December 15th, 1999
$8.5 million, no-interest loan to support acquisition and renovation of the Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company Building
December 12th, 1999
Programs from January through June, 2000, will showcase an irresistible mix of sights, sounds, tastes, and movement from around the world
November 29th, 1999
African American Art is Featured in Museum's New Series of Teaching Posters, Funded by Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
Set of five teaching posters exploring works of art dating from the Civil War to the dawn of the Civil Rights movement introduced to educators
November 24th, 1999
The first American presentation of Nocturnal and Melodic Romantic: Saverio Lucariello
November 17th, 1999
The Splendor of 18th-Century Rome on view from March 16 through May 28, 2000
November 16th, 1999
Exhibition is the first full-scale examination of her inspiring and provocative life and work
November 3rd, 1999
Ragan A. Henry and William M. Hollis, Jr. also named Vice Chairmen of the Museum's Board of Trustees
November 1st, 1999
Ms. Childs to lead newly formed department
October 28th, 1999
An Exuberant Bounty: Prints and Drawings by African Americans on view in the Berman Gallery from Feb. 5 through April 16, 2000
October 22nd, 1999
Museum to close temporarily for renovations beginning November 7, 1999; scheduled to reopen in July 2000
October 21st, 1999
Museum Finds Room to Grow Through Purchase of a Nearby Art-deco Landmark--the Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company Building
Buildig is located across the street from the Museum at 2501 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
October 19th, 1999
Exhibition includes works by Marcantonio Raimondi, Albrecht Dürer, Hendrick Goltzius, Rembrandt van Rijn, and Giovanni Battista Piranesi
October 11th, 1999
Jonathan Ive, Maya Lin and Karim Rashid receive COLLAB Design Excellence Award
October 3rd, 1999
Fairmount Park House Holiday Tours held Dec. 3-8
September 30th, 1999
Worldly Goods Catalogue Presents First-ever, Comprehensive Look at the Arts of Colonial Pennsylvania
The fully illustrated catalogue accompanies the exhibition of the same name.
September 29th, 1999
Double-Blind, the first video produced by the French conceptual artist, on view in the Video Gallery (179) from Sept. 28 through Oct. 24, 1999
September 27th, 1999
Mary Ellen Mark: Photographs is the first major exhibition to focus exclusively on the acclaimed photographer's extensive American work
September 21st, 1999
Katherine Ware, an Assistant Curator in the Department of Photographs of the J. Paul Getty Museum, assumes her new post in November
Van Gogh: Face to Face will feature some 60 paintings and drawings from public and private collections
September 17th, 1999
Portraits have prominent role in Van Gogh: Face to Face
September 16th, 1999
Van Gogh: Face to Face on view at The Philadelphia Museum of Art from Oct. 22, 2000, to Jan. 14, 2001
August 23rd, 1999
From July 29 to October 29, 2000, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents The Arts of Hon'ami Koetsu, Japanese Renaissance Master, an exhibition of more than 100 objects.
August 5th, 1999
Changing Seasons: Three Generations of Bucks County Impressionism, an exhibition of 16 paintings from the holdings of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and a private collection, is on view from July 27 through December 5, 1999, in American Gallery 119 on the Museum's first floor.
July 30th, 1999
From Sunday, August 1, 1999, through February 1, 2000, the East Terrace of the Philadelphia Museum of Art will be home to Calder's bright red, 40-foot high Eagle, a "stabile," or standing sculpture, made by Calder in 1971.
A spectacular 27-foot-long scroll created by Hon'ami Koetsu, decorated with gold and silver wood-block designs of ivy, grasses and wisteria, and brushed with classical Japanese love poems in graceful calligraphy, is the newest addition to the collections of East Asian Art in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
June 30th, 1999
Gabriel Orozco Presents Photogravity, Fifth in the Museum Studies Series of Installations by Contemporary Artists
Gabriel Orozco's installation on view from October 27 through December 12, 1999
The Detroit Institute of Arts, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Van Gogh: Face to Face, a major exhibition that will tour the three organizing institutions in the year 2000.
June 29th, 1999
Performances take place on the second Saturday of each month
The nation's premier show of American contemporary craft takes place from Thursday, November 11, through Sunday, November 14, 1999 in the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
June 16th, 1999
Exhibition on view in the Video Gallery (179) of the Philadelphia Museum of Art from June 29 through September 26, 1999.
June 14th, 1999
From October 10, 1999, through January 2, 2000, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1758, and The Kingdoms of Edward Hicks, two major exhibitions.
June 9th, 1999
An overview of the Museum's collections of East Asian and Middle Eastern Art
An overview of the Museum's collection of European Painting Before 1900
Housing some 140,000 works of art, the Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs is nationally recognized for the breadth and depth of its collections as well as the flair and scholarship of its exhibitions.
An overview of the Museum's collections of costumes and textiles, one of the oldest and largest collections in the U.S.
An overview of the Museum's collection of 20th-Century Art
June 7th, 1999
An overview of the Museum's collection of American Art.
An overview of the Museum's collection of European Decorative Arts
An overview of the Museum's collections of Indian and Himalayan Art.
On view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from March 16 through May 28, 2000, the exhibition will include some 380 works of art by more than 160 artists.
June 2nd, 1999
Wednesday Nights at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Celebrate the Century-and More-from Summer Through Fall 1999
Wednesday Nights look "Toward the Millennium" offering a musical and artistic review of the years from 1950 to 2010.
May 25th, 1999
The Kingdoms of Edward Hicks, a comprehensive exhibition featuring more than 80 works of art, on view from October 10, 1999 to January 2, 2000.
May 13th, 1999
The Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art host a 35th Anniversary Celebration and Acquisition Party on Saturday, May 22, 1999.
April 23rd, 1999
Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680–1758, on view from October 10, 1999, through January 2, 2000, highlights more than 500 fine examples of furniture, textiles, silver, metalwork, ceramics, prints, maps, books and paintings.
April 22nd, 1999
Barbara Berger Aronson, a partner in the real estate management and development firm Berger & Co., active community volunteer and full-time mother, was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Philadelphia Museum of Art on April 15, 1999
April 5th, 1999
From April 6 to June 28, 1999, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Anne Katrine Dolven, the artist's first American museum exhibition, featuring two of her most recent works: Still Life (1998) and short happiness last long (1996).
March 29th, 1999
Raymond Pettibon, on view in the Berman and Stieglitz Galleries from April 30 through July 3, 1999, is the first major American museum presentation of the artist's drawings and books.
March 19th, 1999
A preview of 1999 exhibitions
March 9th, 1999
Fairmount Park Bike Tour taking place on Sunday, May 2, 1999.
March 8th, 1999
Philly All-Stars specialty baseball sports the signatures of 19 illustrious Philadelphians-from Benjamin Franklin and John Wanamaker to Ethel Barrymore and Connie Mack.
Passages: Photographs from the Collection an installation of 60 photographs on view from June 5 through November 14, 1999.
March 5th, 1999
The grant sponsors four initiatives intended to strengthen and expand the Museum's longstanding outreach to Philadelphia public schools.
March 4th, 1999
Springtime In The Park Showcases the "Town and Country" Pleasures of Fairmount Park and Philadelphia
Park House Guides of the Philadelphia Museum of Art present Springtime in the Park from Wednesday, April 28, through Friday, April 30, 1999.
March 1st, 1999
Programs associated with Mad for Modernism: Earl Horter and His Collection, on view from March 7 through May 16, 1999.
February 10th, 1999
Painter Paul Cadmus to Receive PrideFest America's First-Ever Arts Award
February 3rd, 1999
The third annual Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Ball on Saturday, February 20, 1999, from 8:00 p.m. to midnight in the Museum's Great Stair Hall.
January 15th, 1999
Museum and Historical Society in Historic Agreement to Keep Masterpiece in Philadelphia
An exhibition pertaining to dentists, on view from March 28-May 30, 1999.
Acquisition of an 11th- to 12th-century bronze vase and a 12th-century ceramic ewer to the Korean collections.
January 14th, 1999
Goya: Another Look, on view from April 11 to July 11, 1999.
January 5th, 1999
Newly acquired image of the Face of Bhairava on view in Gallery of Himalayan Art (232).
Survey of the artist's work from 1970 to 1995 on view in the Video Gallery (179) from January 12 through March 14, 1999.
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