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August 2014


Wednesday, August 20
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the Museum’s extensive collection of Asian art, specifically that from China, Korea, and Japan.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Now offered on the third Wednesday of each month, this members-only tour provides an overview of some of the Museum’s most renowned treasures in a variety of media.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist eras and learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, including masters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Saint-Laurent Portal (gallery 201)

Kids and grown-ups will work with the Art Splash Studio Team to create a giant Medieval castle in the Museum galleries using sustainable materials provided by IKEA. Visitors can also register to win a $50 gift card from IKEA.
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Gallery Programs
 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

This summer, the Art Splash Studio takes over Make Stuff every Wednesday Night until 7:00 p.m. Enjoy a different art project every week for visitors of all ages! Art supplies will be provided.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3-7

Enjoy a pre-bedtime story, art project, and imaginative play in the galleries. Pajamas welcome!
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Gallery 161

Physical theatre artists Aaron Cromie and Mary Tuomanen bring you a voyeuristic peek into the world of Belle Epoch painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. Suffering from a hereditary bone disorder, Lautrec’s unusual physicality earned him a role as outsider, clown, provocateur and self-appointed archivist of the Parisian underworld. From this unique perspective, The Body Lautrec offers a celebration of human bodies in both art and medicine, told with movement, music and puppetry.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: East Terrace

Yoga classes move outside this summer! Bring your own mat, and please note that the class is subject to cancellation due to rain.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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CANCELED
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Cafeteria
$45 ($40 for Members) includes General Admission

The intimate, 90-minute classes will offer participants first-hand tutorials on global cuisine. Executive Chef Gerald Drummond, accompanied by guest chefs from the Stephen Starr restaurant group, will lead the demonstrations for each class and assistant chefs will be on hand to offer extra attention and to help with techniques. Each participant will sample the food created during the class and will received recipes for all dishes, as well as a special parting gift.

A fun, interactive cooking demonstration for you and your child to cook and learn and have a great time doing it. *Ages 6 and up
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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

It’s kind of like…Where's Waldo meets the Museum's masterpieces. Actually, that is exactly what it is like. It's a scavenger hunt! Spend an hour or so on Wednesday Nights looking closely at art with friends and family to win prizes. With themes changing monthly, there is always something new to find with the Wednesday Night Look Around!
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Gallery 161

Physical theatre artists Aaron Cromie and Mary Tuomanen bring you a voyeuristic peek into the world of Belle Epoch painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. Suffering from a hereditary bone disorder, Lautrec’s unusual physicality earned him a role as outsider, clown, provocateur and self-appointed archivist of the Parisian underworld. From this unique perspective, The Body Lautrec offers a celebration of human bodies in both art and medicine, told with movement, music and puppetry.
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Thursday, August 21
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Get to know works of art from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including the very paintings that marked the beginning of modern art.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Friday, August 22
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups

Bring your baby birds for some arty playtime. Enjoy a relaxed environment, circle time with music, books, and games, and the company of other art-loving adults.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

This tour offers an introduction to the Museum’s extensive collection of Asian art, specifically that from China, Korea, and Japan.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Free after admission
Tours gather in the Perelman Lobby
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Resplendent with multicolored and gilded ornaments, and animated with sculptures carved in limestone and cast in terracotta and metal, the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building is the most richly embellished example of Art Deco architecture to be erected in Philadelphia in the 1920s. Come discover it all in this fascinating tour!
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Born in Cuba composer and drummer Francois Zayas brings to his original compositions images from all the musical worlds that he has explored, creating an artwork that manifests itself as singular and innovative. Everything that inspires him unite in harmony in this material that represents the current status of jazz as a global form of expression.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Discover the importance of color and the revolutionary way it is used in the works of Vincent Van Gogh.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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CANCELED
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Cafeteria
$45 ($40 for Members) includes General Admission

The intimate, 90-minute classes will offer participants first-hand tutorials on global cuisine. Executive Chef Gerald Drummond, accompanied by guest chefs from the Stephen Starr restaurant group, will lead the demonstrations for each class and assistant chefs will be on hand to offer extra attention and to help with techniques. Each participant will sample the food created during the class and will received recipes for all dishes, as well as a special parting gift.

A fun, interactive cooking demonstration for you and your child to cook and learn and have a great time doing it. *Ages 6 and up
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:45 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Learn how this unique genre came to be through works of art by masters including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Saturday, August 23
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Young visitors and their families enjoy the galleries through picture books and art projects.
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10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Van Pelt Auditorium
Members Free. Member guests $8. Space is limited.

This quarterly program is designed for both new and longstanding members. Discover the Museum’s rich history, from our Centennial Exhibition origins to our transition into the new millennium.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

From models to artists, mistresses to muses, women have always played an essential role in the creation of art. Join us, as we explore their many contributions to both art and culture.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Explore the art of the Impressionist era, learn about the artists that defined and influenced the movement, and see how their work inspired the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art that would follow.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the new Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. This one-acre site hosts two gallery areas, which currently contain the stone sculptures of Isamu Noguchi. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Education Studio I
Kids ages 6+ with an adult
$10 per person plus General Admission ($8 members)
Space is limited. Tuition is non-refundable.

Roll up your sleeves and enjoy creative time as a family. Workshops include gallery conversations followed by collaborative art-making in the studios. Projects change weekly and explore a wide variety of media.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:15 p.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Tour one of the Museum’s previously hidden treasures. Rich in architectural detail, history and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Sunday, August 24
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Young visitors and their families enjoy the galleries through picture books and art projects.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

In this tour explore art of the Netherlands as well as objects from the middle ages through the Baroque period including paintings, tiles, and ceramics.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Tuesday, August 26
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups

Bring your baby birds for some arty playtime. Enjoy a relaxed environment, circle time with music, books, and games, and the company of other art-loving adults.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Join us as we unveil the stories of the relationships depicted in some of the Museum’s paintings.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Wednesday, August 27
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

Tour one of the Museum’s previously hidden treasures. Rich in architectural detail, history and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

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Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

A journey through the galleries to examine fashion as it changes—and sometimes returns—over time.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

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Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

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Gallery Programs
 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

In this drop-in program, craft handmade objects or make art amid the Museum’s collection. Projects vary from sketching or knitting in the galleries to building a Lego mansion or creating a puzzle. Make Stuff programs are perfect for anyone looking for a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

This summer, the Art Splash Studio takes over Make Stuff every Wednesday Night until 7:00 p.m. Enjoy a different art project every week for visitors of all ages! Art supplies will be provided.
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Starts at 5:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3-7

Enjoy a pre-bedtime story, art project, and imaginative play in the galleries. Pajamas welcome!
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Wednesday Night Tour
 
Starts at 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy the sometimes startling and often poignant works of Philadelphian Thomas Eakins.
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CANCELED
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Meets in the Great Stair Hall

Featuring works by such artists as Van Eyck, Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, and others, “The Masterpieces” tour delivers just that—a look at some of the collection’s greatest treasures.
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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: East Terrace

Yoga classes move outside this summer! Bring your own mat, and please note that the class is subject to cancellation due to rain.

Wednesday Nights are “Pay What You Wish” Museum Admission
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

This tour looks at the history and influences of childhood depictions.
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Thursday, August 28
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance)
Free for members

Explore the triumphs of underdog artists who achieved personal victories through struggle and perseverance, much like Rocky.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Join a Museum guide and enjoy highlights of Museum Director Timothy Rub’s favorite works of art.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

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Friday, August 29
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for babies, toddlers, and their grown-ups

Bring your baby birds for some arty playtime. Enjoy a relaxed environment, circle time with music, books, and games, and the company of other art-loving adults.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover the hidden symbols and narrative in Dutch art.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Free after admission
Tours gather in the Perelman Lobby
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Resplendent with multicolored and gilded ornaments, and animated with sculptures carved in limestone and cast in terracotta and metal, the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building is the most richly embellished example of Art Deco architecture to be erected in Philadelphia in the 1920s. Come discover it all in this fascinating tour!
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Peter Gaudioso, Vocalist and Percussionist, has transformed his career from drummer to frontman after being diagnosed with tendonitis. He maintains a rhythmic approach to singing and often uses "beat box" technique to vocalize his drum parts. Peter has studied with internationally recognized Musician Bobby McFerrin and performs regularly throughout Philadelphia.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Learn how this unique genre came to be through works of art by masters including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Georges Seurat.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy the sometimes startling and often poignant works of Philadelphian Thomas Eakins.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 7:00 p.m.

This tour focuses on the Museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including Colonial and Federalist-era paintings, furniture, and decorative arts as well as treasures of rural Pennsylvania.
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Saturday, August 30
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Young visitors and their families enjoy the galleries through picture books and art projects.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover the Museum's extraordinary collection of American furniture, with a special emphasis on Philadelphia's rich traditions.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependant and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Take a stroll around the Museum and into the new Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. This one-acre site hosts two gallery areas, which currently contain the stone sculptures of Isamu Noguchi. The plantings along the lawns and terraces contain trees, shrubs, and perennials that support local wildlife and bloom at various seasons.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Movement, play, and hands-on activities make up these fun tours designed especially for young visitors and their families.
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Sunday, August 31
Art Splash
 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
East Balcony, Second Floor
Perfect for all ages

Let your creativity soar at the Splash Studio, a family destination where people of all ages can drop in and create art together. Build with blocks, curl up with a book, or just chill out in a bean bag chair in our Art Splash Playspace. Plus, Museum educators are out and about in the galleries all summer with stories to tell, games to play, and tricks up their sleeves for our Pop up Mini Tours.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

Young visitors and their families enjoy the galleries through picture books and art projects.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Starts at 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Take a look at some of the Museum's extraordinary works of German and German-inspired art.
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Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Tours gather in Museum's West Entrance
Please note that tours are weather dependent and will not take place in excessive heat or rain. Moderate walking is involved.

Set at the terminus of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the views of and from the Philadelphia Museum of Art are justifiably renowned. Join the Park House Guides to tour the East Terrace for an informative and fun hour as they explore the magnificent architecture and outdoor sculpture of the Museum. Discover the building's fascinating history and delight in the wealth of details that adorn this classically inspired building making it a uniquely beautiful part of Philadelphia’s urban landscape.
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Family Programs
 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Best for ages 6-10

Each week the Art Splash cart will be in the galleries bringing a different masterpiece to life. Enjoy treasure hunts, looking games, sketching, and hands-on activities.
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Starts at 2:00 p.m.

Perfect for the first-time visitor, this tour provides an overview of some of the Museum's most renowned treasures in a variety of mediums.
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Starts at 2:30 p.m.

Rich in architectural detail, history, and mystique, discover how this passageway will be returned to its former glory as the Frank Gehry project becomes a reality.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 6—10

Discover the Museum’s collection on these interactive tours led by Museum educators.
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Family Programs
 
Starts at 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the Splash Studio on the East Balcony, Second Floor
Best for ages 3—5

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