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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.

January 31, 2017

Every Day This Summer: Art Splash

From June 27 through September 4, all Family Programs are part of Art Splash, with daily gallery explorations, studio art creations, and imaginative play inspired by the wildlife photographs of Michael Nichols. Museum admission for kids twelve and under is always free.

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Dining Events
 
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Granite Hill
$45 per person, $40 members, $17 per child, plus tax & gratuity

​Ring in the New Year with Parisian flair at this special brunch featuring food inspired by the City of Light.

To make reservations, please call (215) 684-7990 or visit Open Table.

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Family Festivals
 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Location: Great Stair Hall

Kick off the New Year with a creative start. Explore the magical effects of shadow, light, and contrast in art and create a light-filled masterpiece of your own.

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Balcony Studio

11:00 a.m., noon, 1:00, and 2:00 p.m. Mini Tours
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Celebrate the Holidays
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)

Rediscover the story of Christmas through the art in our collection.
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10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Location: Great Stair Hall

​People of all ages can honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. by engaging in community service at the Museum. MANNA will collect art made by you to distribute with the meals they deliver to those in need.
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9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
By invitation only

Go behind the scenes with David and Wendy Ellsworth at their studio and discover how this celebrated woodturner and seed bead artist create one of a kind works of art representing their respective fields. David’s sculpture is featured in Art at the Center: Masters of American Craft in the Museum’s galleries. Transportation will be provided, timing is subject to change.
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Family Festivals
 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Get ready to sail the Museum's high seas: Build your own boat, meet members of the Coast Guard, and the boat builders from The Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory.

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Balcony Studio and meet the Boat Builders from The Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Demonstrations by the Coast Guard
11:00 a.m., 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 p.m. Mini Tours
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Historic House Programs
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CANCELED
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$40 ($32 for members)

Hear the fascinating stories of early American women who led businesses, engaged in politics, and managed complex households at Cedar Grove, Laurel Hill, and Woodford.
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Tuesday, March 21Grid ViewRows View

Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 17 - March 23, 2017
Location: Education Studios
Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these 10-session classes.

Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

Children ages 3–5
  • Tuesday
    January 17 - March 21, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    January 18 - March 22, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    January 19 - March 23, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 17 - March 23, 2017
Location: Education Studios
Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these 10-session classes.

Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

Children ages 3–5
  • Tuesday
    January 17 - March 21, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    January 18 - March 22, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    January 19 - March 23, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 17 - March 23, 2017
Location: Education Studios
Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these 10-session classes.

Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

Children ages 3–5
  • Tuesday
    January 17 - March 21, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    January 18 - March 22, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    January 19 - March 23, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Children's Art Classes
 
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 21 - March 25, 2017
Location: Education Studios
Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these 10-session classes.

Children in Ages 3–4 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

  • Children ages 3–4
    Children ages 5–6

    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Children ages 7–8
    Children ages 9–12
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover the world-renowned works of art in this exquisite rotunda gallery, including paintings by Éduoard Manet, Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne, and Vincent van Gogh.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Paid reservations required
January 21 - March 25, 2017
Location: Education Studios
Tuition: Members $130, Nonmembers $160

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Young artists get to know the Museum inside and out during these 10-session classes.

Children in Ages 3–4 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied.

  • Children ages 3–4
    Children ages 5–6

    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Children ages 7–8
    Children ages 9–12
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Family Festivals
 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Our beloved Ceremonial Teahouse turns one hundred this year. Help us celebrate with dance performances and tea tasting with our friends from Shofuso Japanese House and Garden.

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Balcony Studio
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Tea Tasting
11:00 a.m., 12:00, 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. Mini Tours
11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Japanese Dance Performances
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12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Associates Members and above ($2,500+)

Imagine making an ancient South Asian deity sculpture dance, or zooming into a painting so close you can see a two-haired brushstroke. Join our technology team as they share how the Museum's digital experience is being transformed through innovative tools that draw out the secrets and stories of our collection in thrilling new ways.
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Courses & Workshops
 
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Paid tickets required
$25 ($20 for members)

Build a team and bring your creativity, curiosity, and tech skills to this extended-format hackathon. You have a month to create a digital game inspired by the Museum.

Enjoy access to wayfinding iBeacons and data about art on view. Experiments with augmented and virtual reality are encouraged. Workspace, food, and staff will be available.

During Philly Tech Week, present your project to a panel of judges and a public audience for a chance to win cash prizes.

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3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Duchamp loved a good hoax, secret, riddle, and prank. Performers from Pig Iron Theatre Company reinterpret the Fountain scandal in a special location. Between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m., say “Richard Mutt” at the Admissions Desk and receive free entry into the Museum.
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Courses & Workshops
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Paid tickets required
$25 ($20 for members)

Build a team and bring your creativity, curiosity, and tech skills to this extended-format hackathon. You have a month to create a digital game inspired by the Museum.

Enjoy access to wayfinding iBeacons and data about art on view. Experiments with augmented and virtual reality are encouraged. Workspace, food, and staff will be available.

During Philly Tech Week, present your project to a panel of judges and a public audience for a chance to win cash prizes.

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Courses & Workshops
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Paid tickets required
$25 ($20 for members)

Build a team and bring your creativity, curiosity, and tech skills to this extended-format hackathon. You have a month to create a digital game inspired by the Museum.

Enjoy access to wayfinding iBeacons and data about art on view. Experiments with augmented and virtual reality are encouraged. Workspace, food, and staff will be available.

During Philly Tech Week, present your project to a panel of judges and a public audience for a chance to win cash prizes.

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Historic House Programs
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Paid tickets required
April 22-23, 2017
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Cedar Grove
$8 (Cedar Grove admission free for members)

Join us for talks and demonstrations on organic and historic gardening practices. Get your hands dirty with a make-and-take planting activity. Tours of the historic house throughout the day.

Saturday, April 22
  • 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Urbanstead Farm, from the Francisville neighborhood near the Art Museum, will be selling a variety of plants and sharing tips for successful urban farming.
  • 10:00 am – 3:30 p.m.
    • Make and take a small indoor planter and other flower-related activities.
    • Join Art Museum volunteers and staff in planting Cedar Grove’s early American kitchen garden and learn about the traditional medicinal uses of the plantings.

Sunday, April 23
  • 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
    • Make and take a small indoor planter and other flower-related activities.
  • 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m
    • Organic Pest Control and Prevention for the Garden with Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
    • This workshop will explore cultural, mechanical and biological methods for preventing and controlling pests in the garden as well as how and when to use organically approved sprays. Stop by any time and have your questions answered.
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Historic House Programs
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$40 ($32 for members)

Join us at Woodford, Strawberry Mansion, and Cedar Grove to see what's going into the kitchen gardens and learn about how these country retreats re-opened at springtime.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover a variety of beasts depicted in the Museum's collection.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a walk through time, from the middle ages to the 1800s, discovering Italian art collections and treasures at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Courses & Workshops
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Paid tickets required
$25 ($20 for members)

Build a team and bring your creativity, curiosity, and tech skills to this extended-format hackathon. You have a month to create a digital game inspired by the Museum.

Enjoy access to wayfinding iBeacons and data about art on view. Experiments with augmented and virtual reality are encouraged. Workspace, food, and staff will be available.

During Philly Tech Week, present your project to a panel of judges and a public audience for a chance to win cash prizes.

Learn more>>
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Embark upon a pilgrimage to explore objects from religious and secular traditions of the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, the Himalayas, and Southeast and East Asia.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

From classical Noh theater with its gorgeous costumes, musical instruments, and librettos, to poetry competitions, to the everyday pleasures of fishing, the pleasures and pastimes depicted in Japanese art are many and varied. Auspicious symbols play a major role in Japanese art and are meant to bring happiness, prosperity, and longevity. Artist often use these symbols as motifs and patterns in their work.
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Family Festivals
 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Spring is in full swing in the Perelman Building. Discover the beauty of embroideries from India and see how designers use nature in their work.

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Atrium Studio
11:00 a.m., 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 p.m. Mini Tours
11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Musical performances from the North Indian tradition by Thomas Wave (sitar) and Lenny Seidman (tabla)
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
April 18-20 & May 2-18, 2017
Location: Education Studios

Re-enrollment for current students begins March 7, 2017
Open registration begins March 28, 2017
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: $65 ($50 members)

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios.

Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied. Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.

Children ages 3–5
  • Tuesday
    April 18 & May 2-16, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    April 19 & May 3-17, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    April 20 & May 4-18, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
April 18-20 & May 2-18, 2017
Location: Education Studios

Re-enrollment for current students begins March 7, 2017
Open registration begins March 28, 2017
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: $65 ($50 members)

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios.

Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied. Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.

Children ages 3–5
  • Tuesday
    April 18 & May 2-16, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    April 19 & May 3-17, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    April 20 & May 4-18, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Historic House Programs
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Mount Pleasant
$20 ($15 for members)

​Art historian Elizabeth Milroy shares surprising stories of Mount Pleasant and other sites in Fairmount Park over the past 250 years. Reception and book signing to follow.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
April 18-20 & May 2-18, 2017
Location: Education Studios

Re-enrollment for current students begins March 7, 2017
Open registration begins March 28, 2017
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: $65 ($50 members)

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios.

Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied. Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.

Children ages 3–5
  • Tuesday
    April 18 & May 2-16, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    April 19 & May 3-17, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    April 20 & May 4-18, 2017
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour is a survey of fine and decorative art objects in which movement is either an intrinsic component of a particular piece, or implied in its physical design and/or imagery. It includes artworks that can move independently; ones designed to be worn or otherwise moved manually; and ones that contain powerful images suggesting recently completed, ongoing or impending motion.
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Children's Art Classes
 
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Paid reservations required
April 22 & May 6-20, 2017
Location: Education Studios

Re-enrollment for current students begins March 7, 2017
Open registration begins March 28, 2017
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: $65 ($50 members)

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios.

Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied. Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.

  • Children ages 3–4
    Children ages 5–6

    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Children ages 7–8
    Children ages 9–12
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Children's Art Classes
 
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Paid reservations required
April 22 & May 6-20, 2017
Location: Education Studios

Re-enrollment for current students begins March 7, 2017
Open registration begins March 28, 2017
Confirmation by email 2 weeks before start of class.


Tuition: $65 ($50 members)

Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class. Call 215-235-SHOW to register.

Museum teachers guide children through fun and informative experiences in the galleries followed by hands-on projects in the studios.

Children in Ages 3–5 classes must be accompanied by an adult (who attends free) for the gallery visit portion of the class. All children must be toilet trained. No experience is necessary, and all materials are supplied. Class size is limited. Preregistration is required, and fees are nonrefundable unless the Museum cancels the class.

  • Children ages 3–4
    Children ages 5–6

    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Children ages 7–8
    Children ages 9–12
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover why Paris was home for the avant-garde from 1900 to 1950. Explore works by artists such as Courbet, Monet, Manet, Degas, and Gauguin.
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Starts at 10:00 a.m.

Inside Out is back with more art in unexpected places.

Come out to the Pretzel Park Farmers Market to celebrate and explore reproductions of beloved artworks from the Museum’s collection with local vendors and activities.​​
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Family Festivals
 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

What's it made of? Experiment with techniques and textures and meet an artist who uses mixed-up media.

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Balcony Studio
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Meet the Artist: Lucia Thomé
11:00 a.m., 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 p.m. Mini Tours
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Historic House Programs
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Otherwise closed to the public, Mount Pleasant is opening its doors for a day! Drop by for a visit and hear about our conservation and maintenance work on this 250-year-old architectural masterpiece.​​
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Foreign Language Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Foreign-language tours focus on particular aspects of the collection (an artist, a period, a region, or a genre) or offer a general overview of the entire Museum.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

The art of Spain takes center stage in this inspiring tour.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
By invitation only
Associates Members and above ($2,500+)

Did we recently discover a hidden gem in our collection? See for yourself as we close out the year with this fascinating presentation from our pioneering staff, who are constantly exploring the Museum's holdings.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore a wide range of father-son relationships in art.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Discover a variety of styles and techniques in the Museum's collection of nineteenth-century and contemporary art.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.

Art can move you! Discover jousting knights, floating sculptures, works on wheels and art made for motion.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour explores, through diverse works of art, a few of the many things that bring balance and contentment in life. The focus is on portrayals of harmonious inter-personal relationships, rewarding life experiences and, of course, a few spectacular decorative art objects that most people would be proud to have in their own home.
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Café
$55 ($50 members)


These intimate, 90-minute classes offer first-hand tutorials for creating exceptional food and drink. Local food celebrities and international experts lead interactive demonstrations with assistant chefs on hand to help you perfect the culinary techniques to make these stunning dishes at home. Sample the food prepared during the class and receive recipes for all dishes, as well as a special gift.

​Get some tips on how to add a touch of sophistication to your picnic table with seasonal cocktails and snacks. cuisine paired with tequila cocktails during this festive night of food and fun. ​
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Get to know the artists who defied the established rules of art throughout the 20th century. You'll meet Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Henri Matisse, Constantin Brancusi, Andy Warhol, and a number of others.
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Sunday, June 25Grid ViewRows View

Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

From dramatic panel paintings to colorful stained glass to ornate architectural elements, discover the Museum's superb collection of treasures from Medieval Europe.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore art and objects from the Netherlands, including paintings, tiles, and ceramics.
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Family Programs
 
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: In the galleries
Perfect for all ages

Drop in to play games, sketch from the masterpieces, and enjoy hands-on activities.
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Tuesday, June 27Grid ViewRows View

Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Exquisite service pieces and table decorations (much of which has royal provenance) are highlighted.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Discover surrealist art within the Museum.
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Wednesday, June 28Grid ViewRows View

Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Discover surrealist art within the Museum.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Simply put, this tour features some of the greatest impressionist and post-impressionist art in the world.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore the themes, styles, and techniques that express the "art" and soul of the Museum's Chinese collection.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour discusses the revolution in painting technology through the last half of the nineteenth century. The invention of paint in tubes, synthetic dyes, and color theories all impacted the Impressionist and the Post-Impressionists, particularly Vincent van Gogh.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover beautiful paintings, sculpture, and architectural spaces inspired by Christian faith and practice.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover the works of one of America's most distinguished Realist painters, Philadelphian Thomas Eakins.
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10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Make art, explore Wild: Michael Nichols, and sing along with Frances England as she performs songs from her Grammy-nominated album, Explorer of the World.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Splash Studio
11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Musical performances by Frances England
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet at the West Information Desk. Tours are subject to change.

Foreign-language tours focus on particular aspects of the collection (an artist, a period, a region, or a genre) or offer a general overview of the entire Museum.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Meet at the West Information Desk. Tours are subject to change.

Foreign-language tours focus on particular aspects of the collection (an artist, a period, a region, or a genre) or offer a general overview of the entire Museum.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the art of the Realist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Celebrate 300 years of American women in art. Discover the changing roles and contributions of those who had the courage to pursue their own dreams.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Travel from the High Renaissance to the Neoclassical period with sculpture, furniture, ceramics, and tapestries.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

From models to artists, mistresses to muses, women have always played an essential role in the creation of art. Explore their many contributions to both art and culture.
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Starts at 5:00 p.m.

Explore how painting evolved toward a flatter aesthetic in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, from Salon painting to Impressionism, Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, and beyond,
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover elegant and opulent works of art created in turn-of-the-century Paris.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover works of art relating to Benjamin Franklin.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Featuring all things American, this tour celebrates three centuries of this country’s greatest paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

The richness of the Museum's medieval art collections comes to life through the journeys of pilgrims, the devastation of plagues, and magnificent pageantry.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Be an artist for a day! "Draw" inspiration from the artwork on view and let your imagination run wild. Paper and pencils will be provided.

Location provided at any admissions desk
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.

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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m. CANCELED
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Canceled July 19 due to hot weather.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m. CANCELED
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Canceled July 19 due to weather
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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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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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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10:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Free admission for residents of all past and present Inside Out communities from July 21 to July 23. Enjoy jazz on Friday night, learn more about Inside Out artworks on Saturday, and stay to create and play at Art Splash all weekend long. Share your zip code at any Visitor Services desk to receive free admission.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Examine the Museum's Constantine tapestries up close. Discover how they were made and the meaning behind their intricate designs.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

This Philly-based singer-songwriter draws collaborators from the heart of the local folk and rock scenes for performances that are whimsical, earnest, smart, and heartening. Her breezy, bluesy songs are inspired by geography, mythology, and everyday heroes.

The previously scheduled performance by Shea Rose has been canceled.
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission
Location: Dorrance Galleries
Space is limited. To book your spot, call 215-684-7606.

Designed for families with children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. Specially trained Museum staff lead all activities.
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Events & Activities
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Free admission for residents of all past and present Inside Out communities from July 21 to July 23. Enjoy jazz on Friday night, learn more about Inside Out artworks on Saturday, and stay to create and play at Art Splash all weekend long. Share your zip code at any Visitor Services desk to receive free admission.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Take an inside look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, wallpapers, ceramics, and other works that reflect a European aesthetic.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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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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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Events & Activities
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2315 N. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133

Join us at Hoodstock, an annual celebration of life, living, and innovation in North Philadelphia. Hosted since 2014, Hoodstock is designed to bring together local allies, stakeholders, artists, entrepreneurs, and leaders to celebrate the legacy of our community, amplify youth voices, and provide a platform for local innovation, art, and urban creation. ​
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Paid reservations required
Location: South Terrace Education Classroom B
Kids ages 6–12 with an adult
$20 ($16 members) per person- both grownup and child must pay to attend
Call 215-235-7469 to reserve

Roll up your sleeves and enjoy creative time as a family. Workshops include gallery conversations followed by collaborative art-making in the studios. Each class is offered twice and explores a wide variety of media.

Get in touch with your wild side while experimenting with paint. Find inspiration in paintings of animals and in the wild life photography of Michael Nichols, then paint your own wild masterpiece in the studio
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the oldest wedding portraits of an African American couple in an American museum, a tall clock by the first African American clockmaker, the first painting by an African American artist purchased by an American museum, and more.
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10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Free admission for residents of all past and present Inside Out communities from July 21 to July 23. Enjoy jazz on Friday night, learn more about Inside Out artworks on Saturday, and stay to create and play at Art Splash all weekend long. Share your zip code at any Visitor Services desk to receive free admission.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore paintings and sculptures from Europe.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the triumphs of artists who were underdogs and achieved personal victories by struggle and perseverance, much like Rocky Balboa.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour looks at armor that was made to be functional as well as beautiful.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

The Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection (galleries 245–249) features a remarkable selection of fine armor and arms. Learn how these objects were produced and how some can be traced back to the armories of powerful rulers.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
SOLD OUT
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Join Park House Guides to learn about the history, architecture, and exterior sculpture that make the Museum a Philadelphia icon. Moderate walking involved. Weather permitting.​​
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Examine the Museum's Constantine tapestries up close. Discover how they were made and the meaning behind their intricate designs.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, June 28–August 30, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
Meets in the Splash Studio
Best for ages 6 and under

Get comfy and listen to a story that connects with a work of art.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

An introduction to the Museum’s extensive collection of art from China, Korea, and Japan
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for Members

Tour the Museum's American Collection as we celebrate U.S. independence.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
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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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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Feast your eyes on works of art as you hear the fascinating tales associated with them.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! 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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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

From models to artists, mistresses to muses, women have always played an essential role in the creation of art. Explore their many contributions to both art and culture.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Examine the Museum's vast collection of treasures from the Middle Ages, including sculptures, reliquaries, stained glass, and objects of architectural interest.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore the connection between classical Greek myth and contemporary abstract art in Cy Twombly’s visualization of Homer’s timeless poem The Iliad.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the arts and cultures of South Asia, a region composed of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Examine the Museum's vast collection of treasures from the Middle Ages, including sculptures, reliquaries, stained glass, and objects of architectural interest.
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Family Programs
 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Art Splash stays up late on Final Fridays.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Enjoy an eco-centric evening that’s all about conservation—of art and the environment.

DIY Art: Art Splash
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Dorrance Program Space, first floor (Enter through gallery 100 or the Wild exhibition)
Enjoy ​​​extended hours for Art Splash. Make art, read a children’s book, or burn off some energy through creative play.

​Campfire Stories
5:15pm & 7:15pm
Dorrance Galleries, first floor
Artists Dave and Ilyssa Kyu spent last summer exploring six national parks for Campfire Stories, an anthology of legends collected in and around parks. Gather round as local artist Gina Murdock interprets and performs these tales.

Music: DJ Jersey Dan
5:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, first floor
Jersey Dan spins your favorite dance tunes on nothing but vinyl.

Detours with Jeffrey Collins
5:45 & 6:30 p.m.
Meet in Colket Gallery 151, first floor
Jeffrey Collins of the US National Park Service shares his perspectives on American landscape paintings and scenes from the natural world.

The Peaceable Kingdom
6:15 p.m.
Dorrance Galleries, first floor
Inspired by Edward Hicks’s famous painting The Peaceable Kingdom, performance collective Orbiter 3 presents a utopian fable of a mythical Quaker colony inhabited by wild creatures. Witness two cultures encounter each other for the first time and consider how ecosystems are impacted by invasive species.

Talk: Protect & Conserve
7:00 p.m.
Resnick Rotunda 161, first floor
An environmental scientist and art conservator discuss what conservation means to them. With Stefanie Kroll, The Patrick Center for Environmental Research, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University; and Nancy Ash, The Charles K. Williams, II, Senior Conservator of Works of Art on Paper. Moderated by John Vick, Collections Project Manager.  

Music: The Secret Sisters
7:30 p.m.
Great Stair Hall, first floor
Muscle Shoals, Alabama—hometown of Wild photographer Michael Nichols—is world-famous for producing great music. The Secret Sisters entertain with vintage honky-tonk, gospel, and swampy southern gothic melodies fit for a July campfire.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Of course art is beautiful and uplifting, but it can also be downright scandalous. So join us, as we reveal the controversies inherent in each brushstroke, nude, and artistic impulse.
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Starts at 6:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Join Park House Guides to learn about the history, architecture, and exterior sculpture that make the Museum a Philadelphia icon. Moderate walking involved. Weather permitting.​​
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 6:30 p.m.

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! 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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Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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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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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! 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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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the arts and cultures of South Asia, a region composed of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

SOLD OUT
Paid reservations required
Location: South Terrace Education Classroom B
Kids ages 6–12 with an adult
$20 ($16 members) per person- both grownup and child must pay to attend
Call 215-235-7469 to reserve

Roll up your sleeves and enjoy creative time as a family. Workshops include gallery conversations followed by collaborative art-making in the studios. Each class is offered twice and explores a wide variety of media.

Get in touch with your wild side while experimenting with paint. Find inspiration in paintings of animals and in the wild life photography of Michael Nichols, then paint your own wild masterpiece in the studio
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Feast your eyes on works of art as you hear the fascinating tales associated with them.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Discover the Museum’s collection of arms and armor, including plate and mail armor, swords, daggers, shields, crossbows, and equestrian equipment.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Where else in Philadelphia can you visit a medieval cloister, a 16th-century Indian temple hall, the country estates of 18th-century England and France, and a Japanese tea house in one hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore the connection between classical Greek myth and contemporary abstract art in Cy Twombly’s visualization of Homer’s timeless poem The Iliad.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Examine the Museum's Constantine tapestries up close. Discover how they were made and the meaning behind their intricate designs.
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Starts at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, June 28–August 30, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
Meets in the Splash Studio
Best for ages 6 and under

Get comfy and listen to a story that connects with a work of art.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Location: Skylit Atrium, Perelman Building
Associates membership and above or Focus membership required

Get to know our Brodsky Curator of Photographs as he discusses his curatorial process, passions, and exciting future projects at the Museum. Visit some of his favorite objects and then join us for a light cocktail reception.​
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Feast your eyes on works of art as you hear the fascinating tales associated with them.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours meet in the Great Stair Hall, near the entrance to the Modern and Contemporary Art galleries

A different masterpiece takes center stage during these in-depth, in-gallery participatory conversations facilitated by Philadelphia Museum of Art 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.

Explore the connection between classical Greek myth and contemporary abstract art in Cy Twombly’s visualization of Homer’s timeless poem The Iliad.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours meet in the Great Stair Hall, near the entrance to the Modern and Contemporary Art galleries

A different masterpiece takes center stage during these in-depth, in-gallery participatory conversations facilitated by Philadelphia Museum of Art 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.

Where else in Philadelphia can you visit a medieval cloister, a 16th-century Indian temple hall, the country estates of 18th-century England and France, and a Japanese tea house in one hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! 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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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Philadelphia’s own Michelle Lordi is considered one of the finest jazz singers on the circuit today. Join her and her band for three generations of heartfelt love songs—a perfect way to celebrate summer love.
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Starts at 10:00 a.m.

Inside Out is back with more art in unexpected places. Want to learn more about Haddonfield’s Inside Out exhibition? Take a tour of the artworks the first Saturday of each month this summer. The tour starts at the Kings Court gazebo. ​
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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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours meet in the Great Stair Hall, near the entrance to the Modern and Contemporary Art galleries

A different masterpiece takes center stage during these in-depth, in-gallery participatory conversations facilitated by Philadelphia Museum of Art educators and graduate students from Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pennsylvania.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Historic House Programs
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free after admission
$8 public, Members free

Summertime means picnics and BBQs in the park. Visit our colonial country house for a casual food fair.​
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Location: Paintings Conservation Studio, Perelman Building
Free for Sponsors and above

Conservators and curators offer up-close encounters with European paintings as they prepare these works for this fall's Old Masters Now exhibition. You'll hear from Museum staff about the responsibilities and rewards of caring for this extraordinary collection. ​

Recommended for ages 13 and above
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10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Slither, crawl, or hop to movement workshops led by Almanac Dance Circus Theatre. Sketch and pose like an animal with Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Splash Studio
11:00 a.m., noon & 1:00 p.m. Mini-Performances by Almanac
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Dr. Sketchy
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for Members

Featuring masterworks by such artists as Picasso, Duchamp, Dali, and Warhol, this tour chronicles the course of modern art.​
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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.
SOLD OUT
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Of course art is beautiful and uplifting, but it can also be downright scandalous. So join us, as we reveal the controversies inherent in each brushstroke, nude, and artistic impulse.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Location: Paintings Conservation Studio, Perelman Building
Free for Sponsors and above

Conservators and curators offer up-close encounters with European paintings as they prepare these works for this fall's Old Masters Now exhibition. You'll hear from Museum staff about the responsibilities and rewards of caring for this extraordinary collection. ​

Recommended for ages 13 and above
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the arts and cultures of South Asia, a region composed of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore Renaissance feasts, 17th-century Dutch breakfast pieces, and other visual treats.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:00 a.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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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore the connection between classical Greek myth and contemporary abstract art in Cy Twombly’s visualization of Homer’s timeless poem The Iliad.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Examine the Museum's vast collection of treasures from the Middle Ages, including sculptures, reliquaries, stained glass, and objects of architectural interest.
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Starts at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, June 28–August 30, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
Meets in the Splash Studio
Best for ages 6 and under

Get comfy and listen to a story that connects with a work of art.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for Members

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! 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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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. CANCELED
$20 for Young Friends; $25 for guests

Go off the beaten path and get access to sites along the Schuylkill Riverfront with Hidden City Philadelphia. Learn more about the city you love and the little known histories that go along with it. Then enjoy a nearby happy hour.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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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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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Blending bossa nova and samba with sounds from around the globe, this Latin Grammy nominee represents a new generation in Brazilian popular music. Co-composer of the Rio 2016 theme, he’s traveling with a full band to bring Brazil to Philly.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for Members

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! 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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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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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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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Exhibition Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Wild: Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Location: Rodin Museum
Members free, Guests $10

It’s sweet to be a new member and this Ice Cream Social is just one reason. Mingle with Museum staff and other new members in the tranquil Hamilton Gardens while enjoying complimentary ice cream. Then experience the work of celebrated French sculptor Auguste Rodin in the galleries. ​

Rain Date: Sunday, August 20
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Examine the Museum's vast collection of treasures from the Middle Ages, including sculptures, reliquaries, stained glass, and objects of architectural interest.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for Members

Featuring masterworks by such artists as Picasso, Duchamp, Dali, and Warhol, this tour chronicles the course of modern art.​
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, June 28–August 30, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
Meets in the Splash Studio
Best for ages 6 and under

Get comfy and listen to a story that connects with a work of art.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Now offered on the third Wednesday of each month, this members-only tour provides an overview of some of the Museum’s most renowned treasures in a variety of media.
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5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Be an artist for a day. Draw inspiration from artwork on view and let your imagination run wild. Paper and pencils will be provided.

Location provided at any admissions desk
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for Members

Featuring masterworks by such artists as Picasso, Duchamp, Dali, and Warhol, this tour chronicles the course of modern art.​
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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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. - 12:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Location: Perelman Building Library
Free for Members

Let your love of art and literature come together. Join us for coffee and a discussion of I am Venus: A Novel with author Barbara Mujica. This breathtaking historical novel reimagines the dramatic life and loves of the Baroque Spanish painter Diego Velázquez. The riveting account of a great artist's rise to prominence, this novel is set against the backdrop of political turmoil and romantic scandal.

The Members' Book Club meets in the Library's Reading Room located on the second floor of the Perelman Building. Each session includes coffee and a discussion lead by our library staff. ​
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the arts and cultures of South Asia, a region composed of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Of course art is beautiful and uplifting, but it can also be downright scandalous. So join us, as we reveal the controversies inherent in each brushstroke, nude, and artistic impulse.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Where else in Philadelphia can you visit a medieval cloister, a 16th-century Indian temple hall, the country estates of 18th-century England and France, and a Japanese tea house in one hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the arts and cultures of South Asia, a region composed of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! 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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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Where else in Philadelphia can you visit a medieval cloister, a 16th-century Indian temple hall, the country estates of 18th-century England and France, and a Japanese tea house in one hour? Join us as we take a walk through time.
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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

The jazz trumpeter and a quartet of Philly favorites present Color Theory—music that explores traditional color theory and the phenomenon of synesthesia. Let all of your senses come out to play, with tunes for both your ears and eyes, and flavors to savor from Starr Catering.
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6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael Nichols.
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission
Location: Dorrance Galleries
Space is limited. To book your spot, call 215-684-7606.

Designed for families with children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. Specially trained Museum staff lead all activities.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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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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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Location: Perelman Building Library
Free for Members

Let your love of art and literature come together. Join us for coffee and a discussion of I am Venus: A Novel with author Barbara Mujica. This breathtaking historical novel reimagines the dramatic life and loves of the Baroque Spanish painter Diego Velázquez. The riveting account of a great artist's rise to prominence, this novel is set against the backdrop of political turmoil and romantic scandal.

The Members' Book Club meets in the Library's Reading Room located on the second floor of the Perelman Building. Each session includes coffee and a discussion lead by our library staff. ​
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Talks & Tours
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$40 ($32 members) Admission not included

Celebrate summer with a tour through Fairmount Park, with stops to look at buildings, vistas, and sculptures. A visit to Lemon Hill concludes the afternoon.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for Members

Featuring masterworks by such artists as Picasso, Duchamp, Dali, and Warhol, this tour chronicles the course of modern art.​
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.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
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael Nichols.
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission
Location: Dorrance Galleries
Space is limited. To book your spot, call 215-684-7606.

Designed for families with children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. Specially trained Museum staff lead all activities.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Travel from the High Renaissance to the Neoclassical period with sculpture, furniture, ceramics, and tapestries.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

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.

Explore the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, June 28–August 30, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
Meets in the Splash Studio
Best for ages 6 and under

Get comfy and listen to a story that connects with a work of art.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the arts and cultures of South Asia, a region composed of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tibet.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for Members

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! 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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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Thursday, August 24Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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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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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Family Programs
 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Art Splash stays up late on Final Fridays.
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Dance the night away with booty-shaking Brazilian music by PhillyBloco.
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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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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

Explore the work of legendary photographer Michael Nichols.
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Starts at 11:00 a.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.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for Members

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Starts at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, June 28–August 30, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
Meets in the Splash Studio
Best for ages 6 and under

Get comfy and listen to a story that connects with a work of art.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Thursday, August 31Grid ViewRows View

 
Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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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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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

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Friday Nights
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall

This violinist's versatility and artistry bring audiences to their feet. Ms. Monroe has led ensembles for over 15 years, appearing at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall, among many other venues. For this jazz performance she's joined by pianist Tom Lawton and bassist Steve Beskrone.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, June 27–September 1, 2017; and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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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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Events & Activities
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

The city's traveling pop-up beer garden visits historic house Mount Pleasant. Enjoy lawn games, demonstrations, a beer history chat, and tours of a colonial masterpiece.​
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Café
$55 ($50 members)

​Channel your inner herbivore and learn how eating your greens can be delicious and conscientious.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours meet in the Great Stair Hall, near the entrance to the Modern and Contemporary Art galleries

A different masterpiece takes center stage during these in-depth, in-gallery participatory conversations facilitated by Philadelphia Museum of Art 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.
Location: Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

The city's traveling pop-up beer garden visits historic house Mount Pleasant. Enjoy lawn games, demonstrations, a beer history chat (5:30 p.m.), and tours of a colonial masterpiece.​
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours meet in the Great Stair Hall, near the entrance to the Modern and Contemporary Art galleries

A different masterpiece takes center stage during these in-depth, in-gallery participatory conversations facilitated by Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

The city's traveling pop-up beer garden visits historic house Mount Pleasant. Enjoy lawn games, demonstrations (5:00 to 8:00 p.m.), beer history chats (3:30 & 5:30 p.m.), and tours of a colonial masterpiece.​
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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall

We're celebrating the kickoff of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Centennial with an ensemble of local jazz and folk musicians led by Ross Bellenoit. Explore the rich musical heritage of Philadelphia through songs composed in the City of Brotherly Love.
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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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10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Parkway Center Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia
Free; no ticket required

How do museums serve the needs of today and tomorrow? ​Museum directors, artists, and civic leaders from around the world share their perspectives.


10:00 a.m.–noon
“Civic Space in the 21st Century”
Moderated by David Brownlee, the Frances Shapiro-Weitzenhoffer Professor of 19th-Century European Art, University of Pennsylvania

Speakers:
Michael DiBerardinis, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia
Richard Gluckman, Partner, Gluckman Tang Architects
Timothy Rub, The George D. Widener Director and CEO, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Julian Siggers, Williams Director, University of Pennsylvania Museum
Juan Ignacio Vidarte, Director General, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain


2:00–4:00 p.m.
“The Audience of the 21st Century”
Moderated by Gail Harrity, President and COO, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Speakers:
Wilfredo Bení­tez, Executive Director, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba
Carmen Febo-San Miguel, Executive Director, Taller Puertorriqueño, Philadelphia
Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Sarah McEneaney, artist, Philadelphia
Leslee Michelsen, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture, and Design, Honolulu

Organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the History of Art Department of the University of Pennsylvania
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10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Skylit Atrium, Perelman Building

Celebrate the arrival of Philadelphia Assembled to the Perelman Building after an active season of programs and actions across the city.

Open House
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Family-friendly activities, artist-led workshops, seed-sharing, poetry reading, and storytelling

Community Celebration
4:00–8:00 p.m.
Live music, a performance by sound artist Moor Mother, and light refreshments

Assemble and Illuminate
8:00 p.m.
The Illuminator Collective light up the Perelman Building.

The event is cohosted by Philadelphia Assembled’s initiating artist Jeanne van Heeswijk and the artistic team including Phoebe Bachman, Kirtrina Baxter, Shari Hersh, Nehad Khader, Mabel Negrete (CNS), Damon Reaves, Amanda Sroka, and Denise Valentine.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tours meet in the Great Stair Hall, near the entrance to the Modern and Contemporary Art galleries

A different masterpiece takes center stage during these in-depth, in-gallery participatory conversations facilitated by Philadelphia Museum of Art 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
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

The city's traveling pop-up beer garden visits historic house Mount Pleasant. Enjoy lawn games, demonstrations (2:00 to 6:00 p.m.), beer history chats (3:30 & 5:30 p.m), and tours of a colonial masterpiece.​
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Perelman Building Media Room
Members free; member guests $10

Independent art historian Elizabeth A. Anderson helps new and longstanding members discover the Museum's rich history, from our Centennial Exhibition origins to our transition into the new millennium.
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Events & Activities
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park
Free; food and beverages priced separately

The city's traveling pop-up beer garden visits historic house Mount Pleasant. Enjoy lawn games, colonial brewing demonstrations with Pennsylvania Brewery Historians (2:00 to 6:00 p.m.), beer history chats (3:30 & 5:30 p.m.), and tours of a colonial masterpiece.​
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7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
By invitation only
Associate Sponsor membership and above required

Enjoy ​an exclusive preview of this site-specific double bill featuring a Renaissance work by Monteverdi and a new piece by Lembit Beecher. Monteverdi's tale of Tancredi, who battles with a soldier (his lover Clorinda in disguise) is staged in the medieval cloister. Beecher's response to Monteverdi's work, a modern tale of a returned soldier haunted by war, follows in the Great Stair Hall.
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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
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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.
Location: Great Stair Hall, first floor

Born in Malaysia and raised in Australia, this jazz bassist's rhythm-driven compositions explore all that can be said without words. Her New York–based quartet consists of Ben Wendel on tenor sax, Matthew Stevens on guitar, Fabian Almazan on piano, and Rudy Royston on drums.
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Talks & Tours
 
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Location: Great Stair Hall
Prices include Museum admission. Reserved seating: $75 ($60 for members). Reserved seating on Great Stair Hall steps: $40 ($32 for members). Standing room only: Free with admission

Join the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees as she reflects on her work advocating for animal welfare and conservation. This program has been made possible by Leslie Miller and Richard Worley.
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building

​Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, discusses the critical role of libraries and librarians and their central place in community engagement.
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5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Be an artist for a day. Draw inspiration from artwork on view and let your imagination run wild. Paper and pencils will be provided.

Location provided at any admissions desk
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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.
Location: Great Stair Hall

The Puerto Rican Day Parade is on the Parkway this weekend. Start the celebration early with a lively night of salsa music. Join us and our friends at Concilio as we welcome Combo Melaza to the Great Stair Hall.
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Courses & Workshops
 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission

Gallery-based interactive art history courses.

This is a three-part course (sign up for either Wednesday evenings or Thursday afternoons).

See how artists throughout history depict everyday activewear, elegant eveningwear, and fabulous costumes.
Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Skylit Atrium, Perelman Building
Members free; guests $10

​Explore the galleries in this after-hours member event. Celebrate Philadelphia Assembled, an exhibition that joins art and civic engagement. Enjoy stories and conversations with collaborators and local community members. Light bites and refreshments available for purchase; complimentary transportation between the main Museum building and the Perelman Building.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Courses & Workshops
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission

Gallery-based interactive art history courses.

This is a three-part course (sign up for either Wednesday evenings or Thursday afternoons).

See how artists throughout history depict everyday activewear, elegant eveningwear, and fabulous costumes.
Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall

Celebrate the art of words and language, with workshops and performances throughout the galleries.
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Courses & Workshops
 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission

Gallery-based interactive art history courses.

This is a three-part course (sign up for either Wednesday evenings or Thursday afternoons).

See how artists throughout history depict everyday activewear, elegant eveningwear, and fabulous costumes.
Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning
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5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
$20 ($18 members); day-of pricing $25 ($22.50 members). Museum admission not included.

On Wednesdays in October, the Great Stair Hall Balcony is transformed into an Oktoberfest beer garden. Local craft brews are perfectly paired with either a large Bavarian pretzel or a bratwurst. Beer flights and signature noshes available at a discounted rate when purchased in advance.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Courses & Workshops
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission

Gallery-based interactive art history courses.

This is a three-part course (sign up for either Wednesday evenings or Thursday afternoons).

See how artists throughout history depict everyday activewear, elegant eveningwear, and fabulous costumes.
Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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.

Experimental jazz meets intimate folk in the lush terrain of Ryley Walker's compositions. Enjoy an evening with the artist whom Pitchfork calls "a songwriter using his record collection to his advantage, making music that aligns him with a long lineage of artists, without becoming indebted to their rulebooks."
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Location: Meet at 2nd and Market Streets, Philadelphia
Free for Young Friends; Young Friend guests $5. Space is limited; reservations are required.

Encounter art in unexpected places. Explore the newest Inside Out installation in Old City during First Friday and see how the Museum is bringing its collection into the community. Followed by a nearby happy hour.
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Starts at 1:30 p.m.

Musicians fill the galleries with sound.

Location: Gallery 206
​Make musical connections to cultures along the Silk Road with the Al-Bustan Ensemble.
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Starts at 2:15 p.m.

Musicians fill the galleries with sound.

Location: Gallery 206
​Make musical connections to cultures along the Silk Road with the Al-Bustan Ensemble.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Musicians fill the galleries with sound.

Location: Gallery 206
​Make musical connections to cultures along the Silk Road with the Al-Bustan Ensemble.
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Courses & Workshops
 
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Perelman Building Media Room
$125; $100 members and Bryn Mawr Film Institute members

Presented by Bryn Mawr Film Institute. This lecture-based course introduces students to cinematic terminology, giving them the vocabulary and frames of reference to view and discuss motion pictures in a more insightful and critical manner. Screenings largely consist of clips from a wide assortment of films illustrating different aspects of the medium's language, including cinematography, sound, and editing.

Instructor: Andrew J. Douglas, Director of Education, Bryn Mawr Film Institute
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Courses & Workshops
 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission

Gallery-based interactive art history courses.

This is a three-part course (sign up for either Wednesday evenings or Thursday afternoons).

See how artists throughout history depict everyday activewear, elegant eveningwear, and fabulous costumes.
Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning
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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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5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
$20 ($18 members); day-of pricing $25 ($22.50 members). Museum admission not included.

On Wednesdays in October, the Great Stair Hall Balcony is transformed into an Oktoberfest beer garden. Local craft brews are perfectly paired with either a large Bavarian pretzel or a bratwurst. Beer flights and signature noshes available at a discounted rate when purchased in advance.
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Courses & Workshops
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission

Gallery-based interactive art history courses.

This is a three-part course (sign up for either Wednesday evenings or Thursday afternoons).

See how artists throughout history depict everyday activewear, elegant eveningwear, and fabulous costumes.
Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fridays, 10:15–11:00 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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5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location: Great Stair Hall

Hot Club of Philadelphia is an acoustic ensemble dedicated to European Gypsy Jazz, the musical genre pioneered by Django Reinhardt's legendary Hot Club of France. Using guitars, bass, violin, and vocals, this quintet melds the vintage Parisian style with modern influences.
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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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Historic House Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meets in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$40 ($32 members) No admission included

Explore the lives of both free and enslaved people who toiled at Mount Pleasant, Cedar Grove, and Strawberry Mansion.

Trolley departs from and returns to the West Entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Ticket includes trolley transportation, admission to houses visited, and parking validation for the Museum garage at regular visitor rates. Does not include admission to Art Museum. Please arrive 15 minutes ahead of program start time to check in.
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10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Perelman Building Media Room
$125; $100 members and Bryn Mawr Film Institute members

Presented by Bryn Mawr Film Institute. This lecture-based course introduces students to cinematic terminology, giving them the vocabulary and frames of reference to view and discuss motion pictures in a more insightful and critical manner. Screenings largely consist of clips from a wide assortment of films illustrating different aspects of the medium's language, including cinematography, sound, and editing.

Instructor: Andrew J. Douglas, Director of Education, Bryn Mawr Film Institute
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5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
$20 ($18 members); day-of pricing $25 ($22.50 members). Museum admission not included.

On Wednesdays in October, the Great Stair Hall Balcony is transformed into an Oktoberfest beer garden. Local craft brews are perfectly paired with either a large Bavarian pretzel or a bratwurst. Beer flights and signature noshes available at a discounted rate when purchased in advance.
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5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Be an artist for a day. Draw inspiration from artwork on view and let your imagination run wild. Paper and pencils will be provided.

Location provided at any admissions desk
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Wednesday Nights
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Free after Pay What You Wish admission
Wednesday Nights at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
First come first served, space is limited.

Practice your poses with Dhyana Yoga. Class size varies.

Beginning the first week of June yoga will take place in the The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Weather permitting.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.