Fine Arts

The La Salle Museum presents six galleries of pieces from 1400 to the present.

Awbury Arboretum Awbury Arboretum’s Cope House Gallery showcases fine art created by local Philadelphia artists. Art shows rotate throughout the year.

Wyck’s collection contains over 10,000 objects that date from 1690 to 1973, including a portrait painted by Rembrandt Peale.

Decorative Arts and Furnishings

Germantown White House has been restored to its original 18th century appearance.

Stenton showcases a large collection of authentic early objects in their original context, as well as Philadelphia made furnishings and furniture.

Johnson House Historic Site has a collection of period furniture, objects, and art.

The La Salle Museum presents six galleries of pieces from 1400 to the present, with special collections including paper, prints, rare illustrated Bibles, Indian miniatures, African carvings and implements, Pre-Columbian pottery and Ancient Greek ceramics.

The Grumblethorpe House is furnished with period decor and available for tours that display historical art, objects, and furniture.

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion’s collection includes examples of Rococo Revival, Renaissance Revival, Gothic Revival, and Egyptian Revival furniture and wall decoration. Each museum room is beautifully appointed with period antiques to illustrate life in 19th-century Philadelphia.

Wyck’s collection contains over 10,000 objects that date from 1690 to 1973, including a Duncan Phyfe sofa, a Duffield Clock, and a large ceramics collection.

Black Writers Museum

Literature and Music

The Germantown Historical Society’s Bright April exhibit highlights a little known classic of African American children’s literature.

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion holds Victorian Book Club throughout the year in the parlor.

We also present theatre and musical productions themed to the Victorian era.