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March 29, 2019

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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.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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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Education Studio 2
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Play at the Museum with your little ones and enjoy circle time, art making, and gallery walks.​
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10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

An introduction to our extensive collection of art from China, Korea, and Japan.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meet in the Great Stair Hall, near gallery 151.

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 works by famous Philly artists and art inspired by the city’s most colorful characters.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.
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 2:00 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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Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

An introduction to the museum’s extensive collection of art from China, Korea, and Japan.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

A night celebrating the many ways we raise our voices, featuring LADAMA, a multinational ensemble of women.

Music: Wassup Gina
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
This Philly favorite and regular DJ at The Dolphin spins a dark and dreamy set of house and disco.

In-Gallery Performances: Beth Heinly
5:00–8:00 p.m.
Begins in Gray Charitable Trust Gallery 185; ends in Great Stair Hall
This local artist performs a series of short movement-based works evoking various styles of street performance in different galleries throughout the night.

DIY Art: Philadelphia Printworks
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall Balcony
Join artists from this screen printing studio for a quick tutorial, then make your own artwork with an exclusive custom design.

Detour: ANNA Crusis Women’s Choir
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet in gallery 111
The country’s first feminist women’s choir raise their voices for peace and justice on a tour through the American galleries.

Drum Like A Lady
5:45–7:10 p.m.
Don’t miss three pop-up performances by this local percussion troupe led by women.

  • 5:45–6:00 p.m., East Terrace
  • 6:30–6:45 p.m., outside the West Entrance
  • 7:00–7:10 p.m., Great Stair Hall

In-Gallery Workshop: Caldera Magazine
6:00–7:00 p.m.
Caplan Gallery 224 (Pillared Temple Hall)
This local publication celebrates artists from POC and Queer communities. Contributors Samya Abu-Orf and Wit Lopez share two poetic performances and lead an empowering writing and movement workshop.

stop on the object/move on the image
6:15 p.m.
Brodsky Gallery 188
Experience a collaborative performance of poetry, film, and dance created from the cross-disciplinary practices of Meg Foley, Marie Hinson, Laura Neuman, Vitche-Boul Ra, and Sekai’afua Zankel.

Music: LADAMA
7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall
This multi-national ensemble of women combines traditional Latin roots with soul, R&B, and pop, communicating across cultures using sound and story.
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