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December 22nd, 2005
Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art continues to serve up hot entertainment every Friday evening in 2006, beginning with a winter season of intimate concert performances nationally renowned jazz artists and an international cast of musicians and dancers.

December 14th, 2005
The Division of Education at the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes families to take part in exciting hands-on activities, performances, storytelling, and kid-friendly gallery tours during the winter/spring 2006 season of Family and Children’s Programs.

December 12th, 2005
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial presents the third exhibition in the twenty-eighth season of the four-part Wind Challenge Series at Fleisher -- the Delaware Valley’s premier juried artist exhibition program.

December 9th, 2005
Anne d’Harnoncourt, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, announced today the appointment of Robert Storr as Consulting Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.

December 3rd, 2005
While working as a photographer for the U.S. Engineer Corps from 1936 to 1941, documenting levee projects on the Mississippi River among other projects, Laughlin captured the city's architectural heritage through images of its mausoleums, antebellum mansions, and other distinctive buildings.

November 22nd, 2005
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November 21st, 2005
Inspired by the exquisite landscapes of the Himalayan foothills, and patronized by the Hindu Rajput kings who ruled the area, painters in 18th and 19th century northern India captured a world of extraordinary grace and beauty.

In , the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a selection of 18 outstanding paintings and sculptures from its superb collection of Tibetan and Nepalese art.

November 15th, 2005
The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Art After 5 series takes a bold step forward on Friday evening, Dec. 2 with the world premiere of an original jazz composition inspired by the Museum’s permanent collections.

October 21st, 2005
Internationally acclaimed for his innovative designs incorporating non-standard production processes and the latest materials developed through new technology, Gaetano Pesce (b. 1939) will collaborate with the Philadelphia Museum of Art this fall in creating his first museum exhibition in the United States in nearly a decade.

September 30th, 2005
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September 27th, 2005
Anne d'Harnoncourt, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, announced today the appointment of Carlos Basualdo to the position of Curator of Contemporary Art, effective immediately.

September 19th, 2005
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial presents Field Notes: Objects and Notations Used in Creative Practice, an exploration of the relationship between collectible objects and the art they inspire.

September 15th, 2005
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial will present the second exhibition in the twenty-seventh season of the four-part Wind Challenge Exhibitions at Fleisher -- the Delaware Valley's premier juried artist exhibition program.

September 13th, 2005
Dedication of a State Historical Marker to honor the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2005, in front of the 107-year old community art center at 715 Catharine Street in South Philadelphia.

September 6th, 2005
Fall season also brings renowned jazz artists, world music and collaboration with 215 Festival

A celebration of the legacy of Dada artist Marcel Duchamp continues in the Video Gallery with Homage to Duchamp (Part II): Nam June Paik and Shigeko Kubota, featuring Nam June Paik’s Merce by Merce by Paik and Shigeko Kubota’s Marcel Duchamp and John Cage. The works will be on view sequentially from August 30 to November 6, 2005.

August 22nd, 2005
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial in South Philadelphia continues its second century of free and low-tuition art instruction with a fall semester of classes and workshops for adults and children beginning in September 2005.

August 16th, 2005
Edvard Munch's Mermaid on view September 24-December 31, 2005

August 15th, 2005
The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today that the 19th annual College Day on the Parkway is scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 2005.

August 12th, 2005
While major modern Mexican artists such as José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949), Diego Rivera (1886-1957), David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974), and Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) continue to win broad acclaim for their murals and paintings, less attention has been paid to the wide-ranging impact these artists and their contemporaries had on the world of printmaking.

In the fall of 2006, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present a pan-national exhibition of some 300 works of art created in the Spanish viceroyalties of New Spain (which today comprises Mexico and the countries of Central America) and Peru (now the countries of Ecuador, Uruguay, Paraguay Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia and Peru), and in the Portuguese colony of Brazil.

August 8th, 2005
Beauford Delaney: From New York to Paris on view from November 13, 2005 through January 29, 2006

As ambassador of the newly formed United States of America to France from 1776 to 1785, Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) captivated the citizens of Paris upon his arrival and was quickly elevated to celebrity status. None, however, were more enthralled with the celebrated scientist, philosopher, and statesman than the French artists who clamored to capture his image, and none produced a more stunning likeness than master portrait sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828).

The Museum’s Contemporary Design Galley (170) from November 18, 2005, to April 2006, will feature some 20 examples of the designer's work.

Grace Kelly’s Wedding Dress (working title) will open in April 2006, the first time the gown has been on view since its appearance in the Museum’s 1997 survey of 250 years of fashion, Best Dressed.

August 5th, 2005
The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today that it has acquired Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ majestic marble the Angel of Purity (Maria Mitchell Memorial).

July 29th, 2005
The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibitions and collections inspire a dynamic schedule of enthralling weekend concerts, lectures, and special one-day workshops from September 2005 to February 2006.

July 28th, 2005
Salvador Dalí retrospective produced a major economic impact for the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

July 12th, 2005
The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s award-winning Division of Education continues to offer Something Every Sunday during its fall and winter season of Family Programs, featuring an exciting slate of hands-on activities, gallery tours, performances, and kid-friendly tours.

June 29th, 2005
Ruisdael pioneered a new landscape for the Dutch Golden Age

June 24th, 2005
Looking at Atget on view from September 10-November 27, 2005

June 23rd, 2005
Mavericks of Color: Photographs from the Collection presents a rare look at more than fifty photographs from the Museum's collection

June 22nd, 2005
The Museum’s Art After 5 series will also present three world music nights during the summer while welcoming the return of the popular martini bar outdoors on the East Terrace

Women’s Walkway will connect the buildings of the Fleisher campus leading from the historic buildings on the 700 block of Catharine Street to its newest building on the 700 block of Christian Street

June 8th, 2005
Women's Committee spearheads project and selects two prestigious artists to present unique design proposals

June 2nd, 2005
Retrospective the second most highly attended special exhibition ever to be held at the Museum

May 5th, 2005
The Fleisher Art Memorial is pleased to showcase the artwork of its teaching staff with the Annual Fleisher Faculty Exhibition

May 4th, 2005
Timeless theme of flowers and birds is treated in paintings, decorative arts, and arms and armor

April 29th, 2005
Exhibition celebrates venerable Philadelphia art institution

April 27th, 2005
Book Arts of India presents 29 painted folios, bound books and book covers, as well as objects such as pen boxes and inkwells, to provide a detailed view of the region's rich tradition of book production and illustration

Poussin to Cézanne: French Drawings from the Prat Collection
July 16, 2005 - September 25, 2005

April 25th, 2005
Politics, religion and national security intersect in an exhibition of 18th and 19th century paintings, sculpture and textiles on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from May 7-October 2005

April 23rd, 2005
Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation Endorses Extension of Retrospective

April 21st, 2005
Exhibition provides an illuminating look at what happens when today's designers fuse utilitarian objects with unconventional materials

March 24th, 2005
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial presents the final exhibition in the twenty-seventh season of the four-part Challenge Series

March 23rd, 2005

March 22nd, 2005
The Philadelphia Museum of Art announces a new schedule of trolley tours of Philadelphia’s historic Fairmount Park Houses

March 21st, 2005
With the Spring 2005 semester, The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial realizes a dream eight years in the making

On view in the Museum's Stieglitz Gallery from April 9 through July 31, 2005, At the Window: Etchings by Edward Hopper traces the evolution of many of the signature subjects of the artist's mature style

March 8th, 2005
The Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrates Art After 5 every Friday night from April through June

The award-winning Division of Education at the Philadelphia Museum of Art offers hands-on activities, gallery tours, performances, and kid-friendly Museum tours during the spring/summer 2005 season

March 2nd, 2005
Opening reception: March 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m at MYX Gallery, 110 Church Street in Old City

February 12th, 2005
In conjunction with the major retrospective Salvador Dalí, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present two special Friday Evening performances

February 11th, 2005
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial presents the third exhibition in the twenty-seventh season of the four-part Challenge Series

Opening reception: March 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Gallery discussion and dialogue with the artists: March 23, 7:00- 8:00 p.m.

Gallery discussion and dialogue with the artists: March 23, 7:00- 8:00 p.m.
Master Workshop for Artists: Sunday April 10, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Philadelphia is the only U.S. venue for Salvador Dalí, the most comprehensive retrospective ever mounted of the artist’s work.

Alternate Languages Available:
Spanish (PDF)
Italian (PDF)
Dutch (PDF)

Salvador Dalí Press Resources Kit (PDF) Includes:
Corporate Sponsor Statement
Chronology
Exhibition Checklist
Key Exhibition Biographies
Hotel Partners
Programming
Dalí Friday Evening Programs
Dalí Shop
Dalí and the Cinema


February 4th, 2005
Landmark publication illuminates the inner world of Colonial Philadelphia's furniture trade

January 31st, 2005
The Silver Garden, on view February 19-July 17, 2005, coincides with 176th Philadelphia Flower Show

January 19th, 2005
Artist’s manuscript and drawings lost until rediscovery in 1963 and 1985

January 4th, 2005
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will publish a scholarly compendium of papers presented at the symposium Reconsidering Barnett Newman, held at the Museum April 5 to 7, 2002

 

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