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December 13th, 2002
The Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a lively group of art enthusiasts and young professionals, is pleased to announce the annual Winter Gala scheduled for February 1, 2003

December 6th, 2002
From the comedy of mad-cap jugglers on January 5 to drawing sessions in the modern art galleries on April 27, the upcoming series of Family and Children’s Programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art offers activities for many ages and interests

December 5th, 2002
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial presents the third exhibition in the twenty-fifth season of the four-part Challenge Series

Fleisher changes free adult art class lottery procedures

The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial continues its second century of free and low-tuition art instruction with a spring session of classes and workshops for adults

December 3rd, 2002
Museum announces $1 million leadership grant from The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation to endow a fellowship for training future curators of photography

November 29th, 2002

Advanced schedule of exhibitions

Press Resources Kit (PDF)

November 13th, 2002
Taken by Design: Photographs from the Institute of Design, 1937-1971 Press Resources Kit (PDF)

November 8th, 2002
This press release has been replaced with a revised release as of January 13, 2003.

November 4th, 2002
Yuletide Tours scheduled for Friday, December 6 through Wednesday, December 11, 2002

October 30th, 2002
Work follows the dream-like rituals of a funeral procession in a desert setting, enacted by men and women and watched by a young girl

October 18th, 2002
he Center for American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art will promote the exploration of the artistic and cultural heritage of the United States in general and the Philadelphia area in particular

October 14th, 2002
All Proceeds Support Art Education & Community Outreach

October 9th, 2002
Installation opens as Maurer receives Collab Design Excellence Award

September 26th, 2002
Gov. Mark Schweiker, on behalf of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, designated the Philadelphia Museum of Art as the Commonwealth Treasure for 2002

September 25th, 2002
Exhibition presents spectacular array of works, many on view for the first time

Range of works spans centuries, continents and mediums

September 13th, 2002

Philadelphia is only American venue for the exhibition of more than fifty works on the theme that fascinated the artist throughout his career

Giorgio de Chirico Press Resources Kit (PDF)

August 23rd, 2002
Games, craft workshops or storytelling, and gallery tours designed specifically for families are offered every Sunday

August 20th, 2002
The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced that admission will be free on September 11, 2002 in recognition of the anniversary of the tragic events of 2001

Time/Travel includes works by Peter Rose, Elizabeth Leister, and Matthew Suib, who share a painterly approach to the medium, using editing, color, and sound to make the familiar strange

August 12th, 2002
Installation opens as Maurer receives Collab Design Excellence Award

The Etching Club of London: A Taste for Painters’ Etchings presents twenty rare prints produced shortly after the Club was established in 1838

July 29th, 2002
Fleisher announces new lottery procedures for its free adult classes

July 11th, 2002
Hamilton has produced an elegant, computer-generated diagram of Duchamp’s Large Glass, over which he has superimposed the English translations of the artist’s working notes, so that each painted element is reunited with the written ideas that preceded it

July 10th, 2002
A definitive catalogue that accompanies the 20th century master’s centennial retrospective is the first bilingual (English/Japanese) publication to present Munakata’s works in all mediums and genres

Celebrating the centennial of the artist's birth with more than 100 prints and a selection of his paintings, calligraphy, and ceramics, Munakata Shikō: Japanese Master of the Modern Print is the first comprehensive retrospective to be shown outside his native country

July 8th, 2002

Nationally renowned photographers, working with noted journalists, oral historians, radio producers, and folklorists reveal the power of interdependence and connections to place

Indivisible Press Resources Kit (PDF) Includes:
Fact Sheet
Related Programs

July 1st, 2002
Anne d'Harnoncourt, Director and CEO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, announced that Darrel Sewell will retire on October 1, 2002, after a tenure of almost 30 years

June 29th, 2002
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial will present the first exhibition in the twenty-fifth season of the four-part Challenge Series

June 27th, 2002
The Museum offers a new season of Friday Evenings with extended hours until 8:45 p.m. that provide visitors additional time to enjoy the galleries plus jazz, light fare, and cocktails in the Great Stair Hall

June 17th, 2002
Among the highlights, music from around the world

June 3rd, 2002
Shot during a 1998 visit to India, Jaipur Kites focuses on the annual kite festival in Jaipur, when colorful kites crowd the sky above the chaotic city

May 31st, 2002
Works reflect Indian artists' visual responses to relationships

May 13th, 2002
Four sculptures by Philadelphia-born sculptor placed on two sites on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

May 2nd, 2002
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial in South Philadelphia continues its second century of free and low-tuition art instruction with a special summer session of workshops beginning the week of June 10, 2002

The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial in South Philadelphia continues its second century of low-tuition art instruction with a summer session of workshops for adults and children beginning the week of June 10th, 2002

April 26th, 2002
Exhibition housed in seven galleries around the Museum, housing works of American, Asian, European, and Modern and Contemporary art

April 25th, 2002
New season of Family & Children’s Programs begins May 5

Grants strengthen earlier endowments supporting publications and curatorial positions

April 23rd, 2002
During his career, curator expanded Museum's photography collection by 15,000 works

March 5th, 2002
Ornate upholstered chair becomes cornerstone of Museum’s Cadwalader Collection

February 28th, 2002
Art, music, dance, gallery talks, theater, film … and bird watching!

February 6th, 2002
Eleven complete print portfolios from the permanent collection provide visitors with a rare opportunity to see the creative statement of each featured artist in its entirety

Exhibition features some forty-five prints drawn from Museum holdings that illustrate Britain’s fascination with narrative art

Poster sets are distributed to Philadelphia Public Schools free of charge, thanks to Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company

January 30th, 2002

Raymond G. Perelman praises Gluckman Mayner Architects as "superbly suited for this historic undertaking"

About the Perelman Building Press Resources Kit (PDF)

January 17th, 2002
Television, electronic music, computers and the video camera figure as subject matter for the four artists featured in a selection of works on view in the Video Gallery

Philadelphia is only American venue for first comprehensive survey in 30 years devoted to one of the 20th century’s most important masters

Barnett Newman Press Resources Kit (PDF)

January 8th, 2002
The Fleisher Art Memorial hosts a benefit sale of designer art wear to help support its 104-year tradition of offering children free tuition art classes


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