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December 4th, 1997
A variety of gifts inspired by costume exhibition are available for the holidays

December Saturdays feature holiday festivities for families at Museum

Paris in the 1890s provides the focus for an exhibition devoted to the vitality of printmaking

November 3rd, 1997
Helfand gift enables Museum to receive matching funds, endowing the position of Innis Shoemaker, who heads Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

A major publication that accompanies "Best Dressed" exhibition highlights womens international high fashion since 1870

October 29th, 1997
First time holiday party for children, a Museum benefit, will feature wizards, princesses, mimes and jugglers

October 17th, 1997
The annual competition challenges college-level students to conceive an ice bucket for Hollywood's Mondrian Hotel

Starck and Schrager will share Collab's 1997 Design Excellence Award

October 16th, 1997
Raymond G. Perelman will succeed Philip I. Berman as Chairman of the Board of Trustees

October 9th, 1997
Lectures, courses, concerts accompany exhibition devoted to three centuries of style

October 8th, 1997
A description and key information about the exhibition celebrating fashion from around the world

October 3rd, 1997
A new pricing structure is effective beginning October 1

In video, a new generation builds upon precdents in works of Pollock and Klein

September 30th, 1997
Cyclists eye Manayunk Towpath and Fairmount Park on October 5, rain or shine

Renowned photojournalist is the subject of an exhibition including hundreds of little-known works

September 12th, 1997
A cultural tourism package combines high style at Museum with shopping at The Plaza and King of Prussia, hotel packages, and discount dining

A in-depth handbook documents 400 highlights of an encyclopedic collection

Jack W. Schlechter will lend his experitise to exhibition design at Museum

July 29th, 1997
An exhibition focusing on three centuries of style is set to open in October

June 30th, 1997
Gallery dedication honors the generous support of an honorary trustee

A book by Dilys E. Blum accompanies the major exhibition, "Best Dressed: 250 Years of Style"

A new series of performances focuses in world culture

June 24th, 1997
The Museum will serve up a summertime crustacean classic by the bushel

Exhibition focusing on the legacy of Stieglitz includes works by O'Keeffe, Dove, and Hartley

An architectural historian tells the story of the Museum's main building

The Park Houses, festooned by creative garden clubs, are dressed for the holidays

June 18th, 1997
An evening of culture along the Ben Franklin Parkway, free of charge, is set for July 2

The Museum will dedicate a gallery to the display of the arts of Indian and names it for a former president

May 20th, 1997
The 21st annual Craft Show is set to open on Thursday, November 6

"Prized Impressions" will open on July 12, featuring over 100 works, while a related exhibition will be on view at The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

The program includes works by Laurie Anderson, Barbara Kruger, Bill Viola, and others

April 18th, 1997
Newly dedicated and reinstalled Indian galleries, a photography exhibition and programs to begin

April 10th, 1997
Exhibition reveals a visual dialogue of two artists

Twenty works by Alvar Aalto and his Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian contemporaries will be placed on view

April 3rd, 1997
Lectures, courses, concert and other public programs will celebrate Rodin and Michelangelo

April 2nd, 1997
New tours and programs provide a spring bouquet to the historic houses of Fairmount Park

A comprehensive overview spanning six decades of the internationally renowned Philadelphia artist's work will open on May 3

Some background on Museum's Associate Curator of European Paintings and Sculpture before 1900

A major international loan exhibition explores four centuries of artists' and anatomists' collaborations

"India: A Celebration of Independence, 1947-1997" will open at Museum on July 6, 1997

An exhibition of video by artists who use landmarks, neighborhoods, and residents of Philadelphia as subjects will open March 4, 1997

An exhibition devoted to the likeness of Benjamin Franklin will feature new acquisition of Houdon's marble bust of 1779

A new store offers merchandise inspired by Rodin Museum holdings and informative videos about the artist

A 236 page catalogue examining Rodin's career and debt to Michelangelo accompanies the major exhibition devoted to the two artists

Some background on the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia

February 25th, 1997
A touring exhibition of 60 works in bronze and plaster that explore the artist's expressive treatment of hands

Five experts survey history of Chinese wares in symposium set for Saturday, April 12

Exhibition surveys photographs of Dr. Harold Edgerton from 1930s to the 1980s

Artists of "Up Close and Personal" to discuss their work on February 26

New season program to reflect a rich array of musical styles


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