Local culture and arts institutions come roaring back after COVID-19 closures

All the necessary precautions are being taken to keep visitors safe as they get reacquainted with the city's arts and culture.

ByWendy Daughenbaugh via WPVI logo
Monday, July 27, 2020
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After four months of closures, local arts and cultural institutions have begun to reopen with plenty of pandemic precautions.

After four months of closures due to COVID-19, local arts and cultural institutions have begun to reopen with plenty of pandemic precautions.

There's even a new museum set to open in Cape May, celebrating Harriet Tubman, who worked at the shore town to raise money to fund her work on the Underground Railroad.

And while theaters have been unable to open their doors to live audiences, The Wilma has created a Globe model that is both innovative and inspired by the Shakespeare theater of centuries past. Still in the design phase, it would separate the audience members from the stage and each other.

Adventure Aquarium | Facebook | Instagram

1 Riverside Dr, Camden, NJ 08103

Independence Seaport Museum | Facebook | Instagram

211 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106

215-413-8655

The Mutter Museum | Facebook | Instagram

19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

The Franklin institute | Facebook | Instagram

222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Harriet Tubman Museum | Facebook | Instagram

*Anticipating mid-August opening

632 Lafayette St, Cape May, NJ 08204

Wilma Theater | Facebook | Instagram

265 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

215-546-7824