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August 2015

This Month's Exhibitions



Saturday, August 1Grid ViewRows View

Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover the works of one of America's most distinguished Realist painters, Philadelphian Thomas Eakins.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Reservations required
Location: Studio 4
Kids ages 6-12 with an adult
$14 member, $16 nonmember
Space is limited. Tuition is non-refundable.

Roll-up your sleeves and enjoy creative time as a family. Workshops include gallery conversations followed by collaborative art-making in the studios. Each class is offered twice and explores a wide variety of media.

You may register in person at the Museum’s Visitor Services desks or by phone by calling 215-235-7469.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Sunday, August 2Grid ViewRows View

 
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Family Festivals
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bring the whole family and enjoy art-making, family tours, and fabulous performances.

Okee Dokee Brothers: 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Grammy Award–winning Okee Dokee Brothers have been called “two of family music’s best songwriters.” This three-time Parents’ Choice Award winners’ band makes music that inspires children and their grown-ups to get outside and get creative.

Family Festivals at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are generously supported by The Victory Foundation.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

From models to artists, mistresses to muses, women have always played an essential role in the creation of art. Join us, as we explore their many contributions to both art and culture.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Tuesday, August 4Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 a.m.
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour explores the connection between classical Greek myth and contemporary abstract art in Cy Twombly’s moving visualization of Homer’s timeless poem, "The Iliad".
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

With sculptures, reliquaries, stained glass, and objects of architectural interest, this tour examines the Museum's vast collection of treasures from the Middle Ages.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Come and whet your appetite for all things food and art. Join us as we examine the furniture, paintings, and decorative arts that were made for the food obsessed. We guarantee this tour will leave you hungry for more!
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore eight hundred years of picture frame history illustrated through the frames in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Wednesday, August 5Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

The art of Spain takes center stage in this inspiring tour.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Where else in Philadelphia can you visit a Medieval Cloister, a 16th-century Indian Temple Hall, the country estates of 18th-century England and France, and a Japanese tea house all in an hour? Nowhere but here! So come, experience the world, and join us as we take a walk through time.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Discover the Museum’s fascinating collection of arms and armor, including plate and mail armor, swords, daggers, shields, crossbows, and equestrian equipment.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

This summer, the Art Splash Studio takes over Make Stuff every Wednesday Night. Enjoy a different art project every week for visitors of all ages! Art supplies will be provided.

Learn more about Art Splash >>
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Thursday, August 6Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in West Entrance (Lenfest Hall)
Free members event.

Simply put, this tour features some of the greatest impressionist and post-impressionist art in the world.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Join a Museum guide and enjoy highlights of Museum Director Timothy Rub’s favorite works of art.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Friday, August 7Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Where else in Philadelphia can you visit a Medieval Cloister, a 16th-century Indian Temple Hall, the country estates of 18th-century England and France, and a Japanese tea house all in an hour? Nowhere but here! So come, experience the world, and join us as we take a walk through time.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 a.m.
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy the sometimes startling and often poignant works of Philadelphian Thomas Eakins.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

The Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection (galleries 245–249) features a remarkable selection of fine armor and arms. Learn how these objects were produced and how some can be traced back to the armories of powerful rulers.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reservations required
Pricing will vary, call 215-684-7990 for specific details
Visit Open Table to make your reservations today.

Join Stephen STARR Events in Granite Hill a designated Friday evening each month for specialty themed dinners celebrating the season or paying tribute to featured artists and exhibitions on view in the Museum. Every month presents a new and interesting reason to visit the Museum and indulge in a culinary adventure at Granite Hill.

In celebration of Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting, Granite Hill will feature a French prix fixe menu on Fridays throughout the month of September. With classic French dishes and modern interpretations by Executive Chef Drummond, these special evenings will also feature a French wine list including distinctive boutique wines.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Franco Olivo y Alto Voltaje entertain with a mix of traditional bachata and merengue with modern rock and electronic music.
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Saturday, August 8Grid ViewRows View

Gallery Programs
 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free after admission

Come be inspired by the Rodin Museum and its gardens. On the second Saturday of each month, learn a different sketching technique. Topics vary and include the Rodin Museum’s building, sculptures, and the garden, weather permitting. Materials are provided, though bring your own if you’d like (sketch pads, and drawing or charcoal pencils only, please). This drop-in program is primarily aimed at an adult audience.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at Diego Rivera’s mural Liberation of the Peon, near the Museum store on the balcony, first floor

Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania bring objects from the permanent collection to life during a 45-minute conversation in one of the Museum’s two hundred galleries. All programs are subject to change.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover the works of one of America's most distinguished Realist painters, Philadelphian Thomas Eakins.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Reservations required
Location: Studio 4
Kids ages 6-12 with an adult
$14 member, $16 nonmember
Space is limited. Tuition is non-refundable.

Roll-up your sleeves and enjoy creative time as a family. Workshops include gallery conversations followed by collaborative art-making in the studios. Each class is offered twice and explores a wide variety of media.

You may register in person at the Museum’s Visitor Services desks or by phone by calling 215-235-7469.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore works such as the oldest wedding portraits of an African-American couple in an American museum, a tall clock by the first African-American clock maker, and the first painting by an African-American artist purchased by an American museum.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 a.m.
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall/West Lobby

Gallery tours for parents and caregivers with babes in tow. If the baby fusses don’t fret—you’ll be in good company.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore the triumphs of artists who were underdogs and achieved personal victories by struggle and perseverance, much like Rocky Balboa.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

This summer, the Art Splash Studio takes over Make Stuff every Wednesday Night. Enjoy a different art project every week for visitors of all ages! Art supplies will be provided.

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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 6:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Come and whet your appetite for all things food and art. Join us as we examine the furniture, paintings, and decorative arts that were made for the food obsessed. We guarantee this tour will leave you hungry for more!
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Learn how this unique genre came to be through works of art by masters including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Join the Park House Guides on a walking tour while exploring the history of the Schuylkill river. Moderate walking involved.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

The stories of relationships between fathers and their sons are as old and varied as both humanity and art. While many were loving and supportive, others were confrontational or worse. This tour explores a wide range of father-son relationships in the art of several galleries, sometimes as the subjects and sometimes as the artists.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Reservations required
Young Friends Program
Location: Tattooed Mom, 530 South Street, Philadelphia, PA

Get in a street art frame of mind for our fall fundraiser at Tattooed Mom with drink specials, appetizers, and themed crafts. Free entry for Young Friends and guests; Space is limited and reservations required; RSVP to to secure your spot.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 a.m.
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 2:15 p.m.

SOLD OUT
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in West Entrance (Lenfest Hall)
Free members event.

Simply put, this tour features some of the greatest impressionist and post-impressionist art in the world.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reservations required
Pricing will vary, call 215-684-7990 for specific details
Visit Open Table to make your reservations today.

Join Stephen STARR Events in Granite Hill a designated Friday evening each month for specialty themed dinners celebrating the season or paying tribute to featured artists and exhibitions on view in the Museum. Every month presents a new and interesting reason to visit the Museum and indulge in a culinary adventure at Granite Hill.

In celebration of Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting, Granite Hill will feature a French prix fixe menu on Fridays throughout the month of September. With classic French dishes and modern interpretations by Executive Chef Drummond, these special evenings will also feature a French wine list including distinctive boutique wines.
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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Vocalist Andrea Clair leads an all-star ensemble in classic bossa nova music.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Join the Park House Guides on a walking tour while exploring the history of the Schuylkill river. Moderate walking involved.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Reservations required
Location: Studio 4
Kids ages 6-12 with an adult
$14 member, $16 nonmember
Space is limited. Tuition is non-refundable.

Roll-up your sleeves and enjoy creative time as a family. Workshops include gallery conversations followed by collaborative art-making in the studios. Each class is offered twice and explores a wide variety of media.

You may register in person at the Museum’s Visitor Services desks or by phone by calling 215-235-7469.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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Historic House Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Paid tickets required
$38 ($30 members)

Enjoy the breeze from the Schuylkill River on this tour of the Undine Boathouse, designed by Frank Furness, followed by a tour through Lemon Hill, a Federal-style villa built in 1800.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Rodin Gardens and Galleries
Members free

It’s sweet to be a new member and this Ice Cream Social is just one reason. Mingle with Museum staff and other new members in the tranquil Hamilton Gardens while enjoying complimentary ice cream. Then experience the work of celebrated French sculptor Auguste Rodin in the galleries. Trolley service will be provided to and from the Main Building and the Rodin Museum from 4:30 to 7:15 p.m.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 a.m.
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Come and whet your appetite for all things food and art. Join us as we examine the furniture, paintings, and decorative arts that were made for the food obsessed. We guarantee this tour will leave you hungry for more!
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Now offered on the third Wednesday of each month, this members-only tour provides an overview of some of the Museum’s most renowned treasures in a variety of media.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

This summer, the Art Splash Studio takes over Make Stuff every Wednesday Night. Enjoy a different art project every week for visitors of all ages! Art supplies will be provided.

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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Paid tickets required
Location: The Cafeteria
$45 ($40 for Members) includes General Admission

The intimate, 90-minute classes will offer participants first-hand tutorials on global cuisine. Executive Chef Gerald Drummond, accompanied by guest chefs from the Stephen Starr restaurant group, will lead the demonstrations for each class and assistant chefs will be on hand to offer extra attention and to help with techniques. Each participant will sample the food created during the class and will received recipes for all dishes, as well as a special parting gift.
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Young Friends
 
6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Young Friends Program
Location: Committee Room
Young Friends Members free

Join us for a champagne toast with contemporary mixed-media artist, Anthony Campuzano. The evening will celebrate his recently acquired and installed art work, Forecast, funded by the Young Friends.
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 7:15 p.m.
Location: Gallery 179

Join us for a casual gallery conversation with contemporary artist Anthony Campuzano as he discusses his newly installed artwork, Forecast.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

The Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection (galleries 245–249) features a remarkable selection of fine armor and arms. Learn how these objects were produced and how some can be traced back to the armories of powerful rulers.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in West Entrance (Lenfest Hall)
Free members event.

Simply put, this tour features some of the greatest impressionist and post-impressionist art in the world.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 a.m.
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
Location: Skylit Atrium, Perelman Building
$20 ($15 members)
Call 1-800-235-SHOW (7469) to reserve tickets

Spend the afternoon with artist Shelley Spector and contribute to the exhibition of her work, Shelley Spector: Keep the Home Fires Burning. Participants will collaborate with Spector to create textile tomatoes that will become a part of the artwork in the show. This workshop is limited to 15 participants, ages 12 to adult.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reservations required
Pricing will vary, call 215-684-7990 for specific details
Visit Open Table to make your reservations today.

Join Stephen STARR Events in Granite Hill a designated Friday evening each month for specialty themed dinners celebrating the season or paying tribute to featured artists and exhibitions on view in the Museum. Every month presents a new and interesting reason to visit the Museum and indulge in a culinary adventure at Granite Hill.

In celebration of Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting, Granite Hill will feature a French prix fixe menu on Fridays throughout the month of September. With classic French dishes and modern interpretations by Executive Chef Drummond, these special evenings will also feature a French wine list including distinctive boutique wines.
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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Local ensemble Natural Selection, —featuring Chris Aschman on steel drums bring the sounds of the Caribbean to the Great Stair Hall.
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9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Reservations required
Location: Studio 4
Kids ages 6-12 with an adult
$14 member, $16 nonmember
Space is limited. Tuition is non-refundable.

Roll-up your sleeves and enjoy creative time as a family. Workshops include gallery conversations followed by collaborative art-making in the studios. Each class is offered twice and explores a wide variety of media.

You may register in person at the Museum’s Visitor Services desks or by phone by calling 215-235-7469.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

The Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection (galleries 245–249) features a remarkable selection of fine armor and arms. Learn how these objects were produced and how some can be traced back to the armories of powerful rulers.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 a.m.
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in West Entrance (Lenfest Hall)
Free members event.

Simply put, this tour features some of the greatest impressionist and post-impressionist art in the world.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Your favorite children’s books come to life in this interactive series. Mingle with the authors and illustrators, and enjoy inspiring readings. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
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Gallery Programs
 
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

This summer, the Art Splash Studio takes over Make Stuff every Wednesday Night. Enjoy a different art project every week for visitors of all ages! Art supplies will be provided.

Learn more about Art Splash >>
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5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

On the last Wednesday of the month experience a dynamic mix of art, performances, and entertainment.

Enjoy an evening of stories about building personal and museum collections. Hear from curators about several unique and superb collections in the galleries. Meet Philadelphia-based collectors, and learn about the beloved objects they have acquired over the years.
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5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

On the last Wednesday of the month experience a dynamic mix of art, performances, and entertainment.

In the spirit of collecting, First Person Arts storytellers share personal stories on the theme of "Obsession," backed by members of the improvisational classical music group Murmuration. And, if you’re game, there will be time for five audience storytellers to share their own tales of "obsession."
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Free for Sustainer members and above ($500+)

At The Center: Masters of American Craft focuses on significant people who shaped the field of American modern and contemporary craft. This program will highlight the careers of fiber artist Ted Hallman and ceramicist Robert Winokur, two Philadelphia-based artists. Tour the latest iteration of this focused series with Elisabeth Agro, The Nancy M. McNeil Associate Curator of American Modern and Contemporary Craft and Decorative Arts.
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Starts at 6:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Join the Park House Guides on a walking tour while exploring the history of the Schuylkill river. Moderate walking involved.
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga while surrounded by the Museum’s collection. Class size varies according to gallery location.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Come and whet your appetite for all things food and art. Join us as we examine the furniture, paintings, and decorative arts that were made for the food obsessed. We guarantee this tour will leave you hungry for more!
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 a.m.
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reservations required
Pricing will vary, call 215-684-7990 for specific details
Visit Open Table to make your reservations today.

Join Stephen STARR Events in Granite Hill a designated Friday evening each month for specialty themed dinners celebrating the season or paying tribute to featured artists and exhibitions on view in the Museum. Every month presents a new and interesting reason to visit the Museum and indulge in a culinary adventure at Granite Hill.

In celebration of Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting, Granite Hill will feature a French prix fixe menu on Fridays throughout the month of September. With classic French dishes and modern interpretations by Executive Chef Drummond, these special evenings will also feature a French wine list including distinctive boutique wines.
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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Dendê & Band’s sizzling showmanship combines rhythmic Brazilian music with the grooves of afrobeat, reggae, and merengue in a dance party atmosphere.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

The Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection (galleries 245–249) features a remarkable selection of fine armor and arms. Learn how these objects were produced and how some can be traced back to the armories of powerful rulers.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

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12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission
Location: Skylit Atrium, Perelman Building

Love playing Minecraft? Discover it in a whole new light—as an innovative design object. Join us for a look at Northern Lights: Scandinavian Design, which features the game among many other works. Then, create your own virtual designs inspired by the themes and objects in the exhibition.

Participants must bring their own laptop and active Minecraft license. Limited to 25 participants, ages 12 to adult.

Call 215-235-7469 to reserve your ticket.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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