Here’s what to do in Philly this weekend


A Young Professional at the Music and Muses Credit: provided
Rock out in high style at the Barnes’ Young Professionals party.
Credit: Provided

Young Professionals: Music and Muses

Friday, 7 p.m.

Barnes Foundation

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

$15 for members, $30 for non-members,215- 278-7200

Egypt Gallery Sphinx Credit: provided

Travel back to Ancient Egypt at the Penn Museum.
Credit: Provided

Egypt of the Pharaohs

Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

Penn Museum

3260 South St.

Free with museum admission,215-898-4000

Make an afternoon of Egypt-centered events at the Penn Museumthis Saturday. Experience Ancient Egypt in galleries that span two floors and feature a 15-ton sphinx — the largest in the Western Hemisphere. You’ll also learn the story behind the birth place of King Tut and hear a talk on “The Place and Role of Mothers in Private Tomb Decorations” at3:30 p.m.the same day. Don’t forget to take a guided tour, free with admission.

Collectors Seminar

Sunday, 2 p.m.

Michener Art Museum

138 S. Pine St., Doylestown

$20 for members, $30 for non-members


A panel of specialists from New York and Philadelphia auction houses and galleries are gathering at the Michener Museum to explore the recent spike of interest in mid-century modern furniture. Speakers include James Zemaitis, former head of Sotheby’s, and David Rago of Rago Arts and Auction Center.

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