Explore Philadelphia’s Art Events This Fall

Discover Philadelphia’s Iconic Art Scene

Philadelphia’s historical attractions are unmatched by any other US city, but unknown to many visitors, the City of Brotherly Love is also home to an incredible art scene. Autumn’s inviting temperatures are ideal for visiting indoor exhibitions and outdoor festivals alike; and this fall, there is no shortage of art-based events to attend. Below are just a few recommended events where you can indulge in Philadelphia’s art scene, and with The Rittenhouse’s Culture Inclusive Package, art enthusiasts can experience luxury accommodations paired with two tickets to the Barnes Foundation for a nonstop art escape.

Philadelphia First Fridays
By opening up galleries and extending local business hours on the first Friday of every month, Old City Philadelphia has fostered one of the most iconic art hubs in the area. New exhibitions, live music, and dining specials are just a small number First Friday programs enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. The popularity of Old City’s First Fridays have permeated many of Philadelphia’s neighborhoods, so relish in a walk between districts and explore art at your leisure.

Monument Lab Installations
Monument Lab, produced with Mural Arts Philadelphia, is a public art project dedicated to the history and current events of Philadelphia. From now until November 19th, locals and visitors are invited to join in the conversation of Philadelphia’s past and future by visiting these large-scale art productions. Two of Philadelphia’s Monument Lab Installations are now available to view just steps outside our doors on Rittenhouse Square, so visitors can take advantage of luxury accommodations, as well as other art-centric perks, by reserving our Culture Inclusive Package at The Rittenhouse.

Fringe Festival
From now until September 24th, revel in local, national, and international art during FringeArts’ annual Fringe Festival. The festival will expand over numerous Philadelphia neighborhoods with over 100 visual art and spoken word shows lined up. Take a glimpse at the 2017 Festival Guide to discover which venues will host this year’s shows.
Upcoming Fringe Events

The Culture Inclusive package includes overnight accommodations, exclusive un-timed tickets to the Barnes Foundation Museum, two digital audio guides, and an art-based amenity upon your arrival. Reserve your stay via our specials.