Vatican Splendors September 19, 2015-February 15, 2016 The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia
If you can't see the Pope during his September visit to Philadelphia, you can see this amazing Papal-related exhibit through February 15th! Experience 2,000 years of Vatican history this fall at The Franklin Institute. See more than 200 works of art and historically significant objects that together form a great mosaic of the history of the Church and its impact on art, history, and culture. From the sights and sounds of the grand Basilica to a touchable cast of Saint John Paul II’s hand, embark on a journey through the ages of artistic expression and religious iconography.