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Week of August 31, 2014
ACCESS Cardholders Receive $2 Museum Admission (Art-Reach)

Pennsylvania ACCESS cardholders, who use an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card to receive government-issued cash and food benefits, may now visit 17 arts and cultural venues for just $2. Among the participating museums, gardens and attractions are The Academy of Natural Sciences, The African American Museum in Philadelphia, The Barnes Foundation, Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Independence Seaport Museum, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Morris Arboretum and Please Touch Museum. To receive the discount, visitors must present a valid ACCESS card and photo ID. One ACCESS card admits up to four family members at the $2 rate. Admission must be paid by the visitor, not through the EBT card. The $2 admission is not valid on special exhibitions or features, or with any other offer or group rate. The discount admission program is coordinated by Art-Reach, a nonprofit organization that connects underserved audiences with cultural experiences. For a complete listing and description of participating venues, Click Here>>

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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