Check out these art, dance and multi-media events happening in Philly this summer.
The PMA brings back its annual summer family-oriented program, which combines an exhibition that encourages kids to interact with art, performances and a custom-designed studio for hands-on art-making.
June 30-Sept. 7, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street & Ben Franklin Pkwy., 215-763-8100, www.philamuseum.org
2.Nightscape: A Light & Sound Experience
Multimedia visual art group Klip Collective creates an immersive light, sound and imagery installation, turning Longwood Gardens’ landscape into a kaleidoscopic environment.
July 1-Oct. 31, Longwood Gardens, US Route 1 in Kennett Square, 610-388-1000, www.longwoodgardens.org
3. Traction Company
PAFA presents an exhibition of the young collective composed entirely of PAFA grads, based in a former trolley manufacturing warehouse in West Philly.
July 2-Oct. 11, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 128 N. Broad St., 215-972-7600, www.pafa.org
The contemporary ballet company’s annual summer series features an evening of work by choreographer Adam Hougland, including the world premiere of a new collaboration with Philadelphia singer-songwriter Chris Kasper.
July 8-12, Wilma Theater, Broad & Spruce streets, 215-546-7824, www.balletx.org
5.Biblical Art from the Permanent Collection
Woodmere welcomes Pope Francis to the city with a collection of Bible-inspired work, largely from 20th-century artists.
July 11-Oct. 18, Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave., 215-247-0476, www.woodmereartmuseum.org
6. Come Together Dance Festival
Koresh Dance Company brings together 32companies representing a wide variety of styles and disciplines to show off the breadth and diversity of the Philly dance community.
July 22-26, Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St., 215-985-0420, www.koreshdance.org