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The Philadelphia Museum of Art is your Museum. We welcome you to experience this season’s exciting exhibitions, events, and activities. Connect with art in surprising, lively, new, and memorable ways.


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Please Note: If online ticketing is unavailable, call 215-235-7469 to reserve tickets. Programs are subject to change. Please arrive early as we reserve the right to release seats at the start of the program.

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October 13, 2017

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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Step back into the world of medieval Europe and view sculpture, paintings, and stained glass in architectural settings.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
​No Baby Bird Playdate on November 24, 2017
Tours meet in Education Studios 1 & 2
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Play at the Museum with your little ones and enjoy music, art making, and gallery walks.​
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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.
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

A masterpiece takes center stage during a participatory gallery conversation.

Facilitated by Museum educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

An introduction to the arts and cultures of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet, including the only southern Indian temple hall in this hemisphere.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Featuring works by famous Philly artists and art inspired by the city’s most colorful characters.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

From the Middle Ages to the 1800's, discover the Museum's Italian art collections and treasures.
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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.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

Hot Club of Philadelphia is an acoustic ensemble dedicated to European Gypsy Jazz, the musical genre pioneered by Django Reinhardt's legendary Hot Club of France. Using guitars, bass, violin, and vocals, this quintet melds the vintage Parisian style with modern influences.

Inside Out communities past and present enjoy free Museum admission October 13–15.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

An introduction to the arts and cultures of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet, including the only southern Indian temple hall in this hemisphere.
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Members-Only
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Art can be downright scandalous. Join us as we reveal the controversies inherent in each brushstroke, nude, and artistic impulse.​​
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6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Gallery 111, 1st floor

​Join the Mad Poets Society for performances of poetry inspired by artworks featured in Inside Out. A short discussion about the works follows the readings.

Inside Out communities past and present enjoy free Museum admission October 13–15.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Featuring works by famous Philly artists and art inspired by the city’s most colorful characters.
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