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A variety of special events are happening in conjunction with this exhibition, for members and the public alike.

Exhibition Tours

American Watercolors
Paid tickets required
$36 ($30 Members)

Enjoy a guided tour of American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.

Please arrive at the West Entrance 15 minutes prior to the start time. ​
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 2, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Friday, April 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 9, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Friday, April 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Friday, May 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Sunday, May 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Members-Only

Members-Only Private Morning Tour of American Watercolors
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Lobby)
Membership Required
Paid tickets required
$40 for members, free for Patrons and above ($1,500+)

Start your morning with a crowd free exhibition tour led by those who helped bring American Watercolor to life.

Includes entrance to that day’s 10:30 a.m. Watercolor Salon.

  • Laura Fravel, Exhibition Assistant
    • Thursday, April 6, 2017, Starts at 9:30 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Kathleen Foster, Senior Curator of American Art
    • Saturday, May 6, 2017, Starts at 9:30 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

Talks & Tours

Watercolor Salons
Location: Dorrance Program Room
Paid tickets required
$25 (Free for members); includes Museum and Special Exhibition admission
Call 215-235-7469 to reserve tickets

Lively conversations about American Watercolor and related topics.

Members join a private morning tour to complement these conversations.
  • Painting with Light
    • Thursday, April 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
      ​Examine the connections between stained glass and watercolor with artist Judith Schaechter and McNeil Curator of American Art Kathleen A. Foster. Funded by the Graduate Guides.
  • Philadelphia Illustrators
    • Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
      Author and illustrator Jerry Pinkney and exhibition assistant in American Art Laura Fravel highlight Philadelphia’s role in illustration. Funded by the Center for American Art.

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