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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.

July 19, 2018

Monday, July 2Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall

The Picasso People bring the work of sculptor Alexander Calder to life through mime, music, and puppetry on this special Pay What You Wish Monday.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 1:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall

The Picasso People bring the work of sculptor Alexander Calder to life through mime, music, and puppetry on this special Pay What You Wish Monday.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Tuesday, July 3Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Thursday, July 5Grid ViewRows View

 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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Friday, July 6Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

Pianist and composer Sumi Tonooka returns to her Philly roots with a classic jazz piano trio.
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Saturday, July 7Grid ViewRows View

 
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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Monday, July 9Grid ViewRows View

 
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
July 9–13, 2018
9:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A & B; Lunchroom
$260 ($210 members)
30 Act 48 or NJ professional development hours OR
2 graduate credits (for additional tuition paid to the University of the Arts)

​​​​​​​​​VAST (Visual Arts as Sources for Teaching): A Summer Seminar for Teachers
​A Dolfinger-McMahon and Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Teacher Education Program

Art can help us interrogate our past, explore contemporary culture, and chart actions for the future. In this weeklong seminar, we invite K–12 teachers to use art to frame the big questions that impact our students and the world around them. Learn practical teaching tools and strategies that will encourage your students to engage with current social issues through reflection, perspective-taking, and creative self-expression.

In this seminar, enjoy:

  • Creative warm-up activities
  • Presentations by museum staff and invited scholars
  • Gallery sessions with museum educators
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Off-site field trips
  • Sharing ideas with colleagues

To apply to this program, visit our VAST webpage.
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Tuesday, July 10Grid ViewRows View

 
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
July 9–13, 2018
9:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A & B; Lunchroom
$260 ($210 members)
30 Act 48 or NJ professional development hours OR
2 graduate credits (for additional tuition paid to the University of the Arts)

​​​​​​​​​VAST (Visual Arts as Sources for Teaching): A Summer Seminar for Teachers
​A Dolfinger-McMahon and Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Teacher Education Program

Art can help us interrogate our past, explore contemporary culture, and chart actions for the future. In this weeklong seminar, we invite K–12 teachers to use art to frame the big questions that impact our students and the world around them. Learn practical teaching tools and strategies that will encourage your students to engage with current social issues through reflection, perspective-taking, and creative self-expression.

In this seminar, enjoy:

  • Creative warm-up activities
  • Presentations by museum staff and invited scholars
  • Gallery sessions with museum educators
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Off-site field trips
  • Sharing ideas with colleagues

To apply to this program, visit our VAST webpage.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Wednesday, July 11Grid ViewRows View

 
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
July 9–13, 2018
9:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A & B; Lunchroom
$260 ($210 members)
30 Act 48 or NJ professional development hours OR
2 graduate credits (for additional tuition paid to the University of the Arts)

​​​​​​​​​VAST (Visual Arts as Sources for Teaching): A Summer Seminar for Teachers
​A Dolfinger-McMahon and Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Teacher Education Program

Art can help us interrogate our past, explore contemporary culture, and chart actions for the future. In this weeklong seminar, we invite K–12 teachers to use art to frame the big questions that impact our students and the world around them. Learn practical teaching tools and strategies that will encourage your students to engage with current social issues through reflection, perspective-taking, and creative self-expression.

In this seminar, enjoy:

  • Creative warm-up activities
  • Presentations by museum staff and invited scholars
  • Gallery sessions with museum educators
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Off-site field trips
  • Sharing ideas with colleagues

To apply to this program, visit our VAST webpage.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Featuring works by famous Philly artists and images inspired by the city’s most colorful characters, this tour is sure to bring out your inner Phanatic.
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Family Programs
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Best for grown-ups with babies

Parents and caregivers with babes in tow are always welcome in our galleries, and we're making it a bit easier for you with our stroller tours. If the baby fusses don't fret—you'll be in good company.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

​Stay up late and make some art before bedtime.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 293, 2nd floor

Play Backgammon with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in July. Please note that the Museum will be closed on Wednesday, July 4.
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Thursday, July 12Grid ViewRows View

 
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
July 9–13, 2018
9:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A & B; Lunchroom
$260 ($210 members)
30 Act 48 or NJ professional development hours OR
2 graduate credits (for additional tuition paid to the University of the Arts)

​​​​​​​​​VAST (Visual Arts as Sources for Teaching): A Summer Seminar for Teachers
​A Dolfinger-McMahon and Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Teacher Education Program

Art can help us interrogate our past, explore contemporary culture, and chart actions for the future. In this weeklong seminar, we invite K–12 teachers to use art to frame the big questions that impact our students and the world around them. Learn practical teaching tools and strategies that will encourage your students to engage with current social issues through reflection, perspective-taking, and creative self-expression.

In this seminar, enjoy:

  • Creative warm-up activities
  • Presentations by museum staff and invited scholars
  • Gallery sessions with museum educators
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Off-site field trips
  • Sharing ideas with colleagues

To apply to this program, visit our VAST webpage.
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Friday, July 13Grid ViewRows View

 
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
July 9–13, 2018
9:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A & B; Lunchroom
$260 ($210 members)
30 Act 48 or NJ professional development hours OR
2 graduate credits (for additional tuition paid to the University of the Arts)

​​​​​​​​​VAST (Visual Arts as Sources for Teaching): A Summer Seminar for Teachers
​A Dolfinger-McMahon and Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Teacher Education Program

Art can help us interrogate our past, explore contemporary culture, and chart actions for the future. In this weeklong seminar, we invite K–12 teachers to use art to frame the big questions that impact our students and the world around them. Learn practical teaching tools and strategies that will encourage your students to engage with current social issues through reflection, perspective-taking, and creative self-expression.

In this seminar, enjoy:

  • Creative warm-up activities
  • Presentations by museum staff and invited scholars
  • Gallery sessions with museum educators
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Off-site field trips
  • Sharing ideas with colleagues

To apply to this program, visit our VAST webpage.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

Billboard-charting jazz vocalist Christie Dashiell and her quartet perform inventive arrangements of popular songs and cutting-edge originals.
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Saturday, July 14Grid ViewRows View

Courses & Workshops
 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free after admission

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$20 ($16 members) per child, per class
Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

In this studio class for kids and their grown-ups, learn to use a printing press to make your mark on the bustling city.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$20 ($16 members) per child, per class
Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

In this studio class for kids and their grown-ups, learn to use a printing press to make your mark on the bustling city.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Featuring works by famous Philly artists and images inspired by the city’s most colorful characters, this tour is sure to bring out your inner Phanatic.
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Sunday, July 15Grid ViewRows View

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance) 15 minutes prior to departure to check-in.
$40; $32 members (does not include Museum admission)
Cost includes transportation and admission to Cedar Grove, Woodford, and Laurel Hill.
Paid parking available in the Museum Garage

Discover the stories behind how some colonial families chose a side during the American Revolution with a visit to historic houses Cedar Grove, Woodford, and Laurel Hill.

Trolley departs from and returns to the West Entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. These historic sites are not wheelchair accessible.
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Featuring works by famous Philly artists and images inspired by the city’s most colorful characters, this tour is sure to bring out your inner Phanatic.
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Tuesday, July 17Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Wednesday, July 18Grid ViewRows View

 
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Reservations required
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Space is limited. To reserve your spot, email .

These mornings are specially designed for children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. The lights, volume, and crowds are turned down but not the fun or creativity.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
$65 members, guests $70; includes transportation, guided tour, a prix fixe lunch at FARMiCiA, and all gratuities.

Discover how local design firm MIO is tackling sustainability, and learn about Farm for the City, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s new urban gardening initiative. Please note: This outing involves moderate walking.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

​Stay up late and make some art before bedtime.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 293, 2nd floor

Play Backgammon with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in July.
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Family Programs
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Best for grown-ups with babies

​Fussy baby? Don’t sweat it—this evening stroller tour is made just for you.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950 and see how artists like Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, and Jacob Lawrence challenged convention and forged bold new styles.
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Friday, July 20Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Featuring works by famous Philly artists and images inspired by the city’s most colorful characters, this tour is sure to bring out your inner Phanatic.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

Vibraphonist Behn Gillece and jazz pianist Adam Birnbaum offer an evening of brooding, original compositions and fiery, virtuosic playing.
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Saturday, July 21Grid ViewRows View

 
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Reservations required
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Space is limited. To reserve your spot, email .

These mornings are specially designed for children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. The lights, volume, and crowds are turned down but not the fun or creativity.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$20 ($16 members) per child, per class
Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

In this studio class for kids and their grown-ups, get up close and sculpt a 3D portrait in clay.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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10:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950 and see how artists like Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, and Jacob Lawrence challenged convention and forged bold new styles.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$20 ($16 members) per child, per class
Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

In this studio class for kids and their grown-ups, get up close and sculpt a 3D portrait in clay.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Sunday, July 22Grid ViewRows View

Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Celebrate three centuries of this country's greatest paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts.
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3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Dorrance Galleries, 1st floor
Seating is limited.

Don’t miss the world premiere of Pierre Jalbert’s composition inspired by Edward Hopper’s painting Road and Trees. Performed by Network for New Music.

​Offered in conjunction with Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
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Tuesday, July 24Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Wednesday, July 25Grid ViewRows View

 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

​Stay up late and make some art before bedtime.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 293, 2nd floor

Play Backgammon with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in July.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Free reservation required

Mix and mingle with other new Associates members at this welcome reception. Then enjoy a private Scandalous tour with one of our Museum guides.​
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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Featuring works by famous Philly artists and images inspired by the city’s most colorful characters, this tour is sure to bring out your inner Phanatic.
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6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Space is limited.

Ever look at contemporary art and just scratch your head? Join us for an interactive tour that explores how to look at art of our time in a new way.
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Thursday, July 26Grid ViewRows View

 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Space is limited.

Ever look at contemporary art and just scratch your head? Join us for an interactive tour that explores how to look at art of our time in a new way.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore the history of ceramics from 10,000 BCE to today.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore the history of ceramics from 10,000 BCE to today.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Spend an enchanted evening celebrating the mystical and the feminine. In a special performance at 7:15 p.m., My Brightest Diamond presents ethereal explorations of electronic, chamber, and art-pop music.

​Offered in conjunction with Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp/The Future Fields Commission

Music: Curated Sounds by Shara Nova
5:00–7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
Enjoy a soundtrack crafted by the art-pop songstress behind My Brightest Diamond for the lead-up to her performance.


DIY Art: Dabble in Design
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Splash Studio, Great Stair Hall Balcony
Create a colorful textile inspired by the work of June Groff.


Detour: Jos Duncan
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet in McCausland Gallery 116, 1st floor.
In an unconventional gallery tour, this storyteller makes magic, drawing inspiration from African and African American culture and folklore to weave tales influenced by works in our American art galleries.


In-Gallery Healing: The Rituals of Sacred Sound & Story
6:00 p.m.
Gallery 224, 2nd floor
Join Daniel and Rachel Cordua, owners of South Philly’s Palo Santo Wellness Boutique, as they connect the stories of gods and goddesses from India with the magic of sacred sound through Tibetan singing bowls and the chanting of Sanskrit verses. Bring a pillow and/or yoga mat to sit or lie down upon. First come, first served.


In-Gallery Performances: Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers
6:00 & 6:45 p.m.
Starts in gallery 283, 2nd floor.
These local performers respond to the ritual and mystery seen in Wil-O-Wisp with a roving performance through our European art galleries.


Chat with a Curator: Erica Battle
6:15 & 6:45 p.m.
Starts in gallery 175, 1st floor.
The Museum’s Alchin and Marryatt Associate Curator of Contemporary Art describes working with Rachel Rose and the production of Wil-o-Wisp.


Music: My Brightest Diamond
7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
This ethereal set features tracks from the artist’s new record, A Million and One, and spans experimental pop, electronic, and chamber music.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950 and see how artists like Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, and Jacob Lawrence challenged convention and forged bold new styles.
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Tuesday, July 31Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Wednesday, August 1Grid ViewRows View

 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

​Stay up late and make some art before bedtime.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Events & Activities
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Mount Pleasant, East Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

​The city’s traveling pop-up beer garden visits East Fairmount Park. Enjoy lawn games, artisan demonstrations, a beer history chat, and brief tours inside Mount Pleasant, an architectural masterpiece.​ Although the house closes at 8:00 p.m., the beer garden stays open later (weather permitting).

Take-a-Peek Tours
5:00–7:00 p.m. (hourly)

Lawn Games
5:00–8:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 258, 2nd floor

Play Apples to Apples with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in August.
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11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Free for Members
Mount Pleasant, East Fairmount Park
Free for member guests

​The city’s traveling pop-up beer garden visits East Fairmount Park. Enjoy artisan demonstrations and chats about beer history inside a colonial masterpiece.

Food and beverages available for purchase.
Drink proceeds during Happy Hour (5:00–7:00 p.m.) benefit the Museum.
“History of Beer Chat” at 6:30 p.m.
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Events & Activities
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Mount Pleasant, East Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

​The city’s traveling pop-up beer garden visits East Fairmount Park. Enjoy lawn games, artisan demonstrations, a beer history chat, and brief tours inside Mount Pleasant, an architectural masterpiece.​ Although the house closes at 8:00 p.m., the beer garden stays open later (weather permitting).

Take-a-Peek Tours
5:00–7:00 p.m. (hourly)

Happy Hour Fundraiser
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Help support programs at Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove.

Lawn Games
5:00–8:00 p.m.

Members Meet-Up
5:00–8:00 p.m.

Rag Rug Weaving Demonstration
5:00–8:00 p.m.
Artist Stephane Rowley will show how she creates rag rugs with recycled materials.

Roots2Rise Yoga
6:00–7:00 p.m.

Beer History Chat
6:30 p.m.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Free reservation required

​​Get to know Kristina Haugland, our Le Vine Associate Curator of Costume and Textiles. She will talk about her favorite works in the collection and share a few behind-the-scenes stories​. A light reception follows.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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Events & Activities
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Mount Pleasant, East Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

​The city’s traveling pop-up beer garden visits East Fairmount Park. Enjoy lawn games, artisan demonstrations, a beer history chat, and brief tours inside Mount Pleasant, an architectural masterpiece.​ Although the house closes at 8:00 p.m., the beer garden stays open later (weather permitting).

Take-a-Peek Tours
5:00–7:00 p.m. (hourly)

Lawn Games
5:00–8:00 p.m.

Beer History Chat
6:30 p.m.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

Best known for his work with the Sun Ra Arkestra, Farid Barron brings his trademark sound to ragtime and stride piano melodies of the 1910s.

​Offered in conjunction with Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
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11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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Museum Library, Perelman Building
Free for members

Join a discussion of the fantasy classic The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington. This talk will be led by a member of our Library staff.

To join our book club mailing list, email memberservices@philamuseum.org.

​Offered in conjunction with Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
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Events & Activities
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Mount Pleasant, East Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

​The city’s traveling pop-up beer garden visits East Fairmount Park. Enjoy lawn games, artisan demonstrations, a beer history chat, and brief tours inside Mount Pleasant, an architectural masterpiece.​ Although the house closes at 8:00 p.m., the beer garden stays open later (weather permitting).

Take-a-Peek Tours
2:00–7:00 p.m. (hourly)

Lawn Games
2:00–8:00 p.m.

Rag Rug Weaving Demonstration
2:00–8:00 p.m.
Artist Stephane Rowley will show how she creates rag rugs with recycled materials.

"Not Always a House" History Chat
3:30 & 6:30 p.m.
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Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor

Grammy Award nominees Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could bring their infectious, high-energy rock ’n’ roll to the Great Stair Hall.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Starts at 1:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor

Grammy Award nominees Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could bring their infectious, high-energy rock ’n’ roll to the Great Stair Hall.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Events & Activities
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Mount Pleasant, East Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

​The city’s traveling pop-up beer garden visits East Fairmount Park. Enjoy lawn games, artisan demonstrations, a beer history chat, and brief tours inside Mount Pleasant, an architectural masterpiece.​ Although the house closes at 8:00 p.m., the beer garden stays open later (weather permitting).

Take-a-Peek Tours
2:00–7:00 p.m. (hourly)

Rag Rug Weaving Demonstration
2:00–6:00 p.m.
Artist Stephane Rowley will show how she creates rag rugs with recycled materials.

Lawn Games
2:00–8:00 p.m.

"Not Always a House" History Chat
3:30 & 6:30 p.m.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Museum Library, Perelman Building
Free for members

Join a discussion of the fantasy classic The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington. This talk will be led by a member of our Library staff.

To join our book club mailing list, email memberservices@philamuseum.org.

​Offered in conjunction with Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Best for grown-ups with babies

Parents and caregivers with babes in tow are always welcome in our galleries, and we're making it a bit easier for you with our stroller tours. If the baby fusses don't fret—you'll be in good company.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Where else can you visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese teahouse in an hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor

​Take a selfie with LEGOLAND® mascot Bertie. At 6:00 p.m. design your own creation with the master builder who made a Lego model of the Museum for Art Splash.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

​Stay up late and make some art before bedtime.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 258, 2nd floor

Play Apples to Apples with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in August.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Free reservation required

Enjoy a preview of the exhibition Larry Fink: The Boxing Photographs. Then hear from our photography curators as they share stories about their favorite works. A reception follows.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Where else can you visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese teahouse in an hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

Travel back to the Roaring Twenties with ​the Drew Nugent Trio.

​Offered in conjunction with Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
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10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free after admission

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950 and see how artists like Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, and Jacob Lawrence challenged convention and forged bold new styles.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$20 ($16 members) per child, per class
Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

In this studio class for kids and their grown-ups, roll up your sleeves and paint a modern canvas.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$20 ($16 members) per child, per class
Adults must register as well and are free with admission.

In this studio class for kids and their grown-ups, roll up your sleeves and paint a modern canvas.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Rodin Museum
Free for members; $10 for member guests

Mingle with Museum staff and other new members in the Rodin Museum’s tranquil Hamilton Garden while enjoying complimentary ice cream from the Franklin Fountain. Don’t worry if the weather gets gloomy—we’ll move the fun inside the Rodin Museum where you can explore one of the world’s great collections of works by Auguste Rodin. Space is limited.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

​Stay up late and make some art before bedtime.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 258, 2nd floor

Play Apples to Apples with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in August.
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Family Programs
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Best for grown-ups with babies

​Fussy baby? Don’t sweat it—this evening stroller tour is made just for you.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Where else can you visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese teahouse in an hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950 and see how artists like Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, and Jacob Lawrence challenged convention and forged bold new styles.
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5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CANCELED
Members $60, guests $70. Space is limited.

This event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 12.

Go on a private tour of the artwork on view at Citizens Bank Park with artist Max Mason. A lifelong baseball fan, Mason was commissioned by the Phillies to paint three murals for the stadium. After the tour, watch the Fightin’ Phils play the New York Mets from prime seats.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

This quartet infuses songs from the 1930s with country, blues, Latin, and classical music.

​Offered in conjunction with Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Where else can you visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese teahouse in an hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover Dutch art and culture from the early Renaissance to more modern times, including works by artists like Jan Steen and Vincent van Gogh.
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Where else can you visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese teahouse in an hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950 and see how artists like Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, and Jacob Lawrence challenged convention and forged bold new styles.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Reservations required
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Space is limited. To reserve your spot, email .

These mornings are specially designed for children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. The lights, volume, and crowds are turned down but not the fun or creativity.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore the history of ceramics from 10,000 BCE to today.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

​Stay up late and make some art before bedtime.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 258, 2nd floor

Play Apples to Apples with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in August.
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Members-Only
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Sponsors and above ($1,000+)

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our Photography Studio’s efforts to advance the future of imaging. Also see how our photographers create a visual documentation of the Museum’s rich history.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

This ensemble brings us the sounds of the 1940s, highlighting classics by Lester Young, Duke Ellington, Dexter Gordon, and more.

​Offered in conjunction with Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Reservations required
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Space is limited. To reserve your spot, email .

These mornings are specially designed for children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. The lights, volume, and crowds are turned down but not the fun or creativity.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950 and see how artists like Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, and Jacob Lawrence challenged convention and forged bold new styles.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Where else can you visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese teahouse in an hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

​Stay up late and make some art before bedtime.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 258, 2nd floor

Play Apples to Apples with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in August.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Please expect detours due to preparations for the Made in America festival. Access the main building via Waterworks Drive, and enter through the West Entrance (the East Entrance will be closed).

Philly-based rap and spoken-word artist Ivy Sole and friends explore the intersection between how we see ourselves, how we want to be seen, and how others see us.

​Offered in conjunction with Face to Face: Portraits of Artists

DIY Art
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Splash Studio, Great Stair Hall Balcony
What if you could see sounds? Think about rhythm and movement while exploring the difference between cool and warm colors.


Music: THEakasha
5:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
This Jersey City DJ and Temple University alum paints eclectic soundscapes that span funk, house, future sounds, and Jersey Club.


In-Gallery Workshop: Write Your Self-Portrait
5:30–6:15 & 6:30–7:15 p.m.
Gallery 255, 2nd floor
Join University of Pennsylvania writing instructor Jamie-Lee Josselyn to explore your identity through the story of a personal object or trait.


Head Shots by Plate 3
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Wallace Gallery 201, 2nd floor
Local photo studio Plate 3 captures professional head shots for visitors. A make-up artist will be available for pre-pose touch-ups.


Detour with Quil Lemons
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet in the Dorrance Galleries, 1st floor
In an unconventional gallery tour, see the exhibition Face to Face: Portraits of Artists through the eyes of Quil Lemons, who has recreated portraits from the show in his own signature style.
Offered in collaboration with Philadelphia Photo Arts Center


Music: Ivy Sole
7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
Philly-based rap and spoken-word artist Ivy Sole draws from the sounds of boom bap hip hop, alternative R&B, neo soul, and indie rock to present a portrait of her past, present, and future.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the Jewish community's connections to the Museum's collection.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

From models to artists, mistresses to muses, explore the essential role women have played in the creation of art.
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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 299, 2nd floor

Play Stratego with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in September.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall

Sip while you sketch with Philly artist Kees Holterman. Drawing materials provided, drinks available for purchase at the bar. All levels welcome.
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Chairmans Council
 
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Great Stair Hall
Free reservation required

At this cocktail reception, bid farewell to Face to Face and get some quality face time with the curators who brought the exhibition to life.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

​This LA-based indie-soul singer and multi-instrumentalist performs original songs inspired by ideas of freedom.
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Courses & Workshops
 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free after admission

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
$20 (members free); includes Museum admission

Artist Rachel Rose talks with Erica Battle, The John Alchin and Hal Marryatt Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, about how history and storytelling inspired her video installation, Wil-o-Wisp.
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Performances
 
Starts at 8:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 9:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

From models to artists, mistresses to muses, explore the essential role women have played in the creation of art.
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Family Programs
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Best for grown-ups with babies

Parents and caregivers with babes in tow are always welcome in our galleries, and we're making it a bit easier for you with our stroller tours. If the baby fusses don't fret—you'll be in good company.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 299, 2nd floor

Play Stratego with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in September.
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5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet at the Roberts statue at the First Base Gate Plaza, Citizens Bank Park
Members $60, guests $70. Space is limited.

Go on a private tour of the artwork on view at Citizens Bank Park with artist Zenos Frudakis. A lifelong baseball fan, Frudakis was commissioned by the Phillies to make three sculptures for the stadium. After the tour, watch the Fightin’ Phils play the Washington Nationals from prime seats.
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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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Performances
 
Starts at 8:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 9:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 6:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 8:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 9:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

​Ramamurthy pays homage to South Indian classical music, expanding the tradition with a modern jazz backbeat.
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Young Friends
Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Free for Young Friends; $10 guests

Enjoy an exclusive tour of Dear Fleisher, a biennial exhibition and sale of postcard-sized art. Then join local artists for demos, drinks, and a chance to make your own artwork.
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Performances
 
Starts at 8:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 9:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Reservation required via invitation

Elizabeth Agro (McNeil Curator of American Modern and Contemporary Crafts and Decorative Arts) leads a tour of local artist Judith Schaechter’s studio. Includes a light reception and conversation with the artist.
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Performances
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 6:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Sunday, September 16Grid ViewRows View

Performances
 
Starts at 8:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 9:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$40 ($32 members)

Discover the courageous stories of the enslaved and freedom-seeking residents of Cedar Grove, Mount Pleasant, and Strawberry Mansion.
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Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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Performances
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 6:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Monday, September 17Grid ViewRows View

Performances
 
Starts at 8:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 9:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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Performances
 
Starts at 10:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
$35 ($24 members, $15 students and 25-and-under)
Museum admission not included

Jog along with Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass as they perform choreographed exercises in the galleries. Enjoy a narration by author/artist Maira Kalman as well as high-energy songs ranging from disco to Motown.

This brisk, 45-minute workout includes stairs. Exercise attire required. Space is limited.

​Presented in partnership with FringeArts, with support for this production from the Museum’s endowment, through The Daniel W. Dietrich II Fund for Contemporary Art
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6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Free reservation required

Raise a glass to the upcoming year with our newest curators and experts.
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Tuesday, September 18Grid ViewRows View

Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Members $25; Patrons and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary tickets to private tours per year.​

Go on a guided tour of the exhibition Face to Face: Portraits of Artists with Peter Barberie, the Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 299, 2nd floor

Play Stratego with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in September.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Skylit Atrium, Perelman Building
Free

​Join artist Yael Bartana and Amanda Sroka (Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art) for a celebration of the exhibition Yael Bartana: And Europe Will Be Stunned.​
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

From models to artists, mistresses to muses, explore the essential role women have played in the creation of art.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

​This award-winning vocalist entertains with alluring jazz arrangements ranging from George Gershwin to Esperanza Spalding.
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Saturday, September 22Grid ViewRows View

Starts at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.: Performance begins at Independence National Historical Park
4:00 p.m.: Performance resumes outside the Museum’s West Entrance (Anne d’Harnoncourt Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19130)

Join us for a new site-specific public performance conceived by artist Yael Bartana. Bringing together funerary tradition, military ritual, and personal testimony, this performance makes visible the systems of violence and displacement that have been perpetuated through weapons, both literal and metaphorical. These weapons will be buried as they are incorporated into a choreographed funeral that includes a participatory procession and a collective eulogy about war and survival.

The performance starts with a public procession from Washington Square Park to Independence National Historical Park, where visitors will witness a dance movement and collective eulogy. Travel to the Museum for the second and final portion of the performance, which includes a dance movement and ceremonial burial. More information >>

​Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Yael Bartana: And Europe Will Be Stunned
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Tuesday, September 25Grid ViewRows View

 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Media Room, Perelman Building
For members at the Sustainer level and above. Space is limited; book your spot in advance.

What determines rightful ownership of works of art? Join Cathy Herbert, Coordinator of Collections Research and Documentation, as she shares provenance research and discoveries from periods of colonialism through WWII.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

See some of the greatest Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in the world, featuring masterworks by artists such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Vincent van Gogh, and Paul Cézanne.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CANCELED
September 25–December 4, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request. No classes the week of Thanksgiving.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Wednesday, September 26Grid ViewRows View

Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Claude Monet once said, “I must have flowers, always, and always.” Stop to smell the roses as we take a tour of flowers in art.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 26–December 5, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Gallery 299, 2nd floor

Play Stratego with friends and other visitors on Wednesday nights in September.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CANCELED
Meet in the Great Stair Hall.
$40 ($32 members); includes Museum admission

Visit the exhibition Face to Face: Portraits of Artists, and explore the roles of director and performer in portrait photography as you learn how to navigate the relationship of working with a model. Attendees should bring their own cameras. Participants should have a basic understanding of photography and be familiar with their cameras.

​This program is in collaboration with the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 27–December 6, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Stand-up and improv comics take over the galleries, and absurdist soul outfit Johnny Showcase & The Mystic Ticket tear it up on the dance floor. Some programs present language and content that may not be suitable for children.


Music: DJ John Morrison
5:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
This Southwest Philly DJ spins hip-hop, soul, Afrobeat, and electronic music.


DIY Art: Art Mess with Andrew Jeffrey Wright
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Art can’t be taught, but it can be created in fifteen minutes. Sit down and make an art mess suitable for any gallery.


Detour with Caitlin Corkery
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet in Gallery 119, 1st floor
Caitlin Corkery of Philly Improv Theater leads an unconventional tour through our American art galleries.


Joke Bath
6:00 p.m.
Gallery 277, 2nd floor
Four of Good Good Comedy Theatre’s favorite comedians perform their popular stand-up freak show, including new art-inspired material.


In-Gallery Performance: “Untitled” with Philly Improv Theater
6:15 & 6:45 p.m.
McCausland Gallery 116, 1st floor
Local artists across many disciplines share their work with the Philly Improv Theater to inspire an improv set.


Art Gab
6:30–7:30 p.m.
Gallery 293, 2nd floor
Good Good Comedy Theatre puts the secrets of the Museum on display for all to gawk at.


Music: Johnny Showcase
7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
Johnny Showcase & The Mystic Ticket bring their electrifying charisma to the Great Stair Hall. This South Philly folk-hero legend toes the line between performance art and a psychedelic soul revival.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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Starts at 11:00 a.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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12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Begins at Mount Pleasant, East Fairmount Park (3800 Mt. Pleasant Drive, Philadelphia 19121)
$45 ($40 members)

Enjoy samples from local cideries while exploring six historic homes in Fairmount Park.

Parking available at Mount Pleasant. Ticket includes bus transportation to Cedar Grove, Laurel Hill, Lemon Hill, Strawberry Mansion, and Woodford, admission to the houses, and cider samples. Food available for purchase at various houses. 21 and over with valid ID only.

Alternative tour begins at Cedar Grove.

Hosted in partnership with Fairmount Park Conservancy.
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Historic Houses
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Begins at Cedar Grove, West Fairmount Park (1 Cedar Grove Drive, Philadelphia 19131)
$45 ($40 members)

Enjoy samples from local cideries while exploring six historic homes in Fairmount Park.

Limited parking available at Cedar Grove. Ticket includes bus transportation to Laurel Hill, Lemon Hill, Mount Pleasant, Strawberry Mansion, and Woodford, admission to the houses, and cider samples. Food available for purchase at various houses. 21 and over with valid ID only.

Alternative tour begins at Mount Pleasant.

Hosted in partnership with Fairmount Park Conservancy.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CANCELED
September 25–December 4, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request. No classes the week of Thanksgiving.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 26–December 5, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
Online pricing: $20 ($18 members); Day-of pricing: $25 ($22.50 members)
Museum admission not included

Join us in transforming the Museum’s Great Stair Hall into an Oktoberfest Beer Garden. Enjoy local craft brews and specially priced flights paired with festive foods.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall

Sip while you sketch with Philly artist Molly Egan. Drawing materials provided, drinks available for purchase at the bar. All levels welcome.
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Thursday, October 4Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 11:00 a.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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 27–December 6, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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.

Explore the Jewish community's connections to the Museum's collection.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

​This Anglo-Trinidadian vocalist performs songs about roots and identity from her new release, Picture in Black and White.
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Saturday, October 6Grid ViewRows View

 
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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Starts at 11:00 a.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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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Sunday, October 7Grid ViewRows View

Family Festivals
 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall Balcony (unless otherwise noted)

​​How does a big museum take care of thousands of artworks? It takes a whole squad.

Balcony Studio
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Create a gilded collage inspired by the restoration of Saint-Gaudens’s Diana sculpture.

Invention Station
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
See how artist Alex Schechter uses science in his work, and tinker with tiny machines.

Mini Tours
11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., & 2:00 p.m.
Why can’t we touch the art? Visit pieces that have been damaged by touching and discover how conservators prevent further harm.

Conservation Connect
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Heroes from our Conservation department share how they use science to keep our art safe.
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2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Perelman Building

What does home mean to you? How does it relate to your senses of place, neighborhood, and national identity? We'll consider these questions in conjunction with the exhibition Yael Bartana: And Europe Will Be Stunned.

​Community Conversations are open discussions about socially relevant topics.
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Tuesday, October 9Grid ViewRows View

 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CANCELED
September 25–December 4, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request. No classes the week of Thanksgiving.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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Wednesday, October 10Grid ViewRows View

Family Programs
 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Best for grown-ups with babies

Parents and caregivers with babes in tow are always welcome in our galleries, and we're making it a bit easier for you with our stroller tours. If the baby fusses don't fret—you'll be in good company.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 26–December 5, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
Online pricing: $20 ($18 members); Day-of pricing: $25 ($22.50 members)
Museum admission not included

Join us in transforming the Museum’s Great Stair Hall into an Oktoberfest Beer Garden. Enjoy local craft brews and specially priced flights paired with festive foods.
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Young Friends
Yoga Habit studio
1640 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130​

Join us for this donation class at the popular Yoga Habit studio in Fairmount. Hear more about the Young Friends and their upcoming Fall into Art fundraiser before a serious sweat session. All yoga levels are welcome.

Proceeds from this event benefit the Young Friends’ mission.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Gallery 158, 1st floor
Seating is limited.

Join us for two talks with designers who inspire new ways of thinking:

6:00–6:30 p.m.: Explore experiments in counter-fashion with the cofounders of the Rational Dress Society, who will discuss the intersection of body, identity, fashion, and radical politics.

7:30–8:00 p.m.: Hear from the mastermind behind the home pregnancy test, Meg Crane, and the inventors of Lia, a new flushable version.

Offered in conjunction with DesignPhiladelphia
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Thursday, October 11Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Uncover the most entertaining stories, anecdotes, and legends associated with our collection.
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Starts at 11:00 a.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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 27–December 6, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Great Stair Hall
Free reservation required

Join fellow leadership donors and Museum curators as we celebrate the opening of Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now.
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Friday, October 12Grid ViewRows View

 
10:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Free for Members
Dorrance Galleries, 1st floor

Be among the first visitors to experience Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now. Bring guests for only $10 each.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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 2:00 p.m.

Embark on a journey exploring art from the Middle Ages to the 1800s and discover our Italian collections and treasures. This tour is offered in collaboration with Ciao Philadelphia.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

​Drawing inspiration from pop, jazz, Indian classical, and R&B, this Brooklyn-based vocalist and pianist performs original songs with depth and vitality.
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Saturday, October 13Grid ViewRows View

Courses & Workshops
 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Free after admission

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Perelman Auditorium (Perelman Building)
3 PA or NJ hours

Find out what’s in store for educators at the Museum in 2018–19. We’re exploring the role of art in service learning, sparked by an exhibition of the art of Yael Bartana. Discover ways to incorporate service-learning projects into your classroom with Pamela Prell, program director at Need in Deed, and Rachel Gelb, ESL teacher at Bache-Martin Elementary School.

After the presentation, choose your own adventure—delve deeper into the work of Bartana, sample a staff-led school tour, sign up for a membership with our K–12 Educator Discount, register your class for a field trip, or discuss ideas with our team of museum educators.
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10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free for Members
Dorrance Galleries, 1st floor

Be among the first visitors to experience Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now. Bring guests for only $10 each.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Gallery 206, 2nd floor
Free for new members. Space is limited; reservations required.

Get the inside scoop on how to make the most of your membership. Then tour the galleries with us to discover a few secrets of the collection. Afterward, meet fellow insiders and get to know Museum staff over snacks.
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Starts at 11:00 a.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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Visit rare architectural settings and discover intriguing works of art from all parts of Asia, including some of the oldest objects in the collection.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
$20 (members free); includes Museum admission; reception for Collab members to follow

A discussion on place-making with the co-founder of Klip Collective, a Philly-based art shop that integrates projection lighting with storytelling.

Sponsored by Collab in partnership with DesignPhiladelphia.
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Sunday, October 14Grid ViewRows View

 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free for Members
Dorrance Galleries, 1st floor

Be among the first visitors to experience Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now. Bring guests for only $10 each.
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10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Perfect for all ages

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

​Meet mixed-up mythological creatures in art from around the world. Then unleash wild imagination and create your own hybrid beasts.
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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.

​Meet mixed-up mythological creatures in art from all around the world. Then unleash wild imagination and create your own hybrid beasts.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Visit rare architectural settings and discover intriguing works of art from all parts of Asia, including some of the oldest objects in the collection.
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Tuesday, October 16Grid ViewRows View

 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CANCELED
September 25–December 4, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request. No classes the week of Thanksgiving.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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PHS Pop Up Garden, 1438 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103​
Rain date: Thursday, October 18

Get excited for our biggest party of the year with a little pre-party. Join us at the PHS Pop ​Up Garden ​for a complimentary drink ticket and new details about Fall into Art.​
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Wednesday, October 17Grid ViewRows View

 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 26–December 5, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
Online pricing: $20 ($18 members); Day-of pricing: $25 ($22.50 members)
Museum admission not included

Join us in transforming the Museum’s Great Stair Hall into an Oktoberfest Beer Garden. Enjoy local craft brews and specially priced flights paired with festive foods.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall.
$40 ($32 members); includes Museum admission

See how Japanese artists in the late 1800s responded to modernity and change by exploring the gallery installation Philadelphia Collects Meiji. Afterward, transform your initials into a personalized logo inspired by the exhibition with Shushi Yoshinaga, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, Drexel University.
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6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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Thursday, October 18Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now and experience the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed.
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 27–December 6, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Religious works by great artists of the Renaissance and beyond, such as Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, and Sandro Botticelli.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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Starts at 12:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Perelman Building

Hear Elisabeth Agro, the Nancy M. McNeil Curator of American Modern and Contemporary Crafts and Decorative Arts, in conversation with art historian, author, and curator Ezra Shales.
Open to Techné members, and Associates and above
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
$20 (Museum members and WHYY members free); includes Museum admission

Learn about a Philadelphia philanthropist and collector who played an active role in the Museum in this fascinating documentary, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Trolley service available from the main building’s West Entrance to the Perelman Building from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Presented in collaboration with WHYY
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

Trombonist Ryan Keberle, pianist Frank Woeste, cellist Erik Friedlander, and drummer Adam Cruz bridge the gap between jazz and chamber music.

In association with the French-American Cultural Exchange and Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
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Saturday, October 20Grid ViewRows View

 
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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Starts at 11:00 a.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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Visit rare architectural settings and discover intriguing works of art from all parts of Asia, including some of the oldest objects in the collection.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Gallery 224, 2nd floor
Seating is limited.

Musicians fill the galleries with sound.

Sruti, the India Music and Dance Society of Philadelphia, fills the Pillared Temple Hall with music.
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2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
$20 (members free); includes Museum admission

Damion Thomas, Curator of Sports at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, moderates a conversation about boxing culture and representations of the sport with photographer Larry Fink, Amira Rose Davis (assistant professor of History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, The Pennsylvania State University), and Donald Hunt (sports writer for The Philadelphia Tribune).

Reception to follow

​Support provided by The Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Larry Fink: The Boxing Photographs
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2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Gallery 224, 2nd floor
Seating is limited.

Musicians fill the galleries with sound.

Sruti, the India Music and Dance Society of Philadelphia, fills the Pillared Temple Hall with music.
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now and experience the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed.
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3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Gallery 224, 2nd floor
Seating is limited.

Musicians fill the galleries with sound.

Sruti, the India Music and Dance Society of Philadelphia, fills the Pillared Temple Hall with music.
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Sunday, October 21Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Perfect for all ages

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

​Meet mixed-up mythological creatures in art from around the world. Then unleash wild imagination and create your own hybrid beasts.
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building

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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.

​Meet mixed-up mythological creatures in art from all around the world. Then unleash wild imagination and create your own hybrid beasts.
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1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$40 ($32 members)

Immerse yourself in stylish objects and fashionable architectural designs from our country’s early days at Mount Pleasant, Strawberry Mansion, and Woodford.
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Tuesday, October 23Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now and experience the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

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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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CANCELED
September 25–December 4, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request. No classes the week of Thanksgiving.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Wednesday, October 24Grid ViewRows View

 
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

​Explore the rich visual traditions of Spain and Latin America from the medieval period to today.​
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Claude Monet once said, “I must have flowers, always, and always.” Stop to smell the roses as we take a tour of flowers in art.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

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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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 26–December 5, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Family Programs
 
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Great Stair Hall Balcony

Trick-or-treat through the galleries and get some more mileage out of your Halloween costume. Haunt the Balcony Studio to create spooky prints under Alexander Calder’s Ghost mobile, or watch pumpkin carver Betsy Coe make jack-o’-lanterns inspired by artwork in the collection.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
Online pricing: $20 ($18 members); Day-of pricing: $25 ($22.50 members)
Museum admission not included

Join us in transforming the Museum’s Great Stair Hall into an Oktoberfest Beer Garden. Enjoy local craft brews and specially priced flights paired with festive foods.
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Thursday, October 25Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 11:00 a.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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 27–December 6, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Featuring masterworks by such artists as Picasso, Duchamp, and Dalí, this tour chronicles the course of modern art.
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2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now and experience the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed.
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Events & Activities
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Hamilton Garden, Rodin Museum
Weather permitting

Enjoy beer, wine, and light fare (available for purchase) in our Parisian-themed gardens. Then explore works by the master sculptor in the Rodin Museum’s galleries.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Enjoy $5 off at the door when you come in costume.

Get prepped for All Hallow’s Eve with a hair-raising night of ghoulish fun.

​Presented in conjunction with Parkway 100


Music: Dave P.
5:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
This Philadelphia DJ takes you on his quest for musical transcendence with futuristic house and techno sounds.


In-Gallery Zombie Defense Consultations
5:15–7:15 p.m.
Wallace/Reader’s Digest Gallery 201, 2nd floor
Are you ready for a zombie apocalypse? Team Sunshine Performance Corporation is here to evaluate your preparedness level with a one-on-one Zombie Defense Consultation.


DIY Art with Jim Grilli
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Make your own mobile inspired by Alexander Calder’s Ghost. Materials provided; all skill levels are welcome.


Detour: Ghost Stories with Karen Getz
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet in Gallery 277, 2nd floor
Discover who haunts our halls during an immersive ghost story experience.


Wheel Throwing
6:00–7:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Artists from The Clay Studio channel their inner Demi Moore at the potter’s wheel.


Music: Holy Ghost!
7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, 1st floor
Have a scary good time on the dance floor with a special DJ set from Brooklyn synth-pop duo Holy Ghost!
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Saturday, October 27Grid ViewRows View

 
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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Starts at 11:00 a.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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building
$20 (members free); includes Museum admission

For over ten years, artist, writer, and curator Joanna Ebenstein has been excavating the places where death and beauty meet through her blog Morbid Anatomy. In this talk, she searches for beauty and the macabre in our collection of European art.

Reception to follow

This lecture is supported by The Robert and Eda G. Diskant Memorial Endowment.
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Sunday, October 28Grid ViewRows View

Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Step back into the world of medieval Europe and view sculpture, paintings, and stained glass in architectural settings.
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Explore the exhibition Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now and experience the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed.
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10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Perfect for all ages

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

​Meet mixed-up mythological creatures in art from around the world. Then unleash wild imagination and create your own hybrid beasts.
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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.

​Meet mixed-up mythological creatures in art from all around the world. Then unleash wild imagination and create your own hybrid beasts.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Join us as we reveal some of the biggest controversies and scandals behind works in our collection.
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Tuesday, October 30Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Uncover the most entertaining stories, anecdotes, and legends associated with our collection.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CANCELED
September 25–December 4, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

Tuition assistance is available upon request. No classes the week of Thanksgiving.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Wednesday, October 31Grid ViewRows View

Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

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

Visit a medieval cloister, an Indian temple hall, English and French country estates, and a Japanese tea house, all in one hour.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore depictions of love and marriage in our collection.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 26–December 5, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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Wednesday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
Online pricing: $20 ($18 members); Day-of pricing: $25 ($22.50 members)
Museum admission not included

Join us in transforming the Museum’s Great Stair Hall into an Oktoberfest Beer Garden. Enjoy local craft brews and specially priced flights paired with festive foods.
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Thursday, November 1Grid ViewRows View

 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Featuring masterworks by such artists as Picasso, Duchamp, and Dalí, this tour chronicles the course of modern art.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 27–December 6, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Paid tickets required
Advance ticket sales have ended; tickets will be available at the door

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Street, Exhibit Hall F​, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Subscriber $250 (1 ticket, 6:00–9:00 p.m.)
Young Patron $250 (1 ticket, 6:00–9:00 p.m.)
Collector $350 (1 ticket, 5:00–9:00 p.m.)
Benefactor $1,500 (2 tickets, 4:00–9:00 p.m.)
Angel $4,000 (4 tickets, 4:00–9:00 p.m.)
Visionary $10,000 (6 tickets, 4:00–9:00 p.m.)


Enjoy a gala cocktail buffet and a first look at works by 195 of the best craft artists in the United States. All work on view is one-of-a-kind, handmade, and available for sale. Preview party ticket holders may attend the Craft Show every day it is open (November 2–4). Visit the Craft Show’s website for more information.

The Craft Show is presented by the Women’s Committee and Craft Show Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Lightbox Film Center, 3701 Chestnut Street

Presented over two evenings, this film program highlights thirty-five works by contemporary Israeli video artists, including Yael Bartana, who offer critical perspectives on the political and cultural landscape of Israel and beyond. All programs are introduced by Joshua Simon, co-founding editor of Mayaan magazine and editor of Maarvon magazine.

Parts I & II showcase experimental film and video of the 1970s and later developments in post-production throughout the ’80s and ’90s. Learn more about the films >>

Parts III & IV of this program take place on November 3.

Staring Back at the Sun: Video Art from Israel, 1970–2012 is produced by Artis and made possible with lead support from The Andy Warhol Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, The Russell Berrie Foundation, Donald Sussman, and Rivka Saker and Uzi Zucker.

Offered in partnership with ​Lightbox Film Center at International House Philadelphia​.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
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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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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Craft Show
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Street, Exhibit Hall F​, Philadelphia, PA 19107
$20: One-day ticket ($16 member); $12 per ticket when 10 or more are purchased
$25: Two-day ticket ($20 member)
$25: Friday Night Special Offer (Reservations are closed)
$5: Children 12 & under

This premier show and sale of craft and design includes 195 artists from across the country and 26 guest artists from Germany. Visit the Craft Show’s website for more information.

Presented by the Women’s Committee and Craft Show Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

​​Travel with us as we explore works in our collection that celebrate the culture and art of great cities through the ages.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Join us as we reveal some of the biggest controversies and scandals behind works in our collection.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Step back into the world of medieval Europe and view sculpture, paintings, and stained glass in architectural settings.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

​This trumpeter/composer and his ensemble Color Theory present music inspired by painter Vasily Kandinsky's Compositions.
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5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Paid tickets required
Reservations are closed

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Street, Exhibit Hall F​, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Entrepreneur: $5,000 for 20 tickets
Innovator: $2,500 for 10 tickets
Patron: $1,000 for 6 tickets
Additional tickets after purchasing one of the previous levels: $100 each


Treat yourself, your staff, friends, and business prospects to a private cocktail buffet right on the floor of the Craft Show. Includes seasonal buffet fare, an open bar, and live music.

The Craft Show is presented by the Women’s Committee and Craft Show Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Craft Show
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Street, Exhibit Hall F​, Philadelphia, PA 19107
$20: One-day ticket ($16 member); $12 per ticket when 10 or more are purchased
$25: Two-day ticket ($20 member)
$5: Children 12 & under

This premier show and sale of craft and design includes 195 artists from across the country and 26 guest artists from Germany. Visit the Craft Show’s website for more information.

Presented by the Women’s Committee and Craft Show Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–noon
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms B
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

An artwork 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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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 1
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained and accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Studio 2
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Children must be toilet trained.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
September 29–December 8, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
South Terrace Education Classrooms A
$160 (130 for members)

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these award-winning classes.

No classes the week of Thanksgiving. Tuition assistance is available upon request.

Class size is limited; preregistration required. Fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 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 7:00 p.m.
Lightbox Film Center, 3701 Chestnut Street

Presented over two evenings, this film program highlights thirty-five works by contemporary Israeli video artists who offer critical perspectives on the political and cultural landscape of Israel and beyond. All programs are introduced by Joshua Simon, co-founding editor of Mayaan magazine and editor of Maarvon magazine.

Part III is organized by Yael Bartana and co-curator Avi Feldman. Featuring Bartana’s own film, Kings of the Hill (2003), this section explores the growth of video as a medium for reckoning with the violent realities of the Middle East. Part IV highlights works that grapple with Israel’s current social and political conflicts. Learn more about the films >>

Parts I & II of this program take place on November 1.

Staring Back at the Sun: Video Art from Israel, 1970–2012 is produced by Artis and made possible with lead support from The Andy Warhol Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, The Russell Berrie Foundation, Donald Sussman, and Rivka Saker and Uzi Zucker.

Offered in partnership with ​Lightbox Film Center at International House Philadelphia​.
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Young Friends
 
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
SOLD OUT
This event is now sold out. Tickets will not be available at the door. Limited VIP Sponsorships remain. Please call 215-684-7840 by Friday, November 2, at 5:00 p.m. to purchase a VIP Sponsorship.

Sponsor reception: 8:00–9:00 p.m.
Party: 9:00 p.m.–midnight
$65; $45 for Young Friend; $250+ for VIP sponsorship

Don’t miss our biggest party of the year. Catwalk into the galleries for late-night access, dance to the sounds of DJ Royale in the Great Stair Hall, and show us your best art-chic look inspired by the drama and glamour of Fabulous Fashion. And did we mention the open bar of beer and wine? More info >>

Funds raised through this event benefit the Museum.