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School tours of select exhibitions at the Museum allow students a unique opportunity to experience works of art only on view for a limited time.

  • Creative Africa
    Saturday, May 14, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016

    • This show highlights the visionary work of artists throughout Africa, from centuries-old sculpture to contemporary photography, fashion, and architecture.

      When: From September to December 2, School tours are offered to grades K-12, Tuesdays to Fridays at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

      How to Register: Registration opens on August 1. Please call 215-684-7333

      Student Admission Fees:
      • Free admission and bus for a limited number of School District of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Parochial School classes
      • Philadelphia private and $5 per student
      • All other schools $7 per student

      Please Note: Some exhibitions are closed as of September 25; if you visit after September 25, you can tour the 3 remaining exhibitions. A teaching poster for the classroom, with background information and connections to curriculum will be available for K-12 educators.


  • Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - Sunday, January 8, 2017

    • Witness an extraordinary moment in the history of modern art, one fueled by cultural and political revolution. From the start of the Mexican Revolution in 1910 to the aftermath of World War II, artists and intellectuals in Mexico were at the center of a great debate about their country’s destiny. The exhibition tells the story of this exhilarating period through a remarkable range of images, from masterpieces by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Frida Kahlo, Rufino Tamayo and many others.

      When: From November to December, school tours are offered to Grade 4-12, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

      How to register: Registration opens on September 6. Please call 215-684-7333

      Student Admission Fees:
      • Free admission and bus for a limited number of School District of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Parochial School classes
      • Philadelphia private and $5 per student
      • All other schools $7 per student

      Please Note: Teaching posters for the classroom, with background information and connections to curriculum will be available for classroom educators.


For more information, please contact Education: School & Teacher Programs by phone at 215-684-7580, by fax at 215-236-4063, or by e-mail at .

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