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Nightscape at Longwood Gardens and five more art adventures

Koresh is hosting its Come Together Dance Festival, Art Splash is back at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Klip Collective is creating a light and sound show at Longwood Gardens.
Nightscape at Longwood Gardens.Facebook/Courtesy of Klip Collective

Check out these art, dance and multi-media events happening in Philly this summer.

1.Art Splash

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

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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

related:Free theater with Shakespeare in Clark Park's 'The Winter's Tale'

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

4. BalletX

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

 
 
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