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November 11, 2017

Art Splash: June 30–September 3, 2018

Learn all about our summertime offerings for families by visiting our Art Splash page.

Tuesday, March 6Grid ViewRows View

Courses & Workshops
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B
$125; $100 members and Bryn Mawr Film Institute members
Cost includes Museum admission

Discover parallels between the making and study of art and film while gaining a greater understanding of the ways in which we approach creative works. This three-part course includes gallery visits and film clips that will enhance our discussion of photography, formalism, and documentary as represented in the Museum’s collection and world cinema.

​In collaboration with Bryn Mawr Film Institute
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Saturday, March 10Grid ViewRows View

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

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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Tuesday, March 13Grid ViewRows View

Courses & Workshops
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B
$125; $100 members and Bryn Mawr Film Institute members
Cost includes Museum admission

Discover parallels between the making and study of art and film while gaining a greater understanding of the ways in which we approach creative works. This three-part course includes gallery visits and film clips that will enhance our discussion of photography, formalism, and documentary as represented in the Museum’s collection and world cinema.

​In collaboration with Bryn Mawr Film Institute
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Saturday, March 17Grid ViewRows View

 
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Perelman Media Room, Perelman Building
All levels welcome; materials provided
Instructor: Sharon Hildebrand, Head Preparator of Prints, Drawings, Photographs, Philadelphia Museum of Art
$20 ($16 members); includes Perelman Building admission

Learn the fundamentals of bookmaking during this hands-on workshop. Get a brief introduction to basic vocabulary, materials, tools, and techniques before creating two blank books with exposed spine sewings: a soft-cover, three-section book using Tyvek; and a two-section book constructed of binder’s board, book cloth, and decorative paper. Then go on a tour of Keith Smith at Home with the show’s curator, Amanda Bock, the Lynne and Harold Honickman Assistant Curator of Photographs.

​Support is provided by The Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation
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Tuesday, March 20Grid ViewRows View

Courses & Workshops
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SOLD OUT
South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B
$125; $100 members and Bryn Mawr Film Institute members
Cost includes Museum admission

Discover parallels between the making and study of art and film while gaining a greater understanding of the ways in which we approach creative works. This three-part course includes gallery visits and film clips that will enhance our discussion of photography, formalism, and documentary as represented in the Museum’s collection and world cinema.

​In collaboration with Bryn Mawr Film Institute
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Wednesday, April 11Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

Explore the idea of “artist as outsider,” a concept invented in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Also examine how artists depicted scenes of rebellion and marginalization, often identifying themselves with their subject matter.

Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator
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Thursday, April 12Grid ViewRows View

 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CANCELED
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

Explore the idea of “artist as outsider,” a concept invented in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Also examine how artists depicted scenes of rebellion and marginalization, often identifying themselves with their subject matter.

Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator
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Saturday, April 14Grid ViewRows View

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

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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Wednesday, April 18Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

Explore the idea of “artist as outsider,” a concept invented in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Also examine how artists depicted scenes of rebellion and marginalization, often identifying themselves with their subject matter.

Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator
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Thursday, April 19Grid ViewRows View

 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CANCELED
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

Explore the idea of “artist as outsider,” a concept invented in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Also examine how artists depicted scenes of rebellion and marginalization, often identifying themselves with their subject matter.

Instructor: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator
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Saturday, April 21Grid ViewRows View

 
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Skylit Atrium, Perelman Building
All levels welcome; materials provided
Instructor: Rosae M. Reeder, Fine Arts Faculty and Assistant Program Director, Illustration, The University of the Arts
$20 ($16 members); includes Perelman Building admission

Make an album that combines two of the most common book structures: the pamphlet and the concertina/accordion fold. Learn how to fold sections or pages, create an accordion/concertina structure, sew a pamphlet stitch, and combine all the elements to make an expandable album perfect for photos, notes, and cards. Then go on a tour of Keith Smith at Home with the show’s curator, Amanda Bock, the Lynne and Harold Honickman Assistant Curator of Photographs.

​Support is provided by The Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation
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Wednesday, May 2Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

What can paintings tell us about the urban experience throughout history? Journey through Paris, New York, Rome, Venice, and other European and American city centers and experience them through artists’ eyes.

Instructors: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning; and Jenni Drozdek, Manager of Adult Learning
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Thursday, May 3Grid ViewRows View

 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

What can paintings tell us about the urban experience throughout history? Journey through Paris, New York, Rome, Venice, and other European and American city centers and experience them through artists’ eyes.

Instructors: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning; and Jenni Drozdek, Manager of Adult Learning
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Saturday, May 5Grid ViewRows View

 
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT
Perelman Media Room, Perelman Building
All levels welcome; materials provided
Instructor: Artist Scott McCarney
$20 ($16 members); includes Perelman Building admission

In sports, a round robin tournament is when each contestant is matched in turn against every other contestant. In this workshop, participants will act as the contestants matched in turn with circulating sheets of paper and will contribute using a variety of mark-making techniques (drawing, collage, frottage, tracing, transfers, stamping, etc.). As the papers circulate, we will fold them into sections to define the pages and create our own itineraries through the book. Participants will also bind their single-section books with a choice of simple cover attachments. Everyone will leave with a personalized, one-of-a-kind copy of the collaborative edition.

This workshop also includes a tour of Keith Smith at Home with the show’s curator, Amanda Bock, the Lynne and Harold Honickman Assistant Curator of Photographs.

​Support is provided by The Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation
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Wednesday, May 9Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

What can paintings tell us about the urban experience throughout history? Journey through Paris, New York, Rome, Venice, and other European and American city centers and experience them through artists’ eyes.

Instructors: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning; and Jenni Drozdek, Manager of Adult Learning
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Thursday, May 10Grid ViewRows View

 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

What can paintings tell us about the urban experience throughout history? Journey through Paris, New York, Rome, Venice, and other European and American city centers and experience them through artists’ eyes.

Instructors: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning; and Jenni Drozdek, Manager of Adult Learning
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Saturday, May 12Grid ViewRows View

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

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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Wednesday, May 16Grid ViewRows View

 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

What can paintings tell us about the urban experience throughout history? Journey through Paris, New York, Rome, Venice, and other European and American city centers and experience them through artists’ eyes.

Instructors: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning; and Jenni Drozdek, Manager of Adult Learning
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Thursday, May 17Grid ViewRows View

 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
$125 ($100 members); includes Museum admission
Fee waived for Associates and above ($2,500+)

The galleries are your classroom in these interactive art history courses.

​This is a three-part course; sign up for either Wednesday mornings or Thursday afternoons.

What can paintings tell us about the urban experience throughout history? Journey through Paris, New York, Rome, Venice, and other European and American city centers and experience them through artists’ eyes.

Instructors: Greg Stuart, Museum Educator, Adult Learning; and Jenni Drozdek, Manager of Adult Learning
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Saturday, June 9Grid ViewRows View

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

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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Saturday, July 14Grid ViewRows View

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

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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Saturday, August 11Grid ViewRows View

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

Drop in and draw from Rodin’s masterpieces. Materials provided.
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