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Modern-day revolution celebrated in Philadelphia street art

Associated Press logo Associated Press 5/28/2017 By NATALIE POMPILIO, Associated Press
This Wednesday, May 24, 2017 shows Carlos Lopez Rosa's "Abriendo Camino" a portrait of Nina Gualinga, located inside the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. The "Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition" on display until July 4, features 13 artists who created works that challenge the status quo. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) © The Associated Press This Wednesday, May 24, 2017 shows Carlos Lopez Rosa's "Abriendo Camino" a portrait of Nina Gualinga, located inside the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. The "Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition" on display until July 4, features 13 artists who created works that challenge the status quo. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seeking to appeal to visitors more familiar with the words of "Game of Thrones" than the writings of James Wilson, Philadelphia museums and historic sites using creative art exhibitions and adding online components to their offerings.

This Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo shows part of Lisa Kelley's "Epidemic" at the Arch Street Friends Meeting House in Philadelphia. The "Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition" on display until July 4, features 13 artists who created works that challenge the status quo. (Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition via AP) © The Associated Press This Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo shows part of Lisa Kelley's "Epidemic" at the Arch Street Friends Meeting House in Philadelphia. The "Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition" on display until July 4, features 13 artists who created works that challenge the status quo. (Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition via AP)

The "Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition" on display until July 4, features 13 artists who created 13 works that challenge the status quo.

In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo a Ishknits crochet and knit work bearing quotes from "Game of Thrones" character Daenerys Targaryen, saying "I will answer injustice with justice" hangs at at Headhouse Square in Philadelphia. The "Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition" on display until July 4, features 13 artists who created works that challenge the status quo. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) © The Associated Press In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo a Ishknits crochet and knit work bearing quotes from "Game of Thrones" character Daenerys Targaryen, saying "I will answer injustice with justice" hangs at at Headhouse Square in Philadelphia. The "Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition" on display until July 4, features 13 artists who created works that challenge the status quo. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The exhibition scattered around downtown includes paintings, weavings, photographs, and a knit and crochet installation featuring "Game of Throne" quotes like "I will answer injustice with justice."

Meanwhile, "American Treasures" at the National Constitution Center showcases drafts of the U.S. Constitution written by lesser-known Founding Father James Wilson.

The "Revolutionary" exhibition was curated by Conrad Benner, who says he looked for artists whose work challenged the status quo.

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