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Cultural Additions

Extend your stay in Philadelphia to enjoy its many attractions. Call our Group Sales office at 215-684-7863 for details and reservations.

Barnes Foundation

Visit the Barnes Foundation to immerse your group in one of the foremost collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early modern art, including 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos, and 7 van Goghs.

Explore more than 3,000 masterpieces in the Barnes collection, whose arrangements are as awe-inspiring as the art itself. Tour the Barnes Foundation at your own pace with easy-to-use audio guides, available in English, French, Japanese, and Spanish. Or upgrade to a docent-led tour to discover the thinking behind the extraordinary presentation of Albert Barnes’s collection. For more information, visit barnesfoundation.org or call 215-728-7220.

Eastern State Penitentiary

Once the most famous prison in the world, Eastern State Penitentiary now stands in ruin, a haunting world of eerie beauty. Explore Al Capone’s Cell, history exhibits and art installations. Private, hour-long guided tours discuss Eastern State’s revolutionary architecture, worldwide influence, and famous inmates, as well as prisons today. Evening tours with additional themes of organized crime: prohibition era, religion at Eastern State or escapes are also available. Located just five blocks from the Museum. For more information visit easternstate.org or call the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Group Sales office at 215-684-7863 for reservations.

Grounds for Sculpture

Discover art in a whole new way at this world-class sculpture garden, museum, and arboretum. Just 45 minutes from Philadelphia in Hamilton, NJ. See hundreds of contemporary sculptures from renowned and emerging artists on forty-two beautiful acres. Native and exotic trees and flowers offer a unique horticultural experience. Includes six indoor galleries plus dining, shopping, concerts, tours, and more. Open year-round. For more information, visit groundsforsculpture.org or call 609-586-0616 ext. 200.

Mural Arts Program

Explore the world’s largest art gallery from your own vehicle, with a Mural Arts step-on tour. A professionally-trained guide will provide an insider’s view of the murals’ artistic processes and the colorful community histories that each finished mural embodies. Choose from a variety of uniquely themed tour routes, each customized to fit your schedule and needs. $400 for a two-hour tour. Other types of tours are available, including walking tours. For more information, visit muralarts.org or call 215-925-3633.

Philadelphia Orchestra

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin continues to excite and thrill the Philadelphia audiences, offering classical music perfection. Get your group together and experience the lush “Philadelphia sound” inside the home of the orchestra, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Packages start at $50 per person. Visit philorch.org for more information or call the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Group Sales office at 215-684-7863 for reservations.

PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

From windmills, wooden shoes, and cheese, to bicycles, canals, and the Dutch Masters, PHS journeys to Holland for the 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show. Fields of spring tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and more burst into a spectacle of color March 11-19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. For more information visit theflowershow.com or call the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Group Sales office at 215-684-7863 for reservations.

Wharton Esherick Museum

The Wharton Esherick Museum is the former home and studio of artist Wharton Esherick (1887–1970), an internationally significant figure in art history and American modern design. As a sculptor working primarily in wood, Esherick created furniture, furnishings, buildings, and more. When he passed in 1970, a group committed to the preservation of this important collection and building opened the museum, which is presented as it was when Esherick resided and worked there. Esherick’s work is also represented in the permanent collections of major museums throughout the country, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art. More information can be found at whartonesherickmuseum.org and group tours are available by reservation; please call 610-644-5822.

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