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August 2014


Wednesday, August 27
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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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Tour one of the Museum’s previously hidden treasures. Rich in architectural detail, history and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Enjoy a walk through time, from the middle ages to the 1800s, discovering Italian art collections and treasures at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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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.

A journey through the galleries to examine fashion as it changes—and sometimes returns—over time.
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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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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.

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
 
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.

Enjoy the sometimes startling and often poignant works of Philadelphian Thomas Eakins.
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CANCELED
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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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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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

This tour looks at the history and influences of childhood depictions.
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Thursday, August 28
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.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Explore the triumphs of underdog artists who achieved personal victories through struggle and perseverance, much like Rocky.
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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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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a walk through time, from the middle ages to the 1800s, discovering Italian art collections and treasures at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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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.

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.

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 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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Friday, August 29
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.

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.
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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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover the hidden symbols and narrative in Dutch art.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 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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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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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.
Save Event
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 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
 
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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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Peter Gaudioso, Vocalist and Percussionist, has transformed his career from drummer to frontman after being diagnosed with tendonitis. He maintains a rhythmic approach to singing and often uses "beat box" technique to vocalize his drum parts. Peter has studied with internationally recognized Musician Bobby McFerrin and performs regularly throughout Philadelphia.
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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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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 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, August 30
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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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.

Discover the Museum's extraordinary collection of American furniture, with a special emphasis on Philadelphia's rich traditions.
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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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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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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, August 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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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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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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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Take a look at some of the Museum's extraordinary works of German and German-inspired art.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 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.

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 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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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.

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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