Nimrud. Aleppo. Palmyra. Ebla. These ancient sites and many others in Iraq and Syria have found their way to the top of international news, as the destruction of cultural heritage becomes both a by-product and a tactic of ongoing war. A new exhibit called "Cultures in the Crossfire" opens today, and along with a showcase of artifacts, there are discussions, lectures, workshops and music.
Where: Penn Museum at 3600 South St. 19104
When: April 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How much: $15 general admission