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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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December 16, 2018

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10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
$40 ($32 members). Cost includes transportation and house admission. Museum admission not included.
Free for Museum Circle members ($1,000+) and above

Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes—Strawberry Mansion, Laurel Hill, and Ormiston Mansion—and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

​Trolley departs from and returns to the Museum’s West Entrance. Houses are not wheelchair accessible.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Featuring masterworks by such artists as Monet, Picasso, Duchamp, and Twombly, this tour chronicles the course of impressionism to modern art.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Studio 1
$20 ($16 members) per child

Sculpt festive decorations and more.

Space is limited. Adults must register as well and are free with admission. ​
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10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony
Perfect for all ages

You’ve discovered art in our galleries, now create a masterpiece of your own.

​Decorative arts meets Deck the Halls. Discover Museum treasures and make your own in the Balcony Studio.
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Collection Tours
 
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 on Great Stair Hall Balcony
For ages 3–5 and 6–10

Look, learn, and tell us what you think on these playful tours.

Decorative arts meets Deck the Halls. Discover Museum treasures and make your own in the Balcony Studio.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries, and more artworks spanning over three centuries.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)

Rediscover the story of Christmas through the art in our collection.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Discover the Museum's superb collection of medieval and Asian paintings, sculptures, and architectural elements.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Studio 1
$20 ($16 members) per child

Sculpt festive decorations and more.

Space is limited. Adults must register as well and are free with admission.
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1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance) 15 minutes prior to trolley departure time.
$40 ($32 members). Cost includes transportation and house admission. Museum admission not included.
Free for Museum Circle members ($1,000+) and above

Tour three Fairmount Park historic homes—Cedar Grove, Woodford, and Lemon Hill—and delight in unique yuletide decorations.

​Trolley departs from and returns to the Museum’s West Entrance. Houses are not wheelchair accessible.
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Collection Tours
 
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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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Foyer).
Free for members

Renaissance feasts, seventeenth-century Dutch breakfast pieces, and other visual treats.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore three centuries of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts, with special emphasis on Philadelphia and rural Pennsylvania.
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