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December 19th, 2000
Major initiative to culminate in 2002 exhibition of works ranging from Copley to Koetsu, Fragonard to Sam Francis, outsider art to avant-garde menswear

Barra Foundation grant completes purchase of Houdon marble of Franklin

$10 million gift by H. F. (Gerry) Lenfest raises total to $94.6 million to date

Gift is one of the largest monetary contributions from an individual or couple in the Museum's history and benefits the Museum's new capital campaign

December 18th, 2000
One of the world's finest private collections of Indian "miniature" paintings presented for the first time in its entirety from March 2 to April 29, 2001

November 20th, 2000
Museum's extended hours in place to meet strong demand

November 9th, 2000
Fifteen of Andy Warhol's screen tests on view from November 21, 2000 to January 7, 2001

October 6th, 2000
The 4th Annual Enchanted Forest Family Party held on Sunday, December 3

Out of the Ordinary presents some 250 works, many of which will be on public view for the first time

October 5th, 2000
The Museum Store reopens on Thursday, October 5, after comprehensive renovations overseen by architect Geoffrey White

September 27th, 2000
Park House Yuletide Tours for 2000 take place December 1-6

September 15th, 2000
Exhibition celebrates major acquisition of Tanning painting

September 6th, 2000
Museum Celebrates Reopening with Free Admission on Sunday, October 8

September 1st, 2000
Grant of $750,000 will support the Museum's efforts to catalogue and enhance access to five valuable and resource-rich archival collections

The 24th Craft Show scheduled for Thursday, November 9, through Sunday, November 12, 2000

August 23rd, 2000
Cellist Ohad "Udi" Bar-David and violinist and oud-virtuoso Simon Shaheen perform on Sept. 27

August 14th, 2000
Van Gogh: Face to Face makes final stop in its tour at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from October 22, 2000, to January 14, 2001

August 9th, 2000
Catalogue showcase over 200 color illustrations of the artist's great portraits

The three museums own some of van Gogh's finest portraits

A history of Van Gogh: Face to Face

July 25th, 2000
Exhibition catalogue provides an unprecedented wealth of exquisite images and information about more than 100 objects

June 29th, 2000
Glaser receives 2000 Design Excellence Award from COLLAB

June 26th, 2000
Dox Thrash: An African American Master Printmaker Rediscovered on view October to December, 2001

June 15th, 2000
Museum officially names the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building, formerly the Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company Building

June 14th, 2000
A history of the former Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company Building

June 12th, 2000
The Museum is Newly Reinstalled after Eight-Month Closure

June 6th, 2000
When Reason Dreams on view from August 26 to October 29, 2000

New Schedule Announced for July through December 2000

May 30th, 2000
Agreement Underscored by Major, Five-Year Loan Exchange

May 23rd, 2000
Installation complements the exhibition The Arts of Hon'ami Koetsu, Japanese Renaissance Master

May 22nd, 2000
Koetsu was a preeminent force behind the artistic flowering of 17th-century Japan

Exhibition complemented by a remarkable permanent collection of Japanese art

May 18th, 2000
Project allows greater access to Koetsu's Crane Scroll and Shichiri (Seven Leagues) Tea Bowl

May 11th, 2000
During nearly three decades of extensive travel, Mark has captured diverse cultures and contexts in images that have become landmarks in the field of documentary photography

May 10th, 2000
A biography of the Curator of Photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Alfred Stieglitz Center for Photography in the Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs

May 3rd, 2000
A biography of the The Luther W. Brady Curator of Japanese Art and Curator of East Asian Art

April 27th, 2000
Mary Ellen Mark: American Odyssey published in conjunction with major traveling exhibition

April 24th, 2000
The first museum survey of landscape images by this important American artist presents more than 100 photographs created between 1985 and 1998

April 13th, 2000
Fairmount Park Bike Tour takes place on Sunday, May 7, 2000

April 3rd, 2000
--Refurbished Galleries Will Reopen in Fall 2000--

March 29th, 2000
--Also joining the Museum's Marketing and Publicity Efforts: Norman Keyes, Jr., and Camille Focarino--

March 27th, 2000
One of the world's finest private collections of Indian "miniature" paintings will be presented for the first time in its entirety, from March 2 to April 29, 2001

Exhibition of 80 prints, drawings and photographs on view in the Berman Gallery from August 26 to October 29, 2000

March 24th, 2000
Exhibition showcases a group of works, one by each of The Eight, given to the Museum in 1964 by the noted collectors

March 9th, 2000
Six-session course examines shared influences on the forms and styles of 20th-century visual and performing arts

February 24th, 2000
An array of fun and informative, 21st-century educational tools complement the exhibition

February 3rd, 2000
Midtown and AM/PM have their North American museum debuts beginning February 8

January 21st, 2000
The Perelmans announce an unprecedented gift of $15 million to support the Museum's acquisition and renovation of the Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company Building

January 14th, 2000
A group of 60 works by Auguste Rodin temporarily on view in the galleries


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