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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 $3.50). There is no service charge for reservations made in the Museum.

Holiday Open House at Mount Pleasant
Free after House admission
$8 adult, 12 and under free

Experience Mount Pleasant during A Very Philly Christmas holiday open house. Enjoy the installation of artist-created birdhouses in Meadow Mansions, a partnership with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and Audubon​ Pennsylvania.

  • The Talents of Our Neighborhoods
    • Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Flavors of the Season
    • Sunday, December 11, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

      10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Philly Pretzel Factory offers samples of this Philly classic.

      1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Yards Brewery pours tastes of seasonal favorites.​​

Holiday Open House at Cedar Grove
Free after House admission
$8 adult, 12 and under free

Experience Cedar Grove during A Very Philly Christmas holiday open house. Enjoy the decorative designs of The Porch Club o​​f Riverton, NJ.

  • The Talents of Our Neighborhoods
    • Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Flavors of the Season
    • Sunday, December 11, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

      10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. City Tavern pastry chef ​Diana Wolkow ​​will be preparing holiday treats to sample.

      11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. City Tavern chef Walter Staib, host of A Taste of History, will discuss holiday culinary traditions.

Festive Tradition Trolley Tour (Woodford, Strawberry Mansion, and Cedar Grove)
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)

Delight in the Yuletide decorations of the historic homes of Fairmount Park. This guided trolley tour visits Woodford, Strawberry Mansion, and Cedar Grove. Please arrive 15 minutes early for check-in. Price does not include Museum admission. Parking available in the Museum's parking garage at regular visitor rates.​

  • Thursday, December 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday, December 16, 2016, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 17, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 18, 2016, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Festive Tradition Trolley Tour (Lemon Hill, Cedar Grove, and Laurel Hill)
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)

Delight in the Yuletide decorations of the historic homes of Fairmount Park. This guided trolley tour visits Lemon Hill, Cedar Grove, and Laurel Hill. Please arrive 15 minutes early for check-in. Price does not include Museum admission. Parking available in the Museum's parking garage at regular visitor rates.​

  • Thursday, December 15, 2016, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 16, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 17, 2016, 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Sunday, December 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


 

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

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