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    Meet Art-Reach's ACCESS Admission locations that also receive federal arts funding. This is a chance to see where #SaveTheArts impacts the city.  

    This week's featured location: 

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    Terror Behind the Walls
    Eastern State Penitentiary Historic...
    September 22nd, 2017 - November 11th, 2017

    Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site - Terror Behind the Walls

     

    Terror Behind the Walls, America’s largest haunted house, is called “perfect for Halloween” by The New York Times, named #1 in the nation by Forbes, and featured on NBC’s TODAY Show. Terror Behind the Walls takes place inside the massive, castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary and is consistently ranked among the top haunted attractions in America.

    Select nights, Sept. 22 through Nov. 11. All proceeds from Terror Behind the Walls benefit the preservation of Eastern State Penitentiary, a National Historic Landmark. Terror Behind the Walls does not affect operation of the historic site, which remains open for tours every day from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

     

    Art-Reach’s ACCESS Admission Program allows individuals with a PA ACCESS Card to attend 36 local museums, gardens, and other cultural sites for just $2.

     

    Did you know that a lot of your favorite Philly events are made possible by federal arts funding? There are more than ten ACCESS Admission locations in Philadelphia that are also National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and /or National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grantees. That means that these locations offer $2 admission to ACCESS Card holders AND that they receive federal funding that supports education, the arts, and humanities.

     

    The NEA is an independent federal agency who gives funding and support to Americans through opportunities to participate in, cultivate, and develop art in all its forms. Without the NEA, many programs and activities that are essential to the fabric of the vibrant cultures alive in America will no longer be available. Along with NEA, the NEH is highly influential in the success and sustained progress of many of the Philadelphian institutions, programming, and education.

     

    Learn more about the importance of federal arts funding at philaculture.org/savethearts.

     

    Check out our featured federally-funded ACCESS Admission partners below and be sure to check out all the events offered by these great museums and culture spots!

    Check out these other NEA/NEH grantees that are ACCESS Admission Locations: 

    Check out these other events happening at Art-Reach's ACCESS Admission spots: 

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    Audacious Freedom: African Americans In Philadelphia 1776-1876
    African American Museum in...
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    Tuesday Premier Tours
    The Barnes Foundation
    April 5th, 2016 - December 25th, 2018
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    MUSEUMS
    Free First Sundays at the Barnes
    The Barnes Foundation
    September 4th, 2016 - December 3rd, 2017
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    MUSEUMS
    Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration
    Eastern State Penitentiary Historic...
    May 6th, 2016 - December 31st, 2018
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