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July 2014


Thursday, July 24
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.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 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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour looks at the roles of love, romance and intrigue as depicted in art from the Renaissance to the middle of the 19th century.
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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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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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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 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

This tour will focus on the hidden symbols and narratives in Dutch art.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Friday, July 25
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.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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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Explore the Museum’s collection of 19th and 20th century sculpture.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups

Bring your baby birds for some arty playtime. Enjoy a relaxed environment, circle time with music, books, and games, and the company of other art-loving adults.
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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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially 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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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Free after admission
Tours gather in the Perelman Lobby
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Resplendent with multicolored and gilded ornaments, and animated with sculptures carved in limestone and cast in terracotta and metal, the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building is the most richly embellished example of Art Deco architecture to be erected in Philadelphia in the 1920s. Come discover it all in this fascinating tour!
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the Museum’s extensive collection of Asian art, specifically that from China, Korea, and Japan.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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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 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble and vocalists Roy Richardson and Patricia Scott will groove audiences down memory lane with an evening of music featuring the captivating hits of the Motown sound. Yup, we're talking about Heat Wave, My Girl, Ooo Baby Baby, What’s Going On, and all of your classic old school favorites in one night of sophisticated jazz and soul.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 5:30 p.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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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:00 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 6:00 p.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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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:45 p.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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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 7:00 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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Saturday, July 26
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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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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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Young visitors and their families enjoy the galleries through picture books and art projects.
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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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

The gods of the ancient Greeks and Romans live on in powerful myths that have borne retelling for generations. We will travel the galleries of the Renaissance, through the centuries, to see how art has continued to revisit these stories.
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Starts at 1:00 p.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 new Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. This one-acre site hosts two gallery areas, which currently contain the stone sculptures of Isamu Noguchi. 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 1:00 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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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Education Studio I
Kids ages 6+ with an adult
$10 per person plus General Admission ($8 members)
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. Projects change weekly and explore a wide variety of media.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Van Pelt Auditorium
$90 ($72 members) for all three lectures
$30 ($24 members) for one lecture
Ticket includes Museum admission

To purchase tickets to the full Course, call the Ticket Center at 215-235-7469.

Lecturer: Elizabeth Milroy, The Zoë and Dean Pappas Curator of Education, Public Programs
Since 1786, when Charles Willson Peale first opened his “repository for Natural Curiosities,” Philadelphians have pioneered in the formation and growth of internationally renowned museums of art and science. In this course, we will explore the city's museums from Peale's era to the arrival of the Barnes on the Parkway and the unveiling of Frank Gehry's plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • Lecture 1: The Athens of America (June 5 and July 12)
  • Lecture 2: Teaching by Example (June 12 and July 19)
  • Lecture 3: Museums and Modernism (June 19 and July 26)
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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 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Sunday, July 27
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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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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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Young visitors and their families enjoy the galleries through picture books and art projects.
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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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
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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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover works of art created by Jewish artists that are seen throughout the Museum's collection.
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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 1:00 p.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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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Travel from the High Renaissance to the Neoclassical period with sculpture, furniture, ceramics, and tapestries.
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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 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Tuesday, July 29
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Tours meet in the Perelman Lobby
Free for members

Discover the most richly embellished example of Art Deco architecture to be erected in Philadelphia in the 1920s.
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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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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups

Bring your baby birds for some arty playtime. Enjoy a relaxed environment, circle time with music, books, and games, and the company of other art-loving adults.
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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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore the themes, styles, and techniques that express the "art" and soul of the Museum's Chinese collection.
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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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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Wednesday, July 30
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.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 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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially 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.

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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1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Paid tickets required
Location: Education Studio I
Kids ages 4-7 with an adult
$10/child ($8 members)

Inspired by Pablo Picasso’s Three Musicians, children will build handmade instruments and explore improvisational sound techniques. Facilitated by Data Garden artist, Nadia Botello.

Registration is required; space is limited. Tuition is non-refundable. Sign up in person or by calling 215-235-SHOW.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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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 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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3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Paid tickets required
Location: Education Studio 2
Kids ages 7-12 with an adult
$10/child ($8 members)

Inspired by Pablo Picasso’s Three Musicians, participants will explore the science of sound and electricity and build a handmade Victorian oscillator. Facilitated by Data Garden artist, Nadia Botello.

Registration is required; space is limited. Tuition is non-refundable. Sign up in person or by calling 215-235-SHOW.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Gallery Programs
 
5:00 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 until 7:00 p.m. Enjoy a different art project every week for visitors of all ages! Art supplies will be provided.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3-7

Enjoy a pre-bedtime story, art project, and imaginative play in the galleries. Pajamas welcome!
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Wednesday Night Tour
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: East Terrace

Yoga classes move outside this summer! Bring your own mat, and please note that the class is subject to cancellation due to rain.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This summer, celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! Wednesday Nights come alive with unique adaptations by local Shakespeare theatre companies.

Revolution Shakespeare presents Orson Welles’s play Five Kings (1938) in a unique episodic format. Welles created, directed, and starred in Five Kings, an adaptation of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2; Henry V; and Holinshed's Chronicles, a primary source Shakespeare used for a number of his plays. Revolution Shakespeare will remount a streamlined version of the production, the first such adaptation in more than 70 years. Directed by Tom Reing and broken down into five one-hour episodes, this will be an unprecedented theatrical event celebrating Shakespeare’s birth.

Because of the location of this performance, seating is limited. We apologize for any inconvenience
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6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall
$25 per person ($22 for Members) after admission, reserve online or purchase at the door

Join us in the Museum’s Great Stair Hall ”Beer Garden” with the finest Philadelphia area brewing companies sampling locally-made craft beers and savoring hearty noshes and bites.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Tour the Museum’s American Collection as we celebrate U.S. independence.
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Tour meets in the West Lobby.
Free for Young Friends Members. Space is limited.

Join us for a Young Friends -only tour walking tour of the Museum's Anne d'Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden.
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Thursday, July 31
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Travel from the High Renaissance to the Neoclassical period with sculpture, furniture, ceramics, and tapestries.
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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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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Be inspired by the risk-takers and ground-breakers in 19th century American art, including Thomas Eakins, Henry Ossawa Tanner, and Winslow Homer.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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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.

Learn how this unique genre came to be through works of art by French masters including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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