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December 20th, 1996
Museum names Felice Fischer as curator

French sculptor's marble bust of Benjamin Franklin is purchased for the Museum

December 11th, 1996
Fourth annual Kwanzaa festival is set

December 6th, 1996
Tomkins joins d'Harnoncourt, Temkin in discussion of artist's life and work

Museum to complement Sartain sesquicentennial in exhibition of works on paper

African American history and music highlight two Wednesday evenings at Museum

A new season of Wednesday night performances is announced

November 18th, 1996
Gifts from the late Museum Associate's collection of paintings, sculptures and crafts is placed on view

Darielle Mason is named the Stella Kramrisch Curator of Indian and Himalayan Art

More than 70 works after the styles of earlier masters are placed on view

Artists' book signings are set for Sunday, November 24

October 17th, 1996
Gail M. Harrity is named to newly created senior position

September 25th, 1996
Annual college day is set for September 28 with free Museum admission

September 24th, 1996
Architect will receive Design Excellence Award on October 30

September 18th, 1996
More than 548,000 visited exhibition over 14 weeks

An estimated $86.5 million is generated for city's economy

September 16th, 1996
Installation is part of Museum's program developed with state correctional institution

Museum President's Bike Tour to celebrate Fairmount Park houses

Park houses are homes for the holidays in December tours

August 21st, 1996
Arts advocate compares public art in U.S., Japan

Museum's membership base rises from 30,000 to 48,000


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