Philadelphia Museum of Art - Exhibitions - Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
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A variety of special events are happening in conjunction with this exhibition, for members and the public alike.

Members-Only

Exhibition Tour: Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).

Explore the exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950 and see how artists like Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, and Jacob Lawrence challenged convention and forged bold new styles.

  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Sunday, August 26, 2018, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Family Programs

Baby Bird Playdate
July & August: Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Education Studios 1 & 2
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Play at the Museum with your little ones and enjoy music, art making, and gallery walks.​

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash

Exhibition Tours

Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950

Enjoy a guided tour of Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950.

  • Sunday, August 19, 2018, Starts at 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018, Starts at 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 22, 2018, Starts at 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.

Family Programs

Wednesday Night Family Studio
Free after Pay What You Wish admission

​Stay up late and make some art before bedtime.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
  • Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Family Programs

Sensory-Friendly Mornings
Great Stair Hall Balcony, 2nd floor
Reservations required
Space is limited. To reserve your spot, email .

These mornings are specially designed for children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. The lights, volume, and crowds are turned down but not the fun or creativity.

​Offered in conjunction with Art Splash
  • Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Friday Nights

Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble
Friday, August 24, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Performances at 5:45 and 7:15 p.m.
Great Stair Hall

This ensemble brings us the sounds of the 1940s, highlighting classics by Lester Young, Duke Ellington, Dexter Gordon, and more.

​Offered in conjunction with Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950

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