Adult ProgramsBe entertained, enlightened, and engaged by experiences that go beyond the limits of gallery viewing. Better understand and appreciate the Museum's collection and exhibitions through programs and events aimed at all adult learners, specialist and non-specialist alike. Preregistration is suggested for all ticketed programs. Prices do not include Museum admission unless noted. Programs, topics, and speakers are subject to change.
Art History Courses
Expand your knowledge of the world’s artistic traditions in one of the Museum's Art History courses. Learn about styles and techniques. See how geography and history have shaped the development of the visual arts through the ages—with one of the nation's most respected art museums as your classroom. Lectures are offered on Thursdays and Saturdays. Prices for Art History courses include Museum admission. Free Infrared Listening Systems are available at the West Information Desk for auditorium lectures. View Art History Courses >>
Concerts and Performances
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is proud to join with local, national, and international distinguished musicians for an array of concerts and performances inspired by the Museum's collection and current exhibitions. Come and experience the wonderful connection between the visual and performing arts. View Concerts and Performances >>
Join other movie lovers for screenings of films and documentaries connected to the Museum's collection and exhibitions. View Films >>
Lectures and Symposia
Join distinguished lecturers from both the Museum staff and the local, national, and international academic communities for further exploration into topics related to Museum’s collection and current exhibitions. View Lectures and Symposia >>
Experience the Museum’s collection in new ways at one of our gallery programs. Take part in a Spotlight Gallery Conversation for an in-depth look at an individual masterpiece. Join Museum staff, artists, and other guests for art talks and gallery happenings. View Gallery Programs >>
Broaden your horizons and immerse yourself in a subject of interest for hours of learning and fun in a relaxed, inspiring environment. View Workshops >>
For more information, please contact The Division of Education by phone at (215) 684-7580, by fax at (215) 236-4063, or by e-mail at .