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The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation is a nonprofit cultural and educational institution located in center city Philadelphia (2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway). Founded in 1922 by art collector Albert C. Barnes (1872–1951) to teach people from all walks of life how to look at art, the Barnes is home to an unparalleled art collection featuring impressionist, post-impressionist, and [...]

Holmesburg Prison

Holmesburg Prison is part of the City of Philadelphia Prison System. Built in 1896 and in continuous use until 1995, the facility is located at 8215 Torresdale Ave in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia,Pennsylvania. It was the site of a controversial decades-long dermatological, pharmaceutical, and biochemical weapons research projects involving testing on inmates.[1][2][3][4] The prison [...]

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The Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO) is a "film commission" representing southeastern Pennsylvania that officially serves the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

We are a member of the Association of Film Commissions International (AFCI). GPFO, first established in 1985 as a part of Philadelphia city government, continues to reside within city offices.

In 1992, we became a regional economic development agency, incorporating in 2000 as the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation.


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