Art and Controversy: An audio tour of Philadelphia's most infamous art scandals

Eccentric artists, secret art sales, angry film fans, and trustee deceit, Philadelphia's art scene, is filled with contention. This Philadelphia self guided audio tour goes beyond the Liberty Bell, The Constitution, and cheesesteaks, to explore some of Philadelphia's most beguiling art controversies. Discover the stories and the infamous names who created scandals that rocked Philadelphia's art world. From Rodin's legendary sculptures to Rocky trumping the Philadelphia Art Museum's popularity. These are some of the tales that have helped shape the face of Philadelphia.

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30 to 45 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Lifetime access to this tour in English
    • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
    • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
    What's excluded :
    • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
    • Smartphone and headphones
    • Transportation
    • Food/Drink
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Logan Square, 200 N 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1151

    The tour starts in Logan Square.

    Pass By: Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

    The tour passes by the library.

    Pass By: Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA

    The tour passes by the Barnes Foundation.

    Pass By: Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

    The tour stops briefly at the Rodin Museum.

    Pass By: The Thinker, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA

    The tour passes by the sculpture.

    Pass By: JJ Anderes Park, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA

    The tour passes through the park.

    Pass By: Ericsson Fountain, 2339-2399 Spring Garden Tunnel, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA

    The tour passes by the fountain.

    Pass By: Rocky Statue, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Center City Phila, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2302

    The tour ends near the Rocky Statue.

    Pass By: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2302

    The tour ends near the museum.

  • Departure Point :
    Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/17/2020 - 11/1/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Return Detail :
    Rocky Statue, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • All of VoiceMap's audio tours are self-guided and users must bring their own smartphone and headphones to take the tour. We urge all our users to wear facemasks and carry hand sanitizer with them to ensure they're own protection and the protection of others.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


English - Audio

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Activity ID: V-110804P327

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