CultureFest! Summer Solstice at the Penn Museum

CultureFest! Summer Solstice at the Penn Museum

3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Saturday June 22, 2019

10am – 8pm

Family-friendly (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) and evening festival activities (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm) are $15 (includes museum admission); free for Penn Museum members!

Recommit to your summer health and healing while exploring Penn Museum!


‪The next installment in the Culturefest! series, which features family friendly activities during the day and adult-focused programming in the evenings, marks the Summer Solstice, a time for public gatherings in many communities around the world. Celebrate the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere with relaxing and recharging activities like Reiki, meditation, yoga with live music, tutorials on herbal remedies and a pop-up storyteller. After 5:00 pm, unofficially kick-off the Summer Nights season with live music performances, hula hooping performances, and tarot readings!


A Day of Renewal for All Ages (10am – 5pm)


10:30 – 11:00am: ‘Greet Your Day’ Yoga with Prana Gangi (Outside)

11:15 – 11:45am: The Joy of Authentic Connection with Brandon Everett (Auditorium)

11:45 – 11:55am: Pop-up Storyteller – Session #1 (Egypt Gallery)

12:00 – 1:00pm: The Art of Healing with Terrence Gore (Egypt Gallery)

12:45 – 12:55pm: Pop-up Storyteller – Session #2 (Outside)

1:00 – 1:30pm: Sun and Moon Salutations with Kathy Revelle (Outside)

2:00 – 2:30pm: Self-Care Strategies for the Busy Summer Session by Monica Fauble (Auditorium)

2:45 – 3:15pm: Summer Sounds and Movement with Sydney and Alan (Outside)

2:45 – 2:55pm: Pop-up Storyteller – Session #3 (Egypt Gallery)

3:00 – 3:30pm: West African Dance and Drumming with Anssumane Silla (Egypt Gallery)

3:30 – 4:00pm: Tai Chi and Qigong with Hasan Rucker (China Gallery)

3:45 – 4:15pm: Yoga Nidra to Discover Your Inner Guru with Vimukti Aslan (Egypt Gallery)

4:30 – 5:00pm: Introduction to Tibetan Singing Bowls with Indigo Sanctuary (China Gallery)


Summer Solstice Healer Bazaar ‬(10am – 5pm)

‪Immerse yourself in Reiki and re-discover your internal alignment with support via yoga therapy and Acupuncture. Explore the healing properties of plants and sound healing. Learn more about your past and future through tarot and intuitive readings. This will be a day for you to recommit to wellness and healing!‬


Sound Healing with Indigo Sanctuary

Medicinal Mushrooms with Marina Olokun

Plant Powered Beauty with Nyambi Naturals

Reiki Samples for Chakra Balancing with Ryan Warwick

Metta for Holding and Connecting with Past, Present and Future Self with Ryan Warwick

Wildflower Wellness Presents: Ra Sekhi Healing Space with Ayesha Koukoui

Express Eastern Medicine Wellness Consultation with Monica Fauble (Acupuncture Available)

Individual Yoga Therapy Sessions with Noble Heart Yoga

Tarot Readings and Spiritual Encouragement with Unicorn Tide

Tarot Astrology by Vetiver Healing Arts


Evening Solstice Festival (5pm – 8pm)

‪Play like a kid again and move the body with live music and hula hooping! Live musical entertainment and tarot reading throughout the evening. Join us to celebrate the Summer Solstice together as a community!‬


5 – 8pm: Tarot Readings – Unicorn Tide

5 – 8pm: Tarot/Astrology by Vetiver Healing Arts

5 – 8pm: Hula-Hoop instruction and contest by Jennifer (J-Hoop) Alvarez

6 – 8pm: Live Music Performance by Samantha Rise