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May 2014

This Month's Exhibitions



Friday, May 9Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Discover works of art in the Museum's collection that push boundaries and break new ground.
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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 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy an overview of both American and European fashion, pastimes, and interiors influenced during the long reign of Queen Victoria from 1837–1910.
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Friday, May 23Grid ViewRows View

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Discover works of art that represent the dramatic shift from Realism in the mid 19th century (with artists such as Courbet, Theodore Rousseau and Millet), to Cubism in the early 20th century.
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Friday, June 13Grid ViewRows View

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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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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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Friday, June 27Grid ViewRows View

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Starts at 5:30 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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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy an overview of both American and European fashion, pastimes, and interiors influenced during the long reign of Queen Victoria from 1837–1910.
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Friday, July 11Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Discover the aesthetic of Shaker design in furniture, textiles, and functional household items.
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Discover the Museum's extraordinary collection of American furniture, with a special emphasis on Philadelphia's rich traditions.
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Friday, August 8Grid ViewRows View

 
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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Starts at 7:00 p.m.

This tour examines how the art in the permanent collections has changed and developed over the years.
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Friday, August 22Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 7:00 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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Friday, September 12Grid ViewRows View

 
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Take a look at the Museum's exquisite collection of French paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries.
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Discover the works of one of America's most distinguished Realist painters, Philadelphian Thomas Eakins.
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Friday, October 10Grid ViewRows View

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Take a look at fashion's role in art.
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Discover the importance of color and the revolutionary way it is used in the works of Vincent Van Gogh.
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Friday, October 31Grid ViewRows View

 
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Halloween is a time of ghosts and goblins, a time when scary things go “bump in the night." Although few objects in the Museum collection were specifically made with Halloween in mind, many are scary and relate to themes we associate with Halloween. This tour will begin with the only acknowledged ghost in the museum!
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Friday, November 14Grid ViewRows View

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Discover the Museum's fascinating collection of arms and armor, including plate and mail armor, swords, daggers, shields, crossbows, and equestrian equipment; and learn about those who used them.
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Learn how this unique genre came to be through works of art by masters including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Braque.
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Friday, November 21Grid ViewRows View

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Enjoy the sometimes startling and often poignant works of Philadelphian Thomas Eakins.
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Friday, November 28Grid ViewRows View

 
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Discover the Museum's fascinating collection of arms and armor, including plate and mail armor, swords, daggers, shields, crossbows, and equestrian equipment; and learn about those who used them.
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Friday, December 12Grid ViewRows View

 
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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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Friday, December 19Grid ViewRows View

Art After 5 Tours
 
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Discover the Museum's fascinating collection of arms and armor, including plate and mail armor, swords, daggers, shields, crossbows, and equestrian equipment; and learn about those who used them.
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Friday, January 2Grid ViewRows View

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Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Discover how some of the Museum's most innovative masterpieces were created.
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Friday, January 16Grid ViewRows View

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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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Explore paintings dated from 1850–1900 (including Academic Art, the School of Barbizon, and Realism) leading up to Impressionism, as well as paintings that came after Impressionism (Cézanne, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec and the Art Nouveau movement).
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Explore the themes, styles, and techniques that express the "art" and soul of the Museum's Chinese collection.
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Friday, January 23Grid ViewRows View

Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 7:00 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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Friday, January 30Grid ViewRows View

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Discover a variety of styles and techniques in the Museum's superb collection of nineteenth-century art.
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Friday, February 6Grid ViewRows View

Art After 5 Tours
 
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Discover how some of the Museum's most innovative masterpieces were created.
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Friday, February 13Grid ViewRows View

 
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Examine the Museum's monumental Constantine Tapestries up close, with a focus on how they were made and the meaning behind their intricate designs.
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Friday, February 20Grid ViewRows View

Art After 5 Tours
 
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Discover a variety of styles and techniques in the Museum's superb collection of nineteenth-century art.
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Friday, February 27Grid ViewRows View

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Explore the Museum's extensive collection of Asian art, including treasures from Japan, China, and Korea.
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Friday, March 6Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Explore paintings dated from 1850–1900 (including Academic Art, the School of Barbizon, and Realism) leading up to Impressionism, as well as paintings that came after Impressionism (Cézanne, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec and the Art Nouveau movement).
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Friday, March 13Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 7:00 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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Friday, March 27Grid ViewRows View

Art After 5 Tours
 
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Explore the Museum's extensive collection of Asian art, including treasures from Japan, China, and Korea.
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Friday, April 3Grid ViewRows View

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Claude Monet once said “I must have flowers, always, and always,” and here at the Philadelphia Museum of Art we could not agree more! So join us, as we stop to smell the roses, looking at flowers in art.
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Friday, April 10Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Learn how this unique genre came to be through works of art by masters including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Braque.
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Friday, April 17Grid ViewRows View

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Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Discover the Museum's superb collection of Medieval paintings, sculptures, and architectural elements.
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Friday, April 24Grid ViewRows View

 
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Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Explore Oriental carpets at the Museum, learning how they are made and what regions they stem. You’ll get answers to such questions as “what makes a ‘Persian’ different from a Kilim”, “how many knots are there to a carpet”, “what is the subject matter and how is it determined”, and much more!
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Friday, May 1Grid ViewRows View

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Explore works of art that were once deemed too scandalous for their time.
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Friday, May 8Grid ViewRows View

 
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“Explore the world of the knight as seen in the magnificent Kienbusch Collection of Arms and Armor. Your guide will delve into such topics as the early collections of arms and armor, the forging of armor, the art of the tournament, and much more.”
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Travel from the High Renaissance to the Neoclassical period with paintings, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, and tapestries.
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Friday, May 15Grid ViewRows View

Art After 5 Tours
 
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Explore works of art that were once deemed too scandalous for their time.
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Friday, May 22Grid ViewRows View

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Featuring all things American, this tour celebrates three centuries of this country’s greatest paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts.
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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 7:00 p.m.

Take a look at the Museum's collection of art created by living artists.
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Friday, May 29Grid ViewRows View

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This tour celebrates 300 years of American women in art. Discover the changing roles and contributions of those who had the courage to pursue their own dreams.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Be inspired by groundbreaking works of 20th-century art from the likes of Picasso, Duchamp, Brancusi, and Miró.
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Friday, June 5Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 5:00 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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Art After 5 Tours
 
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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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Friday, June 12Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 5:30 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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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Discover the Museum's fascinating collection of arms and armor, including plate and mail armor, swords, daggers, shields, crossbows, and equestrian equipment; and learn about those who used them.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:45 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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Friday, June 19Grid ViewRows View

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Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:00 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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Friday, June 26Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 5:30 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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Art After 5 Tours
 
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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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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Friday, July 3Grid ViewRows View

Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 5:00 p.m.

This tour celebrates 300 years of American women in art. Discover the changing roles and contributions of those who had the courage to pursue their own dreams.
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Starts at 6:00 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 7:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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