work on this 250-year-old masterpiece of colonial architecture. Free trolley running from Museum to Mount Pleasant starting at 12:30.

Trolley Tour - Eat and Be Merry
Tours depart from the West Entrance
Paid tickets required
Public $30; Members $24

Get a taste of food history with Walter Staib at Cedar Grove. The City Tavern chef, proprietor, and host of A Taste of History on PBS will discuss the origins of the Thanksgiving feast.

  • Sunday, November 8, 2015, Starts at 1:00 p.m., and 1:30 p.m., and 2:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.


For more information, please contact Visitor Services by phone at 215-763-8100 or by e-mail at .

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