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In 2018, Philadelphia celebrated the 100th anniversary of its Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Discover the story of this vast and historic thoroughfare known for the museums and institutions that line the mile-long stretch.
Voices heard: Penny Balkin Bach is the Executive Director & Chief Curator of the Association for Public Art and the author of many books and articles about Philadelphia’s public art. David Brownlee is an architecture historian and professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of "Building the City Beautiful: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Philadelphia Museum of Art."
Segment Producer: Alex Lewis; Videos: We Film Philly; Photos: Gregory Benson, Jeff Fusco, Caitlin Martin, Kasey McCarver, Alec Rogers, and Parkway Museum District.
Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO is a program of the Association for Public Art and presented in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. The program has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the William Penn Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. museumwithoutwallsaudio.org