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August 2015

This Month's Exhibitions



Friday, August 28Grid ViewRows View

 
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Starts at 10:15 a.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
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Family Programs
 
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:15–11:00 a.m.
Best for toddlers and their grown-ups

Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company of other art-loving families.
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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.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 one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. 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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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 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

What does Philly do best? No, not cheesesteaks. ART! Featuring works by famous Philly artists, and images inspired by the city’s most colorful characters, this tour is sure to bring out your inner Phanatic.
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Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Discover surrealist art within the Museum.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 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 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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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 2:00 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 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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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reservations required
Pricing will vary, call 215-684-7990 for specific details
Visit Open Table to make your reservations today.

Join Stephen STARR Events in Granite Hill a designated Friday evening each month for specialty themed dinners celebrating the season or paying tribute to featured artists and exhibitions on view in the Museum. Every month presents a new and interesting reason to visit the Museum and indulge in a culinary adventure at Granite Hill.

In celebration of Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting, Granite Hill will feature a French a la carte menu on Fridays throughout the month of September. With classic French dishes and modern interpretations by Executive Chef Drummond, these special evenings will also feature a French wine list including distinctive boutique wines.
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Art After 5
 
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Dendê & Band’s sizzling showmanship combines rhythmic Brazilian music with the grooves of afrobeat, reggae, and merengue in a dance party atmosphere.
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Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Discover the Museum's fascinating collection of arms and armor, including plate and mail armor, swords, daggers, shields, crossbows, and equestrian equipment; and learn about those who used them.
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Starts at 6:00 p.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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Art After 5 Tours
 
Starts at 6:45 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 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 29Grid ViewRows View

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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Starts at 11:00 a.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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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 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 p.m.

Simply put, this tour features some of the greatest impressionist and post-impressionist art in the world.
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Starts at 12:00 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 1:00 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 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.
Reservations required
Membership Required
Tours meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance).
Free for members

The Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection (galleries 245–249) features a remarkable selection of fine armor and arms. Learn how these objects were produced and how some can be traced back to the armories of powerful rulers.
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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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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Sunday, August 30Grid ViewRows View

 
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, June 27–July 31
Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, August 2 – September 4
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Members $30, nonmembers $36; fee is nonrefundable and members’ exhibition tickets may not be applied to the cost of the program. Patron members and above ($1,500+) receive two complimentary private-tour tickets.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition before the Museum is open to the public. Price includes a one-hour exhibition tour and general Museum admission.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 10:15 a.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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Outdoor Tours
 
Starts at 11:00 a.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 one-acre Anne d’Harnoncourt Memorial Sculpture Garden to explore some of its outdoor artwork and landscape views. 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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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.
Save Event
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Discover exciting, innovative, and sometimes controversial works of art created in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Save Event
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art 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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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 12:00 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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12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free tickets required after Museum admission
Location: Skylit Atrium, Perelman Building

Love playing Minecraft? Discover it in a whole new light—as an innovative design object. Join us for a look at Northern Lights: Scandinavian Design, which features the game among many other works. Then, create your own virtual designs inspired by the themes and objects in the exhibition.

Participants must bring their own laptop and active Minecraft license. Limited to 25 participants, ages 12 to adult.

Call 215-235-7469 to reserve your ticket.
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Collection Tours
 
Starts at 1:00 p.m.

From medieval architecture to rare treasures from various parts of Asia, this tour promises to stir the imagination.
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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 3:00 p.m.

Take an "inside" look at paintings, furniture, sculpture, block-printed wallpapers, ceramics, and more representing a uniquely European aesthetic.
Save Event
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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Starts at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Sundays, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Tour meets in the West Lobby.

Creative play and participatory conversation make these tours the perfect introduction to art for young visitors and their families.
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