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Visiting an exhibition in person is a much richer experience than visiting online. Why not leave a comment to share your thoughts and impressions with others?

The design has much to recommend it.

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Denis - 8.12.2014 - 4:56 PM
Dear Mr. Gehry and the design team,I am wholly enthusiastic about your beautiful, clever, and inventive design. One suggestion is to do something with the required elevator/stair blocks on the east ends of the building to make them more lovely, without at the same time drawing too much attention to them. What about a slightly inset arch on the east solid faces? Something other than just the monolithic rectangular blocks that are now in the design, something to tie those blocks more closely to the graceful larger neoclassical building. Thank you!

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Susan Jewett 8/12/14 - 8.12.2014 - 3:40 PM
THE GEHRY EXHIBIT WAS COLD IN TEMPERATURE, QUITE UNCOMFORTABLE. STOOLS WERE HARD. MY HOPE IS THAT DESIGNERS THINK ABOUT HUMAN COMFORT WHILE THEY ARE CREATING THEIR ENHANCED PROGRAMS AND LIGHTING AND ACCESSIBILITY. SERIOUSLY.

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NANCY SCOTT - 8.12.2014 - 3:26 PM
Christian was very informative and passionate about the museum. He really enhanced our experience here.

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S - 8.12.2014 - 12:26 PM
An informative exhibit further convincing me that the front steps should not be changed

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Ronald Colvin - 8.12.2014 - 12:03 PM
It's all about the art!
Can we not see that the museum building is a work of art?
Bisecting the steps and glazing the pediments would be obvious alterations sort of like putting aluminum awnings on Betsy Ross's house. These changes are not in keeping with the classic design of the original architecture. I believe that they would be detested by present day lovers of the museum and will be scorned by future generations! Change what can be changed to better
display the contents of the building but PLEASE do not destroy the beauty of the building. Let's not repeat the mistakes made in the redevelopment of Old City when many historic structures were destroyed so that "new" and "better" things could take their place. Those things are gone forever. Please don't let that become the fate of our iconic and beloved Art Museum!

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Florence - 8.11.2014 - 12:10 AM
Awesome ! Awesome ! Awesome!Make it happen, make it best !!!

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Oleksandr (Sasha) - 8.10.2014 - 4:57 PM
Really like the design! Except for the part of splitting The Great Staircase. I think it is the part of the Museum View that should stay the same.

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Mia - 8.10.2014 - 4:56 PM
Love the design!!!! Will make the museum a lot more elegant and relaxing.

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Sofie - 8.10.2014 - 4:54 PM
great place for everybody to com

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peter - 8.10.2014 - 4:41 PM
Please bring back Frida Kahlo exhibit!!!

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Jeff B - 8.10.2014 - 4:24 PM
I loved the asian art exibit with the whole villiage and everything, it was so freaking awesome!!

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Sierra Whitaker - 8.10.2014 - 4:05 PM
You need to expand underground to connect the Perelman Building. Similar to how the East and West Buildings in the National Gallery in Washington DC are connected underground.

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Neil - 8.10.2014 - 4:01 PM
I was anxious about any possibility of change to a place that I love so much. The exhibition has eradicated all my fears! These plans are incredibly respectful of all that is so wonderful and unique about this place. But they don't just stop at respect and homage; they extend and expand the mission of the museum with light, accents on long-covered architectural features and an incredible openness. I love the ideas for the eastern plaza and lower level. I can't wait to see all of this come to life!

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Elizabeth - 8.10.2014 - 3:52 PM
Please go forward with all the proposed changes, they will be great for the city and museum!

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Serena - 8.10.2014 - 2:49 PM
Don't forget the bike parking in a safe visible area.

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Linda B - 8.10.2014 - 2:36 PM
Supes excited 2 be in Philly.

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Franky G - 8.10.2014 - 2:25 PM
Great plan, however, there should be an expansion of the parking garage and easier access from the garage to the museum entrance. On a bright sunny day, the entrance will be fine and the galleries will shine. Unfortunately, there are more gloomy, rainy, snowy days in Philadelphia when the walk from the parking garage will be very unpleasant and the natural light will be nonexistent. The architect is used to bright sunny climates. He should have visited on a gloomy day in February.

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Barbara - 8.10.2014 - 2:17 PM
The overall plan is exciting and will allow the museum to be able to entice more of the public to see the wonderful exhibits inside. Bringing light into the lower levels is needed as shown, but I do not believe that the cutting of a large central opening in the main exterior stairway should be done. I believe it is a mistake. Whether the ghost of the original architect will haunt the building is anybody's guess, but I think that we should avoid that also!

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R Barocca - 8.10.2014 - 1:50 PM
Enjoyed the museum so far and liked the variety of art and exhibits.

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Susan - 8.10.2014 - 10:36 AM

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