Also on the Parkway, the Barnes Foundation and the Academy of Natural Sciences will follow later in July. The Philadelphia Museum of Art will announce its reopening date sometime in the next few weeks.
"It's really sad," the ballet's executive director acknowledged. Children with sugarplum fairies dancing in their heads will need to wait until next year because of safety concerns and financial realities.
The petition also calls for review and possible termination of two deans, a complete overhaul of the board of trustees and the women’s committee with additions of people of color, and reviews of public statements by board members on matters of racial justice and equity.
Cultural institutions have done the nitty-gritty of planning to reopen post-pandemic. You'll be required to wear a mask at most places. At the Franklin Institute, it's one family in the Giant Heart at a time.